The Department of Medical Microbiology offers a vibrant environment for doctoral studies in any of its five core labs (Clinical Microbiology, Molecular Biology and diagnostics, Immunology, Mycobacteriology and Mycology laboratories). Student from other departments and faculties are welcome to use the departmental research facilities and labs at a very subsidized bench fee. Prospective students interested in any of these programs can contact senior faculty in the Department.
PhD programs are offered based on the available research groups in the following areas:
- Immunology: in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and the Uganda Virus Research Institute
- Molecular Epidemiology (Infectious Diseases)
- Molecular Diagnostics (Infectious Diseases)
- Microbial Drug Resistance
- Molecular Microbiology