OLUWAGBEMI Olugbenga, DR.
B.Sc (Unilorin);M.Sc(Unibadan); Advanced Cert.(Rochester); Doctoral research(Johns Hopkins);Ph.D.(Covenant)
Computational Biology, Computational Thinking, BioMedical/Public health Informatics, Modeling and Simulation, Infectious disease research using Computational and Bioinformatics tools and techniques,Malaria epidemiology
Awards & Honours
- 2013 Richard Tapia Scholarship Award recipient and ACM SIG Travel Grant recipient on Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, Washington D.C., United States of America.
- 2013 Wellcome Trust and H3ABioNet International Society for Computational Biology Travel fellowship to the 2013 ISCB-ASBCB International Scientific Conference, Casablanca.
- ACM-ICPC 13th South African Regional Computer Programming Contest, Certificate of Achievement (Mentor) – 5th Place & 6th Place, October (2011); Kindly check the Result in the link below:
4. National Computer Programming Contest (Mentor) –Certificate of Merit - 3rd Place- Bronze Medal Winner, National Mathematical Center, Abuja, Nigeria (2011)
5. Scientific Project B – 2nd Position in 2011 Fulbright Enrichment Project Competition, New York City, USA (2011).
6. Fulbright Research Scholar Award to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA – (2010-2011)
7. Fulbright Summer Program Award to Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA – (2010).
8. European Science Foundation Award – Belgium- (2009).
9. Certificate of Merit, Most Efficient Student, National Association of Computer Science Students, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria (1999).
10. Oyo State Government Post-primary School Scholarship Award – Nigeria (1987-1993).
11. 3rd Place in Oyo State JETS (Junior Engineer and Scientists) Competition(1992).
12. Certificate of Merit & 2nd Place in STAN (Science Teachers Association of Nigeria) National Science Competition held in Enugu State, Nigeria (August 1992).
CIS 111 Introduction to Computer Science 2 Units
CSM 211 Mathematical Methods I 2 Units
CSM 221 Mathematical Methods II 2 Units
CSC 215 Use of Software Packages 1 Unit
CSC 223 Numerical Methods 2 Units
CSC 221 Visual C++/C++ Programming 2 Units
CSC 222 Visual C++/ C++ Practicals 2 Units
CSC 312 Data Structures and Algorithm 2 Units
CSC 413 Algorithm Analysis 3 Units
CSC 422 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3 Units
Concept of Programming Languages 3 Units
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics I 3 Units
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics II 3 Units
2.Oluwagbemi Olugbenga, Yah Clarence and Adebiyi Ezekiel, (2008). Comparison of ABC Transporter Genes of Plasmodium Species: A Search in Elucidating New Discoveries Toward Malaria Parasite. Poster Proceedings at European Molecular Biology Network [EMBnet] Conference 2008 - 20th Anniversary Celebration. Leading Applications and Technologies in Bioinformatics, Martina, Franca, Italy, Sept 18-20, 2008.p 34
3.Ezekiel Adebiyi, Gbenga Oluwagbemi, Seydou Doumbia. ,(2008), Modeling the Malaria Parasite-Mosquito Midgut Cell Interactions Rocky 2008 Conference Proceedings, 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, Aspen/Snowmass, December 4th-7th, 2008, Colorado, United States, 6 , 47 (2008)
4.Oluwagbemi Olugbenga and Yah Suh, (2009) Exploring the Potency of Neural Networks in Analyzing Cases of Malaria Occurrence in Africa, The European Science Foundation International Conference on Infectious Diseases: From Basic to Translational Research Venue: NH The Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Wine land, Cape town , South Africa (April 4th -9th, 2009).
5.Oluwagbemi Olugbenga, Yah Suh and Korede Olubajo, (2009), An Alternative Malaria Control Strategy for Malaria Research in Africa: An Artificial Neural Network Approach. Presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and the 8th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), Stockholm International Fairs (Stockholmassan), Stockholm, Sweden (July 27th - July 2nd, 2009)
6. Olugbenga Oluwagbemi, Christen Fornadel, Ezekiel Adebiyi, Douglas Norris and Jason Rasgon, (2011), AnoSpEx: A Stochastic Spatially-explicit Computational Model to Simulate Anopheles gambiae Metapopulation Dynamics, Presented at the Malaria World Day Conference, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI), Baltimore, Maryland, USA (April 25th, 2011).
7. Olugbenga Oluwagbemi, Ezekiel Adebiyi, Jason Rasgon, (2012), Integrating Novel Genetic Control Methods into AnoSpEx: an advanced mathematical simulation model for malaria eradication campaign, Presented at the Malaria World Day Symposium, Covenant University, Nigeria – April 25th, 2012