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Wasiu Adekunle Olaniyi

Professor
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Adekunle Ajasin University
Nigeria

Wasiu Adekunle Olaniyi

Biography

Academic/Professional Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with Dates: (a) Ph.D. Animal Sciences (Animal Biotechnology/ Aquaculture) 2013 (b) Certificate (Climate change governance) 2012 (c) M.Sc. Animal Science (Agricultural Biotechnology/ Aquaculture) 2008 (d) B. Agric (Hons) (Ife), Animal Science, Second Class – Lower Division 2004 (e) Ordinary Diploma (Computer Technology), Upper Credit 2001 14. Work Experience with Dates: Duration Position Place Responsibilities 2013 – Date Lecturer II Adekunle Ajasin University, AkungbaAkoko, Ondo State. - Teaching of Molecular biology and genetic engineering courses, Climate science and aquaculture. Supervision of students among others. 2008 – 2013 Research Officer/Gradua te Research Assistant Biotechnology/Wet Laboratory, Department of Animal Sciences, OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. - Teaching of animal breeding strategies and aquaculture, supervision of IT students and undergraduates’ research. - Creating awareness to the farmers on animal biodiversity, Climate change and its effects. 2005 -2008 Graduate Research Assistant Biotechnology/Wet Laboratory, Department of Animal Sciences, OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. - Sourcing for animal breeders of good adaptive values for breeding programs. - Assisting the undergraduates on their research projects. 2 15. Publications with dates: (a) Peer Review Journals i. Olaniyi W.A. (2014). Climate Change and Biotechnology: Toolkit for Food Fish Security. In: Vulnerability of Fisheries, Agriculture, and Water to Climate Change: Toward Sustainable Adaptation Strategies, Behnassi M, Shelat K, Hayashi K (eds). Springer, Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8962-2_15. pp 243-258. ii. Olaniyi W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). Embryonic and larval developmental stages of African giant catfish Heterobranchus bidorsalis (Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 1809) (Teleostei, Clariidae). SpringerPlus 3:677. http://www.springerplus.com/content/3/1/677 iii. Olaniyi W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). Monosex fish production in fisheries management and its potentials for catfish aquaculture in Nigeria. In: Vulnerability of Fisheries, Agriculture, and Water to Climate Change: Toward Sustainable Adaptation Strategies, Behnassi M, Shelat K, Hayashi K (eds). doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8962-2_19. pp 301-312. iv. Olaniyi W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). Proximate composition and sensory evaluation of African Clariid Catfish Clarias gariepinus, Heterobranchus bidorsalis and their hybrids. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science (accepted) v. Olaniyi, W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). The induction and erythrocyte cell size analysis of triploid in African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Animal Research International, (accepted). vi. Olaniyi, W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2013). Stages in the early and larval development of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Teleostei, Clariidae). doi:10.1017/S0967199413000063. Zygote, 22: 314 – 330. vii. Olaniyi, W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2012). Induction of diploid gynogenetic larvae of African giant catfish, Clarias gariepinus Burchell (1822). Ife J. Agric, 25: 73-82. viii.Olaniyi W. A. and Omitogun, O. G. (2012). Induction of monosex fish production and its potentials for catfish aquaculture in Nigeria. International Plant and Animal Genome Conference, PAG XX, Jan 14-18, San Diego CA. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xx/webprogram/Paper1625.html viii. Salau, M.A., K.M. Babatunde and W.A. Olaniyi (2010). Adoption of improved poultry production technologies by farmers in Ado Odo/Ota L.G. Area of Ogun State. ISSN: 2141-0097. Devon Sci. Comp. Afr. J. of Agric. Res & Devpt., 3(3):1-6. (b) Conference Proceedings: i. Olaniyi W. A. and Omitogun, O. G. (2012). Induction of monosex fish production and its potentials for catfish aquaculture in Nigeria. International Plant and Animal Genome Conference, PAG XX, Jan 14-18, San Diego CA. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xx/webprogram/Paper1625.html 2004-2005 NYSC (National Youth Service Corp) Livestock Production Unit, Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. - Attending to farmers regarding their livestock problems and rendering solution to their myriads of challenges. - Visiting farms for research purposes and capacity building. Sept. 2004 – Feb.2005 Teacher Harmony Secondary School, Lokoja, Kogi State. Nigeria - Teaching the students natural sciences subjects. - Students supervision, guidance and counseling Jan. 2003 – Jan. 2004 Training Manager Tawakkull Computers, O.A.U., Ile-Ife, Nigeria. - Training apprentices how to use computer packages e.g. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, CorelDraw etc. -Office Automation -ICT Management

Research Interest

Animal Biotechnology, Aquaculture, Climate change governance

Publications

  • Olaniyi W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). Monosex fish production in fisheries management and its potentials for catfish aquaculture in Nigeria. In: Vulnerability of Fisheries, Agriculture, and Water to Climate Change: Toward Sustainable Adaptation Strategies, Behnassi M, Shelat K, Hayashi K (eds). doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8962-2_19. pp 301-312.

  • Olaniyi W.A., and O.G. Omitogun (2014). Embryonic and larval developmental stages of African giant catfish Heterobranchus bidorsalis (Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 1809) (Teleostei, Clariidae). SpringerPlus 3:677. http://www.springerplus.com/content/3/1/677

  • Olaniyi W.A. (2014). Climate Change and Biotechnology: Toolkit for Food Fish Security. In: Vulnerability of Fisheries, Agriculture, and Water to Climate Change: Toward Sustainable Adaptation Strategies, Behnassi M, Shelat K, Hayashi K (eds). Springer, Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8962-2_15. pp 243-258.

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