Dr.

ONI Oluwole Oyetunde 

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Doctor of Philosophy 2015
Master of Veterinary Science 2005
Certificate of Immunology 2003
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2001
Registered with the Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN Number 3545)

(i) Completed
(a) Molecular characterisation of Marek’s disease virus isolated from Ogun state and evaluation of three potential control methods of the associated disease. (b) Patronage analysis of private and public veterinary services in Ogun State.
(c) Survey for Campylobacter organisms infecting poultry and poultry workers in Ogun State.
(d) Black pepper (Afromomum melegueta) as feed additive: Effects on performance,
hematology and coccidial population of two strains of broiler chickens.
(e) Assessment of Newcastle disease vaccines in poultry.
(f) Molecular Epidemiology of Poultry Rotavirus in Southwestern Nigeria.
(g) Role of maternally derived antibody in vaccination of chicks.
(h) Haemagglutination studies on mammalian erythrocytes.
(i) Seroprevalence studies of Infectious bursal disease virus antibody in poultry. (j) Screening of poultry flocks for Newcastle disease virus.
(k) Seroprevalence studies of Marek’s disease virus antibody in poultry.

(ii) In progress
(a) Molecular epidemiology of poultry rotavirus in Southwestern Nigeria
(b) Genetic evaluation of Marek’s disease virus serotypes infecting chickens
in Southwest of Nigeria.
(c) Viral enteric infections of poultry
(d) Effects of viral enteric infections on bacterial infections of poultry
(e) Protective effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus in the GIT of poultry

(a) VaxxHub award to attend Human and Veterinary Vaccinology Course, University of Oxford, Oxford. 2019
(b) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Travel Award to attend the 13th International symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, Houffalize, Belgium 2018
(c) Travel Award to attend the 12th International symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, Goa, India. 2015
(d) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Travel Award to attend the 11th International symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2012
(e) Training fellowship, Laboratoire National de Sante, Luxembourg. 2011

Member, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
(ii) Member, World Poultry Science Association (WPSA)
(iii) Member, International Society for Infectious Diseases
(iv) Member, Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)
(v) Member, World Society for Virology (WSV)
(vi) Member, Association of Poultry Veterinarians in Nigeria (APVIN)
(vii) Member, World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA)

Oni O. O., Owoade, A. A. and Adeyefa, C.A.O. (2018): Association of Rotavirus with Bacterial infections in Poultry. 13th International Symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, Houfallize, Belgium. 23rd – 30th October 2018.

(ii) Oni O. O., Owoade, A. A., Adeyefa, C.A.O. & Akintoye, A. S. (2015): Detection of rotavirus VP7 gene in helmeted guinea fowls and Japanese quails in Nigeria. 12th International Symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, Goa, India. 6th – 10th October 2015.

(iii) Oni, O. O., Owoade, A.A., Snoeck, C.J. Muller, C.P. (2012): Molecular characterization of chicken rotavirus from Nigeria. 11th International symposium on double stranded RNA viruses, San Juan, Puerto Rico 26th November to 1st December 2012.

(iv) 49th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) Conference, Ado-ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria 22nd – 25th October 2012.

(v) 15th Saar-Lor-Lux-Meeting on Virus Research, Institute of Immunology, WHO Collaborating Centre for Measles, CRP-Sante/Laboratoire National de Sante, Luxembourg. September, 2011.

(vi) African International Poultry Summit, University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State. 20th – 24th February, 2011.
(vii) 3rd Nigeria International Poultry Summit (NIPS 2009), Abeokuta, Ogun State. 22nd – 26th February, 2009.
(viii) Talabi, A. O., Oyekunle, M. A., Oni, O. O., Adebowale, O. O., Oyewusi, I. K., Olurode, S. A. & Sonibare, A. O. (2008): Contagious ecthyma in a West African dwarf goat- a case report. 45th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Owerri, Imo State 20th – 24th October 2008.

