Abdi Mohammed Hassen

Abdi Mohammed Hassen

abdi.mohammed22@ yahoo.com

USDA-ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory
P.O. Box 509
1011 Forrester Dr., S.E.
Dawson, GA USA 39842-0509



Nationality: Ethiopian
Discipline: Plant Pathology
Degree: Ph.D., 2014
Institution: USDA


Abdi Mohammed Hassen is a short-term Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab (PMIL) trainee working with PMIL Lead Scientist Renee Arias at the United States Department of Agriculture National Peanut Research Laboratory (USDA NPL) in Dawson, Georgia. Abdi worked with Arias from August 5th until October 27th of 2014. He has returned home to complete his PhD degree in Plant Pathology from Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. He plans to graduate in October/November, 2016.

Current Research Project

RNAi Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis

Research Locations

Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia

More about Hassen

More than a dozen Ethiopian students learn aflatoxin testing system

PMIL-supported researcher trains others at home in Ethiopia

Q&A with Abdi Hassen