Dr.  Lawrence Mugisha, PhD - Makerere University - Associate Professor

Dr. Lawrence Mugisha

PhD

Makerere University

Associate Professor

Kampala | Uganda

Main Specialties: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine, Public Health

Additional Specialties: Veterinary Medicine

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Dr.  Lawrence Mugisha, PhD - Makerere University - Associate Professor

Dr. Lawrence Mugisha

PhD

Introduction

Lawrence Mugisha is an Associate Professor, COVAB, Makerere University, Adjunct Professor, CVM, University of Minnesota and Mississippi State University. His a Team Leader for EcoHealth Research Group under Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance (CEHA). He has over 16 years of experience in zoonotic disease research at human, livestock and wildlife interface, Uganda. He established one health demonstration research site in Hoima District that hosts short and long term research in zoonotic diseases and capacity building http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/series/27/4/21/full/ and hosts annual One Health Zoonotic Disease Module for East African Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offered by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He offers One Health Leadership Training for One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA), participates in the implementation of the annual study abroad program under Capacity Building in Integrated Management of Transboundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses and mentors in the Uganda Research Training Collaborative (URTC) model with Academic Health Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility at the University of Minnesota.

Primary Affiliation: Makerere University - Kampala , Uganda

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Education

Jul 2011
Makerere University
PhD
Molecular epidemiology
May 2005
Makerere University
MSc
Wildlife health management
Jul 2000
Makerere University
BVM
Veterinary Medicine

Experience

Feb 2018
Fulbright African Research Scholars Award
Research Fellow
Research Fellow at University of Missouri, Columbia for 5 months studying Leptospirosis

Publications

37Publications

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Morphological and molecular identification of ixodid tick species (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting cattle in Uganda.

Parasitol Res 2020 Aug 13;119(8):2411-2420. Epub 2020 Jun 13.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06742-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7366568PMC
August 2020
2.327 Impact Factor

Global phylogeography and ancient evolution of the widespread human gut virus crAssphage.

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Robert A Edwards Alejandro A Vega Holly M Norman Maria Ohaeri Kyle Levi Elizabeth A Dinsdale Ondrej Cinek Ramy K Aziz Katelyn McNair Jeremy J Barr Kyle Bibby Stan J J Brouns Adrian Cazares Patrick A de Jonge Christelle Desnues Samuel L Díaz Muñoz Peter C Fineran Alexander Kurilshikov Rob Lavigne Karla Mazankova David T McCarthy Franklin L Nobrega Alejandro Reyes Muñoz German Tapia Nicole Trefault Alexander V Tyakht Pablo Vinuesa Jeroen Wagemans Alexandra Zhernakova Frank M Aarestrup Gunduz Ahmadov Abeer Alassaf Josefa Anton Abigail Asangba Emma K Billings Vito Adrian Cantu Jane M Carlton Daniel Cazares Gyu-Sung Cho Tess Condeff Pilar Cortés Mike Cranfield Daniel A Cuevas Rodrigo De la Iglesia Przemyslaw Decewicz Michael P Doane Nathaniel J Dominy Lukasz Dziewit Bashir Mukhtar Elwasila A Murat Eren Charles Franz Jingyuan Fu Cristina Garcia-Aljaro Elodie Ghedin Kristen M Gulino John M Haggerty Steven R Head Rene S Hendriksen Colin Hill Heikki Hyöty Elena N Ilina Mitchell T Irwin Thomas C Jeffries Juan Jofre Randall E Junge Scott T Kelley Mohammadali Khan Mirzaei Martin Kowalewski Deepak Kumaresan Steven R Leigh David Lipson Eugenia S Lisitsyna Montserrat Llagostera Julia M Maritz Linsey C Marr Angela McCann Shahar Molshanski-Mor Silvia Monteiro Benjamin Moreira-Grez Megan Morris Lawrence Mugisha Maite Muniesa Horst Neve Nam-Phuong Nguyen Olivia D Nigro Anders S Nilsson Taylor O'Connell Rasha Odeh Andrew Oliver Mariana Piuri Aaron J Prussin Ii Udi Qimron Zhe-Xue Quan Petra Rainetova Adán Ramírez-Rojas Raul Raya Kim Reasor Gillian A O Rice Alessandro Rossi Ricardo Santos John Shimashita Elyse N Stachler Lars C Stene Ronan Strain Rebecca Stumpf Pedro J Torres Alan Twaddle MaryAnn Ugochi Ibekwe Nicolás Villagra Stephen Wandro Bryan White Andy Whiteley Katrine L Whiteson Cisca Wijmenga Maria M Zambrano Henrike Zschach Bas E Dutilh

Nat Microbiol 2019 10 8;4(10):1727-1736. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics, Science4Life, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0494-6DOI Listing
October 2019
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General and Local Morphological Anomalies in Amblyomma lepidum (Acari: Ixodidae) and Rhipicephalus decoloratus Infesting Cattle in Uganda.

