Dr Omolara Yakubu
B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D in Biochemistry
Biochemical, Phytochemical, and Toxicity Studies of Medicinal Plants
Awards & Honours
(i) Organization for Women in Science in Developing Countries (OWSD) 2016 Postgraduate Fellowship award for a period of one year at the State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
1. Introductory Biochemistry
2. Plant Biohemistry
3. Metabolic Regulations
4. Amino Acid Metabolism
4. Pharmacological and Toxicological Biochemistry
6. Techniques in Molecular Biology
Selected Publications (14)
(ii) 65th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Basel, Switzerland, September 3-7, 2017.
(iii) The American Society of Pharmacognosy Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 29 – August 2nd, 2017.
(iv) XIX International Botanical Congress Shenzhen, China, July 23-29, 2017
(v) International Biotechnology Conference, Exhibition and Workshop (IBCE&W) 2016, June 6-7, 2016, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State
(vi) 2nd International Conference on African Development. Theme: “Biotechnology, ICT, Materials and Renewable Energy: Catalyst for African Development”. 11th -13th May 2015.Covenant University, Ota. Ogun State
(vii) NYA 4TH General and Annual Conference. Theme: Harnessing the Potential of Young Scientists and Diaspora-Home Network for Sustainable National Development. 8th -11th July 2014. University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
(viii) International Biotechnology Symposium. Theme: Impact of Climate Change on Food production: The application of biotechnology tools, IBS 2014. 9th -11th June 2014. Covenant University Ota, Ogun State.
(ix) The Nigerian Young Academy and the University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Workshop for Young Researchers. Theme: Research for Development NYA-UI 2014. 12th -13th March, 2014.
(x) Research Scholarship and Academic Administration Symposium, Hosted by Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria in collaboration with University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. 16th November, 2013.
Summary of Profile
MSc Biochemistry (2011). University of Ibadan
BSc Biochemistry (2007). Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso