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Jumi Popoola, Ph.D.

Co-founder & Scientific Advisor

Jumi Popoola, Ph.D.

Jumi is an accomplished scientific leader with a strong background in drug discovery and biotechnology research. With her extensive experience in the academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology space, she empowers interdisciplinary scientific teams to tackle complex challenges and achieve transformative outcomes. She is committed to engaging with the broader scientific community to foster collaboration and drive meaningful research and healthcare advancements in underserved populations.


  • BSc. Medical Microbiology, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • MSc. Molecular Medicine, University of Sheffield, U.K.
  • PhD. Molecular Genetics, University of Sheffield, U.K.
  • Certification in Executive Leadership, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, U.K.