Bio - Knowledge Transfer Expert

Ewan D Chirnside (BSc, PhD) is a knowledge and technology transfer professional with a solid background in the life sciences, previously a specialist in a range of respiratory viral diseases affecting thoroughbred horses racing and breeding performance. He has a BSc Hons in Microbiology from the University of Dundee (UK) and a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Kent, Canterbury (UK) for his thesis titled “The Biodegredation of carboxymethyloxysuccinate”; an industrial collaboration with Unilever.  

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Bio - Lead Researcher

Dr. Wilber Sabiiti (BSc, MSc, PhD) is a Ugandan and an infectious diseases scientist who is working with the University of St. Andrews as Senior Research Fellow in medicine. Dr. Sabiiti’s passion for science and its role in changing lives began 15 years ago in a classroom teaching biology and chemistry in the current Ugandan district of Nakaseke, north of Kampala city.

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Bio - Social Scientist

TWENDE stands for “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower the Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts” and is a consortium of seven institutions that is led by the University of St. Andrews. Twende is a Swahili word which means “let us go.” The theory of change of the TWENDE consortium is that time is now, let us go, and let us kick tuberculosis (TB) out of East Africa, Africa and the World.

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