MR. AMON MUGUME

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Amon Mugume is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Zoology at Makerere University. He holds a Certificate in Museums Collections Care Management from the British Museum (2012), a Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology from Makerere University (2008-2011), and a Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology from Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) (2004-2006). Additionally, he has obtained various certificates in computer applications, hardware and software maintenance, computer networking, and statistical analysis using SPSS from the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) (March-June, 2008).

**Work Experience**

Amon is a Conservator of Natural History at the Uganda National Museum, where he is responsible for the collection, documentation, preparation, conservation, preservation, and presentation of the museum’s natural history collection. He coordinates an international collaborative partnership between the Uganda National Museum, Igongo Cultural Institute in Mbarara, and the University of Zurich, Switzerland, since 2015. Amon also coordinates paleontological field excavations with Professor Laura MacLatchy from the University of Michigan and Dr. Robert Kityo as Principal Investigators since 2010.