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Dr. Godwin Anywar Upoki (Ph.D.)


Dr. Godwin Anywar (Ph.D.)

A researcher, academician, entrepreneur and author. Godwin completed his doctorate from the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology in Leipzig, Germany, the Institute for Virology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig, and Makerere University, Kampala on a split site model, where he investigated the anti-HIV-1, immunomodulatory activity and cytotoxicity of medicinal plants used by herbalists for treating people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. He currently lectures at the Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology, and Biotechnology at Makerere University.

His research interests are in the field of natural product development, pharmacognosy, ethnobotany, and ethnopharmacology. He is passionate about research and has authored over 50 publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Godwin is a member of several professional bodies such as the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, the International Society for Ethnopharmacology, the American Society of Pharmacognosy, and the International Society of Ethnopharmacology among others. He currently serves as the vice president of the Uganda Textbook Academic and Non-Fiction Writers Association (UTANA) and is a reviews editor, for the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology – Ethnopharmacology. He also reviews for several international peer-reviewed journals

Research

Discipline:

Life Sciences

Area of Specialization:

Ethnopharmacology, Microbiology (Virology)

Area of Research Interest:

Pharmacology; Ethnopharmacology and Pharmacognosy; Plant Sciences; Microbiology

RESEARCH WORK

98

PUBLICATIONS

43,188

READS

851

CITATIONS