Dr Linda Oyama, Queen's University Belfast

Linda Oyama is a microbiologist and lecturer at the School of Biological Sciences and Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), with a First-class Microbiology degree and a PhD in Biological Sciences.

Linda’s research interests centre on understanding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in microbiomes from a One Health perspective through surveillance and epidemiological studies using meta-omics approaches. She aims to tackle AMR through the discovery and development of novel treatment options for various clinical and veterinary multidrug resistant (MDR) infections.

Linda Leads the AMR Hub at QUB and the Futures AMR Network (FAN), a global network whose vision is to harness young talent for innovation in tackling the AMR challenge across human and livestock systems with the support of world-leading AMR experts. She is a pioneer and executive group member of the UK Young Academy and a Council Member at QUB’s African Research Scholars Network.

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