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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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Graduate students for academic year 2023/2024 ushered into CoVAB

Incoming graduate students at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) have been urged to utilize the available resources and facilities and to commit time to their study. The timetables and schedules are ready for you and this calls for individual effort as you set on your academic journey. During an orientation […]

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Stakeholders to take on Electronic Rabies Surveillance using a One Health Approach

Stakeholders in the Rabies Elimination project in Uganda (eRabies) have intensified efforts aimed at the use of electronic Rabies Surveillance using a One Health approach in the efforts towards elimination of rabies in Uganda. A two-day workshop was convened at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB), Makerere University on 28th-29th September […]

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