Adelaja Abdulazeez Akinlolu

Personal Data:
Date of Birth:                October 25, 1975
Place of Birth:                Lagos Mainland, Lagos State, Nigeria
Home Address:                M1, Elemo’s Compound, Imasayi, Ogun State, Nigeria
Telephone No.:                0112348062765308
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Education:    

2009 – till date                MS Biology,  California State University Northridge

2006                    M.Sc Anatomy University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

1999                    B.Sc  Anatomy University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Research and Professional Experience:

August 2011 – till date            Faculty Lecturer I/Research Scientist     Department of Anatomy, College of Health sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

August 2008 – August 2011        Faculty Lecturer II/Research Scientist    Department of Anatomy, College of Health sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

August 2010 – August 2011    CSUN-UCLA CIRM BRIDGES Graduate Intern   Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge   Department of Molecular, cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

August 2009 – August 2010    Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant  Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge    

August 2006 – August 2008        Assistant Lecturer/Research Scientist  Department of Anatomy,  Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria

August 2001 – August 2006        Graduate Assistant/Research Scientist    Department of Anatomy,   Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria

May 1999 – July 1999  Faculty Lecturer (Anatomy)    Nigerian Federal Government Funded -Poverty Alleviation Program Teacher (PAP)  Department of Integrated Sciences
 Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, Nigeria

March 1999 – March 2000        Faculty Lecturer (Anatomy and Physiology)  National Youth Service Corps Member (NYSC)  Department of Health Administration,
Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Awards and Honors:

2009    Certificate of Recognition, National Science Foundation, USA.
2000    Certificate of Commendation, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (N.D.L.E.A.), Zone XI, Minna Zonal Command, Niger State, Nigeria.
2000    Certificate of Commendation, National Youth Service Corps Member (NYSC) Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.
1999    Certificate of Honor, Ilorin University Human Anatomy Students’ Association (I.L.U.H.A.S.A.) University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Teaching Experience:

August 2011 – till date            Faculty Lecturer I/Research Scientist     Department of Anatomy, College of Health sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

August 2008 – August 2011        Faculty Lecturer II/Research Scientist  Department of Anatomy, College of Health sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

August 2010 – August 2011    CSUN-UCLA CIRM BRIDGES Graduate Intern,      Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge  Department of Molecular, cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

August 2009 – August 2010    Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant  Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge    

August 2006 – August 2008        Assistant Lecturer/Research Scientist    Department of Anatomy,  Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria

August 2001 – August 2006        Graduate Assistant/Research Scientist    Department of Anatomy,  Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences  Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria

May 1999 – July 1999            Faculty Lecturer (Anatomy)   Nigerian Federal Government Funded -Poverty Alleviation Program Teacher (PAP)   Department of Integrated Sciences
 Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, Nigeria

March 1999 – March 2000        Faculty Lecturer (Anatomy and Physiology)  National Youth Service Corps Member (NYSC)  Department of Health Administration,
Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria




Community Service

2011                    Volunteer Judge, Annual Science Fair, Vintage Math Science Technology Magnet Elementary School, (A NASA Explorer School), North Hills, California.

2011                    Volunteer, (Registration Section) 23rd Annual California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology, Hyatt Regency County, California.

2008 – 2009                Staff Adviser, 200 Level B.Sc Anatomy Students, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences,                  University of Ilorin, Nigeria

2005 –  2008                Member, Information Technology Committee, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria

2004 –  2008                Coordinator, Pharmacy Anatomy Program, Department of Anatomy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria

2004 –  2008                200 Level Medical Students Academic Adviser, Department of Anatomy, Olabisi   Onabanjo University, Nigeria

2000        Published a book titled: ‘The Untamed Silent-Killer’, A publication on drug counseling and the effects of drug abuse written during the National Youth Service Corps program at Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. (2000)


1999 – 2000                Chairman, Campaign Awareness Committee, RUG/HIV FREE CLUB, National Youth Service Corps, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Publications:
 

