Dr. Jonathan Kayondo

Dr. Jonathan Kayondo

Dr. Jonathan Kayondo is a Senior Research Officer at UVRI. Dr. Kayondo worked on the malaria mosquito vector research to examine genomic and population structure, new molecular-based species diagnostics, levels and types of prevailing knock-down resistance (Kdr) and host seeking behaviors in Anopheles gambiae across Uganda. Currently Dr. Kayondo is working on HIV-1 drug resistance. Additionally, Dr. Kayondo is also investigating evolution and factors influencing subsequent clinical relevance of these drug resistance mutations in the ART-naïve. Dr. Kayondo research involves use of various bioinformatics applications, and is interested in capacity strengthening projects of this discipline.