May 19, 2020

MUII-plus’ Dr. Nakimuli among 2020 FLAIR Fellowship recipients

Dr. Annettee Nakimuli, a Makerere University lecturer and MUII-plus Group Leader, is one of 29 recipients of the 2020 Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) […]
January 22, 2020

MUII-plus Participation in COVID-19 response

Dr. Pritch Kabata and Dr. Saudah Namubiru Kizito are some of the MUII-plus fellows that are involved in the COVID-19 response in Uganda and they shared […]
November 18, 2019

MUII-plus co-Director: Professor Damalie Nakanjako

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Damalie Nakanjako as our co-Director from 1st November 2019.    Damalie is a Professor of Medicine and […]
October 29, 2019

INFLUENZA; Exciting times as first whole-genome dataset from Uganda is generated

Grace Nabakooza has so far generated over 200 influenza MiSeq whole genomes from surveillance samples collected across Uganda by teams at the Uganda Virus Research Institute […]
October 16, 2019

Power of Bugs; promoting understanding of infections in Primary Schools

Paul Katongole, a MUII-Plus Ph.D fellow was one of 13 Fellows who won the competitive DELTAS Africa Community Public Engagement seed funding funding, that had over […]
September 23, 2019

A Journey from Intern to PhD student: Beatrice’s story

Beatrice Nassanga a Tuberculosis vaccine researcher joined MUII-Plus as an intern fresh from High School; before her first degree. “I joined the program in 2009 as […]
September 4, 2019

MUII Fundraising 2020

As we look to further achieve our main objective of ‘Raising the next generation of research leaders in Africa, for Africa’, we are planning a Fundraiser […]
August 27, 2019

Congrats Simon Kimuda & Irene Andia-Biraro

Congratulations to our Post Doc Fellows Simon Kimuda and Irene Andia Biraro on being among the 7 scientists to receive the @CrickAfricanNet African Career Accelerator Award […]
August 21, 2019

Disabled New Graduate Internship

In collaboration with Action on Disability and Development International – Uganda Programme (ADD), MUII-plus, through its internship programme, received funding through AESA (Alliance for Accelerating Excellence […]