(ix) Talabi, A. O., Oyekunle, M. A., Ademola, I. O., Oni, O. O., Kehinde, O. O., Biobaku, K. T., Olusanya, T. P. & Ajibola, O. A. (2007): Prevalence of ticks infesting cattle in Ijebu Division of Ogun State. 44th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria 22nd – 25th October 2007.

(i) Thesis and Dissertation :
1. Oni O.O. (2015): Molecular Epidemiology of Poultry Rotavirus in Southwestern Nigeria. Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan (PhD).

2. Oni O.O. (2005): Seroprevalence and Genetic Detection of Mareks Disease Virus in Chickens from Southwestern Nigeria. Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan (MVSc).
(ii) Articles in print:

f*1. Oni O. O., Oluwayinka E. B., Bankole N. and Aroyehun T. (2021). Avian Leukosis Virus in Hatchable Eggs of Commercial and Free-Range Chickens. Tanzania Veterinary Journal 35(2), pp. 28-30. doi: 10.4314/tvj.v35i2.3. Published by Tanzania Veterinary Association. Available online at https://www.ajol.info/index.php/tvj/article/view/205761

*2. Oluwayinka, E. B., Oni O. O., Biobaku, N. A., Kadri, O. Y. Omoshaba, E. O., Adewole O. A. and Oluwayinka, O. G. (2020). Persistence of passive immunity against some important viral diseases and feed conversion in chickens fed diet supplemented with probiotic. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 47(4): 83-91. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njap

*3. Oni O. O., Talabi A. O. and P. Ajayi (2020). Detection of Antibody to Avian Influenza in Commercial Poultry Birds. Vom Journal of Veterinary Science 15 (1) 30-39. Published by National Veterinary Research Institute VOM Nigeria. Available online at my.ejmanager.com/vjvs

*4. Oluwayinka E. B., Oni O. O. and A. A. Odeyemi (2020). Evaluation of the potency of Newcastle Disease Vaccines from Veterinary Outlets In Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Science World Journal 15(2): 26-29. Published by Faculty of Science, Kaduna State University. Available online at www.scienceworldjournal.org

*5. Idowu, K. R., Adeyemi, O. A., Oni, O. O. and Sogunle, O. M. (2020). Evaluation of antibody titers of Noiler chickens fed with different biotic additive against Newcastle disease. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 47(3): 44-49 Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njap

f*6. Oni, O. O., Owoade, A. A. and Adeyefa, C.A.O. (2018). Design and evaluation of primer pairs for efficient detection of avian rotavirus. Tropical Animal Health and Production 50: 267–273. Published by Springer Science, Business Media Dordrecht, Holland. Available online at www.springer.com
7. Oluwayinka, E.B., Okunuga, F.S., Oni, O.O., Olukunle, J.O., Akinkuotu, O.A. and Oluwayinka, O.G.(2017). Activities of aqueous extracts of soursop (Annonamuricata) leaves on immune response, haematology and serum biochemistry of broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 44(3): 110-116 Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njap
8. Oni, O. O., Sonibare, A.O., Owoade, A.A. and Jacobs, E.B. (2017). Detection and serotyping of Marek’s disease virus in diseased chickens in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology 16 (1): 63-69. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.http://journal.unaab.edu.ng/index.php/JNSET/issue/view/120

9. Oni, O. O., Owoade, A. A., Adeyefa, C.A.O., Ajayi, O.L., Sonibare, A.O. and Ojo, O.E. (2017). Experimental reproduction of rotavirus and Salmonella pullorum gastroenteritis in broiler chicks. Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences 15 (3): 43-49. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu DanFodio University Sokoto. Available online at http:/www.sokvetjournal.net/

