OLUFEMI Frederick Oyewole 

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University of East London 2008-2009

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 1996-2000

University of Westminster 1990-1991

Imperial College, University of London (Formerly

Royal Postgraduate Medical School)

Hammersmith Hospital, London1988-1991

University of Ibadan 1984-1985

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 1972-1979

A. Completed:

i. Molecular Epidemiology of Measles in West Africa Antibodies to Nursing Mothers in Nigeria. 2011

ii. Emerging antibiotic resistant enteric bacteria flora among Food Animals in Abeokuta. 2015

B. On-going

i. Nasal Carriage and Sero-prevalence of Bordetella bronchoseptica in pigs in South West Nigeria.

ii. Prevalence and Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of Streptococcus species isolated from the vagina of bitches in Nigeria.




i. Travel Support by FUNAAB to attend a training course on Molecular Epidemiology and Characterisation of the Genus Yersinia in Humans and Food Animals in Nigeria at Centre for Bio-Nanotechnology & Environmental Research, Texas Southern, University, Houston, Texas USA. 2013

ii. Luxembourgish Ministry of Education Medical Fellowship at European/WHO Regional Laboratory for Measles Dept. of Immunology, Laboratoire National de Sante, Luxembourg. 1996-1998

iii. Royal Postgraduate Internal Fellowship Award for MolecularBiology School of Biological Sciences 1989-1990

iv. Commonwealth Scholarship Award         1988-1991

v. Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Award         1983-1994

vi. Danish International Development Agency Medical Fellowship 1982

vii. Federal Government of Nigeria Undergraduate Award 1976-1978

viii. Ondo State Government Students’ Scholarship Award 1975-1979

i. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, (FRSA), London.

ii. Member, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC

iii. Member, Society for General Microbiology, Reading, England

iv. Member, Institute for Learning, London, England

v. Member, University & Colleges Union, England & Wales

vi. Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria

– Training on Tissue Culture & ELISA techniques at Danish Royal Agricultural and Veterinary University of Copenhagen, Denmark provided by the Danish International Development Agency Medical Fellowship 1992

– Training on Molecular Biology Techniques at Polytechnic of Central London Provided by Internal Fellowship Training of Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London. 1989

– Training on Hybridoma Technology for Production of Monocional Antibodies Department of Immunology, Laboratoire National De Sante, Luxembourg 1996

– Professional Continuing Education Seminar held at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 2013

– Training on Molecular Characterisation & Epidemiology of the Genus Yersinia in Humans and Food Animals in Nigeria at Centre for Bio-nanotechnology and Environmental Research, Texas Southern University, Houston, USA 2013

– Professional Continuing Education Seminar held at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. 2015

– Letter of commendation on Sporting Activities for valuable contribution to Sports and making us (Schools of Agriculture and Animal Health (IAR&T) proud in Sports 1983

– Letter of Commendation given me as Sports Co-ordinator: By Assistant Director, University of Ife, IAR&T, Ibadan..” For unilaterally re-gaining Sport trophies back and returning sporting confidence back to…”the Schools of Agriculture and Animal Health 1984

i) Thesis/Dissertation

i. IKUSIKA O (1985).  Antibody titre in relation to route of Antigenic administration in rabbits. M.Sc. Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

ii. IKUSIKA O (1991). Human virus Type 6 share SNA sequence homology with Human herpes Type 1 to 5.

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Molecular Biology (Pg. Dip. Med. Mol. Bio.) Dissertation submitted to School of Biological Sciences, Polytechnic of Central London (now School of Biological Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK).

iii. IKUSIKA O (1991).  Molecular characterization of Human herpes Type 6 virus M. Phil Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of London.

iv. IKUSIKA O (2000). Evaluation of Epidemiology factors of Measles Infection in Nigeria and Sequence Analysis of local isolates of the virus in Nigeria.  Ph.D. Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Basic Medicine Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

v. IKUSIKA O (2009).  Postgraduate Certificate in Education & Post Compulsory Certificate & Training (PGCE/PCE) Dissertation submitted to Faculty of Education University of East, London.

ii. Journal Articles in Print.


