Prof.

SMITH Olusiji Frederick 

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  • Yaba Model School, Yaba, Lagos                  1967 – 1973
  • Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos                        1974 – 1979
  • B.Sc., Central Philippine University, Philippines         1982 – 1986
  • M.Sc., Central Luzon State University, Philippines     1986 – 1988
  • Ph.D., Central Luzon State University, Philippines     1988 – 1990

(i)    Completed

  • Superovulatory responses of West African Dwarf goats with two types of gonadotropins following synchronization with prostaglandin F2α
  • Evaluation and preservation of Kalahari Red goat semen using natural and synthetic antioxidants

(ii)    In Progress

  • Determination of endocrine correlates of coat colour-induced effects on reproduction and their responsiveness to different doses of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) in West African Dwarf (WAD) goats.
  • Comparative evaluation of surgical, mechanical and immunological methods of castration in goats
  • Effects of PMSG on reproduction in rabbits
  • Graduate Student Assistantship, Institute of Graduate Studies. Department of Animal Science, Central Luzon State University, Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, 1988-1990. Under the Project Philippine Carabao Research and Development Centre now Philippine Carabao Centre, Central Luzon State University, Philippines (FAO/UNDP/PHI/86/005)
  • Best Paper Award, Animal Science Students’ Category “The influence of fresh azolla on the growth performance of broilers”. 7th Annual Regional Agricultural Research Symposium held at Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines, March 13-14, 1986.
  • Best Paper Award, Large Ruminant Category “Ovarian responses and pregnancy rate of Carabao treated with PGF2 alpha followed by GnRH and AI at one pre-determined time”. 25th Annual Scientific Convention of the Philippine Society of Animal Science. Held at South-East Asian Regional Council for Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippines.
  • 2010 Research Project Award from Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research (IFSERAR), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria to a tune of N356,475 on the project, “Non-surgical embryo transfer in Muturu cows” for a year.
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Award to the Department of Animal Physiology. As Acting Head of Department of Animal Physiology in 2010 and collectively with other members of staff of the Department clinched the FIRST position in a University WEBOMETRIC Ranking Competition among other 40 Departments of the University.
  • 2010 Innovators of Tomorrow Grant by Science and Technology Education Post-Basic Project (STEP-B) under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja and World Bank for my postgraduate student Mr. Ogunsola A. A. (M.Agric). This is to a tune of N500,000. This is on the study: In vitro maturation of bovine granulosa cells using IGFII and gonadotropins for steroid hormone production.
  • 2012 research grant award from Grant Management Office, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta awarded to Dr. O.F. Smith, Prof. O.A. Osinowo, Prof. Oladele Gazal, Mr. A.A. Philip and Mr. A. Asoro with tag sum of N1.42Million for the research titled: Determination of endocrine correlates of coat colour-induced effects on reproduction and their responsiveness to different doses of gonadotropin releasing hormone in West African Dwarf (WAD) goats – FUNAAB Directorate of Grant Management Award – 01-2012.
  • Provincial Pastor’s Competition of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ogun Province 6. Placed 5th in the Senior Pastors Table Tennis event. 26th June, 2013 at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Sports Pavillion
  • Life-time member, Philippine Society of Animal Science, University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Department of Animal Science, Philippines
  • Registered Animal Scientist (NIAS/RAS/00448), Nigerian Institute of Animal Science
  • Life-time member, Science Association of Nigeria
  • Member, National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Animal Production
  • Member, West African Society for Animal Production
  • Member, Nigerian Field Society
  • Member, Animal Science Association of Nigeria

National Conferences

(i)    18th Annual Conference/AGM of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ABUJA 2013 JAM) 2nd ASAN-NIAS Joint Annual Meeting. Held from September 8-12, 2013, National Centre for Women Development, Tafawa Balewa Way, Garki, Abuja

(ii)    37th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP).    University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria. Held from 18th – 21st March, 2012.  Presented the paper “Single injection protocol for estrus synchronization in sheep”.

(iii)    17th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (Abuja 2012, 1st Joint Annual Meeting of ASAN-NIAS). Held from 9th – 13th September, 2012, Merit House and A-Class Park Events Centre, Maitama, Abuja. Presented the paper “Effect of bitter cola (Garcinia cola) extract on luteinizing hormone and testosterone levels in West African Dwarf bucks”.

(iv)    10th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria. University of Ado-Ekiti, 12th-15th September 2005. Presented the paper “Response of the Philippine buffalo to two types of gonadotrophin”.

(v)    7th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 16th-19th September 2002. Presented the paper “Effects of feed on the growth and reproduction rate of African giant land snail”.

(vi)    2nd Annual Conference (Abeokuta 2005) of the Nigerian Society for Environmental Management. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 5th-8th September 2005. Paper  Presented “Wildlife diversity assessment in Kokorou wetland, Tera, Niger Republic”.