10. Oni, O. O., Bello, K.O. and Soyinka, O.F. (2017). Assessment of Newcastle disease vaccines from different veterinary outlets in Abeokuta. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 44(3): 38-42. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njap

f11. Pauly, M., Oni, O. O., Sausy, A. Owoade, A. A., Adeyefa, C.A.O., Muller, C.P., Hübschen, J.M. and Snoeck, C.J. (2017). Molecular epidemiology of Avian Rotaviruses Group A and D shed by different bird species in Nigeria. Virology Journal 14:111 DOI 10.1186/s12985-017-0778-5. Published by Springer nature, United Kingdom. Available online at http://www.virologyj.biomedcentral.com/

12. Oni, O. O., Owoade, A. A. and Akintunde, A.S. (2017). Detection of rotavirus VP7 gene in helmeted guinea fowls and Japanese quails in Ogun State Nigeria. Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences 15, 1, 67-71. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Dan Fodio University Sokoto. Available online at http:/www.sokvetjournal.net/

13. Akande, F.A., Olayemi, M.D., Ajayi, O.L., Oni, O.O. and Akinkuotu, O.A. (2015) Seroprevalence of swine Toxoplasmosis in Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 37 (2) 195-199. Published by Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njpar.

14. Oni, O.O., Owoade, A.A. and Sonibare, A.O. (2016): Persistence of Newcastle Disease Virus in Poultry Flocks: Diagnostic Challenges. Vom Journal of Veterinary Science 11: 25-29. Published by National Veterinary Research Institute VOM Nigeria. Available online at 1my.ejmanager.com/vjvs

f15. Lala, A.O., Ajayi, O.L., Oso, A.O., Ajao, M.O., Oni, O.O., Okwelum, N. and Idowu, O.M.O. (2016): Effect of dietary supplementation with clay-based binders on biochemical and histopathological changes in organs of turkey fed with aflatoxin-contaminated diets. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 100 (6) 1191-1202. Published by wiley, United Kingdom. Available online https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jpn.12421

f16. Lala, A. O., Oso, A. O, Ajao, A. M., Idowu, O. M. & Oni, O. O. (2015): Effect of supplementation with molecular or nano-clay adsorbent on growth performance and haemotological indices of starter and grower turkeys fed diets contaminated with varying dosages of aflatoxin B1. Livestock science 178: 209–215. Published by Elsevier, Holland. Available online http://www.livestockscience.com/article

f17. Adeleke, M. A., Peters, S. O., Ogunmodede, D. T., Oni, O. O., Ajayi, O. L., Wheto, M. & Adebambo, O. A. (2015): Genotype effect on distribution pattern of maternally derived antibody against Newcastle disease in Nigerian local chickens. Tropical Animal Health and Production 47: 391-394. Published by Springer Science, Business Media Dordrecht, Holland. Available online at www.springer.com

18. Jacobs, E. B., Owoade, A. A., Oyekunle, M. A., Talabi, A. O. & Oni, O. O. (2014): Evaluation of maternally derived antibodies against Newcastle disease virus in day-old chicks in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment, 14: 118-123. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Available online at journal.unaab.edu.ng

19. Biobaku, K. T., Oluwabi, T.M., Oni, O.O., Takeet, M.I., Okediran, B.S., Olukunle, J.O., Ajibola, E.S. and Eruvbetin, D. (2014). Preliminary evaluation of coccidiostatic effect of khaya senegalensis bark powder and aqueous extract in combination with vitamin C in broilers. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 10, 1: 54-64. Published by World’s Poultry Science Association Nigeria Branch. Available online at
http://www.wpsa-nb.org.ng/npsj.php?year=2012

20. Bello, K.O., Adiatu, A.E., Osunlakin, M.O. & Oni, O.O. (2013): Heat balance, haematology and serum chemistry of layers under varying stocking density reared in locally fabricated metal-type cage system. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 40: 92-103. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available on at http://ajol.info/index.php/njap

21. Ojo, O. E., Oni, O. O., Ogunjobi, O. O., Okuboye, J. O., Ogunyinka, O. G. & Oyekunle, M. A. (2012): Antimicrobial resistance in Enterobacteriaceae from intensively-reared apparently healthy and diseased poultry in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 11(1): 112-128. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Available online at journal.unaab.edu.ng

f22. Ajayi, O.L., Adebiyi, A.A., Oni, O.O., Olaniyi, M.O. and Jagun, A.T. (2012). Serological and pathological assessment of lymphoid organs in chicks fed with graded levels of fermented and unfermented cassava diets. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa 60. 469-480. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/bahpa.