1. O. IKUSIKA, F.D., Adu, O.A.O, Akinwolere, O. Tomori, and L.N. Uche (1992).  Low seroconversion rates to vaccine among children in Nigeria.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 70(4): 457-460.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Print version ISSN 0042-9686.

2. Adu F.D, Omotade O.O, IKUSIKA O, Oyedele I.O. (1997).  Isolation of Nigerians’ train of measles virus. West Asr. J. Med. 16(2): 109-111.

3. F.D. Adu, O.O. Omotade, O.I. Oyedele, O. IKUSIKA, S.O. Odemuyiwa and A.I. Onoja (1996).  Field trial of combined yellow fever and measles vaccines among children in Nigeria.  East African Medical Journal Vol. 73 No. 9, 579-582 ISSN: 0012835x.

4. B.K. Rima, J.A.P. Earie, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, K. Baczko, V. ter Meulen, U.G. Lierbert, C. Carstens, J. Carabana, M. Caballero, M.L. Celma and R. Fernandez-Munoz (1997).  Sequence divergence of measles virus, haemagglutinin during nature evolution and adaptation of cell culture.  Journal of General Virology (1997), 78, 97-106.  Published London, Cambridge Univ. Press for the Society for General Microbiology Printed in Great Britain ISSN 0022-1317.

5. L. Jin, O. IKUSIKA, D.W.G. Brown, M.E.B. Ramsay, P.A. Rota and W.J. Bellini (1997).  The diversity of measles virus in the United Kingdom, 1992-1995. Journal of General Virology. 78, 1287-1294.  Published London, Cambridge Univ. Press for the society for General Microbiology Printed in Great Britain ISSN 0022-1317doi=

6. F.D, Adu, A. IKUSIKA F.O. and O. Omotade (1997).  Measles outbreak in Ibadan: Clinical, Serological and Virological Identification of Affected Children in selected Hospitals.  Journal of Infection. 35, 241-245. DOI:10.1056/NEJM199703273361303.  Published by Elsevier Ltd.

7. OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Carine Escoffier, Serge Manie, Severine Vincent, Claude P. Muller, Martin Billeter, and Denis Gerlier (1999).  Non-structural C. Protein is required for efficient Measles Virus Replication in Human peripheral blood cells.  Journal of Virology 73. 695-1698. Published by American Society for Microbiology.

8. Frank Hanses, Anh T. Truong, Wim Ameriaan, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Festus Adu, Akeeb, O, Oyefolu, Sunday A. Omilabu and Claude P. Muller (1999).  Molecular epidemiology of Nigerian and Ghanaian measles virus isolates reveals a genotype circulating widely in western and central Africa.  Journal of General Virology. 80, 871-877.  Publisher, Society of General Microbiology, Reading, England.

9. Mattias Klingele, Heike K. Hartter, Festus Adu, Wim Ammeriaan, WOLE IKUSIKA and Claude P. Muller (2000).  Resistance of recent measles virus wild-type isolates to Antibody-mediated neutralization by Vaccines with antibody.  Journal of Medical Virology 62. 91-98. Published Willey Blackwell; New York USA 10.1002/1096-9071 (200009). Online ISSN: 1096-9071.

10. Karim C. El Kasmi, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Sophie Fillon, Dietma M. Thiesen, Heike Hartter, Nicolaas H.C. Brons and Claude P. Muller (2000). Neutralization of measles virus wild-type isolates after immunization with a synthetic peptide vaccine which is not recognized by neutralizing passive antibodies. Journal of General Virology. 81, 729-735.  Publisher, Society of General Microbiology, Reading England.

11. Febienne B. Bouche, Estelle MArquet-Blouin, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Yusuke Yanagi, Andre Steinmetz, Claude P, Muller (2003).  Neutralising immunogenicity of a polyepitope antigen expressed in a transgenic food plant: a novel antigen to protect against measles.  Vaccine 21, 2065-2072. Publisher Springer Netherlands.

