Dessislava Veltcheva

Personal photo - Dessislava Veltcheva

Dessislava Veltcheva

Doctoral Student at the

Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU


Born in Bulgaria and grew up in Japan. BSc.Bioarchaeology 2014-2017 at University of York MSc.Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 2017-2018 at University of Manchester


I am interested in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and how has AMR accumulated overtime. I am also interested in personalized medicine and hope to gain skills in computational biology and microbial experimental skills that will allow me to further my research.



Attended Antimicrobial Resistance – Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies conference at Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,27th to 29th of November 2018


The impact of environmental change on the use of early pottery by East Asian hunter-gatherers[Shoda, S., Lucquin, A., Sou, C.I., Nishida, Y., Sun, G., Kitano, H., Son, J.H., Nakamura, S. and Craig, O.E., 2018. Molecular and isotopic evidence for the processing of starchy plants in Early Neolithic pottery from China. Scientific reports, 8(1), p.17044.]