Andima Moses

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Last Name
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Job Title
Senior Lecturer
Office Hours
On Appointment
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Dr. Andima Moses
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Dr. Andima Moses is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the Faculty of Science and Education, Nagongera Campus, Busitema University. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He has been teaching and conducting research for over 15 years, and he has published widely in the field of chemistry. At the moment, Dr. Andima is a member the Busitema University Natural Products and Drug Research Group (BUNaPReG), which is based at the university's Faculty of Health and Health Sciences.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral fellowship, 2021-2022.
  • DAAD short-term Research scholarship for in-region/in-country scholarship holders, LMU-Munich, Germany, 2017.
  • DAAD scholarship; PhD studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2015.
  • NCHE scholarship, MSc Studies, Makerere University, Uganda, 2010
  • Government of Uganda Merit Scholarship, BSc.Ed studies at MUST, 2002.


Membership to Professional Associations

  • Associate member Royal society of chemistry (AMRSC 6221) 
  • Member of Nature Uganda
Research Projects
  • Evaluation of the anti-sars-cov-2 activity of compounds from Tephrosia linearis, zanthoxylum chalybeum and Albizia coriaria and formulation of herbal product(s) for management of covid-19 (Government of Uganda funded research project through PRESIDE,  Co-PI).
  • Busitema University, Directorate of graduate studies, research and innovation Small research grants No. DGSRI-01 (Joint publication grant, Team Leader)
  • Busitema University, Directorate of graduate studies, research and innovation Small research grants DGSRI-SRG2019-01 (individual research grant), Project title: Bioprospecting for Endophytes from Selected Medicinal Plants with Potential Application in Health and Improved Crop Production (PI)
  • Busitema University, Directorate of graduate studies, research and innovation Small research grants No. DGSRI-SRG2020-01 (Joint publication grant)
Publications and Papers
  • 15th NAPRECA symposium in Khartoum-Sudan: Paper presented: Anthocyanins from mulberry (Morus rubra) fruits as potential natural colour additives in yoghurt (Oral).
  • Nov. 2018, PACN/RSC Meeting, at University of Nairobi: Paper presented: Anticancer potential of secondary metabolites isolated from Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloids (Lam): An In vitro and in silico investigation.(Poster).
  • 5th April: NAPRECA (Uganda chapter) conference. Paper presented: enhancement of therapeutic efficacy of selected natural products using nanomedicine. (Oral presentation).
  • 5th April, 2018:NAPRECA  (Uganda chapter). In silico evaluation of secondary metabolites from the genus Indigofera as potential DNA gyrase inhibitors: Towards Bacterial treatment. 
  • 12th May 2022: HIPS symposium: Developing synergistic drug combinations based on natural products for treatment of respiratory tract infections (Poster). 
Professional Appointments
  • Senior Lecturer .






Research Focus
  • Bioprospecting for natural products with potential application in health
  • Nanomaterials and its applications in drug delivery,
  • Therapeutics and diagnostics
  • Computer-aided drug design 
  • Molecular dynamics.
Committees Served
General Secretary for West Nile Tororo Community Association
Staff Type
Academic Staff