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Plant and Postharvest Technologies (PPT)
Staff List




Manager


Full Name:

Masuisuiolemalietoa Dr. Seeseei Molimau - Samasoni 

Email address:

seeseei.molimau-samasoni@srosmanagement.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 23

Biography:

Masuisui Dr. Seeseei Molimau-Samasoni leads the Plant & Postharvest Technologies Division with laboratory research experience from the University of Newcastle Australia (where she completed her Bachelor in Biotechnology with First Class Honours and was awarded a Faculty Medal), and the Victoria University of Wellington (where she completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Molecular Bioscience, looking at Samoan medicinal plants). 
 
Masuisui Dr. Seeseei Molimau-Samasoni holds the belief that the full potential of agricultural and natural products is yet to be realized in Samoa, and well-thought out and well-implemented research activities will allow for this to happen.

Qualifications:

Adjunct Associate Professor (Postharvest Horticulture)

University of the Sunshine Coast

Dip. Lab Techniques (TAFE, NWS);BSc Biotech;1st Class Hons, (Newcastle Australia); PhD, (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Principal Research Scientist


Full Name:

Fiaigoa Malolo 

Email address:

fiaigoa.malolo@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 38

Biography:

 
Senior Research Scientist


Full Name:

Randy Fanolua 

Email address:

randy.fanolua@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 37
 
Senior Research Scientist


Full Name:

Veronica Vaaiva 

Email address:

veronica.vaaiva@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 38

Biography:

Veronica Vaaiva graduated in 2015 from the University of the South Pacific (USP) majoring in Applied Science (both Animal and Crop Science). Veronica is has been an Assistant Research Scientist of Plant and for more than two years.

Veronica Vaaiva’s passion is alleviating agricultural produce for better quality. Researching more on postharvest know-how to be developed and for Samoa to be able to export more agricultural produce for overseas marketing. Veronica believed that with more postharvest research pertaining to better quality of agricultural product will aid in boosting Samoa’s agricultural produce consequently increasing more produce for overseas market.

Research Scientist


Full Name:

Rosemarie Sasagi 

Email address:

rosemarie.sasagi@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 37

Biography:

 

Research Scientist


Full Name:

Eseese Moke

Email address:

eseese.moke@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 37

Biography:

 

Research Scientist


Full Name:

Seira Tofete

Email address:

seira.tofete@sros.org.ws

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 38

Biography:

 

Lab Assistant


Full Name:

Sosaiete Faatuiese

Email address:

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Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 38

Biography:

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Lab Assistant


Full Name:

Tiperio Wendt

Contact Telephone:

+685 20664 ext#: 37