Academic staff: 15

  • PhD holders: 5
  • Masters degree holders: 7
  • Bachelors degree holders: 3
  • Professors: 1
  • Associate Professors: 2
  • Senior Lecturers: 3
  • Lecturers: 4
  • Assistant Lecturers: 2
  • Teaching Assistants: 3
  • Research assistants: 10

Technologists:  

  • Chief Technicians: 1
  • Principal Technicians: 2
  • Senior Technologists: 1
  • Laboratory technicians: 2
  • Laboratory assistant:

Administrative staff:

  • Administrative assistant (Laboratory affairs): 2
  • Departmental secretary: 1
  • Data entrant: 1
  • Office messengers: 1
  • Sanitary Officers:

Academic Programs:

Undergraduate courses coordinated by the department:

  • FOM 2211 (Principles of Microbiology & Pathology); Disorders of the Central Nervous system; FOM 3111 (Disorders of the cardiovascular & Respiratory systems); FOM 3112 (Disorders of the Gastro Intestinal tract); FOM 3212 (Disorders of the Genito-Urinary Tract); FOM 3213 (Tropical Infectious Diseases); Practical sessions in the above courses: -to Medical, Pharmacy, Dental and Nursing students
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology: -to Bsc Environmental Health (School of Public Health)

Graduate Programs:

  • PhD program in Infectious diseases
  • PhD program in Immunology
  • PhD program in Molecular Microbiology

Current number of Doctoral students: 9

  • Master of Medicine (Medical Microbiology) Average enrollment per year: 3 students
  • Post-graduate courses coordinated by the department:

MDS 7103: Oral and Dental Microbiology;
MDS 7102: Oral Molecular Biology; (Master of Medicine Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
Micro-pathology: Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics &Gynaecology
Advanced immunology: Surgery

Short courses (One month)

  • Applied and Diagnostic molecular biology
  • Diagnostic Immunology
  • Immunology in the tropics (coordinated and funded by the Wellcome Trust-UVRI research collaboration)

Laboratories: 6

  • The Immunology laboratory
  • The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
  • The Mycology Laboratory
  • BSL3 Laboratory (Mycobacteria culture)
  • Molecular biology Laboratory
  • Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

Publications:

  • Average publications per year by the departmental faculty: 50
  • Total publications since 1995: 350

Grant support to the department

  • Individual grants to faculty: 10
  • Collaborative grants between faculty and other scientists: 7