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Kembabazi Stellamaris

Country of origin: Uganda Currently in: Uganda, Bushenyi General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
PhD Fellowship
Academic Background


2017 Master Agricultural Sciences
2013 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Stellamaris is passionate about Food and Nutritional Biochemistry, more specifically banana starch, its modification, and how it can be applied in the formulation of functional foods.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Effect of Ethanol Leaf Extract of Khat (Catha edulis forsk) on Prefrontal Cortex Oxidative Markers and Hematological Profile of Wister Rats Solomon Adomi Mbina, Sanusi Bello Mada Kembabazi Stellamaris and Saidi Odoma. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 27(11):149-162 DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2021/v27i1130466

Breastfeeding Practices Among Infants and Young Children in Bushenyi, Uganda: Influence of Maternal Knowledge and Occupation Solomon Adomi Mbina, Gali Magaji, Amuko Fanuel, Theophilus Pius, Abalinda Gorret, Ahumuza Nicholas Mavine, Nagasha Lucky, Asiimwe Ronald, Swase Dominic Terkimbi, Stellamaris Kembabazi. Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care 2021; 7(4): 90-97
Doi: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20210704.12 ISSN: 2469-8326 (Print); ISSN: 2469-8342 (Online)
COVID-19 Related Mental Health Burdens: Impact of Educational Level and Relationship Status among Low Income Earners of Western Uganda September 2020. Ann Monima Lemuel, Ibe Michael Usman1, Kenneth Iceland Kasozi, Hope Onohuean and Stellamaris Kembabazi. Front. Public Health. DOI: 10.21203/

Community Drivers Affecting Adherence to WHO Guidelines against COVID-19 amongst Rural Ugandan Market Vendors. Ibe Michael Usman, Fred Ssempijja, Robinson Sebuwufu, Ann Monima Lemuel, Victor Bassey Archibong, Emmanuel Tiyo Ayikobua, Joshua Ojodale Aruwa, Stellamaris Kembabazi, Kenneth Iceland Kasozi. Front. Public Health, 03 July 2020 |

Analysis of heavy metals contamination and estimating the daily intakes of vegetables from Uganda. Kenneth Iceland Kasozi, Eric Oloya Otim, Herbert Izo Ninsiima, Gerald Zirintunda, Emmanuel Tiyo Ayikobua, Stellamaris Kembabazi and Ochan Otim. Published by Elsevier Ltd. DOI: 10.1177/2397847320985255
Molecular epidemiology of anaplasmosis in small ruminants along a human-livestock-wildlife interface in Uganda. Kenneth Iceland Kasozi, Susan Christina Welburn Gaber El-Saber Batiha Justine Ekou, Stellamaris Kembabazi, Claire Mack Mugasa , Ewan Thomas MacLeod, Toxicology Research and Application Volume 5: 1–15 DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05688

Formulation of a Nutrient-Rich Complementary Biscuit for Children between Eight Months and Fifty Nine Months Kembabazi Stellamaris, Mutambuka Martin, Marta Vicente-Crespo, International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology 2018; 3(1): 33-39 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20180301.15

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Stellamaris is currently a research fellow in a state-of-the-art Banana starch Industry where she does product design and development. Stellamaris is also an assistant Lecturer at the departmental of Biochemistry, where she teaches industrial biochemistry, nutrition and nutritional disorders, food, and nutritional biochemistry

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Dec 2018
Best Performing Staff
The Award was given to the most hard-working and committed staff at the department of biochemistry of Kampala International University
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2022

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