The Faculty of Sciences is one of the four faculties which make up the Lead City University in Ibadan, Nigeria. The faculty contains a number of departments offering various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. These include; Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer, Environmental Management, Microbiology and Toxicology and Physics.
Scientists across our vibrant faculty are collaborating in research and exploring innovative ways of working to improve society. Our main strategy is to ensure that our research and education activities are mapped onto national and international research priorities.
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Professor Olusola Abiola Ladokun.
Dean, Faculty of Sciences.
LADOKUN, Olusola Abiola is a Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry. She holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. She has been actively involved in teaching and research at the Lead City University, Ibadan, for the past eleven years. Her areas of research include but not limited to Food Chemistry, Ethnopharmacology, Bioremediation and Biofuel production.
Presently, she is conducting a research to extract and characterize polyphenolic oxidase from selected fruits and tubers. She has over forty publications both in local and international journals to her credit, two authored books and several chapters in books.
She has attended and presented papers in conferences and workshops in Nigeria and Internationally. Some of the awards she has received include:
- EMBO/EMBL Symposium Registration Fee Waiver to attend the EMBO/EMBL Symposium Structure and Dynamics of Protein Networks held at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre Heidelbery Germany 13–16 October, 2011.
- Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2010 Travel Grant to attend the TWOWS Fourth General Assembly and international Conference, Beijing, China.
- Islamic Development Bank, 2007 Travel Grant to attend the 8th African Crop Science Society Conference held at Minia University, El-Minia, Egypt.
- MASHAV Scholarship Award, 2004: Sponsored by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel.
Faculty Manager: Mrs. B. Y. Oluwajinmi