Welcome to DOLF’s new Postdoctoral Research Associate- Dr. Adebiyi Adeniran

Adebiyi is a molecular entomologist and molecular parasitologist with over a decade of Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) research and control program experience in sub-Saharan Africa and in Mexico. Adebiyi has  previously worked as the Regional Technical Lead for NTD diagnostics for Sightsavers UK, where he provided technical and advisory support to NTD control programs in fifteen sub-Saharan African countries. His broad experience includes both field and laboratory research on multiple PC-NTDs including onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis. His NTD program implementation experience includes transmission assessment, post-treatment and post elimination surveillance activities, diagnostic capacity building, and operational research. His particular research interests are focused around NTD control methods that can be easily taken up by programs in low-resource settings. He has a Doctor of Science in Biotechnology (summa cum laude) from Instituto Politecnico Nacional (Mexico) that was supported by a Mexican Government Scholarship. He has his BSc (Biological Sciences) and MSc (Parasitology) degrees from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria, with First Class and Distinction, respectively. He is passionate about joining Washington University and the DOLF team and looks forward to contributing to the team’s laboratory and field research projects to support elimination of NTDs.

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