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DR YAA OPPONG

Senior Bioinformatician

Yaa completed her undergraduate studies in Human Sciences at UCL, before undertaking her PhD research in antibiotic resistance at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Before joining Bactobio, Yaa gained experience in a number of biotech start-ups and worked as a bioinformatics data scientist at BenevolentAI.


At Bactobio, Yaa works on the analysis of next-generation sequencing data of newly-cultured bacteria.


In her free time, she enjoys making music, lino prints and learning to sew.