Ayorinde Afolayan

Ayorinde Afolayan

Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the University of Freiburg
Ayorinde Afolayan is a postdoctoral research scientist at the Institute for Infection Prevention and Control, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany. In this role, he leads the development and maintenance of bioinformatics pipelines for real-time tracking of pathogen acquisition in the neonatal intensive care unit. Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at the Global Health Research Unit, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he actively participated in the genomic surveillance of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens. With a PhD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, he is passionate about applying genomics and metagenomics for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in humans, animals, and the environment.

Sessions

Automating Reproducible Workflows with Nextflow for Strain Resolution from Long-Read Metagenomes