IBRH3AU Key Staff Members' Profiles

Scientific Director-Prof. Moses Joloba

Dr. Joloba has developed skills in conducting clinical microbiology, laboratory-based research and training as well as building laboratory capacity in Uganda and other countries. Initially he graduated as a physician at Makerere Medical School in 1994 and later as a clinical microbiologist at Case Western Reserve University (graduated in May 1996, MS Degree) after which he returned to Uganda and took a faculty position at Makerere university Department of Medical Microbiology.

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Prof. Nelson K. Sewankambo

Prof. Nelson K. Sewankambo, a Professor of Medicine is the former Principal (Head) of Makerere University College of Health Sciences a position he took up after serving as Dean of Makerere University Medical School for 11 years. He has devoted his last 13 years of professional life to the advancement of medical education, research and capacity development.

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Dr. Misaki Wayengera

Dr. Misaki is a medical doctor (MBChB, 2004) with postgraduate (MSc) training in immunology and clinical microbiology. He holds tenure as lecturer of genetics/genomics & immunology at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda in the Depts. of pathology and medical microbiology. My research interests center on the immunology of HIV and other viral vaccines, as well as emerging genetic/genomic approaches for the cure of all persistent viral infections.

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Dr. David Patrick Kateete

Dr. David research interestes are in understanding pathogen biology and host-pathogen interactions, generating knowledge that may translate into new medical interventions against leading diseases in Africa. Initially he trained as a veterinarian at Makerere University in Uganda, and joined pioneer-molecular laboratories to study parasite biology. Since 2006 he has served as a fulltime Lecturer at Makerere University.

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Dr. Samuel Kyobe

Dr. Samuel Kyobe is a medical doctor qualified from Makerere University. He is a former MEPI-MESAU scholar of Medical Microbiology at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (5R24TW008886 OGAC, NIH and HRSA, Sewankambo N. PI) mentored by of Prof. Moses Joloba. He Worked as a Resident Medical Officer at Rubaga Hospital Kampala for between 2009-2010. He later joined the Department of Microbiology as a junior staff, and later elected to manage the molecular biology laboratory tasked with the production of quality basic science research as cloning, gene knock out and site directed mutagenesis.

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