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Assistant Lecturer
  1. Basic Information
    1. Name: Ampaire M. Lucas
    2. Title:  Mr.
    3. Designation/Position: Assistant Lecturer
    4. Department: Medical Laboratory Sciences
  2. Other Positions (e.g. at other universities or institutions)

Member, Uganda Medical Laboratory Board (Allied Health Professionals Council)

Examiner, Uganda Allied Health examinations Board

  1. About Me:
    1. Where are you from: Mbarara, Southwestern Uganda
    2. Education and degrees: BMLS, M.MLS (Diagnostic and Medical Microbiology), PhD student
    3. Work experiences: 2010 To date, Lecturer at MUST,  2011 -2014 , Medical Laboratory Scientist, Mbarara Diagnostic Laboratory Center,  2008-2009 Medical Laboratory Scientist at Rakai Health Sciences Program (UVRI)
    4. Current position at MUST, brief job descriptions

Assistant Lecturer

To teach/train and examine students

To conduct research

  1. Research interests: Antimicrobial resistance, Diagnostics development, infectious diseases.
  1. Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Epidemiology of carbapenem resistance among multidrug resistant enterobacteriaceae in South western, Uganda - Br Microbiol Res J. 2015; 8(2): 418–423.


  1. Bacterial profile and drug susceptibility pattern of urinary tract infection in Diabetes Mellitus patients at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital - British Microbiology Research Journal (2015): 1-5


  1. A review of antimicrobial resistance in East Africa - African Journal of Laboratory MedicineVolume 5, Issue 1, Jan 2016  p. 1 - 6


Research Grant won

2015- 5R24TW008886 by OGAC, NIH and HRSA; Prevalence of Carbapenem resistance among multidrug resistant gram negative bacilli isolated from clinical specimens at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital

2016 - MR 15M MUS 01 by Micro-research Dalhouse, Canada: Rubella seroprevalence in pregnant women attending Mbarara regional referral Hospital (On going research)

  1. Contact information
    1. Email:
    2. Phone number: +256 703 540 621/775 405 088

Office location: Medical Laboratory Sciences Block, Microbiology unit

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