Bioinformatics & Data Scientist
Mike Nsubuga is a Bioinformatics & Data Science Research fellow at the African Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Data-Intensive Sciences (ACE) within the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), where he is undertaking an MSc in Bioinformatics as an EANBIT fellow supported by NIH(Fogarty) with focus on evaluating Machine Learning approaches in the prediction & identification of Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR) in Uganda. He is also a Research fellow with the NIH-funded(NHLBI) Sickle In Africa Consortium, the largest multinational consortium facilitating research in Sickle Cell Disease and translation of this research into healthcare and health outcomes in Africa.
He specializes in Data Science, Virtual Reality, Web, and Mobile application development and has worked on numerous software education solutions in the region. He has a keen interest in cloud computing, open-source computing, machine learning, big data analysis, and immersive learning. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Makerere University(First Class Honors.) He has previously worked & undertaken training as a Fullstack developer at Stats4SD based in Reading, UK. He is passionate about educational technologies and currently supports charity works with NGOs that improve access and education across Africa(Supporting African Maths Initiatives(SAMI), African Maths Initiative(AMI), Innovations in Development, Education, and the Mathematical Sciences(IDEMS International)