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Assistant University

Pekin, IL
April 28, 2014

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Professional Summary

< Proven leader, who thrives leading and empowering employees, poised and

competent with demonstrated ability to lead in stressful situations.

< Experienced team member, proven ability to get the best results from a

strong team working together to accomplish the mission.

< Effective communication skills, oral and written, able to build and

manage cohesive teams.

< Excellent problem solving skills, able to quickly access the problem,

determine a solution, implement the plan and document lessons learned.

< Demonstrated commitment to the protection of Natural Resources, and the


< Exceptional organizational skills, able to plan, coordinate and execute

multiple projects.

Employment History

Western Illinois University - Macomb, Illinois

Graduate Teaching Assistant- Department of Biological science December 2012

- Present

o Conduct Microbiology Laboratory

o Conduct cell and molecular biology Laboratory

o constructing and grading test and quizzes

o Tutoring

o Facilitating study and review sessions

o Proctoring exams

Sodexo - Western illinois university, Macomb, Illinois

Student Catering Officer August 2012 -

December 2012

o Managing food and beverage provisions for functions and events

o Preparing, transporting and serving of catering orders

o Maintaining stock level and ordering new supplies as required

o General catering service

Federal Ministry of Environment - Lagos, Nigeria

Pollution control and environmental health officer

October 2011 - August 2012

o Managing industrial effluent and liquid waste

o Remediation of contaminated sites and marine pollution

o Enhancing environmental health and sanitation

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (PPMC) - Benin, Nigeria

Laboratory Assistant

October 2010 - October 2011

o Quality analysis and assay of petroleum products (PMS, DPK, AGO )

o Product reception and storage

o Sampling, testing, measuring and recording of products received

o Result interpretation

o Laboratory report preparation

o General laboratory safety training

Toyson Water Geo-Access - Lokoja, Nigeria

Field Assistant

March2010 - September 2010

o Borehole drilling for general water supply

o Land survey for best water level and spot

o Installation of overhead tanks and submersible pump

o Maintains and sanitizes water tanks, filter beds, and other areas

using power equipment

o Work and contract negotiation

Federal Institute of Industrial Research - Lagos, Nigeria

Student internship

September 2009 - December2009

o Managing industrial waste

o Effluent treatment

o Pulp production from waste

o Seminar presentation

o Laboratory report preparation

o .


Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL


Masters of Science - Biological Sciences

Thesis: Effect of bacterial on corn earworm helicoverpa zea

caterpillar- Advisor: Dr. Sue Hum- Musser

Obafemi Awolowo University - Ile Ife, Nigeria


Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry

Thesis: Investigation of the possible lipid lowering effect of moringa

oleifera leaf extract on triton induced hyperlipidemia - Advisor: Dr.

Omolaja Osoniyi

Conferences and Symposiums -


Biology Research Symposium

< Effect of bacillus thuriengiensis kurstaki and bacillus

thuriengiensis israelensis on corn earworm helicoverpa zea.

Biochemistry week Symposium

< Roles of telomere and telomerase on aging and cancer

< Possible lipid lowering effect of Moringa oleifera (lam ) leaf

extracts on triton wr-1339 induced hyperlipidemia


Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA) - Western illinois

university 2012 - 2014

o Development and presentation of ideas to benefit biology community.

National Association of Biochemistry Students (NABS) - Obafemi Awolowo

University. 2005 - 2010

Drug free club, National drug law enforcement agency (NYSC Edo state

Nigeria) 2010 - 2011

o Awareness on the dangers of drug abuse to the community.

Scholarship, Grants and


< WEOG (Western Europeans and Others Group) International Scholarship

- Western illinois university, Spring 2014.

< Francis and Peggy Davern International Scholarship - Western

illinois university (Spring 2014).

< Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Fund (Fall


< College of Art and Science grant Award (Fall 2013).

< Best Graduating Student, Biochemistry department 2010 graduating

class OAU.

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