Magatte Ndiaye is a Professor of Parasitology at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Cheikh Anta DIOP, Senegal and the Laboratory Manager at the Pikine National Teaching Hospital. Magatte has conducted extensive research on the molecular epidemiology, immunology, treatment and control of parasitic diseases, including on the emergence of antiparasitic drug resistance. He Completed an MSc in Life Sciences in 2004 and Science Doctorate in 2006 in Parasitologie at the Faculty of Sciences and Technics at the University Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD). In 2007 he joined the Faculty of Medicine where he did a specialization diploma in Medical Parasitology. Magatte completed a PhD in 2013 and Postdoctoral fellowship in 2016 in a sandwich program between UCAD and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Since 2016, Magatte has managed the Molecular & Immunology Lab at UCAD and was appointed as the Scientific Coordinator of the West African Regional Office of the WWARN. He serves as a Training Officer for the Malaria Research Capacity Development in West and Central Africa (MARCAD) consortium as part of the DELTAS program. He is also the Neglected Tropical Diseases theme Lead for WANETAM. As a Chairperson of the Senegalese National Young Academy of Science since 2018, Magatte holds over 40 publications.