Arthur Tugume

BSc. Botany and Biochemistry (Mak), MSc. Crop Science (Mak) , PhD (Helsinki)

Senior Lecturer,

Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology,

College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University, P.O BOX 7062, Kampala, Uganda

Email: aktugume@cns.mak.ac.ug, aktugume@gmail.com

Tel: +256772514841, +256704514841

Dr. Arthur K. Tugume: He is a Ugandan scientist, born 10th March 1975. Currently, he is an Associate Professor, with expertise in the subject areas of Plant Pathology and Genetics at the Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology and
Biotechnology, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University (Mak), Uganda. He received his PhD (Plant Pathology) in 2010 from the University of Helsinki (Finland). Prior to that, he was awarded an MSc in Crop Science [Plant Breeding and Genetics] (2002), and a BSc [Botany and Biochemistry] (1999), both from Makerere University (Mak, Uganda). Besides his academic/scientific career, he is a farmer, a vocation undertakes in his free moments.