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Fatumo Segun
Fatumo Segun

FATUMO Segun, Dr.

Lecturer

PhD

Research Interests

1. Bioinformatics
2. Computational Biology
3. Genetic Epidemiology/Genome Wide Association Study
4. Expert System

Awards & Honours

Awards/Fellowships/Grants/Scholarships

1. International Society for Computational Biology Travel Fellowship to attend ISCB Africa Bioinformatics conference on infectious disease 30th Nov -3rd Dec, 2009, Bamako, Mali

2. International Society for Computational Biology Travel Fellowship to attend Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.

3. Cornel Medical College Award to attend the New York City Computational Biology PhD Student Event from 24-26 July, 2008 at Weill Cornel Medical College, New York, USA

4. The United State National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Fellowship to attend Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) 2007, Vienna, Austria.

5. French Government Grant to attend the International Conference on the Bioinformatics of African Pathogens and Disease Vectors, Nairobi, Kenya 28th May to 2nd June, 2007

6. Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany (BMBF) for one year Postgraduate Bioinformatics training course at the Cologne University Bioinformatics Center, University of cologne (12,000 Euro).

7. WHO/TDR Fellowship to participate in the second training course on functional Genomics of insect vectors of Human disease, MRTC Bamako

Other Honors/Award

8. Exceptional Academic Level Adviser 2008/2009 session College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Ota (June 2009)

9. Lecturer of the year (CST), 2008/2009 session College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Ota (March 2009)

10. Best Lecturer of the year (CIS)- 2007/2008 session, Computer and Information Science department, Covenant University, Ota ( May 2008)

11. Employee of the year 2002: “Tagged TopTwo”, Online systems, Limited, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria (December 2002)

Teaching Areas

1. Numerical Computation/Analysis/Methods
2. Mathematical Methods
3. Computer Logic and Circuit design
4. Analysis of Algorithm
5. Introduction to Bioinformatics

Current Postgraduate Supervision

Co-supervised one MSc Research Project.

1. Chinwe Ekenna (2009). Computational Characterization and Evaluation of Some Malaria Drug Targets. MSc Project, Covenant University, Ota

Summary of Profile

Dr. Segun Fatumo received a Postgraduate degree in applied bioinformatics from University of Cologne, Germany and PhD in Computer Science from Covenant University, Nigeria. His main areas of research include Bioinformatics, computational biology, system biology, Expert system,and E-Health. He has over 6 years teaching experience at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He has published a good number of journal and learned conference articles and made useful contribution to books. He has organised and attended many international conferences.
 
 
 
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