THRiVE -2 Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellows

   Dr. Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige
Title: Zika Virus: Prevalence, Neurodevelopment, Dysfunction and Genotype in Uganda
Supervisors:

  • Assoc Prof. Julius Lutwama, Uganda Virus Research Institute
  • Prof. Ian Goodfellow, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. James. K. Tumwine, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences
Dr. David Meya
Title: Investigating the Immunomodulation associated with Clinical outcomes following HIV-associated Cryptococcal meningitis and the role of Adjunctive Sertraline.
Supervisors:

  • Prof. Edward Janoff, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
  • Dr. Steve Cose, Medical Research Council, Uganda Virus Research Institute
  • Prof. Moses Joloba, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences
 Dr. Emmy Okello
Title:
A Better Understanding of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Africa
Supervisors:

  • Prof. James. K. Tumwine, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine
  • Dr Andrea Beaton, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Children National Medical Center, Washington DC
  • Professor Jonathan Carapetis, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia
Dr. Joel Ltilitan Bargul
Title: The role of Hippoboscids in transmission of camel trypanosomiasis and zoonotic disease pathogens in northern Kenya
Supervisors:

  • Dr. Daniel Masiga International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology,
  • Prof. Mark Carrington, Department of Biochemistry, University Cambridge,
   Dr. Stella Kepha
Title: Epidemiology of hookworm infection in elimination settings: Exploring the potential for molecular approaches
Supervisors

  • Dr. Rachel Pullan, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,
  • Dr. Stephen Cose, Medical Research Council, Uganda Virus Research Institute
  • Dr. Martin Rono, Pwani University, Kenya
  Dr. Moses Galukande
Title: Triple negative breast cancer: oncogenesis and prognostic biomarkers study
Supervisors/Mentors: 

  1. Professor Douglas Easton, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge
  2. Prof. Henry Wabinga, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pathology
  3. Prof. Alexzander A. A. Asea, Center for Radiation Oncology Research, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
   Dr. Jovin Kitau
Title: Pyrethroid impregnated blankets for control of malaria in humanitarian emergency situations
Supervisors/Mentors

  1. Dr. Natacha Protopopoff, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and KCMUCo
  2. Prof. Mark Rowland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  3. Dr. Joyce Wamoyi, National Institute of Medical Research, Mwanza
  4. Dr. Jim Todd, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
   Dr. Ireen Kiwelu
Title: Molecular analysis of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations among patients failing first and second-line antiretroviral therapy in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Supervisors/Mentors

  1. Dr. Jesus F. Salazar-Gonzalez, Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute
  2. Dr. Ravindra Gupta, University College Of London, Gower Street, London
  3. Dr. Saidi Kapiga, National Institute of Medical Research, Mwanza
   Dr. Eddie Mujjwiga Wampande
Title: Human genetic determinant in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex lineage infections
Supervisors/Mentors

  1. Professor Moses L. Joloba, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences
  2. Dr. Sergey Nejentsev, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge
  3. Dr. Enock Matovu, College Veterinary Medicine Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Department of Biolab Resources, Makerere University

THRiVE-2 PhD Fellows

 Dr. Arthur Kwizera  Ms. Caroline Tigoi Dr. Dinah Amongin Dr. Jonathan Mayito
Ms. Mary Vincent Mosha  Mr. Richard Kwizera Mr. Robert Diotrephes Kaaya  Dr. Susan Atuhairwe
       
Gerald Mboowa, BSc, MSC  Rune Philemon, MD, MMED  Imelda Namagembe, MBChB MMed  Milugo Trizah Koyi, BSc, MSc
       
 Peace Bagasha, MBChB, MMED  Clara Wekesa, MBChB, MMED  Martin Mbonye, BA, MA Denna Michael Mkwashapi, MD, MSc
Dr. Ruby Mcharo

ABOUT US

EVENTS

November
13
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Esella Country Hotel, Kampala - Uganda
Epidemiology and Bio-statistics Course
November
28
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) Duduville Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Supervisor Training Workshop