Stembridge Ayuk


Humblenoble Stembridge Ayuk

PhD Student

Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research – UFZ
Department of Environmental Immunology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 341 6025-2496

Stembridge Ayuk
Photo: Sebastian Wiedling/UFZ

Research Interests

  • The mechanism of viral entry into trophoblast cells
  •  SARS-CoV-2 entry in the placenta and vertical transmission to the fetus

Curriculum vitae / Scientific career

Since 2021

PhD student, Department Environmental Immunology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

2019 - 2021

Master in Leading international Vaccinology Education, Erasmus+ Joint Master degree program of Spain, Belgium, France and the UK

2015 - 2017

Master of Science in Molecular Parasitology and Vector Biology, Cameroon

2011 - 2015

Bachelor of Sciences in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Cameroon



Erasmus+ Joint master degree full scholarship - EU


Best undergraduate research project - University of Buea


Presidential Excellence Grant - University of Buea


  • International Vaccinologist Alumni Association (IVAA)

  • Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association (EMA)

  • British Society of Immunologists (BSI)