© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Aneth David

RISE Degree 

MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM)

RISE Network(s) 
Current Position 

Assistant Lecturer at UDSM

PhD Candidate at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Alnarp, Sweden


MSc: Genomic basis for plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria

Aneth's master's research investigated the effectiveness of Bacillus strains as biocontrol, biofertilizer and biopreservative agents, and genomic comparison of the strains.

PhD (post-RISE): Soil microbial profiles associated with push-pull systems

Aneth is interested in agricultural biotechnology, agricultural bioinformatics and policies affecting the translation of scientific discoveries into viable solutions.

Special Accomplishments 

First Next Einstein Forum Ambassador for Tanzania (2015–16)

Exchange Visit to University of Pretoria Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Unit, June – August 2015

SIDA Food Security Program PhD Scholarship, Awarded in 2016

Completed Degree 
April 2016