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Nathaniel Ninyio

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher School/office: School of Medical Sciences


Phone: +46 19 302189

Room: X3119

Nathaniel Ninyio
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About Nathaniel Ninyio


Nathaniel’s research interests are in the area of molecular virology and immunology. Although he has previously garnered substantial research experience in bacteriology and drug development, more recently, his research is focused on vaccine development for viral infections such as HIV, hepatitis B and Influenza A. Broadly speaking, his current research is on the use of engineered probiotic bacteria in vaccine development.

Education and Career

Nathaniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Madonna University, Nigeria (2008). In 2013, he obtained a Master’s degree in Microbial Biotechnology (UCSI University, Malaysia). Nathaniel defended his doctoral thesis in 2020 at Universiti Putra Malaysia where he studied virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine production. Specifically, he developed a chimeric VLP vaccine for hepatitis B and he elucidated the biophysical and immunological properties of this vaccine candidate.

Career-wise, Nathaniel started as a graduate assistant (tutor) at Kaduna State University, Nigeria in 2011. In 2021, he was offered the position of postdoctoral researcher at the School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University.

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Articles in journals

Articles, book reviews

Articles, reviews/surveys

Conference papers