Dr. Liberata Mwita acquired her PhD from University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2017. She has M. Sc in Biotechnology and B. Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from University of Dar-es-salaam in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. Her PhD and M. Sc have been exploring the benefits of natural products using biotechnology and bioinformatics techniques. Currently, she works as a bioinformatician at the Sickle Cell Programme at MUHAS, where she performs Genome Wide Association Studies and Next Generation Sequencing analysis for Sickle Cell Disease patients in Tanzania.