Nurudeen Oketade

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

About Nurudeen

Nurudeen Oketade is a Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Karen Dobos. His research is focused on identifying ligands of MHC class 1 related protein (MR1) produced by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and how they interact with MR1 restricted T-cells. He will also investigate the role of novel MR1 ligands in the pathophysiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Nurudeen enjoys playing basketball, hiking, and cooking in his spare time.


B.Pharm, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2016