PhD Defence | A Molecular Phylogenetic and Modeling approach towards understanding the transmission dynamics and genetic diversity of HIV-1 in the fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 14:00
PhD Defence | A Molecular Phylogenetic and Modeling approach towards understanding the transmission dynamics and genetic diversity of HIV-1 in the fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda

PhD Candidate: Nicholas Bbosa  

Topic: A Molecular Phylogenetic and Modeling approach towards understanding the transmission dynamics and genetic diversity of HIV-1 in the fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda

 

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Venue: MakCHS Conference Room 1

Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm

 

Supervisors:

1. Dr. Bernard S. Bagaya,  PhD  ., Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, MakCHS

2. Assoc. Prof. Noah Kiwanuka,  PhD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MakSPH

3. Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu,  PhD, Professor of Immunovirology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda research unit

4. Dr. Rebecca N. Nsubuga,  PhD, Senior Scientist, MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda research unit

5. Prof. Andrew Leigh-Brown,  PhD, Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

Opponent:

Samantha Lycett, PhD 

Chancellors Fellow/Group leader. Roslin Institute, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

Panelists:

1. John M. Kitayimbwa,  PhD, Makerere University College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)

 

2. Prof. Mathew Cotten,  PhD, Professor in Viral Genomics, MRC-University of Glasgow centre for Virus Research, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Professor of Pathogen Genomics and Bioinformatics, MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit