Meet ANJORIN ABDULAZEEZ ADEYEMI, an Academic Staff of Lagos State University.








Ground floor, New building, Faculty of Science

Visiting Hour

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Awards & Prizes

  1. Lagos State University Conference Support/Grant ---- 2021
  2. Lagos State University Conference Grant ---- 2019
  3. Lagos State University Conference Grant ---- 2018
  4. Lagos State University Conference Grant ---- 2017
  5. European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) Young Scientist Grant ---- 2017
  6. The World Academy of Sciences, TWAS-ROSSA and NYA Young Scientists’ Sponsored Conference Award ---- 2016
  7. Luxembourg Ministry of External Affairs and Cooperation Fellowship on Recherche microbiologique pour le developpement MAE 4 ---- 2014
  8. University of Lagos Muslim Alumni PhD Scholarship in Medical Science ---- 2013
  9. Federal Government of Nigeria TETFund AST&D PhD Scholarship ---- 2012
  10. Lagos State Post-Graduate (M.Sc.) Scholarship ---- 2010
  11. NYSC Merit Award presented by the Yobe State Governor ---- 2009
  12. FGGC Potiskum Best Corps Member Award & Prize ---- 2008


# Certificate SchoolYear
1 PhD Medical Microbiology (Virology) University of Lagos 2020
2 MSc Medical Microbiology (Virology) University of Lagos 2011
3 BSc Microbiology Lagos State University 2008
4 HND SLT (Microbiology) Yaba College of Technology 2004


Dr. Anjorin, A. Abdul-Azeez is a Senior Lecturer and promising young Virologist with problem solving skills and passion for novel discovery and research excellence. He is the Team Lead, Influenza & Other Respiratory Tract Viruses (IORTV) research, Department of Microbiology, Lagos State University. He was recently appointed an Associate Editor and Secretary, Editorial Board of the Faculty- Journal of Research and Review in Science (
Dr. Anjorin has won local and international Scholarships. He was the resource person for the International webinar (2020) organised by the Post-Graduate & Research Department of Zoology & IQAC, Sree Narayana College, Kannur, India. His public health enlightenment on COVID-19 was widely read in the Business Day special interview and recommendations to the Nigerian Presidential Task Force He was a Guest speaker at the Lagos University Medical Society 2019 Scientific Conference on Emerging and Re-emerging Infections. In 2018, he was invited to the Centenary World Influenza Conference 2018 in Beijing, China. He received the Lagos State University Vice-Chancellor Commendation in 2017. Abdul-Azeez was awarded the 6th European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) Young Scientist grant to Riga, Latvia in 2017. He was the Channels Television- Health matters Special Guest on Avian Influenza virus in Nigeria in 2016. The Institute of Immunology, Centre de Recherche Public (CRP) de la Santé / Laboratoire National de Santé (now Luxembourg Institute of Health), Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in 2014 invited and awarded him training fellowship for deserving Scientists from a developing country, where he was trained on Molecular Virology of Influenza virus; attended the 17th SAAR-LOR-LUX Workshop on Virology Research at The University of Lorraine, France, and visited the University of Trier, Germany. He was a Federal Government of Nigeria TETFUND PhD Scholar, 2014; University of Lagos Muslim Alumni PhD Scholar, 2013; He won the Master of Science (M.Sc.) Scholarship awarded by Lagos State Government, 2010 and the Lagos State Scholarship Awards (2007, 2006, 2005, 2000 and 1999); Otunba Fola Ogunnowo Memorial Trust Award Imota (2006) and the Buba Marwa Scholarship Grant in Nigeria (2004/05).
He has published in local & international journals including Tropical Medicine and International Health, Le Infezioni in Medicina, AJLM, PAMJ and Journal of the Pan African Thoracic Society, and served as a reviewer for Elsevier, Springer-Nature, Journal of Medical Virology & British Medical Journal. He is a member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), World Association for Infectious Diseases & Immunological Disorders (WAIDID), World Society for Virology (WSV), American Society for Microbiology (ASM), African Virology, African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), Nigerian Virology & the Nigerian Society for Microbiology.

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