12. O.T. Ertl, D.C. Wenz, F.B. Bouche, G.A.M. Berbers, O. IKUSIKA and CP. Muller (2003).  Immunodominant domains of the Measles virus hemagglutin protein eliciting a neutralizing human B cell response.  Arch virol. 148:2195-2206. DOI 10,1007/s00705-003-0159-9 Publisher Springer, Netherlands.

13. Festus Doyin Adu, Jane Iber, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Tekena Harry, Cara Burns, Oluseyi Oyedele, Johnson Adekunle Adniji, Mubarak Ossei-Kwasi, David Kilpatrick Oyewole Tomori and Olen Kew (2003).  Some genetic characteristics of sabin-like poliovirus isolated from acute flaccid paralysis cases in Nigeria.  African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 2(11), pp. 460-464.  DOI 10.1007/s11695-007-983-5 print ISSN 0960-8923 Online publisher – Academic Journals Kenya.

14. O. IKUSIKA, O.I. Oyedele, D.O. Oluwayelu, S.I.B. Cadmus, S.O. Odemuyiwa, and F.D. Adu (2004).  Protective levels of canine distemper virus antibody in an urban dog population using plaque reduction neutralization test.  Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 71:227-2300. Publisher South African Veterinary Research Institute doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v72i4.188.

15. Fabienne B. Bouche, OYEWOLE IKUSIKA, Andre Zteinmetz, Yusuke Yanagi, Claude P. Miller (2005).  Induction of broadly neutralizing antibodies against measles virus mutants using a polyepitope vaccine strategy.  Vaccine 23:2074-2077.  Publisher Springer Netherlands.

16. IKUSIKA O, Odoemele, C.F., Ukwandu NCD, Adu FD, Nmorsi OPG and Omotade OO (2006).  Effect of measles virus antibodies from breast milk of nursing on seroconversion of children after measles vaccination.  Shiraz E-medical Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1-11. Published by Iran Medical Association.

17. Ogbole, O, Omonike Ajaiyeoba,O. Edith, F. OYEWOLE OLUFEMI, Adekunle Adeniji and Adu, O. Festus. (2013).  Anti-poliovirus activity of medical plants selected from the Nigerian ethno-medicine.  African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 12(24) pp. 3878-3883

18. Quadri Remi, F.O. OLUFEMI, O.O. Odedara and S.A. Bamiro (2015).  Seroprevalence of Helicobacter plylori infection among Asymmptomatic children in Lagos, Nigeria.  British Journal of Medicine Medical Research. 9(4):1-7, ISSB: 2231-061 DOI:http/// Accepted 9th May 2015.

19. F.O. OLUFEMI, Quadri Remi, P.A. Akinduti and S.A. Bamiro (2015). Potential risk factors and prevalence of infectionof Helicobacter pylori in Nigeria.  Journal of Scientific Research and Report 7(1): 42-48 No. 2015. ISSN 2320-0227. SCIENCEDOMAIN International Accepted 23rd March, 2015.

20. F.O.OLUFEMI, Quadri Remi, O.B. Shittu, S.A. Bamiro and P.A. Akinduti (2015).  Helicobacter pylori stool Antigen in Asymptomatic Children in Lagos, State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health 7(4): 11-17. ISSN: 2278-1005 SCIENCEDOMAIN International. DOI: Accepted 3rd April, 2015.

21. F.O. OLUFEMI, P.A. Akinduti, E.O. Omoshaba, E.O. Okpara (2015).  Emerging Antibiotic resistant enteric bacterial flora among food animals in Abeokuta, Nigerian Society for Animal Production http:/

22.  OLUFEMI F.O., Salako, P, Akinduti P.A. and Akintokun, A.K. (2015).  High level antibiotic resistance and relatedness of Staphylococcus aureus in raw cow milk and soft cheese in Abeokuta, Nigerian Society for Animal Production.  Accepted 5th June 2015.  Publisher – Nigeria n Society for Animal Production

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