Dr. Samuel Ohiomokhare
Sam is the Programme Manager at Hexislab responsible for day-to-day laboratory operation management and staff supervision. Neurobiologist by training, Sam has extensive knowledge in biological cell technologies, neuronal circuitry, live cellular imaging, biochemical analysis of oxidative stress markers, natural compound extraction techniques, western blot, toxicology, and data analysis. Graduate of Durham University UK, during his PhD research, Sam developed bespoke assay for studying cellular aging in different cells including the neural cells mapping out biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases and assessing the viability of synthetic and natural products for disease modulation. At Hexislab Sam is developing models for natural compounds pharmacokinetics and assays to analyse the intricate interaction between the skin and the brain, in particular, cellular oxidative stress response under moderate and severe environmental and epigenetic stress conditions.