23. Bello, K.O., Eruvbetine, D., Ladokun, A.O., Sogunle, O.M., Oni, O.O., Oyedepo, J.A. and Iyanda, A.I. (2012). Stress and conditions of commercial layers as influenced by season and cage density. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 9 106-112. Published by World’s Poultry Science Association Nigeria Branch. Available online at http://www.wpsa-nb.org.ng/npsj.php?year=2012

24. Oni O. O. and Adedipe O. D. (2012). Role of maternally derived antibody in Newcastle disease vaccination. Nigerian Veterinary Journal 33(2) 499-504. Published by the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/nvj

f25. Oyekunle, M. A, Oni, O.O, Ojo, O.E, Oladunni, S.F and Amusa, A. O. (2011). Application of mammalian erythrocytes as indicators for Newcastle disease virus haemagglutination-haemagglutination Inhibition tests. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa 59. 289-293. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/bahpa.
26. Biobaku, K.T., Takeet, M.I., Olurode, S.A., Oyewusi, I.K., Oni, O.O. and Oloye, A.A. (2010). The prevalence and clinico-haematological changes of protozoan diseases in food animals in Alabata, Abeokuta. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 31 (1): 1-6. Published by Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/njpar.
f27. Oyetunde O. Oni and Amubieya O A. (2010). Genetic evidence of rotavirus in chicken in Nigeria. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa (2010), 58, 265 – 267. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/bahpa.
28. Owoade, A.A., Iyiola, S.H. and Oni, O.O. (2010). Report of mixed infection of infectious bursal disease and chicken infectious anaemia viruses. ASSET Series B 9 (1) 1-6. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Available online at journal.unaab.edu.ng
29. Oyekunle, M.A., Talabi, A.O., Agbaje, M., Oni, O.O., Adebayo, A.O., Olude, M.A., Oyewusi, I.K. and Akinduti, P.A. (2010). Actinomycosis in a West African dwarf goat in Nigeria. Nigerian Veterinary Journal 31 (1): 80-86. Published by the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/nvj
30. Oni, O.O., Ajayi, O.L. and Ogunyeye, I.T. (2009). Serological status of an unvaccinated turkey flock for infectious bursal disease virus antibody in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Sahel Journal of Veterinary Science 8 (2): 1-3. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria. Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/sjvs/article/view/53625
31. Otesile, E.B., Oyekunle, M.A., Oni, O.O., Adebowale, O.O., Kehinde, O.O., Ojo,E.O. and Akinduti, P.A. (2008). Detection of Newcastle disease virus antigen and antibody in vaccinated and unvaccinated local chicken. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 5 (3) 119-223. Published by World’s Poultry Science Association Nigeria Branch. Available online at http://www.wpsa-nb.org.ng/npsj.php?year=2008
32. Owoade, A.A. and Oni, O.O. (2008). Molecular detection of Marek’s disease virus in some poultry flocks in southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 5 (3)113-118. Published by World’s Poultry Science Association Nigeria Branch. Available online at http://www.wpsa-nb.org.ng/npsj.php?year=2008&number=3&paper=21
33. Oni, O.O., Ajayi, O.L. and Ogunyeye, I.T. (2008). Serological status of unvaccinated indigenous chickens for infectious bursal disease virus antibody in Abeokuta. ASSET Series A 8 (2): 233-237. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Available online at journal.unaab.edu.ng

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