Dr. Samson holds a BSc. Food Science and Technology from Sokoine University of Agriculture – 2004 and an Erasmus Mundus MSc. Quality in Analytical Laboratories from the University of Algarve, Portugal, and the University of Cadiz, Spain – 2010. He has a Ph.D. in Health and Medical Biosciences from the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, 2016; and did a Postdoc in Bioinformatics focusing on High-throughput Microbiome Data Mining from the University of Cape Town – 2019.
Kilaza is collaborating with several researchers in Tanzania and abroad who are working on Microbiome research. He has a keen interest to see that the microbiome knowledge contributes to human and animal health, as well as to agricultural productivity in Tanzania.