(vii)    Nigerian Meteorological Society Conference on Climate and Water Resources in the 21st Century. Challenges for Food Security and Health, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 16th-18th November 2004. (Member Local Organizing Committee).

(viii)    12th Annual Conference on Environment and Behaviour Association of Nigeria.  University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 24th-26th November 2004. (Member Local Organizing Committee and Rapporteur for Technical Session).

(ix)    Symposium on Nigerian Biodiversity Update. FEPA-UNAAB Linkage Centre. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Senate Chamber. 16th-18th October 2001. (Rapporteur for Technical Session).

(x)    35th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria, University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. 5th-8th June 1995.

(xi)    Silver Anniversary Conference of the Nigerian Society of Animal Production (NSAP) and the Inaugural Conference of the West African Society for Animal Production (WASAP). Papers presented are: (i) “successful transfer of Murrah buffalo embryo into Philippine Swamp buffalo recipient” and (ii) “Quantification of the ovarian follicles of water buffaloes with age”. 1998.

International Conferences

(i)    15th Annual International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA) with the Theme: The Impact of Internationalization on the Quality of Higher Education.  Hosted by the Durban University of Technology, South Africa, 31 August 2011 to 3 September 2011. http://www.DUT.ac.za

(ii)    10th World Congress of Veterinary Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Presented the Paper “Premedication with Tramadol improved the efficacy of ketamin/xylazine anaesthesia in young pigs”. 31st August – 4th September 2009.

(iii)    12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines. Presented a poster paper on “Ovarian structure and follicular population in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). July 11, 1990.
(iv)    27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society of Animal Science. Presented an award paper on “Ovarian response and pregnancy rate of carabaos treated with PGF2 alpha followed by GnRH and artificial insemination at one predetermined time. October 30-31, 1990.
(v)    26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society of Animal Science. Presented the paper on “Effect of time of GnRH administration on ovulation response and on corpus luteum function in post partum buffalo cows treated with PGF2 alpha for synchronization of estrus”. November 17, 1989.

(vi)    25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society of Animal Science. Presented the paper on “Ovarian structures and follicular population in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)”.

(vii)    Scientific Symposium on Improving the Livestock Production System in the Rural Areas as an Adjunct to National Agricultural Development. Held at Technology Dissemination and Utilization Systems Amphitheatre (TDUS), Central Luzon State University, Nueva Ecija, October 5, 1988.

(viii)    7th Annual Regional Agricultural Research Symposium. Organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food of Region 6, Iloilo City. Held at Central Philippine University, Philippines. Presented an award paper “The influence of fresh azolla on the growth performance of broilers”. March 13-14, 1986.

(ix)    Scientific Symposium on Goat Production. Organized by the College of Agriculture, Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines. March 4, 1985.

(x)    Scientific Symposium on Cattle Fattening. Organized by the College of Agriculture, Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines. February 25, 1984.

(I)   Thesis and Dissertation

  1. Smith, O.F. 1986.  The influence of fresh azolla on the growth performance of broilers. B.Sc. Thesis, Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines. 28pp.
  2. Smith, O.F. 1988. Determination and comparison of the effects of different levels of sun-dried and oven-dried layer waste on growth, feed consumption, feed efficiency, mortality and carcass yield of broilers. M.Sc. Dissertation, Central Luzon State University,  Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines 3120. 80pp.
  3. Smith, O.F. 1990. Ovarian structures and follicular population in water buffaloes. Ph.D. Thesis. Central Luzon State University, Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines 3120. 229pp.

