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OLOYEDE, Adejare Rasaq (Ph.D)

Degree: B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. 

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Phone Number: +234-8030801514

Department: Biotechnology Centre

Academic Rank: Research Fellow II

Research Interest: Agricultural Microbiology & Biotechnology

 

 

Bio-Data

OLOYEDE Adejare Rasaq (Ph.D.) is a Researcher in the Biotechnology Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Dr. Oloyede was born on 24th March, 1978 in Abeokuta. He obtained his Bachelor degree in 2002, Masters and Doctorate degrees in 2009 and 2014 respectively. He began his academic career at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria in 2010 as a Junior Research Fellow in the Biotechnology Centre and rose to the rank of Research Fellow II in 2014. His area of specialization is Agricultural Microbiology and Biotechnology. Dr. Oloyede has taught several courses in Microbiology and Biotechnology. He has also been involved as a Practical Demonstrator in different Hands-on Practical Courses in Biotechnology organized by Biotechnology Centre, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABRIGDED CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Name: OLOYEDE, Adejare Rasaq

Contact Address: Biotechnology Centre/Department of Microbiology, 

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun- State

Phone Number: +234-8030801514 

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Present Post: Research Fellow II

 

 

Institutions Attended

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun- State

• B.Sc. (Hons) Biological Sciences/Microbiology

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun- State

• M. Sc. Environmental and Public Health Microbiology

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun- State

• Ph. D. Agricultural Microbiology and Biotechnology

 

Membership of Professional Bodies

• Member, Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM)

• Member, Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses Taught

i. Undergraduate

Courses Units per course Course Title No. of Lecturers involved

MCB 203 2 Introduction to Biotechnology 2

MCB 301 2 Bacteriology 3

MCB 307 3 Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology 3

MCB 405 3 Environmental and Public Health Microbiology 3

MCB 406 2 Petroleum Microbiology 2

MCB 408 3 Biotechnology 3

 

ii. Postgraduate

Courses Units per course Course Title No. of Lecturers involved

MCB 701 3 Advanced General Microbiology 8

MCB 715 3 Epidemiology of Plant Diseases 2

MCB 714 3   Advanced Microbial Ecology 2

 

Research Conducted 

 

a. Research in Progress

 Antagonistic Potentials of Rhizobacteria Isolated from Selected Medicinal Plants for Biological Control of Plant Diseases.

b. Research completed but not yet published

 Molecular Characterization and Selection of Lactic Acid Bacteria for Probiotic Use in Growth Performance and Nutrients Digestibility of Rabbits.

 Investigation of Antimicrobial properties of Bio-synthesized Silver Nanoparticles and Bacteriocins from Lactic Acid Bacteria against Phytopathogenic Bacteria.

 Microbial quality and Molecular detection of Shiga-toxin genes in Escherichia coli O157:H7 from ready-to-eat salad sold in Abeokuta, South-west Nigeria

Training Workshops/ Conferences Attended (with dates)

• 1st Introductory Bioinformatics Workshop at I.I.T.A., Ibadan. 2011

• 2nd DNA Fingerprinting Workshop organized by the Genomic Research Group, FUNAAB 2011

• 48th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun -State, Nigeria, 9th – 14th June, 2013.

• 3rd International Conference of Faculty of Science, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo-State, 11th – 15th May, 2015. 

• 38th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of Nigerian Society for Microbiology at University of Lagos, Lagos-State, Nigeria, 1st – 5th September, 2015.

 

Publications

a. Dissertations

 

 Molecular characterization and selection of Lactic acid bacteria for probiotic use in growth performance and nutrients digestibility of Rabbits (Ph.D Thesis). 

 Assessment of the pathogenic bacteria and cytotoxicity screening of raw vegetables irrigated with polluted waters in Abeokuta (M.Sc Dissertation).

 Microbiological analysis of branded pure water and tap water in Abeokuta and Ibadan townships (B.Sc Dissertation).

