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Makerere University to receive scientific equipment worth 400,000 USD (Shs. 1.6 billion) under the Seeding Labs’ Instrumental Access Program

The Department of Veterinary Pharmacy, Clinical and Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB), Makerere University has been accepted as an Instrumental Access awardee. The college will receive scientific equipment worth 400,000 USD (Shs. 1.6 billion) for teaching, research, and diagnostic services. The award that follows an application submitted by Dr. James […]

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The Africa Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) mission at Makerere University.

Story by Harriet Musinguzi Makerere University has been subjected to an assessment to determine its suitability for hosting a Regional Centre of Excellence in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa. The evaluation follows a jointly submitted Expression of Interest by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) and the College of Natural Sciences […]

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COVAB’s outstanding Researchers recognized during the 74th Graduation Ceremony

Five of the best researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) were during the 74th graduation ceremony recognized for their outstanding contribution to the body of knowledge.  They included Dr. Enoch Matovu with 48 publications, Dr. Eddy Wampande with 37, Prof. Denis Byarugaba with 36, Dr. Kato Drago with 33 […]

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CoVAB Celebrates outgoing staff

Story complied by Harriet Musinguzi. The event held on Friday 19th January 2024 in Ruth Keesling gardens did not only include the recognition of the contribution of outgoing staff but also formerly welcomed new staff that joined the School of Biosecurity, Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences (SBLS). The College HR Godfrey Makubuya represented the Principal CoVAB, […]

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Makerere University Anti-Tick Vaccine Development Initiative Hosts Technology Transfer Experts from South Africa at Alfasan Uganda Ltd

In preparation for producing its ground-breaking anti-tick vaccine, the Makerere University Anti-Tick Vaccine Development Initiative organized a two-week workshop aimed at providing its scientists with essential skills in technology transfer and key vaccine production process requirements. The workshop, which commenced on October 10th, 2023, was held at Alfasan Uganda Ltd, Namanve, and features renowned experts […]

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COVAB Undergraduate Finalists Gain Valuable Insights During Scientific Study Courtesy Tour of Anti-Tick Vaccine Manufacturing Facility

On 13th October 2023, third-year students in the Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University, had a unique opportunity to visit the Anti-Tick Vaccine Manufacturing facility in Namanve. The purpose of the tour was to enhance their understanding of practical vaccine Good Manufacturing […]

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