Olumuyiwa Igbalajobi

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

My current research focus on the molecular mechanism of virulence and how Cryptococcus neoformans evade the immune system. C. neoformans is an encapsulated yeast causing serious infections of the lungs and central nervous system, mostly in immunocompromised patients.  

 

Supervisor

Research Classification

Microbiology
Molecular Genetics
Fungal Infections
Genomics and Proteomics

Research Interests

Pathogenesis of infectious diseases
Medical Mycology
Host-pathogen interaction
Antifungal agents
Fungal diseases of plants
Antibacterial

Research Methodology

CRISPR Cas 9
Immunoassay
molecular genetics
Expression profiling

Research Options

I am available and interested in collaborations (e.g. clusters, grants).
I am interested in and conduct interdisciplinary research.
 
 

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