J Med Entomol 2019 04;56(3):873-877

Section of Virology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy221DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6467642PMC
April 2019
10 Reads
1.953 Impact Factor

Phylogenomics from Whole Genome Sequences Using aTRAM.

Syst Biol 2017 Sep;66(5):786-798

Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syw105DOI Listing
September 2017
15 Reads
14.387 Impact Factor

Significant differentiation in the apolipoprotein(a)/lipoprotein(a) trait between chimpanzees from Western and Central Africa.

Am J Primatol 2017 09 3;79(9). Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22683DOI Listing
September 2017
61 Reads
2.435 Impact Factor

High Prevalence of Rickettsia spp. in Dog Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) in Rural Uganda.

J Med Entomol 2017 07;54(4):1076-1079

Facultad de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx048DOI Listing
July 2017
97 Reads
1.953 Impact Factor

Screening wild and semi-free ranging great apes for putative sexually transmitted diseases: Evidence of Trichomonadidae infections.

Am J Primatol 2015 Oct 26;77(10):1075-85. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia and the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22442DOI Listing
October 2015
16 Reads
2.435 Impact Factor

Rates of genomic divergence in humans, chimpanzees and their lice.

Proc Biol Sci 2014 Feb 8;281(1777):20132174. Epub 2014 Jan 8.

Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, , 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, , Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, , Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Department of Biology Sciences, University of Notre Dame, , Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, , Kampala, Uganda, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, , St. Paul, MN 55108, USA, Conservation and Ecosystem Health Alliance, , Kampala, Uganda, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, , Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.2174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3896009PMC
February 2014
9 Reads
5.051 Impact Factor

One Health: Lessons Learned from East Africa.

Microbiol Spectr 2014 Feb;2(1):OH-0017-2012

Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN 55108.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/microbiolspec.OH-0017-2012DOI Listing
February 2014
18 Reads

Nasopharyngeal colonization by potentially pathogenic bacteria found in healthy semi-captive wild-born chimpanzees in Uganda.

Am J Primatol 2014 Feb 15;76(2):103-10. Epub 2013 Oct 15.

EcoHealth Research Group, Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance (CEHA), Kampala, Uganda; College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ajp.22212
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22212DOI Listing
February 2014
7 Reads
2.435 Impact Factor

The risk of tuberculosis transmission to free-ranging great apes.

Am J Primatol 2014 Jan 5;76(1):2-13. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota; Minnesota Zoological Gardens, Apple Valley, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22197DOI Listing
January 2014
6 Reads
2.435 Impact Factor

Comparison of the distal gut microbiota from people and animals in Africa.

PLoS One 2013 23;8(1):e54783. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

Specialist Scientific Support Department, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Addlestone, Surrey, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3552852PMC
June 2013
3 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Drug-resistant human Staphylococcus aureus in sanctuary apes pose a threat to endangered wild ape populations.

Am J Primatol 2012 Dec 21;74(12):1071-5. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22067DOI Listing
December 2012
24 Reads
2.435 Impact Factor

Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda.

Parasit Vectors 2012 Sep 7;5:196. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-5-196DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3464174PMC
September 2012
4 Reads
3.430 Impact Factor

Stopping schistosomes from 'monkeying-around' in chimpanzees.

Trends Parasitol 2012 Aug 26;28(8):320-6. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2012.05.007DOI Listing
August 2012
3 Reads
6.204 Impact Factor

Androgen and androgen metabolite levels in serum and urine of East African chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): comparison of EIA and LC-MS analyses.

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2011 Dec 1;174(3):335-43. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Deutscher Platz 6, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.09.010DOI Listing
December 2011
5 Reads
2.470 Impact Factor

Confirmed infection with intestinal schistosomiasis in semi-captive wild-born chimpanzees on Ngamba Island, Uganda.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2011 Feb 13;11(2):169-76. Epub 2011 Jan 13.

Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0156DOI Listing
February 2011
43 Reads
2.298 Impact Factor

The "original" hepatitis B virus of Eastern chimpanzees (Pan trogrodytes schweinfurthii).

Virus Res 2011 Jan 21;155(1):372-5. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust, PO Box 884, Entebbe, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2010.10.017DOI Listing
January 2011
22 Reads
2.324 Impact Factor

LC-MS analysis of androgen metabolites in serum and urine from east African chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii).

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2011 Jan 1;170(1):92-8. Epub 2010 Oct 1.

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2010.09.012DOI Listing
January 2011
5 Reads
2.470 Impact Factor

Novel cytomegaloviruses in free-ranging and captive great apes: phylogenetic evidence for bidirectional horizontal transmission.

J Gen Virol 2009 Oct 24;90(Pt 10):2386-2394. Epub 2009 Jun 24.

Research Group Molecular Genetics and Epidemiology of Herpesviruses, Robert Koch-Institut, D-13353 Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.011866-0DOI Listing
October 2009
40 Reads
3.183 Impact Factor

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Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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