Assoc. Prof. Richard Echodu

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Richard ‘Echodu is current and the first Director of Gulu University Multifunctional Research Laboratories. Associate Professor Richard ‘Echodu is a molecular biologist/Genetics by training with long term research interests in areas of molecular diagnostics, epidemiology, population genetics, genomics, public health and immunology on tropical diseases. Prof Echodu has played critical role in the establishment of Gulu University Multifunctional Research Laboratories, advising on structural designs, supervision of the building construction, equipment purchase and installation and recruitment of staff at this new research facility. Previously, Prof. Echodu served us a dean Faculty of Science for five years where speared headed writing of eight (8) academic programmes of which four (6) academic got accrediated and running in the Faculty now including Masters of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and PhD programme. Read More

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Eunice Achiro 1, Lawrence Okidi 1, Richard Echodu 2, Simon Peter Alarakol 3, Juliet Anena 1, Duncan Ongeng 1 . (2023) . Prevalence of aflatoxin along processing points of locally made complementary food formulae in northern Uganda: Safety and children’s exposure across seasons
Eunice Achiro, Lawrence Okidi, Richard Echodu, Simon Peter Alarakol, Prossy Nassanga, Duncan Ongeng . (2023) . Status of food safety knowledge, attitude, and practices of caregivers of children in northern Uganda . Food Science and Nutrition

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