Olumuyiwa Igbalajobi

Project Description

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.  

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

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