Prof Nailoke Pauline Kadhila
, University of Namibia, 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Ave, Pionierspark, Windhoek, Namibia
Nailoke is an Associate Professor at Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI) in the Multidisciplinary Research Services (MRS), University of Namibia (UNAM). She has a PhD and MSc in Applied Biology from UNAM and BSc from Zhejiang University. Her interests are in Mycology, Microbiology, Molecular biology, and Biotechnology. Main interest is on Mycology, especially on the Basidiomycetes. Her current research is on the Namibian indigenous mushrooms and plants with emphasis on those with medicinal significance for the purpose of drug discovery and validation of indigenous knowledge, Domestication of Namibian indigenous mushrooms, Value addition and product development from edible and medicinal mushrooms. She Coordinates the (AUDA-NEPAD/SANBio) Mushroom Node.