Gerald Kayingo PhD, MMSc, PA-C

Instructor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Fungal diseases, Stress Responses, Signal transduction, Genetic Causes of Metabolic and Cardiovascular diseases, Global Health


  • B.S., Makerere University, 1993
  • M.Sc., University of Zimbabwe, 1995
  • Ph.D., University of Orange Free State, South Africa, 2001
  • MMS, Yale School of Medicine, 2007

Selected Publications

  • 1-Kayingo G, A. Martins, R. Andrie, L. Neves, C. Lucas and B. Wong. A putative permease encoded by STL1 is required for active glycerol uptake by Candida albicans. Microbiology. 2009 May; 155: 1547-1557
  • 2-Kayingo G, Wong B. The MAP kinase Hog1p differentially regulates stress-induced production and accumulation of glycerol and D-arabitol in Candida albicans. Microbiology. 2005 Sep;151(Pt 9):2987-99.
  • 3-Kayingo G, Sirotkin V, Hohmann S, Prior BA. Accumulation and release of the osmolyte glycerol is independent of the putative MIP channel Spac977.17p in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2004 Feb;85(2):85-92.


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