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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

 Ayat Ibrahiem Esmaeel Al-laaeiby

Ayat Ibrahiem Esmaeel Al-laaeiby

PhD student

 Geoffrey Pope 301


Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK


I am interesting to genetic engineering of fungal human pathogen and identification of melanin as a virulence factor. I am trying to use knock out technique to identify role of enzymes   


Biotechnology master in University of Basrah/Iraq
(Genetic polymorphism of CYP2D6, GSTM1 and GSTT1 genes on bladder cancer patients)

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Research projects

Project Title: Genetic engineering of cell wall melanin biosynthesis in the emerging human pathogen Scedosporium prolificans

Supervisors: Dr. Christopher Thornton, Dr. Steven Bates

Funding Body: Iraqi government

Project Description:
Identification of melanin role in S. prolificans pathogenic

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