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Mr Oreoluwa Samuel Fakeye MNeuroscience

Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences

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Oreoluwa is a postgraduate research student in school of biological sciences under the supervision of Dr Mariana Vargas Caballero. He completed his integrated masters of Neuroscience in 2020 investigating a primate specific isoform of the GluN2A subunit of the NMDA receptor.

2021- Present: PhD student

2016-2020: Integrated Masters Degree in Neuroscience

Research interests

Oreoluwa’s research interests are in the area of neuroscience. Specifically, the communication between neurons and how synaptic changes can lead to impaired neuronal function. He is currently working with Dr Mariana Vargas-Caballero to investigate the structure and function of the GluN1 subunit of the NMDA receptor.

PhD Supervision

Dr Mariana Vargas Caballero

PhD Research

Diversity and regulation of GluN1-NMDA receptor subunits in health and disease

PhD Funding

The South Coast Biosciences (SoCoBio) Doctoral Training Partnership

Research group


Affiliate research group

Southampton Neuroscience Group (SoNG)

BIOL2010 Neuroscience (Hoffman Practical) - Demonstrator

Mr Oreoluwa Samuel Fakeye
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ
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