Dr Oumie Kuyateh
Sanger Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Oumie Kuyateh is a Sanger Excellence Fellow interested in understanding childhood respiratory microbiome and how it is affected by environmental factors such as air pollution, disease incidence, and antibiotic exposure.
Dr Oumie Kuyateh is a Sanger Excellence Fellow in the Bentley group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge. She is a microbial genomics scientist interested in understanding childhood respiratory metagenome and how it is affected by environmental factors such as carbon monoxide, nicotine, and particulate matter exposure and incidences of respiratory diseases, antibiotic treatment, and pneumococcal vaccine. She is an advocate for increasing the representation of women and people of African descent in STEM and is also interested in genomics capacity building in Africa.
Sanger Excellence Fellow, Wellcome Sanger Institue
Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge
PhD in Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh
Varley-Gradwell Travelling Fellow, University of Oxford
MRes in Global Health, University of Edinburgh
Bsc in Biochemistry, University College London