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Muki Shehu Shey, Cameroonian research scientist. Achievements include research in novel polymorphisms. Research fellowship, SATVI University Cape Town and University Washington, 2006, Columbia U.- Southern Africa Fogarty Traineeship, 2007, Research grant, Southern Africa Tuberculosis and AIDS Training, since 2009. Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation Innovation Doctoral Scholarship. 2011. Carnegie Corporation etc


Shey, Muki Shehu was born January 24, 1980 in Nkumkov, North West, Cameroon. Son of Shey Dairu Wirba and Fatuma Shee.


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University Yaounde I, Cameroon, 2004; Bachelor of Science in Medicine Honors in Infectious Diseases, University Cape Town, South Africa, 2005. PhD in Clinical Sciences and Immunology, University of Cape Town, 2012.


Researcher University Cape Town, since 2005.


  • Recipient of several fellowships and grants

  • Achievements include discovery of novel TLR6 polymorphism

  • Recipient of the 2013 CIU travelling fellowship in immunology by University of Oxford (UK) and MRC (South Africa). Imperial College London, 2013


  • Cochrane Collaboration


Spouse Eunice Kinyuy, November 13, 1983.

Shey Dairu (L)

Fatuma Shee