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Jennifer Nambooze

Country of origin: Uganda Currently in: Uganda, Kampala General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
PhD Fellowship
Academic Background


2019 Master Chemical Sciences
2012 Undergraduate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

During my master study I majored and done research in the area of organic chemistry mainly in natural products. My Master thesis title was isolation and structural elucidation of antibacterial compounds from the stem bark of Psorosperumum febrifugum. My research aimed at isolating, characterization and identification of the antibacterial compounds in the stem bark of Psorosperumum febrifugum that were be responsible for some of its medicinal properties.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
[Project Chemist] — [African Power Initiative limited] Duties and responsibilities • Working with the plant manager to schedule and perform experiments and testing • Ability to analyze, report and communicate the data from the experiments to co-workers and management • Conducting on site monitoring of production and quality • Analyzeing the research data and analytical information and be able to communicate the result to management • Working with production and marketing personnel to reach goals with product quality control and production • Sample analyses utilising various lab instrumentation • Performing instrument calibration and verification per manufacturing recommendation and internal work instructions • Performing instrument maintenance and troubleshooting to include administrative tasks related to instrument calibration/ maintenance • Laboratory calibration standard and reagent preparation • Testing data recording in a timely manner • Performing activities related to the continuous improvement of laboratory operations • Testing accuracy and precision improvement as well as test method improvement • Investigating new equipment for the laboratory and compose proposals for new purchases. • Developing expertise in bio fuel Chemistry and the biomaterials industry by reading the relevant technical literature • Train new personnel in laboratory protocol and technique

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Egypt Natural Product Research for Eastern and Central Africa


Uganda Chemical Society

Presentation given

isolation and structural elucidation of antibacterial compounds from the stem bark of Psorosperumum febrifugum
Event: Natural Product Research
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Mar 2024
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2020

OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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