You are here

Member Profile

Membership type: full

Omobolanle Elizabeth Ade-Ademilua

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Lagos General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2006 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
1998 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
1995 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

1. Development of improved planting procedures to improve the medicinal value of plants used in treating human –related ailments such as diabetes, fertility 2. Tissue culture of medicinal plants towards developing nutraceuticals.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Ade-Ademilua O. E., Ogundipe O. T. And Okpoma M. O. (2017). Tissue culture protocol for propagation of Peperomia pellucida L. (Piperaceae). Nigerian Journal of Botany 30 (1): 29 – 40 (Refereed article)

Akinsanya, B., Ade-Ademilua, O. E., Idris O., Ukwa, U. D. and Saliu J. K. (2016). Toxicological evaluation of plant crude extracts on helminth parasites of Clarias gariepinus using host low observed effect concentration (LOEC). Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries 20 (2): 69 – 77 (Refereed article)

Ade-Ademilua O. E., Oluwatuyi F. D. And Olaifa M. O. (2016) Intra- and Inter-spatial comparison of components of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum from South-West and South-South Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Botany 29 (2) : 121 – 133 (Refereed article)

Ade-Ademilua O. E., Obi H. O. and Craker L. E. (2012) Growth and Essential Oil Yield of African Basil, Ocimum gratissimum, under Light and Water Stress. Journal of Medicinally Active Plants 1(4):143-149. (Refereed article)

Ade-Ademilua O.E, Gbenle O.A and Adebakin A.O (2012). Growth, Phytochemical constituents and antioxidant activities of Amaranthus viridis and Corchorus olitorius watered with detergent solution. Indian Journal of Plant Physiolology 17: 292-295. (Refereed article)

Ade-Ademilua O. E., Obi H. O. And Asekun O. T. (2017). Variations in chemical profile of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum plants subjected to different water regimes under field and shade conditions. Journal of Tropical Biosciences 12: 73 – 79 (Refereed article)

Ade-Ademilua O.E. and Adesanya O.A. (2009) Growth and nutritional content of Telfairia occidentalis related to irrigation regime. International Journal of Vegetable Science 15:293–302. (Refereed article)

9. Ade-Ademilua O.E. and Botha C.E.J. (2005) A re-evaluation of plastochron index in peas - a case for using leaflet length. South African Journal of Botany 71: 76-80. (Refereed article)

10. Ade-Ademilua O.E. and Botha C.E.J. (2004) The effects of elevated CO2 and nitrogen availability supersedes the need for nodulation in peas grown under controlled environmental conditions. South African Journal of Botany 70: 816 – 823. (Refereed article)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Deputy Center Leader for the African Center of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science, University of Lagos, Nigeria. The Center runs postgraduate programs and research on drug and herbal medicine development and regulation.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Washington, USA University Administration Support Program (UASP) in Research Management
2018 Trieste, Italy AAAS-TWAS Summer Course on Science Diplomacy

Presentation given

Does sex matter in the use of Carica papaya?
Shaw Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Event: Botany 2015 Conference
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

Search form