Prof. KAREEM Sarafadeen Olateju

Degree: B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.


Telephone: +234-803-718-0808

Department: MicroBiology

Academic Rank: Professor

Area of Specialization: Microbiology and Fungal biotechnology

Dr. S. O   Kareem   is   a   Reader   in   the  Department   of   Microbiology,   Federal   University   of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He bagged Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology in 1998and Master of Science in Food and Industrial Microbiology in 2002. He obtained his Doctorate degree in Industrial Microbiology at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 2009. In2005, he joined the service of FUNAAB as lecturer II and rose to the rank of Lecturer 1 in 2008.In 2012 he was promoted to the post of Senior lecturer and Reader in 2015. He has served as the Deputy Dean   College   of   Bioscience and as a member of University Senate (2015-2019).  He  is  also     an   external examiner to some Universities. He is a member of Nigerian Society for Microbiology and Society for Applied Microbiology, United Kingdom. He has supervised many postgraduate students. His areas of research interest include biosynthesis  of  novel  antibiotics, industrial enzymes, bioelectricity, biodiesel, bioethanol and organic acids using microbial   technology.   He   has    more   than   sixty   publications   in   both   national   and international   journals.   He   has   attended   many   national   and   international   conferences   in Microbiology and related Sciences.


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