OLOYE Ibiwunmi Olatunji,   FD,B.Sc.

Department: Biotechnology Centre  

Rank : Chief Laboratory Scientist

Tel: + 234 8033350074, 

E-mail: oloyeibiwunmi@yahoo.co.uk , oloyeio@funaab.edu.ng

 

Oloye Ibiwunmi Olatunji  is a Technologist in Biotechnology Centre, Federal University Of Agriculture. Abeokuta, Ogun State. Born in Owo,Ondo state Nigeria in February 24th 1968. 

He obtained his Final Diplomal (HND) and Bachelor degree in 2000 and 2012 respectively  from Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state. He joined Federal University of Agriculture in 1997 as Laboratory Assistant. Ibiwunmi is pioneer Technologist (Biotech Centre)and production Manager(FUNAAB Palm wine) in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He was an instructor in Covenant University,  Federal University of Technology FUTA, South East Zone Biotech Centre UNN for Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Biology courses. He was a visiting scholar  at  University of Wisconsin, Madison USA. With these

he has many years experience  in the laboratory. He has principally been involved in the development and implementation of both educational research laboratories during those years. these have require working closely with both local and international poeple of the University environ to develop and implement the operational plans.

 

Institutions Attended

Ibadan Municipal Government School, Oke Oluokun, Ibadan. 1975 -1980

Anglican High School, Molete, Ibadan. 1984 – 1987

Loyola College, Agodi gate, 1987 -1990

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 1991 – 2000

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 2007 – 2012

 

Professional affiliations

 

Member : THE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, LONDON.

Member : BIOTECHNOLOGY SOCIETY OF NIGERIA

 

Conferences Attended

 

1st University Research and Dev. Fair Abuja              2004

2nd University Research and Dev. Fair Abuja              2005

3rd University Research and Dev.  Fair Lagos              2008

 Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Biology.

Covenant University, Ota   2008

Premier International tissue culture and molecular

 biology.south East zonal Biotech.centre.UNN 2009

Animal functional proteomics . UNAAB   2009. 

5 days workshop on DNA finger printing and diagnosis, 2010

Buck Scientific Comprehensive instrumentation for operation of GC and HPLC

Norwalk CT USA 2013

Applying Molecular Techniques, University of Wisconsin, Madison USA 2013

 

Member, Ceremonial committee of federal University of Agriculture                                   2013

 

Member, Organizing committee in the annual summer practical training courses organized at The Biotechnology Centre, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. In collaboration with other resource persons like: 

 

• Dr. Paul Keese, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigerian,

• Dr. Ivan Ingelbrecht, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigerian, 

• Professor Clement Bewaji, Biomembranes and Bioinformatics Research Laboratories, Dept. of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. 

• Dr. Joan Campbell-Tofte. Molecular Biologist, Division of Experimental Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Lunds University, Mas, Malmo, Sweden. 

• Dr. Yvonne Lokko, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, C/O LW Lambourn (UK) Ltd, Carolyn House, 25 Dingwall Rd. Croydon CR9 3EE, UK. 

• Dr. Taiwo Adewole, National Institute for Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.

• Dr. Ochem E. Alexander, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Cape Town, South Africa.

• Dr Anupuma Raina, All Indians Institute of Medical Science, New Deihi, India

• Dr. Nwadiuto Esiobu, Ph.D. Florida Atlantic University, Davie Florida, USA.

• Prof. J.L.Starr, Texas AgriLife Research College, Texas A & M University, USA. 

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Awards –Prize

Member of the group that obtained Outstanding Research Award for the presentation of a research project of high standard and relevance to national development at the 1st Nigerian universities research and development fair held at Abuja, 22nd to 25th November, 2004

 

Member of the group that obtained Outstanding Research Award for the presentation of a research project of high standard and relevance to national development at the 2nd Nigerian universities research and development fair held at Abuja, December, 2005.