Prof. Olusegun G. Ademowo

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Name: Prof. Olusegun G. Ademowo


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 Department:Chemical Pathology

 Designation: Professor

 Brief Biography:


 1- B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry,                                       1985
 2- M. Sc. Pharmacology & Therapeutics              1987
 3- Ph. D. Pharmacology & Therapeutic,               1994
Other Professional Qualifications
1. Certificate in Biotechnology, German Biotechnologishe Forshung,
    Braunschweg Germany 1997
1. Certificate in Bioinformatics, South African National Bioinformatics Institute,
    University of Western Cape, South Africa.  2003
2. Certificate in Molecular biology and Immunology, University of Witwatersrand,
    Johannesburg, South Africa  2004
3. Certificate in Human genome mapping research, Hinxton,  Cambridge, UK . 2007
4. Certificate in Molecular Immunology of Infectious diseases, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. 2010


Selected Research Grants obtained

United States Agency for International Development, (USAID) grant for the study of  malaria and  the aetiology of diarrhoea. 1993                                                                                                                                             

Volkswagon Stiftung Germany Grant for Clinical, Parasitological and Molecular

Studies of Genetic Traits and Resistance to Malaria in African Children  1996

European Commission INCODEV grant for development of malaria vaccine using attenuated malaria parasites.  2001

World Health Organisation/ Tropical Disease Research Re?entry Grant for the Study of the Genetics and Epidemiology of Molecular  Markers of Chloroquine Resistant P. falciparum in Nigeria:  2001

World Health Organisation  (Multilateral Initiative for Malaria) grant for clinical trial of Chlorproguanil-dapsone (LapDap) in African children.  2004

Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals PLC;  Evaluation of the comparative efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine, artesunate plus amodiaquine and artesunate plus amodiaquine plus chlorpheniramine for acute uncomplicated malaria in Nigerian children.  2007

European Commission (FP7). Dissecting the Immunological Interplay between Poverty Related Diseases and Helminth Infections: An African-European Research Initiative.      2010  

LG Electronics grant for study of   the efficacy of LG ultrasonic device in effectively expelling and killing mosquito vectors of malaria in Nigeria. 2011                                                                                                                                                 

National Biotechnology Development Agency grant for development of Biotechnology       2008  

World Bank Science and Technology Post Basic grant for sustainable Biotechnology            2011



Humboldt University, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Faculty Charite Berlin, Germany. Visiting Research Scientist  1997-1998                 

University of Heidelberg, Department of Parasitology, Hygiene Institute, Heidelberg Germany. 1999-2000                                                                      

Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Parasitology, University of Leiden, Leiden The Netherlands;  2000

 Visiting Professor; Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Howard University, Washington DC:   2002

 Visiting Professor, Department of Parasitology; Hygiene Institute, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany: 2001?2009

Visiting Professor,  Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda   2004                                                                            

Visiting Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2011

Visiting Professor, Istituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive L. Spallanzani .IRCCS, Rome, Italy. 2012

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland  2013         

Honours and Distinctions

Volkswagen Research Postdoctoral Scholarship 1997?. 1998

Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftting, Germany:  1999                                                                                                                    

European Commission Research Scholarship   2001                                                                             

WHO/TDR Award for Best Research Poster, African Network for Drugs and  Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) Conference, Abuja. Nigeria   2008                                                        

Malaria Vaccine Advocacy Fellow PATH, Washington DC  2009                                                                   

Cited in Who is Who in the World  (Science and Engineering )  2003

Membership of Learned Societies

Associate, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, London (AIBMS)           1995 

Member, Biochemical Society England   2000

Member, West African Society of Pharmacology (WASP)  1990

 Member, New York Academy of Science (NYAS)           2000                                                                                                          

Alumni Member, German Biotechnology Research Centre (GBF)   1997

Fellow Alexander von Humboldt Research Foundation  (AvH)     1999                                                                                  

Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)     2001

Member American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)     2000

Fellow Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, England   2002 

Member African Bioinformatics Society (ABS)     2002                                                                                                       

Membership of  Committees

IAMRAT Representative, Faculty of Clinical Sciences PG committee  1995?1999

IAMRAT Representative on PG School Executive Committee           1996-2001

IAMRAT Representative, FBMS  PG Committee                                1994? Date

Member University of Ibadan Senate       1995-1997, 2005-Date

Member Faculty of Basic Med. Sci Biotechnology Committee              2001                                                                                 

 Member Postgraduate School Curriculum Committee        2001-2005

Member, College of Medicine Postgraduate Committee       2002

Chairman, Faculty of  Basic Medical Sciences PG   Committee        2002-2006, 2008-2010 

Chairman, College of Medicine Revitalisation Committee    2003

Member, College ICT Committee       2003 - Date      

Member, University of Ibadan Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee Panel B                2002   

Member, College Committee on Establishment of Centres of Multidisciplinary Research  2003      

Member, University of lbadan Academic Links Committee                                                   2004                                                                                                                                                                

Member 25th Anniversary committee of College of Medicine      2005

World Health Organisation, Temporary Adviser    2003, 2005                                                            

Member, Board of Management of University College Hospital        2008-2014   

Chairman UI 60th Anniversary,  Postgraduate  School     2008

Member Emerirus Professors Selection committee    2010- Date                                                                                    

Chairman, Committee on implementation of seminar for hiring of academic staff               2011

Member, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences Appointment & Promotion  Committee    2010-Date              

Faculty Representative,  College of Medicine A & P  Committee                                   2010-Date 

Member, Faculty of  Public Health A&P committee                                                        2011-Date 

Member, University College Hospital Appointments & Promotions Committee            2011- Date                                                

Convener, University College Hospital Promotion Guideline Drafting Committee                2011  

Chairman, University of Ibadan Guideline for Appointment of new Academic Staff              2011

Chairman, UCH Committee on Criteria for Promotion of Hospital Consultants                      2014    

Chairman, UCH  Committee on Clinical Audit and Performance Assessment                         2014        

National and International Services

National monitoring and evaluation working group for malaria control in Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health                                                                                                                      2010

European Commission Scientific Advisory Board  member  Brussels                                 2011

Chairman, NUC Promotion of University Biomedical Science Development  committee      2012

Leader, PATH Malaria Vaccine Technical Working Group , Washington DC                         2014

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