Damilola R. Oresegun

Dami completed  his undergraduate honours degree in Biomedical Science at the University of Hertfordshire and a Masters degree in Applied Bioinformatics at Cranfield University. In 2017, Dami joined the Cox-Singh group to investigate the sicavar multigene family of Plasmodium knowlesi using Nanopore long read sequencing towards his PhD.

In 2014, Dami completed a placement period with Public Health England where in addition to completing his registration portfolio, he aided in the phylogenetic comparison of enteroinvasive E.coli including outbreak strains using bioinformatics approaches. With this, Dami went on to complete a study with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine investigating the implications of malaria host evasion mechanisms in pregnant infected individuals.

Poster presented at London Calling 2019

Comparison of basecalled data from P. knowlesi patient data

Dami at MAM2020

Dami with Erin Riley in Indonesia