Dr. Mary A. Kishe-Machumu is a Tanzanian born at Moshi, Kilimanjaro region. She attended her Ordinary Level Studies at Lombeta Secondary School (Moshi) and later she joined Loleza Girls Secondary School in Mbeya for High School. She graduated from the University of Dar es Salaam with a Bachelor�s Degree in �Marine Biology and Applied Microbiology� in 1996 and thereafter obtained a Master of Sciences (MSc.) in �Environmental Sciences� in 2001. Mary was awarded a Ph.D degree in 2012 at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands on the �Inter-guild differences in the recovery of cichlid species in Lake Victoria (Tanzania): causes and possible consequences of lost predominance by detritivorous haplochromine cichlids�. Mary has joined Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) as a Research Officer. Since then, she has been promoted gradually to the current rank of Senior Research Officer. Her professional contributions include working under projects of Fish

Position:Sen. Research Officer I
Phone:+255222650043 (office)
Email: mariakishe@tafiri.go.tz
Address:TAFIRI, P.O.Box 9750, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania