DR. ABIODUN ADEBAYO
BSc (Honours), MSc, PhD
Biochemical, Phytochemical, and Toxicity Studies of Some Medicinal Plants commonly found in our locality. Clinical Biochemistry of Viral and cancer-related Diseases
Awards & Honours
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship award by Chinese Academy of Sciences and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) tenable at the Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 2012 - 2013 http://zhanglab.caspmi.cn/index.php?page=member&id=abiodun
Post-Graduate Research Fellowship award by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) tenable at the State Key Phytochemistry and Plant Resource Laboratory, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS, China (March, 2008 – February, 2009) http://www.kib.cas.cn/xwzx/zhxw/201104/t20110426_3121956.html
Travel Fellowship award by BioVision Alexandria, IDRC and TWAS to attend the International Scientific Workshop and Conference of BioVision Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt April 9-16, 2010.
2011 Oustanding Lecturer Award in the Department of Biological Sciences by the College of Science and Technology, Covenant University
2010 Covenant University Award for High Impact Journal Publication
2011 Covenant University Award for High Impact Journal Publication
2012 Covenant University Award for High Impact Journal Publication
2.Biomolecules (Amino acids,Nucleic Acid)
Selected Publications (32)
1. International Society for Computational Biology,Canada,August,4–8,(2008).
2. International Biotechnology Symposium, Covenant University,Ota, Nigeria,April 28- 30th, 2009.
3.Annual Conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,Federal university of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Nigeria. November 6–9,2007.
4.10th Chinese Peptide Symposium, Xian, China,July 1-5, 2008.
5.Annual Scientific Conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Akure, December 6-9, 2009.
6. International Scientific Conference of BioVision Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt, April 10-15, 2010.
7.55th Annual American Society of Pharmacognosy meeting.August 2nd -6th, 2014 National Center for Natural Products Research University of Mississippi,Oxford, Mississippi, USA.
8.62nd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA). University of Minho, Campus of Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal 31st - August 4th September, 2014.
Summary of Profile
His research group won the 2014 TWAS Research grant of about $60, 000 USD for carrying out a study on the “Preclinical evaluation of novel computational-aided designed compounds as antimalarial drug candidates”. The fund also made provision for the award of scholarship for MSc. Students. Dr. Adebayo reviews for some high impact journals which include: Biological Trace Element Research, Toxicology in Vitro, Human & Experimental Toxicology, Natural Product Research to name a few. He is also listed on the editorial board of some international journals which have their base in America and Asia, these journals include: International Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Asian Journal of Biochemistry, American Journal of Plant Physiology, Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, Insight Biochemistry and Insight Biotechnology. Dr. Adebayo’s biography was recently listed and published in the 30th edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World in the United States. Dr. Adebayo, who chairs the Covenant University Farm Board and Community Development Impact Initiative Committee, is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is also the Deputy Chaplain of the University. He is happily married to Mrs. Olufunke Adebayo and their marriage is blessed with three children.