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BARNABAS NYESIGA

Department of Biomedical Science, Health and Society,
Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barnabasnyesiga/
nyesigabarnabas@gmail.com

Awards and Honors

2012 – 2014    Erasmus Mundus ACP scholarship holder to study a Master’s programme in Biomedical Methods and Technology at Malmö University, Sweden.

Education

2012-2014    MSc in Biomedical Methods and Technology, Malmö University (2012-2014),Malmö, Sweden
        Thesis: Induction of pro-inflammatory cytokines by an approved aluminium adjuvant and a non-approved aluminium nanoparticle formulation in THP-1 cells.
2004 -2007    BSc in Science Technology (Biology), Kyambogo University (2004-2007), Kampala, Uganda.
        Thesis: Bacteriological examination of spring water in the Banda community in Kampala Uganda.

Work Experience

01/16 -to date    Laboratory Engineer, Alligator Bioscience AB, Lund,Sweden
11/15 - 01/16    Intern research assistant, Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö, Sweden
08/15 - 11/15    Intern, Lund University, Biology department, Lund, Sweden
09/12 - 07/14    Student research assistant, Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society
03/09 - 07/12    Scientific Officer, FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), Kampala, Uganda.
08/08 - 02/09    Lab.Technologist, National TB Reference Laboratory, Kampala, Uganda
05/08 - 08/08    Lab.Technologist, Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Makerere University, Uganda.
02/08 - 04/08    Lab. Technologist, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Kampala, Uganda.
06/07 - 12/07    Lab Technologist, Mbarara University Teaching Hospital, Mbarara, Uganda.

Publications

Nakiyingi L, Bwanika JM, Kirenga B, Nakanjako D, Katabira C, Lubega G, Nyesiga B, et al. (2013) Clinical Predictors  and Accuracy of Empiric Tuberculosis Treatment among Sputum Smear-Negative HIV-Infected Adult TB Suspects  in Uganda. PLoS ONE 8(9): e74023. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0074023

Albert H, Nakiyingi L, Sempa J, Mbabazi O, Mukkada S, Barnabas Nyesiga, Mark D. Perkins, Yukari C. Manabe, (2013) Operational Implementation of LED Fluorescence Microscopy in Screening Tuberculosis Suspects in an Urban HIV Clinic in Uganda. PLoS ONE 8(9): e72556. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0072556

Heidi Albert, Patrick J Ademun, George Lukyamuzi, Barnabas Nyesiga, Yukari Manabe, Moses Joloba, Stuart Wilson and Mark D Perkins, (2011) Feasibility of magnetic bead technology for concentration of mycobacteria in sputum prior to fluorescence microscopy: BMC Infectious Diseases 11:125 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186%2F1471-2334-11-125

Albert H, Bwanga F, Mukkada S, Nyesiga B, Ademun JP, Lukyamuzi G, Haile M, Hoffner S, Joloba M and O'Brien  R.(2010) Rapid screening of MDR-TB using molecular Line Probe Assay is feasible in Uganda. BMC Infectious Diseases 10:41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186%2F1471-2334-10-41

Albert H, Manabe Y, Lukyamuzi G, Ademun P, Mukkada S, Nyesiga B et al. (2010) Performance of Three LED-Based Fluorescence Microscopy Systems for Detection of Tuberculosis in Uganda. PLoS ONE 5(12): e15206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0017214


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