UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CONAS)

YEREMIA JAPHET CHUHILA

Assistant Lecturer , College Of Natural And Applied Sciences
Education:

MSc. In Genetics, Has been undertaking PhD (Zoology) since 2018

Teaching:

Mr. Chunila  been teaching the following undergraduate courses

  • Introductory to Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Biostatistics

Research:

Research interests: Mr. Chunila is  interested in carrying out research on the Conservation Genetics of Bio-fauna especially African Cichlids

Projects:

  • Investigation of Zoonotic Bacteria in North-Western Tanzania: 2018-2019

Publications:

  • Chuhila, Y. (2015). Assessment of changes in Genetic diversity of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758), of Lake Baringo, Kenya (Msc thesis)
  • Assessment on the Conservation Genetics of Cichlids of the Genus Oreochromis in Pangani Basin Ecosystem, Northern Tanzania. (PhD thesis, (ongoing))
  • Mulanda E. S. Chuhila Y.  Awori R.M.  Adero M. O. Amugune N. O.  Akunda E and Kinyamario J.I. (2015). Morphological and RAPD-marker characterization of Melia volkensii (Gürke) invitro plants regenerated via direct and indirect somatic embryogenesis. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 14 (15), pp. 1261-1274
  • Mulanda E.S. Awori R.M. Chuhila Y. Adero M. O. Amugune N. O.Akunda E. and Kinyamario J.I. (2016).A DNA-barcode for Melia Volkensii Gürke (Meliacea) and its phylogenetic relationship with some economically important relatives. African Journal of Plant Science, vol. 10(3), pp. 58-67