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September 6, 2023 Public Talk

We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming educational webinar hosted by the European, Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) titled “Biobanks in Africa: Unlocking Biotech Potential – A Ugandan Edition.” This engaging event will provide valuable insights into the vital role of biobanks in the African context, with a special focus on Uganda.

Date: 19 September 
 15:00 CEST
Register Here.

Our distinguished speakers, Bonginkosi Duma and Sharley Melissa Aloyo, are experts in the field of biobanking and will share their knowledge and experiences, shedding light on the significance of high-quality biospecimens in the development and evaluation of diagnostic tests, as well as the biotech potential within Uganda’s biobanking landscape.

This webinar is an excellent opportunity for researchers, healthcare professionals, biobanking enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the pivotal role biobanks play in advancing healthcare and biotechnology.

Mark your calendar for September 19th at 15:00 PM CEST – we eagerly look forward to your participation!

July 29, 2023 Public Talk
The Chair, Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology invites you to be part of  Prof. Christina Lancioni’s Immunology talk scheduled for August 8th 2023.
Below are the details and zoom link for this event
Dr. Christina Lancioni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA. Dr. Lancioni received her medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, completed her Pediatric Residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC., and her training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Case Western Reserve University. She is a physician-scientist, providing clinical care to children hospitalized with severe infectious diseases, as well as the principal investigator of a NIH-funded translational immunology laboratory. Her current research focuses on the intersections between early life immunity and vulnerability to infectious diseases, specifically Tuberculosis, as well as the role of nutrition in shaping pediatric immunity. Dr.
Lancioni has collaborated for over 15 years with Ugandan-based investigators on studies focusing on the immunobiology of Tuberculosis, as well as several recent studies focusing on identifying determinants of survival for infants hospitalized during the first 2 months of life.
Title: Interactions between Nutrition, environmental exposures, and Immunity in early life and their consequences for child health.

Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2023

Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am
Venue: Mak-CHS Microbiology laboratory Lecture room and online
Speaker: Prof. Christina Lancioni, MD
    Meeting ID:91892731204

Password: 246295

Attendance: Undergraduate and postgraduate students, clinicians, researchers

Chair: Dr.Obondo J.Sande, PhD

June 15, 2023 Public Talk

The iTech Project, Makerere University Hospital invites you to a Talk on Advances in Imaging and Clinical Application in Obstetrics;

The talk will be given by Prof. Aris T. Papageorghiou, an Academic, Clinician-Scientist, and Inventor. He is an expert in maternal-fetal medicine with special interests in global maternal and perinatal health, fetal growth and development, pre-eclampsia, ultrasound screening, invasive and non-invasive prenatal diagnosis, and fetal therapy

Topics: Advances in Imaging and Clinical Application in Obstetrics

Date: Tomorrow Thursday 15th June 2023

Time: 9:30 am

Venue: Online & Kawempe National Referral Hospital

Join via Zoom – See the link below;

Moderator: Prof. Josephat Byamugisha, Director, Makerere University Hospital

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