Dr. Buyinza Daniel


Dr. Buyinza is a Phytochemist with additional training in Medicinal Chemistry from Davidson College (UK). Daniel is a member of Pan African Chemistry Network and the Royal Society of Chemistry (No. 568040), NPRECA and DAAD alumni (No. 57076376), Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa and Busoga Health Forum

He welcomes local and international collaborative research to save humanity.

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  • Ph.D. Chemistry (UON)
  • MSc.Chemistry (UON)
  • BSc. Educ (KYU)

Research Interests

Phytochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Computational Chemistry in search for lead molecules against infectious diseases and cancer.


Daniel Buyinza, Solomon Derese and Albert Ndakala . (2022) . Antiplasmodial compounds from Millettia dura. . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), 1(3), pp. 22 - 30


Keneth Iceland Kasozi, Nina Oliva Rugambwa, Gloria Muhoza, Buyinza Daniel, Catherine Ashaba, Herbert Izo Ninsiima, James Tumwiine, Noni McDonald April, 2021



  • Phyotochemical Analysis of Selected Plants from the Ebenaceae and Rutaceae Families for Antimicrobial Principles (Akampurira Denis2021 ongoing)


  • Determination of Performance of Learners in Chemistry and Physics at Ordinary Level, a Case Study of Ntungamo District (Muhindo Alex 2020 ongoing)
  • Persistent Failure in Mathematics among the Learners at UCE. A Case Study of Amolatar District (Kanakulya Fred2020 ongoing)
  • Teachers’ Teaching and Students Motivation towards Mathematics in Selected Secondary Schools in Rukiga District (Rubareema Kamani Desiderio2019 ongoing)
  • The Impact of Coha Library Management System to the Accessibility of Information Materials in Universitty Libraries. A Case Study of KIU Western Campus (Aine Richard2020 ongoing)


  • Extraction of Essential Oils from Eucalyptus from Kabale Municipality, Kabale District for Medicinal Purposes (Uzamukunda Macklin-2021)
  • Analysis of oxalate in oxalis latifolia from Ndorwa sub county Kabale district (Ndibalekera Shamira-2020)
  • Determination of hydrogen cyanide content in different types of cassava from Matshyoro sub-county, Kitagwenda district (Mbabazi Godwin-2020)
  • Determination of amount of vitamin C in common Ugandan fruits on market (Onyait Joseph-2013)
  • Determination of total coliform in River Rwiizi Western Uganda (Turyahikayo Edson-2013)


12th-13th, May 2022: Theme: “Structuring the R&D Ecosystem of the Pathogen Economy: Opportunities for National Socio-Economic Transformation” Imperial Royale Hotel, Gardenia Hall- Kampala Uganda

28th October, 2021 – 30th November, 2021: SASA International Science and Research Conference with the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Accra Ghana – University of Ghana, Legon and CSIR. Theme: “Beyond COVID-19: Harnessing Emerging Scientific Innovations for Multi-Sector Advancement in Africa”

15th October, 2020 – 14th January, 2021: 2020 Seventh Annual International Health Conference by Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa (SASA) and Ugandan Ministry of Health. Theme; Health Research, Policy, & Care Across Africa in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

8th-10th, February, 2018: NAPRECA-Kenya International Conference. Theme; The Utilization of Natural Products for the Betterment of the Livelihood of Mankind. SAJOREC, JKUAT Kenya

17th – 19th November 2015: PACN Congress 2015: Healthcare, from discovery to delivery. Nairobi Kenya.

15th – 17th, February, 2012: The Second Conference of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011) Celebrations- “popularizing chemistry with respect to vision 2030”, University of Nairobi

8th -12th, August, 2011: The 14th NAPRECA Symposium and AAMPS Ethno-veterinary Medicine Symposium, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Kasarani Nairobi

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