Charles Moses Lyimo

(BSc. An. Sc., MSc. Trop. An. Prod., PhD)



Department of Biosciences,               

Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education,

Sokoine University of Agriculture,

P.O. Box 3038, Chuo Kikuu,

Morogoro, Tanzania, East Africa


Tel/Fax: +255 260 23 3404

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Dr. Charles Moses Lyimo is a member of academic staff in the Department of Biosciences, at Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education of the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) since 2006. He hold a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, in Collaboration with the Department of Breeding and Genetic Resources at the Institute of Farm Animal Genetics of the Friedrich-Löffler-Institut, Mariensee, Germany. Dr. Lyimo pursued his postgraduate studies (M.Sc. in Tropical Animal Production) and undergraduate degree (B.Sc. in Animal Science) at the Department of Animal Science and Production (currently the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences) at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. Before joining to Biosciences Department at SUA, Dr. Lyimo was a Livestock Tutor from 2003 to 2006 at Livestock Training Institute in Morogoro region Campus (LITI - Morogoro), currently known as Livestock Training Agency (LITA). He is specialized in Biochemistry, and Animal Genetics particularly in Population GenomicsGenealogy and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources.


Dr. Lyimo is presently teaching and supervising university students in the field of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics and Statistical Genomics. However, his main area of research interests are Molecular Genetics, Genealogy, Evolution studies, Molecular Diversity in Farm Animals, Animal Genetic Resources Conservation's, Livestock Production in the Tropics, Poultry Development Programs for Smallholder Farmers and Transfer of Agricultural Knowledge to the Farmers/ other relevant Stakeholders.



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