Personal Information


Dr.James T. Zacharia



Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329
Dar es Salaam.
Email: markjames1977@yahoo.com


Kobe University Japan 2008 – 2012
PhD Organic Chemistry
University of Dar es Salaam 2002 – 2005
M. Sc. Environmental Analytical Chemistry.
University of Dar es Salaam 1998 – 2002
B. Sc. Education (Chemistry& Biology).

Research Interests Areas

  • Medicinal Chemistry and
  • Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Teaching Areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Stereochemistry
  • Aromaticity


  1. Persistent Organic Pollutants - Degradation Pathways of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Environment, (book chapter 3), James T. Zacharia, 2019, Intech Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-78985-807-5.
  2. The Effect of N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET) on the Germination of Raphanussativus (Radish Plants), Caimin Xi and James T. Zacharia, 2018, American Journal of Agricultural Research, 3:18
  3. Levels and Chemodynamics of Pesticides in Soil and Sediments At Kilombero Sugarcane Plantations and Environs, Morogoro Region, Tanzania, James T. Zacharia, Journal of Education Humanities and Sciences, 2013, vol. 2 No. 1, 81 – 88
  4. Simple Preparation of β-Amino Alcohols Possessing a tert-Butyl Group at the α-Carbon, Carbon James T. Zacharia, Takanori Tanaka, Yumiko Uesaka, and Masahiko Hayashi, Synthesis. 2012, 44, 11, 1625 – 1629
  5. Facile synthesis of acacetin-7-O-β-d-galactopyranoside, James T. Zacharia and Masahiko Hayashi, Carbohydrate Research, 2012, 348, 91-94
  6. Pesticides in the Modern World - Trends in Pesticides Analysis, Identity, physical and chemical properties of pesticides, James T. Zacharia, 2011, Vol. 1 Chapter 1 (Book chapter), Intech, ISBN 978-953-307-458-0
  7. Pesticides in the Modern World – Risks and Benefits, Ecological effects of pesticidesJames T. Zacharia, 2011, Vol. 2 Chapter 7 (Book chapter),  Intech, ISBN 978-953-307-437-5
  8. Facile and Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of (+)-and (−)-Fluvastatin and Their Analogues, James T. Zacharia, Takanori Tanaka and Masahiko Hayashi, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 22, 7514 – 7518
  9. Biota uptake of pesticides by selected plant species; the case study of Kilombero sugarcane plantations in Morogoro Region, Tanzania, James T. Zacharia, Michael A. Kishimba and Masahiko Hayashi, Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 2010, vol. 97, No.1, 71-75