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Anisha Wijeyesekera

  • Co-Director of Postgraduate Research Studies
  • Module Convenor for Fundamental Biochemistry in Food and Nutrition (FB1BFN)
  • Member of the SCFP Diversity and Inclusion Committee.



Building location

Harry Nursten

Areas of interest

  • 1H-NMR and LC-MS based metabolic phenotyping of human and animal biological samples.
  • Assessment of age and diet-associated markers of health and disease.
  • Functional assessment of the microbiome, and capture of gut-host interactions.

Research centres and groups

  • Food Microbial Sciences Unit (FMSU).

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry – Imperial College London, 2009
  • MSc in Bioinformatics – University of Exeter, 2004
  • BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences – University of Durham, 2003.


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