Paul Alex Wacoo, PhD is a Lecturer in the Department of Medical Biochemistry at Makerere University and a specialist in applied microbiology, human nutrition and clinical biochemistry. Paul obtained MSc in Biochemistry from Makerere University and a PhD from the Free University of Amsterdam. For his PhD, he worked on the detection and reduction of aflatoxin in the food chain. His research focuses on the role of the microbiota in the mitigation of food toxins. Paul is also working with YOBA for life foundation, the Netherland’s based NGO, whose aim is to promote health and wealth to people in resource-poor countries Yoba for life foundation supports local production of probiotic yoghurt with proven health benefits.