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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2020-10-01
End Date 2023-09-30
Project Code TMA2019CDF-2789
Status Active

Title

Metabolic and molecular ecological evolution of opportunistic pulmonary fungal co-infections (MeMoF)

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) Uganda

Current Organisation

Mbarara University of science and technology

Current Job Title

Research Fellow

Awards

2020

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
Master of Science Kiiza Israel Njovu PULMONARY MYCOSES DIAGNOSED FROM SPUTUM SPECIMENS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CLINICAL SIGNS OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS AT MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL Mbarara University of Science and Technology 2019 2021
Master of science Guti Walker ASSESSMENT OF ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY, BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL CONTAMINANTS OF COMMON HERBAL MEDICINAL REMEDIES IN MBARARA DISTRICT, SOUTH WESTERN UGANDA Mbarara University of Science and Technology 2020 2021
Master of science Kumureeba Lauben ELUCIDATING THE IMPACT OF BACTERIAL SYMBIOSIS ON THE VIRULENCE OF FUNGI ISOLATED AT MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL Mbarara University of Sceince and Technology 2020 2022
Master of Science Pauline Petra Nalumaga Phenotypic and genetic diversity of antifungal resistant candida species associated with Vulvo-Viginal Candidiasis Mbarara university of Science and Technology 2021 2022
Master of Science Thomas Ssemakadde Hetero-resistance to common anti-fungals used against yeast isolates at Mbarara regional referral hospital Mbarara University of Science and Technology 2021 2022
PhD Benson Musingunzi MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF CANDIDA SPECIES CAUSING OROPHARYNGEAL CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTED PATIENTS IN UGANDA Makerere University 2021 2025

Memberships

Role Committee/board Start Date End Date
Organising committee member Medical Mycology TraineeSeminar Series 2020 2025

Education

Institution Degree Year
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom PhD 2019-10-19
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom MRes 2015-09-28
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda MSc 2014-08-08

Areas Of Specialisation

Medical Mycolog, fungal immunology, infection biology

Publications

Authors:
Mukasa KJ , author
Herbert I , author
Daniel A , author
Sserunkuma KL , author
Joel B , author
Frederick B , author
Date:
2014-11-01
Journal:
British microbiology research journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Mwambi B , author
Iramiot J , author
Bwanga F , author
Nakaye M , author
Itabangi H , author
Bazira J , author
Date:
2014-12-01
Journal:
British microbiology research journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Sephton-Clark P , author
Muñoz JF , author
Itabangi H , author
Voelz K , author
Cuomo CA , author
Ballou ER , author
Date:
2019-03-01
Journal:
Content:
Identifiers:
OTHER-ID: PPR73545
DOI: 10.1101/580746
Authors:
Nakaye M , author
Bwanga F , author
Itabangi H , author
Stanley IJ , author
Bashir M , author
Bazira J , author
Date:
2014-09-01
Journal:
British biotechnology journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Taremwa IM , author
Ampaire L , author
Iramiot J , author
Muhwezi O , author
Matte A , author
Itabangi H , author
Mbabazi H , author
Atwebembeire J , author
Kamwine M , author
Katawera V , author
Mbalibulha Y , author
Orikiriza P , author
Boum Y , author
Date:
2017-10-01
Journal:
The Pan African medical journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Date:
Journal:
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Itabangi H , author
Sephton-Clark PCS , author
Zhou X , author
Insua I , author
Probert M , author
Correia J , author
Moynihan P , author
Gebremariam T , author
Gu Y , author
Lin L , author
Ibrahim AS , author
Brown GD , author
King JS , author
Voelz K , author
Date:
2019-03-01
Journal:
Content:
Identifiers:
OTHER-ID: PPR73912
DOI: 10.1101/584607

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