Invitation to a Public PhD Defense for Christopher Kintu: Friday 3rd May 2024

April 20, 2024PhD Defense

Invitation to a Public PhD Defense for Christopher Kintu: Friday 3rd May 2024

April 20, 2024

The Dean, School of Biomedical, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of Christopher Kintu’s Public PhD Defense scheduled for Friday 3rd May 2024 at 11:30 AM (EAT). See details below:

PhD Candidate: Christopher Kintu

Title: The Predictive Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores for Chronic Kidney Disease in Africans

Date: Friday 3rd May 2024

Time:  11:30 AM (East African Time)

Venue: Online and MakCHS BoardRoom

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 979 4911 4729

Passcode: 979681


Opponent/External Examiner

Professor Emile Chimusa: Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University, UK


Prof. Segun Fatumo (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

Dr. Tinashe Chikowore (Harvard Medical School)

Dr. Daudi Jjingo (Makerere University)

Dr. Bagaya S. Bernard (Makerere University)

Dr. Kalyesubula Robert (Makerere University)

Internal Examiners

Dr. Gerald Mboowa: Immunology and Molecular Biology Department, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Haruna Muwonge: Physiology Department, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Defense Chair

Assoc. Prof. David P. Kateete, Dean, MakCHS School of Biomedical Sciences

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