© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Immaculate Nakalembe

RISE Degree(s) 

PhD in Veterinary Medicine from Makerere University

RISE Network(s) 

Lecturer, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Biosecurity, Makerere University, Uganda


Postdoctoral studies with SIDA support, courtesy of the Directorate of the Graduate School, Makerere University. Postdoctoral research aims at contributing towards sustainable household food security and increased household incomes in beneficiary communities by developing, disseminating and adopting mushroom production technology. The project will culminate in the development of natural products to be put on market to address malnutrition, food security and household incomes. Currently working on a proposal on innovations in gender equality through the promotion of mushroom production, post-harvest handling, value addition and marketing.

Selected Publications 

Nabatanzi A, Kabasa JD, Nakalembe I. 2015. Phytochemicals and antioxidant properties of five wild edible plants consumed by pregnant women in Buikwe District, Uganda. Int. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. Res.  7(6): 1267–1271.

Garrya EM, Delaneya A, Blackburn-Munroa G, Dickinson T, Mossa A, Nakalembe I, Robertson DC, Rosie R, Robberecht P, Mitchell R, Fleetwood-Walker SM. 2005. Activation of p38 and p42/44 MAP kinase in neuropathic pain: Involvement of VPAC2 and NK2 receptors and mediation by spinal glia. Mol Cell 30(4):523-537.

"Fatty and amino acid composition of selected wild edible mushrooms of Bunyoro sub-region, Uganda." African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 13:7225-7241.

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RISE Degree(s) Completed 
June 2012