 

b. Articles in Learned Journals

 

1. Ibrahim, T. A., Agbaje, R. B. and Oloyede, A. R. (2009). Assessment of Antibacterial Activity of Crude ethanolic extract of Ocimum gratissimum on selected pathogens. Journal of Science and Hospitality. 1(1): 37-40.

2. Afolabi, O. R. and Oloyede, A. R. (2010). Effectiveness of chlorinated water, sodium hypochlorite, sodium chloride and sterile distilled water in killing pathogenic bacteria on fresh produce. Journal of Science and Sustainable Development. 3 (1): 29-35.

3. Afolabi, O. R. and Oloyede, A. R. (2010). Irrigation water as possible source of food borne pathogens in raw vegetables. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology. 9(2): 117- 122.

4. Afolabi, O. R., Oloyede, A. R. and Agbaje, M. (2011). Microbiological Safety of Corn-Based Snack Product, Aadun, Sold in Abeokuta, South-Western Nigeria. Nigerian Food Journal. 29 (1): 36- 40.

5. Afolabi, O. R., Oloyede, A. R. and Agbaje, M. (2011). Bacterial quality and cytotoxicity screening of fresh vegetables irrigated with polluted waters. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology. 10(1): 31- 40.

6. Afolabi. O. R., Oloyede, A. R. and Ibrahim, T. A. (2011). Evaluation of pathogenic bacteria associated with fresh produce obtained from selected markets in Abeokuta. Journal of Science and Sustainable Development. 4: 75-81.  

7. Afolabi, O. R. and Oloyede, A. R. (2012). Effects of boiling and drying on the microbial quality of meat (beef) sold in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics (BEST). 9(3): 78- 82.

8. O. R. Afolabi, A. R. Oloyede, T. M. Obuotor, L. M. Adegoke, A. O. Adeleke and T. O. Komonibo. (2012). Microbiological Safety of ready-to-eat foods sold in primary schools in Abeokuta, South-West Nigeria. Journal of Science and Sustainable Development. 5: 65- 73.

9. Oloyede, A. R. and Afolabi, O. R. (2013). Phenotypic characterization and In-vitro screening of Lactic acid bacteria from goat milk for probiotic use. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment. 13(1): 50-59.

10. Oluwatoyin Afolabi, Adejare Oloyede, Wasiu Abibu and Adeola Adeyanju. (2015). Microbial safety of polyethylene packaged sliced fruits sold in Abeokuta, South-West Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. 5(13): 16-21.

11. Paul Akinniyi Akinduti, Bukola W. Aboderin, Rasaq Oloyede, Joseph I. Ogiogwa, Babatunde O. Motayo and Oluwaseun Ejilude. (2016). High-level multi-resistant and virulent Escherichia coli in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry. 37(2): 104-114.

12. O. O. Oyelakin, A. Akinyemi, A. R. Oloyede, A. K. Agboola, I. O. Oloye and P. A. Akinduti. (2016). Molecular characterization and antibiotic resistance profile of bacteria associated with Brycinus longipinnis from Eggua station on Yewa River. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 15(2): 1-7.

13. O. O. Oyelakin, A. A. Akinyemi, J. K. Ekelemu, A. R. Oloyede and B. O. Abiona. (2016). Molecular characterization and hemolysis of bacteria associated with Tilapia zilli from Ijaka-Oke location on Yewa River. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 11(6): 1-7.

14. J. K. Ekelemu, A. A. Akinyemi, O. O. Oyelakin, A. R. Oloyede and V. O. Agbasi. (2016). Molecular characterization and antibiotic resistance profile of bacteria associated with Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) from Ebute-Iboro location on Yewa River. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 11(5): 1-8.

15. A. R. Oloyede, E. O. Ayedun, O. I. Sonde and P. A. Akinduti. (2016). Investigation of antifungal activity of Green-synthesized Silver nanoparticles on Phytopathogenic fungi. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 29: 21-28.

16. Adejare R. Oloyede, Oluwatoyin R. Afolabi and Olaide S. Olalowo. (2016). Molecular detection of virulence genes and antibiotic resistance patterns of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolated from raw beef meat sold in Abeokuta, South-West Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology (In press)