Dr. Muyanga is lecturer in the School of Public Health. He comes to MSA as an experienced molecular biologist from within the agricultural sector with strong complementary skills in biotechnology and biosafety.
Having completed a PhD at University of Brussels in Belgium, he was a senior research scientist of twenty years, including six years teaching experience at tertiary institutions, including University of the Western Cape and University of Cape Town. Through research, he has made a substantial contribution to the field of molecular biology and biotechnology. As a panel member of the GMO advisory sub-committee, Dr Muyanga continues to make important contributions in his field of expertise. Dr Muyanga has significant managerial skills at various levels. This has recently included the implementation of an academic support program at the University of the Western Cape. In addition, four years of experience in project management at a national level in Zambia, with success in strategic planning, timely execution and supervision of lower level projects has contributed to his skill set.