Prof. Dr. Timothy Olubisi Adejumo

Profile

Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsPlant Cultivation, Plant Pathology,Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology
KeywordsBiopesticides, Food Safety, Biotechnology, Biological control of plant pathogens, Mycotoxins
Honours and awards

2019: Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation Renewed Research Fellowships at Institute of Phytomedicine, Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Hohenheim, Otto-Sander Strasse 5, 70599 Stüttgart, Germany.

2019: International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) grant for First National Symposium and Inauguration of Nigerian Society for Microbial Ecology (NSME) at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA).

2018: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany Humboldt Kolleg Grant on 'The role of commercialisation of university-based research results at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko'.

2017: Ambassador Scientist to Nigeria for International Society for Microbial Ecology, The Netherlands.

2016: TETFund Institutionally Based Research grant for Evaluation of Nigerian rice for mycotoxin-producing Aspergillus and Fusarium Species using Molecular Diagnostic Technique (Polymerase Chain Reaction).

2012: Outstanding Service as an Online Mentor, Minority Mentoring Program, by Membership Board and the Underrepresented Members Committee of American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC, USA.

2007: Advanced Leadership Award- Session M0711a.at Haggai Institute Mid-Pacific Center, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

2005: Georg Forster Research Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany at Georg-August-Universität, Institute of Plant Pathology and Plant Protection, Dept. of Molecular Phytopathology and Mycotoxin Research, Grisebachstrasse 6, 37077 Göttingen, Germany.

2005: Travel Award to attend Workshop on Quantitative Ecology (ref. smr. 1655) at International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), StradaCostiera, 11, I-34014 Miramare, Trieste, Italy.

1996: Graduate Research Fellowship, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria

Current contact address

CountryNigeria
CityAkungba-Akoko
InstitutionAdekunle Ajasin University
InstituteDepartment of Microbiology
Homepagehttp://www.adekunleajasinuniversity.edu.ng

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Petr KarlovskyFachgebiet Pflanzenpathologie und Pflanzenschutz, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen
Dr. Georg LangenkämperInstitut für Sicherheit und Qualität bei Obst und Gemüse, Max Rubner-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ernährung und Lebensmittel, Detmold
Prof. Dr. Petr KarlovskyMolekulare Phytopathologie & Mykotoxinforschung, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen
Prof. Dr. Ralf Thomas VögeleInstitut für Phytomedizin, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart
Start of initial sponsorship01/12/2005

Program(s)

2005Georg Forster Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2012Timothy O. Adejumo: Evaluation of botanicals as biopesticides against storage pest and growth of Fusarium verticillioides causing rot diseases and fumonisin production of maize. In: Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials, 2012, 23-31
2009Timothy O. Adejumo, Ursula Hettwer, Sabine Nutz, Petr Karlovsky: Real-Time PCR and Agar plating method to predict Fusarium verticillioides and Fumonisin B1 content in Nigerian maize. In: Journal of Plant Protection Research, 2009, 399-404
2008Timothy O. Adejumo, U. Hettwer and P. Karlovsky : Production of Diacetoxyscirpenol, Fumonisins B1, B2, B3 and Neosolaniol by rice culture of Fusarium species from Nigerian maize. In: Odunayo C. Adebooye, Kehinde A. Taiwo, Andrew A. fatufe Food, Health and Environmental Issues in Developing Countries: The Nigerian Situation. Cuvillier Publishers, 2008. 236-241
2007Timothy O. Adejumo, Ursula Hettwer, Petr Karlovsky: Occurrence of Fusarium species and trichothecenes in Nigerian maize. In: International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2007, 350-357
2007T.O. Adejumo, U. Hettwer and P. Karlovsky: Survey of maize from south-western Nigeria for zearalenone, α- and β-zearalenols, fumonisin B1 and enniatins produced by Fusarium species. In: Food Additives and Contaminants, 2007, 993-1000