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director , food scientist

Andrew Barde Gidamis, Tanzanian food scientist, director. Achievements include discovery of crystallization of soybean proglycinin expressed in Escherichia coli; crystallization and X-ray crystollagraphiy of soy bean proglycinin expressed in Esherichia coli. Board member Wetlands International.

Background

Gidamis, Andrew Barde was born on December 24, 1957 in Dongobesh, Arusha, Tanzania.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Sokoine University Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanania, 1984. Master of Science in Food Science, Reading University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Biotechnology, Kyoto University, Japan, 1994.

Career

Tutorial assistant Sokoine University Agriculture, Tanzania, 1984—1988, assistant lecturer, 1989—1993, lecturer, 1993—1995, senior lecturer, 1995—1997, associate professor, 1997—2000, professor, 2000—2003, head department food science & technical, 1996—2002, member faculty agriculture board, 1997—2003. Executive director African Institute Capacity Development, since 2003, board member. External examiner Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture & Technology, Kenya, University Dar EsSalaam, Tanzania, Muhimbili College Health Science, Tanzania & U Nairobi, 2002—2003.

Member Institute Food Science & Technology, 1988—1994, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology & Agrochemistry, Japan, 1992—2000, Faculty of Science & Technology Board, Open University, Tanzania, 1997—2003. Editorial board member Journal Knowledge Globalization. Served as private National Service Tanzanian Army, 1978-1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of crystallization of soybean proglycinin expressed in Escherichia coli. Crystallization and X-ray crystollagraphiy of soy bean proglycinin expressed in Esherichia coli.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Board member Wetlands International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Volleyball, reading, football, travel.

Connections

Married Pauline Bura Gidamis. Children: Lucy Kyoko Andrew, Emanuel Gidamid Andrew Gidami, Laura nunugha Mai Andrew.

spouse:
Pauline Bura Gidamis

child:
Lucy Kyoko Andrew Gidamis

child:
Emanuel Gidamid Andrew Gidami Gidamis

child:
Laura nunugha Mai Andrew Gidamis