Our own, Dr. Jacquiline Kyosiimire – Lugemwa, Ph.D (in the Faculty of Health sciences) has emerged a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Programme Awardee for 2019. She is one of the twenty African Scientists recognized this year. This is an outcome of her postdoctoral research: Preexisting immune status and its effects on vaccine responses.
“Since 2000, the
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has highlighted the achievements
of younger women who are in the early stages of their scientific careers.
Each year, the International Rising Talents programme selects the 15 most promising women scientists among the 275 national and regional fellows of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science programme. These young women are the very future of science and recognizing their excellence will help ensure that they reach their full potential”