|Name||Dr. Faith Mabiki|
Head of Department
|Phone||+255 784 788 924|
|Academic qualifications||1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2009 – 2013 - Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)
2. Master of Research in Clean Chemical Technology 2005-2007- Green Chemistry Center of Excellence ,The University of York (United Kingdom)
3. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry/Microbiology) -The University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM)
|Employment history||1. Senior Lecturer – Department of Chemistry and Physics, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, since 2014 – to date.
2. Lecturer – Department of Chemistry and Physics, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, since 2011 – 2013.
3. Assistant Lecturer – Department of Chemistry and Physics, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, since 2007 – 2010.
|Pertinent Professional experience||
1. Development of Master of Science Curriculum in Natural Products Technologies and Value Addition at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
2. Teaching undergraduate courses: Organic chemistry/organic spectroscopy and Natural products 2007- to date.
3. Teaching postgraduate courses: application of analytical techniques for Natural Products
4. Supervision of research for undergraduates and postgraudate students
5. Organization of outreach activities: Promotion of STEM for primary and secondary school
6. Preparation of chemistry manual for undergraduate
|Research Experience||As Investigator, co-Investigator and implementer in different projects
1. To start soon: PI for Valorisation of Potentials of Synadenium glaucescens (SG), Phytochemicals for Management of important Human and Animal Diseases funded by AAS (AESA-RISE) – (144,000 USD)
2. On going: PI for Green resource Innovations for Livelihood improvement funded by DANIDA (DKK 9,989,850)
3. On going: Innovations and Markets for Lake Victoria Fisheries (IMLAF) funded by DANIDA (9,829,998 DKK)
4. Valorising the Potential of Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of HIV; and Capacity building through Research and Training in Natural Products Technologies and Value Addition (17,000,000 TZS) Funded by The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology.
5. Capacity building through Research and Training in Natural Products Technologies and Value Addition (CR-AFNNET): 2008 - 2016. Serves as SUA assistant Node Leader and researcher (project involves Sokoine University of Agriculture, University of Nairobi and Makerere University; Funded by Carnegie Foundation) (2,000,000 US$)
6. Sharing Scientific knowledge to tradional healers Funded by Carnegie Foundation (2000USD)
7. Safe Water for Food Project funded by DANIDA (9,360,362 DKK)
8. FRIMUF MORATANZ project funded by The Research Council of Norway
|Supervision of MSc and PhD students||Supervision of 5 PhD and 10 MSc students|
|Relevant Publications||1. Irene Kirabo, Faith P. Mabiki, Robinson H. Mdegela, and Christopher Obbo, “In Vitro Antibacterial Potential of Extracts of Sterculia africana, Acacia sieberiana, and Cassia abbreviata ssp. abbreviata Used by Yellow Baboons(Papio cynocephalus) for Possible Self-Medication in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania,” International Journal of Zoology, vol. 2018, Article ID 9407962, 6 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9407962. 2. Kibonde, S. F., Augustino, S., Mabiki, F. P., & Mdegela, R. (2018). Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Rungwe, Mbeya Region, Tanzania. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 12(2), 32-41. doi.org/10.5897/JMPR2017.6476
3. Sijaona Cassian Msigala, Faith P Mabik1, Bjarne Styrishave, Robinson H Mdegela (2017) Optimized HPLC-UV Method for Separation, Detection and Quantification of Endocrine Disrupting Estrogens
in Low Quality Water, International Journal of Chemistry VOL 9 (No. 3) pp 19-27
4. Mbunde MVN, Innocent E, Mabiki F, Andersson PG. Ethnobotanical survey and toxicity evaluation of medicinal plants used for fungal remedy in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 2017; 6(1): 84-96. doi:10.5455/jice.20161222103956
5. Mgonja F., Mosha R, Mabiki F, Choongo K., Oxytetracycline residue levels in beef in Dodoma region, Tanzania African Journal of Food Science, 2017, Vol. 11(2) pp. 40-43. DOI: 10.5897/AJFS2016.1532
6. Msigala, S. C., Mabiki, F. P., Styrishave, B., & Mdegela, R. H. (2017). Pollution by endocrine disrupting estrogens in aquatic ecosystems in Morogoro urban and peri-urban areas in Tanzania. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 11(2), 122-131.DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2016.2234
7. Vitus. A. Nyigo Xolani Peter, Faith Mabiki, Hamisi M. Malebo, Robinson H. Mdegela, Gerda Fouche Isolation and identification of euphol and β-sitosterol from the dichloromethane extracts of Synadenium glaucescens The Journal of Phytopharmacology, 2016;5(3):100-104
8. Mgonja F., Mosha R, Mabiki F, Choongo K. A simple and sensitive method for the detection of Oxytetracycine levels in ready to eat beef by liquid chromatography mass spectrometry. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2016; 10(28): 571 – 578.
9. Nyigo, V. A., Mdegela, R. H., Malebo, H. M., Mabiki, F. P., & Fouche, G. (2016). Evaluation of acaricidal efficacy of Synadenium glaucescens (Euphorbiaceae) against boophilus species. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 10(21), 278-285 DOI. 10.5897/JMPR2016.6099
10. Nyigo VA, Mdegela R, Mabiki F, Malebo HM. (2015). Assessment of dermal irritation and acute toxicity potential of extracts from Synadenium glaucescens on healthy rabbits, wistar albino rats and albino mice. European J. Med. Plants. 10(4):1–11.
