James M. Ntambi

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Katherine Berns Von Donk Steenbock Professor (also Nutritional Sciences)
BSc. and MSc., Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Phone: (608) 265-3700
Email: ntambi@biochem.wisc.edu

Honors & Awards

Wisconsin Without Borders Peter Bosscher Award - 2016

Hilldale Faculty Research award, University of Wisconsin-Madison - 2013

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education - 2013

Appointed to the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse (NIH/NIAAA) - 2013

Reappointed the Katherine Berns Van Donk Steenbock Professor in Nutrition - 2013

"Ekitiibwa kya Buganda” Award for Contributions to Education - 2013

Appointed to the Institute of Medicine (IOM)/ Food Nutrition Board of the US National Academy of Sciences - 2012

Appointed to the International committee of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) - 2012

WAA Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award -2010

Inducted as a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (FUNAS) - 2009

Scientist of the Week in Blogs at America.gov - 2009

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Award of Excellence in International Activities - 2009

Vilas Research Award - 2008

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Extra Mile Award - 2008

Fulbright Fellow, African Regional Research Award - 2008

Hilldale Faculty Research Award - 2006

Hilldale Faculty Research Award - 2005

Osborne Mandel Award in Basic Science - 2004

Katherine Berns Von Donk Steenbock Professorship in Nutrition, UW-Madison - 2003 

University of Wisconsin, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences teaching - 2002
and mentor Award

Wisconsin/Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award, UW-Madison - 2001-2003

Fogarty International Center/NIH International Biomedical Research Minority Faculty Fellowship - 1994-2000

Steenbock Career Development Award, UW-Madison - 1992-1998 

Nominee for Dean's Medical School Teaching Award, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC - 1991

Frolisch/New York Academy of Sciences Fellowship - 1990-1997

Rockefeller Foundation Career Development Award - 1986

Rockefeller Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship - 1985-1987

The David Israel Macht Research Award in Medical Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - 1985

Predoctoral Fulbright Fellowship - 1980-1985

Exchange Program of the Federal Republic of Germany (DAAD) Fellowship - 1976-1978

UNDP/UNESCO Fellowship - 1975

Honors in Biochemistry and Chemistry - 1975