Kilwanila SI, Lyimo CM, Rija AA, Makundi RH. Phylogeographic Patterns of the Greater Cane Rat (Thryonomys Swinderianus) Populations from Eastern, Western and Southern Africa and Implications for Wildlife Conservation. Tropical Conservation Science. 2023;16. doi:10.1177/19400829231220287

Gebrezgiher, G. B., Meheretu, Y., Katakweba, A. A., Sabuni, C., & Makundi, R. H. (2023).Breeding and demographic aspects of Montemys delectorum, an East African endemic rodent. African Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.13172

Mbepera, S. M., Mshamu, S. A., Max, R. A., & Malago, J. J. (2023). Heat Stress Induces Oxidative Stress and Predisposes Rats to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Biology and Life Science14(2), 90-102.

Mhamphi, G. G., Katakweba, A. S., Massawe, A. W., & Makundi, R. H. (2023). Prevalence of Bartonella spp. in rodent and shrew species trapped in Kigoma and Morogoro Regions, Tanzania: A public health concern. AJMR, 17, 156-163.

Mhamphi, G., Msoffe, V., Lyimo, C., Katakweba, A., Massawe, A., Komba, E. & Mnyone, L. (2023). Detection and characterization of zoonotic Bartonella spp. in rodents and shrews ectoparasites from Kigoma and Morogoro regions, Tanzania. Mammalia. https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2023-0072

Mlowe, G., Katakweba, A., Makundi, I., & Sabuni, C. (2023). An Assessment of rodents and insectivores’ diversity and abundance, Unguja, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Sustainability and Biodiversity Conservation2(1), 29-55.

Musese, L. J., Kilawe, C. J., & Kitegile, A. S. (2023). The abundance and diversity of rodents in forest sites invaded and uninvaded by Maesopsis eminii trees in Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania. Journal of Vertebrate Biology72(23006), 23006-1.

Majawa, C. A., Lupindu, A. M., Mhamphi, G. G., Machang’u, R. S., & Katakweba, A. A. (2023). Seroprevalence of Leptospira antibodies in rodents and shrews of Kibondo and Kakonko Districts, Kigoma region, Tanzania. Malawi Journal of Science and Technology15(1), 55-74.

Ngatena, G. D., Soka, G., & Munishi, P. K. T. (2023). Effects of large-scale teak plantation establishment on plant species composition and diversity in Kilombero valley, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 92(1) 25-37.

Richard U., Magige Flora, Robert M. Byamungu (2023). Influence of environmental factors on small mammal communities along an altitudinal gradient of Mount Rungwe in South Western Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology. 61 (4), 867-877. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.13185

Rwebuga, E. J., Mulungu, L. S., Rija, A. A., & Hassan, S. N. (2023). Ecological correlates of population abundance of a pest small mammal species (Mastomys natalensis) inhabiting a protected area-farmland landscape in western Serengeti, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation92(1), 159-169.

Rwebuga, E., Hassan, S., Mulungu, L., & Rija, A. (2023). Dietary patterns of a crop pest mammal species (Mastomys natalensis) inhabiting agro-field-protected area interface in Western Serengeti, Tanzania: Pestiferous mammalian species in the Western Serengeti, Tanzania. Sustainability and Biodiversity Conservation2(1).

Saanya, A. E., Mulungu, L. S., Massawe, A. W., & Makundi, R. H. (2023). Current and Potential Future Distribution of Small Mammals in the Selous Ecosystem, Tanzania. Journal of East African Natural History112(5), 47-62

Kilwanila, S. I., Lyimo, C. M., Makundi, R. H., & Rija, A. A. (2023). Isolating Greater Cane Rat Populations (Thryonomys swinderianus) from Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania: Linking Diversity to Morphometric and Molecular Characteristics. Diversity15(5), 626.

Mhamphi, G. G., Msoffe, Venance T., Lyimo, Charles M., Katakweba, Abdul S., Massawe, Apia W., Komba, Erick V. G. and Mnyone, Ladslaus L.. 2023. Detection and characterization of zoonotic Bartonella spp. in rodents and shrews ectoparasites from Kigoma and Morogoro regions, Tanzania. Mammalia,. https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2023-0072

Haikukutu, L., Lyaku, J. R., Lyimo, C. M., Eiseb, S. J., Makundi, R. H., Olayemi, A., … & Sommer, S. (2023). Immunogenetics, sylvatic plague and its vectors: insights from the pathogen reservoir Mastomys natalensis in Tanzania. Immunogenetics, 1-14.

Issae, A. R., Katakweba, A. A. S., Kicheleri, R. P., Chengula, A. A., & Kasanga, C. J. (2023). Knowledge, attitudes and practices on rift valley fever among pastoral and agropastoral communities of Ngorongoro in the rift valley ecosystem, Tanzania, conducted in 2021/2022. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases17(8), e0011560.

Issae, A. R., Katakweba, A. S., Kicheleri, R. P., Chengula, A. A., Van Zwetselaar, M., & Kasanga, C. J. (2023). Exploring pathogenic and zoonotic bacteria from wild rodents, dogs, and humans of the Ngorongoro district in Tanzania using metagenomics next-generation sequencing. Zoonotic Diseases3(3), 226-242.

Issae, A.R., Katakweba, A. A., Kicheleri, R., Chengula, A., & Kasanga, C. (2023). Metagenomics screening of viruses in Arusha, north Tanzania: a one health perspective across wild rodents, domestic dogs and humans. Journal of Ideas in Health6(3), 939-947.

Kavana, D. J., Mbije, N., Sirilo, T. M., & Bupamba, H. C. (2023). The spatio-temporal influences of habitat heterogeneity on the community structure of avianfeeding guilds in human-dominated landscapes of the EastAfrican miombo woodlands. African Journal of Ecology, 00,e13237. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.13237

Kessy, S. T., Makundi, R. H., Sabuni, C., Massawe, A. W., & Rija, A. A. (2023). Rodent abundance, diversity and community structure in a bubonic plague endemic area, northern Tanzania. Mammalia87(5), 488-498.

Babyesiza, S. W., Mgode, G., Mpagi, J. L., Sabuni, C., Ssuuna, J., Akoth, S., & Katakwebwa, A. (2023). Composition of non‐volant small mammals inhabiting a degradation gradient in a lowland tropical forest in Uganda. Wildlife Biology, e01135.

Babyesiza, W. S., Mpagi, J., Ssuuna, J., Akoth, S., & Katakweba, A. (2023). Ectoparasite Fauna of Rodents and Shrews with Their Spatial, Temporal, and Dispersal along a Degradation Gradient in Mabira Central Forest Reserve. Journal of Parasitology Research2023.

Ssuuna, J., Makundi, R. H., Chidodo, S. J., Isabirye, M., Mbije, N. E., & Mulungu, L. S. (2023). Spatio-temporal home range of the dominant rodent species in Mabira central forest reserve, Uganda. BMC Ecology and Evolution23(1), 40.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-023-02148-4

Thomas, C., Msoffe, V., Van Houtte, N., Mhamphi, G., Mariën, J., Sabuni, C., … & Leirs, H. (2023). Molecular detection of Leptospira and Bartonella in Mastomys natalensis and its ectoparasites in Morogoro, Tanzania. Mammalia87(5), 539-544.

Thomas, C., Msoffe, V., Van Houtte, N., Mhamphi, G., Mariën, J., Sabuni, C., … & Leirs, H. (2023). Prevalence and Seasonal Variation of Trichuris Worms Infection in Mastomys natalensis in Morogoro and Iringa Regions, Tanzania. Parasitologia3(3), 293-299.