Kizito Lubano is currently the Principal Research Scientist (Epidemiology and Clinical trials) and Deputy Director Scientific Programmes at KEMRI.
Kizito is a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery (MBChB), and Master of Medicine(MMed) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology degrees from the University of Nairobi; Master of Science in Disease Control (MDC) from Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp Belgium; Diploma in Community- Based Management of HIV and AIDS from Galilee International Management Institute, Israel; Doctorate Business Administration (DBA)- Paris School of Business(PSB) –France and Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI)- Israel.
In the project, Kizito will lead the KEMRI team to study the severity of co-infections in humans, collation and analysis of archived sera, human sampling and co-lead severity of co-infections. In addition, he will lead the team in biosafety and biosecurity training as well as offer stewardship, oversight and project coordination. He is a member of the Project Advisory Committee representing KEMRI.