11. Mdegela R.H., Mabiki, F., Msigala, S., Mwesongo, J., Mhina, M.P Waweru, K., Mbuthia, P., and Byarugaba, D.K. (2014). Detection and quantification of Oestrogenic Endocrine Disruptors in water in Mwanza Gulf in the lake Victoria Basin, Tanzania. HURIA Journal of The Open University of Tanzania , Volume 16:140-153.
12. Polder A., M.B. Müller, J.L. Lyche, R.H.Mdegela, H.E. Nonga, F.P. Mabiki, T.J.Mbise, J.U. Skaare, M. Sandvik , E. Skjerve , E. Lie (2014). Levels and patterns of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) from four different lakes in Tanzania: Geographical differences and implications for human health. Science of the Total Environment 488–489 (2014) 252–260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.085
13. Zuhura I. Kimera, Robinson H. Mdegela, Consolatha J.N. Mhaiki, Esron D. Karimuribo, Faith Mabiki, Hezron E. Nonga, James Mwesongo. Determination of oxytetracycline residues in cattle meat marketed in the Kilosa district, Tanzania. Onderstepoort J Vet Res; Vol 82, No 1 (2015), 5 pages. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v82i1.911.
14. Mabiki, F.M., Magadula, J.J., Mdegela, R.H. and Mosha, R.D. (2013). Optimization of extraction conditions and phytochemical screening of root extract of Synadenium glaucescens pax. International Journal of Chemistry 5: 90 - 102 DOI: 10.5539/ijc.v5n4p103
15. Mabiki F., Mdegela R.H, Mosha, R.D and Magadula J.J. (2013). In Ovo Antiviral activity of Synadenium glaucescens (pax) crude extracts on Newcastle disease virus. Journal of
Medicinal plants Research, 7(14): 863-870.
16. Mabiki F., Mdegela R.H, Mosha, R.D and Magadula J .J. (2013). Antiviral Activity of Crude Extracts of Synadenium glaucescens (Pax) Against Infectious Bursal Disease And Fowlpox Virus. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 7(14): 871-876.
17. Mabiki, FP, Mdegela RH, Mosha RD and Magadula JJ (2011). Towards Commercialization and Sustainable Utilization of Synadenium glaucescens in Iringa Region, Tanzania. A Paper presented at the 8th TAWIRI Scientific Conference Tanzania
18. Mabiki, F.P., G.G. Bakari, J.J. Magadula, R.H. Mdegela, and R.D. Mosha. Feasibility of controlling potential diseases in livestock using Synadenium sp in Tanzania. 4th Annual PANTIL Scientific Proceedings, 2009.p 125 – 133
19. Nonga, H.E., Mdegela, R.H., Macha, E and Mabiki, F (2013). Screening of Commiphora schimperi (O. Berg) from Iramba district in Tanzania for antibacterial activities. Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 28 (1): 60 - 65.
20. Stelyus L Mkoma and Faith P. Mabiki (2012). Jatropha as Energy Potential Biofuel in Tanzania. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2(3), 1553-1564.
21. Nonga HE, Mdegela RH., Macha E,. and Mabiki F. (2013). Screening of Commiphora schimperi (O. Berg) from Iramba district in Tanzania for antibacterial activities. Tanzania Veterinary Journal 28 (1): 60-65.
1. Stelyus L. Mkoma and Faith P. Mabiki (2012). A review of composition and sources of atmospheric particulate matter in Tanzania. In Particulate Matter: Sources, Emission Rates and Health Effect. Henrik Knudsen and Niels Rasmussents, ISBN: 978-1-61470-948-0.
2. Stelyus L. Mkoma and Faith P. Mabiki (2011). Theoretical and practical evaluation of Jatropha as energy source biofuel in Tanzania. In: Economic Effects of Biofuel Production. Edited by Dr.-Ing. Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes, ISBN 978-953-307-178-7.
3. Faith Mabiki, James Clark and Luise Summerrton (2011), Greener Products: Opportunities and Challenges for Surfactants. Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN:978-3-8465-9937-2
|Patents||1. Mabiki, F.M., Mdegela, R.H., Mtambo, M. M. A., Mosha, R.D., Magadula, J.J., Bakari, GG. and Max, R. (2011). Use of crude extracts from Synadenium glaucescens for treatment of poultry diseases. BRELA PATENT No TZ/P/10/00274
2. Mabiki, F.M., Mdegela, R.H., Mtambo, M. M. A., Mosha, R.D., Magadula, J.J., Bakari, GG. and Max, R. (2011). Application of Crude Extracts from Synadenium glaucescens for Wound Healing and Control of Bacterial and Fungal Diseases, BRELA PATENT No TZ/P/10/00280.
3. Bakari, GG., Mabiki, F.M., Max, R., Mdegela, R.H., Mtambo, M. M. A., Phiri, E, J.H., Mosha, R.D and Magadula, J.J (2011). Control of Newcastle Disease in poultry Using Commiphora swynnertonii crude extracts. BRELA PATENT No TZ/P/10/00277.
4. Two patents submitted
|Products Formulation Since last Promotion||1. Syna herbal soap
2. Syna Cough syrup
3. Syna herbal cream
Patent submitted: Herbal Cough Syrup and Process for the Preparation Thereof
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