(II)    For Journal Articles in Print

  1. Smith, O.F., Cruz, L.C. and Aquino, E.J. 2002. Synchronization of oestrus and time of induction in post partum buffalo cows. ASSET Series   A 1(1): 71-76. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. www.agnet.org/library/tb/153/
  2. Smith, O.F. and Cruz, L.C. 2002. Development of per vaginal route of serial observations of ovarian activities in buffalo using a simple fiberscope. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 29 (1): 132-137. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production www.webdb.stii.dost.gov.ph/scidetails.jsp?sci_id=000578
  3. Smith, O.F. 2002. Characterization of ovarian follicles in Philippine water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). ASSET Series A 2(1): 125-138.  Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  www.unaab.edu.ng/asset/authorList.php?author=Smith&initials
  4. Smith, O.F. 2003.  Quantification of the ovarian follicles of water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 30  (1):133-138. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. www.ajol.info/index.php/njap/article/view/3324
  5. Smith, O.F. 2004.  Luteolytic effects of two types of prostaglandin (Lutalyse and Fenprostalene) for synchronization of oestrus in postpartum buffalo cows. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 31(2): 263-268. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. www.ibic.lib.ku.ac.th/e-Bulletin/2004-2.pdf
  6. Smith, O.F., Cruz, L.C., Duran, P.G., Venturina, H.V. and Adriano, F. 2004. Successful transfer of Murrah buffalo embryo into Philippine swamp buffalo recipients by non-surgical technique.  ASSET Series A 4 (1): 55-60. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. www.unaab.edu.ng/asset/article.php?id=214
  7. Inah, E.I., Orimoyegun, S.O. and Smith, O.F. 2004. Herbaceous cover and soil properties in wildlife habitats in Nigeria. Journal of League of Researchers in Nigeria 5 (1): 1-9. Published by League of Researchers in Nigeria.
  8. Smith, O.F. 2005. Growth and replacement of the ovarian follicles during the estrous cycle in Philippine buffaloes. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 32 (2): 308-314. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.  www.agnet.org/library/tb/153/
  9. Inah, E.I., Smith, O.F. and T. Swande. 2006. Poverty reduction and assessment of traditional beekeeping in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. ASSET Series A 6(2):15-25. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  10. Smith, O.F., Inah, E.I., Oussoumane, A. and Akintunde, O.A. 2006. Human-elephant relationships and assessment of crop damage in Babanrafi Forest. ASSET Series C 1 (1): 55-63. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  www.unaab.edu.ng/asset/article.php?id=6
  11. Inah, E.I., Smith, O.F., Moctar, I.S. and Oyatogun, M.O. 2006. The benefits of conservation of Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Koure-Boboye Forest Area of Niger Republic. ASSET Series A 6(2): 103-113. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
  12. Inah, E.I. and Smith, O.F. 2006. Incidence of damage to crops and livestock by wild fauna species in Bauchi and Gombe States, Nigeria.  ASSET Series A 6(2): 91-102. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  13. Ajadi, R.A., Smith, O.F., Makinde, A.F.M. and Adeleye, O.E. 2008. Increasing ketamin dose enhances the anaesthetic properties of ketamin- xylazine-midazolam combinations in growing pigs. Journal of South African Veterinary Association 79 (4): 205-207. Published by South African Veterinary Association. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19496321
  14. Ajadi, R.A., Olusa, T.A., Smith, O.F., Ajibola, E.S., Adeleye, O.E., Adenubi, O.T., Makinde, A.F. 2009. Tramadol improved the efficacy of ketamin-xylazine anaesthesia in young pigs. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (formerly Journal Veterinary Anaesthesia. Published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists, USA) 36: 562-566.  www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-2995.2009.00496.x/full
  15. James, I.J., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F., Bemji, M.N. and Rekwot, P.I. 2009. Effects of Bovine Somatotropin on Changes in Udder Dimensions after Cessation of Milking in West African Dwarf  Goats. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment formerly ASSET Series A, An International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Sciences, Environment and Technology 9(2):70-78. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  http://www.unaab.edu.ng/journal/index.php/SeriesA/issue/view/34
  16. Abdussamad, M.A., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F. and Onadeko, S.A.  2010.  Some Haemolymph Biophysical Parameters in the Giant African Land Snail Archachatina marginata During a Six-Week Aestivation Period. Global Veterinaria 4(4):400-408. www.idosi.org/gv/gv4(4)10.htm. Published by Idosi Publications, an online foreign journal.
  17. Abdussamad, M.A., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F. and Onadeko, S.A.  2010.  Liveweight Changes and Mortality Rate in the Giant African Land Snail Archachatina marginata During a Six-Week Aestivation Period. World Journal of Zoology 5(2): 75-81.  www.idosi.org/wjz/wjz5(2).htm. Published by Idosi Publications, an online foreign journal.
  18. James, I.J., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F., Bemji, M.N. and Rekwot, P.I. 2010.  Estimation of Optimal Dose of Bovine Somatotropin needed for Maximum Milk Yield Response in West African Dwarf Goats. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment formerly ASSET Series A An International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Sciences, Environment and Technology 10(2):1-14. Published by Federal University Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  http://www.unaab.edu.ng/journal/index.php/SeriesA/issue/view/36
