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Dr Barbara Nerima (PhD)

Project Manager of TrypanoGEN+
Project Based at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Barbara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Chemistry and Master of Science in Molecular biology, both from Makerere University, Uganda and a Doctorate in Science from the University of Bern, Switzerland in 2009. Barbara started off her Career in 2002 as a Research Assistant and rose to the rank of Research Officer I in 2009 soon after her PhD. Read More >>>

 

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Harry Noyes

Lecturer at the School of Biological Sciences
University of Liverpool

Harry Noyes is an Honorary Lecturer at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Liverpool. He completed his PhD on the Genetics of Leishmaniasis at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 1996 and has worked on the genetics of the host response to African trypanosomes since 1999. First working on the genetics of cattle and mice infected with Trypanosoma congolense using microarrays for gene expression analysis and whole genome sequencing for discovery of potentially functional variants. Since 2015 he has been mentoring the scientists in the TrypanoGEN project in analysis of association studies for Human African Trypanosomiasis infections.

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Annah Kitibwa

Research Assistant at TrypanoGEN+
College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity Makerere University, Uganda

Annah Kitibwa is a Research Assistant at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity at Makerere University. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology in 2013 and has since then worked as a Project Technician for TrypanoGEN (2013 to 2018) and TrypanoGEN + (2018 up to date). She was previously involved in optimization studies for template preparation and laboratory evaluation of the LoopampTM Trypanosoma brucei Kit for detection of parasite DNA in host blood under FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics) Project (2012-2015). She has also been involved in training laboratory technicians from Uganda (west Nile), DRC, Angola, South Sudan and Congo Brazzaville (2014 up to date) in advanced techniques for diagnosis of Trypanosoma Brucei Gambiense Human African Trypanosomiasis still under FIND Project.

 

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Hannah Kisakye

Project Administrative Assistant of TrypanoGEN+
Based at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity Makerere University, Uganda

Hannah Kisakye is the Project Administrative Assistant of TrypanoGEN+ based at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity Makerere University, Uganda. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Business management majoring in accounting in 2016. She then worked as the Project Administrative Assistant of TrypanoGEN (2018) and TrypanoGEN + (2019 up to date).

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Rose Vivaren Mudumba

Accountant, TrypanogGEN+

Rose is a dedicated and self - motivated accountant with experience in financial reporting. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, her area of specialization is Accounting and has seventeen years work experience with Makerere University Projects.

 

 

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