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Botany (Ethnobotany)

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Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Posted:
November 05, 2019

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APONJOLOSUN Babalola Sunday

Sex: Male

Place of Birth: Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Date of Birth: 30th Aug., 1981

Nationality: Nigeria

State of Origin: Osun State

Local Government Area: Ilesa West

Religion: Christianity

Address: No. 1, Zone 10, Ajoro Street, Goodness Estate, Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Mobile Phone: 080********

E-mail: ac7dyj@r.postjobfree.com

Marital Status: Married

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED, ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND DATES

2013 – Till date PhD in view

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

(PhD in Botany: Ethnobotany Option)

2008 – 2010 University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

(MSc in Botany: Ethnobotany Option)

(PhD Grade)

2001 – 2006 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

(BSc in Botany)

Second Class Honours (Lower Division)

1992 – 1999 Our Lady and Saint Francis Catholic College,

Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria

Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE, O/L)

1986 – 1992 Ogidan L.A. Primary School, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria

First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)

OTHER CERTIFICATE

2011 Computer Resource Centre

Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria

(Distinction in Advanced Certificate in Data Processing)

WORK & TEACHING EXPERIENCES

2014 – 2017 Botany Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

(Tutorial Assistant)

2013 – 2014 Heroes and Heroines College, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria

(An efficient Science teacher)

2007 – 2008 Government High School, Ikot-Nya, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria

(An efficient Biology and Geography teacher)

1999 – 2001 121 Ebenezer Nigeria Enterprises, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria (An outstanding Cashier)

LITERATURE REVIEW, SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS & PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Cream Formulated from Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam. for Treating Skin Infections. The 26th Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Date: 12th – 16th August, 2018. Theme: Plants: Silent Architect of our Survival.

Physicochemical, Antimicrobial and Toxicity Assessments of Herbal Cream Formulations of Anacardium occidentale Linn. Leaf Fraction. PP02: 10th – 14th July, 2018. Sixth Unibadan Conference of Biomedical Research (UCBR – 6) at University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

Comparative Studies on Phytochemical and Antioxidant ability of Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam. Leaf Extract. p. 54: 14th – 18th August, 2016. The 24th Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria at University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Theme: Plants and Economic Development.

The Ethnomedicinal, Phytochemical and Mineral Analyses of Some Plants Used in Treating Sickle Cell Anaemia. p. 31, no. 29: 16th – 20th August, 2015. The 23rd International Conference and Exhibition of Botanical Society of Nigeria at University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. Theme: Plants in an Ever Changing World.

The Phytochemical and Heavy Metals Analyses of Some Nigerian Medicinal Tree Barks. p. 21: 16th – 20th March, 2015. The 2nd International Conference of Faculty of Science University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Theme: Scientific Research and Innovation in Nigeria.

Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schum. & Thonn.) Taub.: An Ethnomedicinal Review and its many Potentials. p.75: 27th April – 2nd May, 2014. The 49th Annual Conference, Science Association of Nigeria at University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Antioxidant, Chemical Composition and Cytotoxicity of Essential Oil of Stem Bark of Psidium guajava Linn. p. 29: 3rd April, 2014. The 2nd Annual Conference, School of Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Phytomedicinal Review of Aloe Vera. September, 2010. Botany Department, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

DISSERTATIONS

Cytotoxicity and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Essential Oil and Extract of Guava (Psidium guajava Linn.) Stem Bark. July, 2010.

Reproductive Capability of a Tropical Fern, Cyclosorus striatus. October, 2006.

PUBLICATIONS

Guava (Psidium guajava Linn.) Stem Bark Extracts: Toxicity and Free Radical Scavenging Activity. Academia Arena, 2014; (6) 7: 50 – 58.

Chemical Composition, Toxicity and Antioxidant Activities of Essential Oils of Stem Bark of Nigerian Species of Guava (Psidium guajava Linn.). EXCLI Journal 2011; 10:34 – 43.

