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Cohort 2

Dr Alice Litta-Mulondo, Uganda

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Alice is a research scientist working with the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI) under the National Agricultural Research Organisation in Uganda. Her goal is to explore the locally available diversity of plants for alternatives to antimicrobials used for both humans and livestock. Her focus areas are on microbiology, molecular biology and biotechnology which she has contributed to standards formulation and development in Uganda and provided solutions to pests and diseases in important food crops, through molecular breeding. She holds a Ph.D in Life and Environmental Sciences (Biomolecular Sciences) from Polytechnic University of Marche in Ancona, Italy and a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the Free University of Brussels in Belgium.