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Uwineza Marie Clementine Nibamureke

Country of origin: Rwanda Currently in: South Africa, Johannesburg General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

2015 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2006 Undergraduate Other
2012 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
2019 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Research interests: Assessing the effects of organic chemicals in African surface waters on fish health - Target chemicals: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (such as Pesticides); Pharmaceuticals (HIV antiretrovirals and antibiotics) - Fish species: Oreochromis mossambicus - Research type: Field trip samplings and laboratory exposures - Endpoints: Blood parameters analysis; Reproduction biomarkers analysis; Fecundity assessment; Hatching success assessment; Growth and development assessment; Fish survical assessmeny; Fish histopathology; Water chemical analysis; ... - Awareness campains in schools

Research Keywords: 
active biomonitoring
water quality biomonitoring
fish health assessment
aquatic toxicology
emerging pollutants in aquatic environments
fish histopathology
endocrine disrupting chemicals

Publications resulting from Research: 


Nibamureke UMC, Barnhoorn IEJ & Wagenaar GM. (2019). Hatching success and survival of fish early life stages in a chronic exposure to nevirapine: A case study of the Mozambique tilapia. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 29(4): 441-456. doi:10.1080/09603123.2018.1548697






Nibamureke UMC, Barnhoorn IEJ & Wagenaar GM. (2019). Nevirapine induces liver histopathology in exposed Oreochromis mossambicus: A case study. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 44(1): 77-88. doi:10.2989/16085914.2019.1571477

Nibamureke UMC, Barnhoorn IEJ & Wagenaar GM. (2019). Assessing the potential effects of nevirapine in South African surface waters on fish growth: A chronic exposure of Oreochromis mossambicus. South African Journal of Science, 115(3/4), Art. #5516, 6 pages. Published online: 27 March 2019. doi:10.17159/sajs.2019/5516


Nibamureke UMC, Barnhoorn IEJ & Wagenaar GM. (2016). Health assessment of freshwater fish species from Albasini Dam, outside a DDT-sprayed area in Limpopo province, South Africa: a preliminary study. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 41(3): 297-308. doi: 10.2989/16085914.2016.1172198



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg

Workshop and Conference Attended

2015 Kwa Zulu Natal /South Africa Southern Africa Society for Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) Annual Conference
2014 Johannesburg /South Africa 6th International Toxicology Symposium in Africa

Affiliations

Rwanda Association for Women in Science and Technology
Southern Africa Society of Aquatic Scientists
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Presentation given

2015
Health assessment of fish from a presumed reference site outside DDT-sprayed area, Albasini Dam, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Kwa Zulu Natal /South Africa
Event: Southern Africa Society for Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) Annual Conference
2014
Histopathological Indicators: A useful fish health biomonitoring tool in the Albasini Dam, Limpopo Province.
Johannesburg /South Africa
Event: 6th International Toxicology Symposium in Africa (Poster Presentation)