  19. James, I.J., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F., Bemji, M.N. and Rekwot, P.I. 2010.  Effects of Bovine Somatotropin on the Pattern of Milk Yield      Within and Between Injection Intervals in West African Dwarf Goats. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment formerly ASSET Series A An International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Sciences, Environment and Technology 10(1):86-97. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  http://www.unaab.edu.ng/journal/index.php/SeriesA/issue/view/35
  20. Shittu, O.O., Smith, O.F. and Osinowo, O.A. 2011. Roughage to Concentrate Ratio on Milk Secretion Rate in Goats. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(11):2466-2471 . Published by Academic Journals. Nigeria www.academicjournals.org/ajar
  21. Smith, O. F., Ogunsola, A. A., Ladokun, A. O. and Ajadi, T. A. 2011. In vitro maturation of bovine granulosa cells for steroid hormone production. Archivos de Zootecnia 60(232): 1331-1334.  Published by Universidad de Cordoba, Spain. http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm
  22. Abioja, M. O., Osinowo, O. A., Smith, O. F., Eruvbetine, D. and Abiona, J. A. 2011. Evaluation of cold water and vitamin C on broiler          growth during hot-dry season in SW Nigeria. Archivos Zootecnia 60(232): 1095-1103. Published by Universidad de Cordoba, Spain. http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm
  23. Smith, O. F., Ogunsola, A. A., Ladokun, A. O., Ajadi, T. A. and Onagbesan, O.M. 2012.  Synergistic effects of insulin-like growth factor (IGFII) and FSH on bovine granulosa cells. Archivos de Zootecnia 61(234):305-308. Published by Universidad de Cordoba, Spain. http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm
  24. Smith, O. F., Ogunsola, A. A., Ladokun, A. O. and Ajadi, R. A.  2011.  Synergistic effects of insulin-like growth factor ii (IGF-II) and leutenizing hormone (LH) on steroid hormone secretion by cultured bovine granulose cells. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 81(11): 1116-1120. Published by Directorate of Information and Publications of Agriculture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India. http://www.epubs.icar.org.in/ejournal/index.php/IJAnS
  25. Abolude, A.T., Olowofeso, O., Peters, S.O., Ozoje, M.O., Smith, O.F. and Adenaike, S.A. 2011. Phylogenetics of Elongation Factor – G Mitochondrial Protein Gene (GFMI) in Ten Selected Species. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment formerly ASSET: An International Journal (Series A). 11(1): 99-103. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. PMB 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  26. Shittu, O. O., Smith, O. F. and Osinowo, O. A. 2011. The ratio of roughage to concentrate on milk secretion rate in goats fed Stylosanthes hamata hay. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 38 (2): 18-24. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Abstracted in (I) CABS (ii) African Journal Online (ajol) http://www.inasp.info/ajol
  27. Inah, E. I., Smith, O. F.,  Ityavyar, J.,. Osunsina, I. O. O. and Akosim, C. 2012. Assessment of Captive Management of Nile Crocodile,       Crocodylus niloticus in Three Towns of Benue State, Nigeria.  Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology (1):104-116. Published by Universal Academic Services, China. http://www.universalacademicservices.org
  28. Abiona,  J. A., Osinowo, O. A., Erubetine, D., Abioja, M. O., Smith, O. F., Daramola, J. O., Ladokun, A. O., James, I. J.,  Abe, O. S., Onagbesan, O. M. 2012. Accessory reproductive organs dimensions of two species of giant African land snails Archachatina marginata and Achatina achatina at three liveweight ranges. Journal of Agricultural Science 4(2): 179-186 Published by the Canadian Centre of Science and Education, Canada. www.ccsenet.org
  29. Abioja, M.O., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F., Eruvbetine, D. and Williams, T.J. 2012. Effects of month of lay on egg fertility in layer-breeder flocks in Jos, Nigeria. Nigeria Poultry Science Journal 8:70-76 Published by International Journal of the World’s Poultry Science Association – Nigeria Branch.
  30. Williams, T.J., Osinowo, O.A., Smith, O.F., James, I.J., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Onagbesan, O.M., Shittu, O.O. and Solola, F.T. 2012. Effects of milking frequency on milk yield, dry matter intake and efficiency of feed utilization in West African Dwarf goats. Archivos de Zootecnia 61(235):457-465.  Published by Universidad de Cordoba, Spain.http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm
  31. Falana, O.I., Smith, O.F., Gazal, O.S., Olowofeso, O., Okwelum, N., Sodipe,   O.G., Ochefu, J. and Sorongbe, T.A. 2013. Effects of bitter cola (Garcinia cola) extract on steroid hormones and selected electrolytes in West African Dwarf bucks. Indian Journal of Animal Research 47(4):273-282. Published by Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Haryana, India. www.arccjournals.com / www.Indianjournals.com
  32. Decampos, J.S., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Olowofeso, O., Smith, O.F., Adeleke, M.A., Sanni, M.M., Ogunfuye, B.A., Lawal, R.A., Adenaike, A.S. and Amusan, S.A. 2013. Effects of coat colour genes on body measurements, heat tolerance traits and haematological parameters in West African Dwarf sheep. Open Journal of Genetics 3:280-284. Published online by Scientific Research Publishing of Open Access Journals.  USA. http://www..scrip.org/journal/ojgen/

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