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Mubo Adeola Sonibare

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


2003 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Taxonomic revision of the genus Ficus Linn. (Moraceae) in Nigeria. A multidimensional approach is being used in resolving the confusion in the taxonomy of the Ficus. In depth studies of the group include morphology, anatomy and chemotaxonomic significance of the leaf alkanes.

Prizes, Grants and Awards

TWAS Awards

Jan 2013
TWAS-UNESCO Associateship to University of Bostwana for three months (31 January to 26 April, 2013) Research undertaken: Isolation of biologically active compounds from Dioscorea bulbifera Linn. (Dioscoreaceae)

Other Awards

Jul 2008
Georg Forster Research fellowship
Georg Forster Research fellowship to University of Mainz, Germany for one year (1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 Research undertaken: Genetic diversity of Dioscorea (Kunth) Pax using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms (AFLP) and cpDNA

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