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Associate Professor
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Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science – The University of Bamenda
Tonjock Rosemary Kinge is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Bamenda, in Bamenda, Cameroon, where she teaches mycology, plant pathology and botany. She earned a Master of Science in Botany and a PhD in Botany (Mycology) from the University of Buea, in Buea, Cameroon. Her scientific interests include: mycobiome analysis, fungi diversity, mushroom domestication and conservation, plant pathogenic fungi assessment and control, ethnomycological studies and multidisciplinary research. Tonjock is a member of the Cameroon Academy of Young Scientists. In 2019, she was named Fellow of the Africa Science Leadership Programme at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2020, she became an affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. She won a TWAS-Chinese Academy of Sciences postgraduate fellowship (2008–2009), China; a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Free State, South Africa (2016–2017); and a Fulbright scholarship at the University of Florida (2017–2018), in Gainesville, Florida. Currently, she is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
5 - Gender equality
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
17 - Partnerships for the goals
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Fungi diversity, Fungi Taxonomy, Fungi Ecology, Mushroom Cultivation, Ethnomycological study, Molecular biology, Biocontrol, Multiplidisciplinary
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01-Agricultural Sciences
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TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
Last updated on 05/11/2021