Head of the department
Dept of Microbiology and Nanobiotechnology
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
He had attended Oyo State University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria (now Ladoke Akintola University of Technology) as one of the pioneer students to read Pure and Applied Biology. He obtained B. Tech (Hons), Second Class (Upper Division), M. Tech. in Biotechnology (Distinction), and Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology in 1997, 2001 and 2005 respectively.
His major research focus is Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, with particular reference to fermentation processes and enzyme technology. He is intensively involved in the green synthesis of nanoparticles in the area of nanobiotechnology.
Lateef A (2004) The microbiology of a pharmaceutical effluent and its public health implications.World J Microbiol Biotechnol 20:167-171.