Publications

ACE Activities Reports

2015 – 2017

2018 – 2019

Selected Publications

African Centers of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Data Intensive Science: Building capacity for enhancing data intensive infectious diseases research in Africa
Giovanni MY, Whalen C, Hurt DE, Ware-Allen L, Noble K, McCarthy M, Quinones M, Cruz P, Jjingo D, Wele M, Doumbia S, Tartakovsky M. Journal of Infectious Diseases & Microbiology. 2022. 

A Mendelian randomization study of genetic liability to post-traumatic stress disorder and risk of ischemic stroke
Soremekun O, Musanabaganwa C, Uwineza A, Ardissino M, Rajasundaram S, Wani AH, Jansen S, Mutabaruka J, Rutembesa E, Soremekun C, Cheickna C, Wele M, Mugisha J, Nash O, Kinyanda E, Nitsch D, Fornage M, Chikowore T, Gill D, Wildman DE, Mutesa L, Uddin M, Fatumo S. Translational Psychiatry. 2023.

Genome-wide association analysis of cystatin-C kidney function in continental Africa
Mayanja R, Machipisa T, Soremekun O, Kamiza AB, Kintu C, Kalungi A, Kalyesubula R, Sande OJ, Jjingo D, Fabian J, Robinson-Cohen C, Franceschini N, Nitsch D, Nyirenda M, Zeggini E, Morris AP, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. eBioMedicine. 2023.

Killer cell immunoglobulin receptor diversity and its relevance in the human host’s response to HIV infection in African populations
Mukisa J, Amujal M, Sande OJ, Joloba ML, Jjingo D, Kateete DP, Mardon G, Matshaba M, Hanchard N, Hollenbach JA. Translational Medicine Communications. 2023.

Meta-analysis and multivariate GWAS analyses in 77,850 individuals of African ancestry identify novel variants associated with blood pressure traits
Udosen B, Soremekun O, Kamiza A, Machipisa T, Cheickna C, Omotuyi O, Soliman M, Wélé M, Nashiru O, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2023.

Meta-analysis of African ancestry genome-wide association studies identified novel locus and validates multiple loci associated with kidney function
Kintu C, Soremekun O, Machipisa T, Mayanja R, Kalyesubula R, Bagaya BS, Jjingo D, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. BMC Genomics. 2023.

Multi-trait discovery and fine-mapping of lipid loci in 125,000 individuals of African ancestry
Kamiza AB, Touré SM, Zhou F, Soremekun O, Cissé C, Wélé M, Touré AM, Nashiru O, Corpas M, Nyirenda M, Crampin A, Shaffer J, Doumbia S, Zeggini E, Morris AP, Asimit JL, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. Nature Communications. 2023.

The causal effects of lipid traits on kidney function in Africans: bidirectional and multivariable Mendelian-randomization study
Kintu C, Soremekun O, Kamiza AB, Kalungi A, Mayanja R, Kalyesubula R, Bagaya S B, Jjingo D, Fabian J, Gill D, Nyirenda M, Nitsch D, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. eBioMedicine. 2023.

Type 2 diabetes prevalence, awareness, and risk factors in rural Mali: a cross-sectional study
Diawara A, Coulibaly DM, Hussain TYA, Cisse C, Li J, Wele M, Diakite M, Traore K, Doumbia SO, Shaffer JG. Scientific Reports. 2023.

Bioinformatics mentorship in a resource limited setting
Jjingo D, Mboowa G, Sserwadda I, Kakaire R, Kiberu D, Amujal M, Galiwango R, Kateete D, Joloba M, Whalen CC. Briefings in Bioinformatics. 2022.

Feasibility of virtual reality-based training for optimizing COVID-19 case handling in Uganda
Buyego P, Katwesigye E, Kebirungi G, Nsubuga M, Nakyejwe S, Cruz P, McCarthy MC, Hurt D, Kambugu A, Arinaitwe JW, Ssekabira U, Jjingo D. BMC Medical Education. 2022.

First report of whole-genome analysis of an extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolate with bedaquiline, linezolid and clofazimine resistance from Uganda
Kabahita JM, Kabugo J, Kakooza F, Adam I, Guido O, Byabajungu H, Namutebi J, Namaganda MM, Lutaaya P, Otim J, Kakembo FE, Kanyerezi S, Nabisubi P, Sserwadda I, Kasule GW, Nakato H, Musisi K, Oola D, Joloba ML, Mboowa G. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control. 2022.

Genetic diversity, distribution, and genomic characterization of antibiotic resistance and virulence of clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains in Kenya
Kiyaga S, Kyany'a C, Muraya AW, Smith HJ, Mills EG, Kibet C, Mboowa G, Musila L. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2022.

Molecular dynamic simulation reveals structure differences in APOL1 variants and implication in pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease
Mayanja R, Kintu C, Diabate O, Soremekun O, Oluwagbemi OO, Wele M, Kalyesubula R, Jjingo D, Chikowore T, Fatumo S. Genes (Basel). 2022.

QuasiFlow: a Nextflow pipeline for analysis of NGS-based HIV-1 drug resistance data
Ssekagiri A, Jjingo D, Lujumba I, Bbosa N, Bugembe DL, Kateete DP, Jordan IK, Kaleebu P, Ssemwanga D. Bioinformatics Advances. 2022.