Reproductive Potentials of a Tropical Fern Cyclosorus afer (Christ.) Ching (Thelypteridaceae: Pteridophyte) at Obafemi Awolowo University. Ife Journal of Science, 2011; vol. 13, no. 1: 143 – 148.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Ethics of Animal Care and Use in Research by University of Ibadan Animal Care and Use Research Ethics Committee (UI-ACUREC). 19th – 20th July, 2017.

Bibliography by University of Ibadan Medical Education Partnership Initiative Junior Faculty Research Training Programme (UI-MEPI-J). 11th – 13th April, 2017.

Scientific Training Workshop for Postgraduate Students by Multidisciplinary Central Research Laboratory (MCRL), University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 14th – 16th June, 2016.

Bioethics by University of Ibadan Medical Education Partnership Initiative Junior Faculty Research Training Programme (UI-MEPI-J). 24th – 27th May, 2016.

Bioinformatics and Computer-Aided Drug Design by Centre for Drug Discovery, Development and Production (CDDDP), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 20th – 22nd July, 2015.

Basic Statistical Tools for Quality Research in Biological and Physical Sciences by Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (UI-LISA). 24th April, 2015.

Research for Development (R4D) by Nigerian Young Academy, University of Ibadan Postgraduate School, Nigeria. 12th – 13th March, 2014.

SYMPOSIA ATTENDED

19th Annual Symposium of International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Conference Center. Theme: Research innovations and sustainable entrepreneurship for food security and growth. 27th – 28th April, 2016.

18th Annual Symposium of International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Conference Center. Theme: Africa, Potential Food Basket of the World: Nurturing the Next Generation of Researchers and Entrepreneurs. 23rd – 24th March, 2015.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

3rd International Conference of Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 16th – 19th May, 2017. Theme: Diversification of Nigeria’s Economy through Science.

24th Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria at University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 14th – 18th August, 2016. Theme: Plants and Economic Development.

23rd International Conference and Exhibition of Botanical Society of Nigeria at University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. 16th – 20th August, 2015. Theme: Plants in an Ever Changing World.

2nd International Conference of Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 16th – 20th March, 2015. Theme: Scientific Research and Innovation in Nigeria.

7th Annual Conference of the Mycological Society of Nigeria at University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. 9th – 12th, November, 2014. Theme: The Mycologists in a Developing World.

3rd Annual Conference of the Phytopathological Society of Nigeria at University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 13th – 16th October, 2014. Theme: Plant Disease: A Threat to National Food Security.

2nd Annual Conference, School of Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. 1st – 4th April, 2014. Theme: Scientific Research and Technology Transfer: Catalyst for Industrial Development.

RESARCH INTERESTS & VISION

Economic Botany, Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants; Plants generally.

Ethnobotanical studies and scientific authentication of traditionally used medicinal plants in safe-guarding people’s health and finding of new, useful active ingredients for drug, food, beverage, cosmetic and perfume industries.

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC, RESEARCH & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON)

Society for Economic Botany (SEB)

Botanical Society of America (BSA)

The Nigerian Field Society (NFS)

Mycological Society of Nigeria (MYCOSON)

Phytopathological Society of Nigeria (PSN)

JOURNAL REVIEWED

Some immune body boosting essential trace elements in selected herbs/spices and food grains commonly used in Kenya. AJFS-21.05.15-1333. July, 28, 2015.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Personal assessment, meditation and futuristic planning

Reading literatures, jotting and writing poems

Composing and producing music, playing piano or guitar

Surfing the internet, face booking and chatting with friends

Watching TV

Exercise and games

Tourism

SKILLS

Work prioritization

Optimistic, creative and resourceful

Adaptable to changes

Excellent interpersonal skills

Curious, analytical and research oriented

LANGUAGES

English and Yoruba

REFEREES

Professor A. E. Ayodele (080********)

ac7dyj@r.postjobfree.com

Head of Botany Department, University of Ibadan

Professor T. R. Fasola (080********)

ac7dyj@r.postjobfree.com

Botany Department, University of Ibadan

Professor C. O. Adenipekun (080********)

ac7dyj@r.postjobfree.com

Botany Department, University of Ibadan



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