Ground floor (right wing), New Science building Complex (Bola Ahmed Tinubu), Faculty of Science
Mon-Fri 10am - 2pm
|1||Ph.D||Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta||2013|
|2||M.Sc||Lagos State University, Ojo||2000|
|3||B.Sc||Lagos State University, Ojo||1993|
Dr. Olabisi Olufunmilayo OGUNRINOLA is a Senior Lecturer of Biochemical, Environmental Toxicology and Plant Biochemistry in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria. She holds a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She is currently the Ag. Head of the Department of Biochemistry. She started her career over 20 years as a Researcher, Academia and Motivator/Counselling.
Biochemical Toxicology, Antioxidant Redox Biochemistry, Environmental Toxicology, Cellular Oxidative Stress Mechanisms, Nutrigenomics, and Nutraceuticals as Prophylactic Agents have been the focus of Dr. Ogunrinola's research in recent years. Her novels have garnered her national and international acclaim. Her purpose is to approach health issues with indigenous herbs. Her scientific impact has earned her fellowships from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) to attend the SOT Conference in New Orleans, TETFund Institution Based Research (IBR) to investigate the underlying mechanism of plants for treating inflammation, and Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) to alleviate COVID-19 symptoms with plants; as well as a fellowship from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the underlying mechanism of plants for treating inflammation (USA).
She is a very effective, productive, and innovative researcher, supervisor, mentor, and University teacher. She has supervised over 72 BSc, 7 MSc, and 3 PhD students in Biochemistry and Toxicology. She has published over 20 scientific articles in reputable national and international journals. She is a member of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, Society of Toxicology, U. S. A., Nigerian Society for Toxicological Sciences, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, and the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria.