Dr Omololu Fagunwa is a microbiologist with experience in public health programmes and pharmaceutical policies. He is a research fellow at the Queen's University Belfast School of Pharmacy. Dr Fagunwa's research focuses on microbiome studies for health and biotechnological applications. His interests include elucidating microbes and their functions in various physiological conditions of hosts and environments. His research at QUB explores using microneedles as a novel drug delivery system to bypass microbes' perturbation and prevent antibiotic resistance.
How can research in microbiology laboratories support feeding nearly 10 billion people by 2050 in a way that improves economic development, while reducing pressure on the environment?