  1. Gabriel Olaiya Omotoso, Bernard U Enaibe, Oluwole Busayo Akinola, R Eniola Kadir,Adelaja A Akinlolu, Adeoye Oyetunji Oyewopo, Solomon Toluwase Olawuyi, Joseph
  2. Oluwatope Adebayo, Olanrewaju Samuel Apalowo and Adeyemi Victor Sofoluwe. Lipid Profile and Liver Histochemistry in Animal Models Exposed to Cigarette Smoke. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2012, 8, 20-25.
  3.  Kasim, L. S., Akinlolu A. A., Obidike, C. R.,  Fajemirokun, T.O.,  Aziba, P. Effects of Artemether on the Pharmacokinetic Parameters of Quinine in Wistar Rats. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Research. In Press. 2012
  4. Akinlolu, Abdulazeez Adelaja, Akinola, Busayo Oluwole and Hussein Akeem Tunde, Position of the Ear in Relation to Facial Midline Landmarks in Nigerians. Internet Journal of Human Anatomy, Scientific Publications, USA. 2011. In Press (corresponding author)
  5. Akinlolu, Abdulazeez Adelaja, Akinola, Busayo Oluwole, Kadiri Eniola  The Anthropometric Study of Mouth Morphology in Nigerians. Internet Journal of Biological    Anthropology, Scientific Publications, USA. 2011. In Press (corresponding author)
  6. Akinlolu Adelaja, Salau B.A., and Akingbola. Lipid Peroxidation in Nigerians Affected With Heamatological Malignancies. The African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (AJMMS). 2011. In Press (corresponding author)
  7. Akinlolu Adelaja, Kassim Lateef S. and Shokunbi, Mathew T. Neurotoxic Effects of The Administration of Artemisinin Combination Therapy (Artemether and Quinine) And Ascorbic Acid on The Cytoarchitecture of The Cerebellum and Trapezoid Nuclei of Adult Male Wistar Rats. The African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (AJMMS). 2011. In Press (corresponding author)
  8. Omotoso Gabriel Olaiya, Saibu Sharifah Ailenosi, Akinlolu Adelaja, Kabir Eniola. Effects of Aqueous Extract of Garlic and Vitamin C on the Kidney of Albino Rats. Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Science. Volume 2(3), 2011. pages 455 - 461
  9. Ayoola Martinus D., Akinlolu Adelaja and Otulana Jubril O. Morphological Gasrtoprotective Activities of the N-Hexane Fraction of the Methanolic Extract of Heliotropium Indicum on Gastric Ulcerated Mucosa of Male Wistar Rats. Internet Journal of Pathology, Scientific Publications, USA. 2011. In Press.
  10. Akinlolu Abdulazeez Adelaja and Shokunbi M. T. Histological Effects of 25mg/kg/bodyweight of Artemether on the Trapezoid Nuclei of Wistar Rats. Acta histochemica 112 (2010) 193—198.  (corresponding author)
  11. Salau B. A, Ajani, E. O., Akinlolu, A. Adelaja, Ekor, M. N., and Soladoye M. O. Methanolic Extract of Musa Sapientum Sucker Moderates Fasting Blood Glucose and Body Weight of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats. Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Science. Volume (1) Number (1): 30 - 35, January 2010.
  12.  Owoeye, O.; Malomo, A. O.; Elumelu, T. N.; Salami, A. A.; Osuagwu, F. C.; Akinlolu, Adelaja; Adenipekun, A. and Shokunbi, M. T. Radiation nephritis: anti-inflammatory effect of dexamethasone in adult Wistar rats. International Journal of Morphology, 26(1):69-74, 2008.         
  13. Akinlolu A. Adelaja, Ayoola M. D., Otulana J. O., Akinola O. B., Abimbola Olayiwola and A. B. Ejiwunmi. Evaluation of the Histo - Gastroprotective and   Antimicrobial Activities of Heliotropium Indicum. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 3, July 2008 (22-30). (corresponding author)
  14. Gbolade A., Ekor M. N., Akinlolu Adelaja, Ayoola M. D., Antidiabetic Activity of  Ethanolic Extracts of Spondias Mombin Stem Bark on Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 7, 192 – 5, 2008.
  15. GO Mbaka, Adelaja Akinlolu, AO Ayanuga, PD Shallie, AK Adefule, HB Akpan, AB Ejiwunmi. The Incidence of Agenesis of Palmaris Longus Among The Yoruba Tribe in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Medical Rehabilitation (NJMR); Vol. 13, No.1 and 2, pages 11 – 14, (Issue No. 21) Dec. 2008.
  16. Akinlolu A. Adelaja, Mbaka G. M., Shallie P. D., Ayannuga O. A., Akpan H. B., Adefule A.K.,    Ejiwunmi A. B. The Prevalence of Pes Planus Among Yorubas of the South West of Nigeria – A Pilot Study. International Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Ilorin, Nigeria. Vol. 3, No. 3 September 30, 2007, pages 169 - 173. (corresponding author)
  17. Akinlolu A. Adelaja, Olatunde Owoeye and Adedayo Bewaji Ejiwunmi. The Neurotoxic Effects of Artemether on the Cytoarchitecture of the Trapezoid Nuclei of Adult Male Wistar Rats. International Journal of Morphology, 24 (4): 535-540, 2006. (corresponding author)                
  18. Akinlolu Abdulazeez Adelaja, The Untamed Silent-Killer, A publication on drug counseling and the effects of drug abuse written during the National Youth Service Corps program at Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. (2000)

            
Recent Presentations:

  1. Akinlolu Adelaja, Michaela Patterson, Cindy Malone, Pieyee Lee, Soheila Azghadi and William Lowry; Generation of Region Specific Neural Progenitor Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Poster: CIRM Trainee Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
  2. Akinlolu Adelaja, Michaela Patterson, Cindy Malone, Pieyee Lee, Soheila Azghadi and William Lowry; Generation of Region Specific Neural Progenitor Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, California State University, Northridge Chapter of Sigma Xi. CA, 2011
  3. Akinlolu Adelaja, Michaela Patterson, Cindy Malone, Pieyee Lee, Soheila Azghadi and William Lowry; Generation of Region Specific Neural Progenitor Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Poster: Stem Cells Biology Research Symposium, University of California Los Angeles, CA, 2011     
  4. Akinlolu Adelaja, Michaela Patterson, Cindy Malone, Pieyee Lee, Soheila Azghadi and William Lowry; Generation of Region Specific Neural Progenitor Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Poster: 23rd Annual California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology, Hyatt Regency County, California.


    
Current and Pending Support:

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells Biology Grant Program (2010 – 2011) $30,000. Funded.
Education Tax Fund, University of Ilorin, (2009 – 2011) $35,000. Funded.