Dr. Adebomi Ayodeji Ikotun obtained a B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry; Ogun State University), M.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry; University of Ibadan), M.Phil and Ph.D (Chemistry; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife). She is a Senior Lecturer and teaches both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She joined Bowen University in 2004 as an Assistant Lecturer and has also served in various capacities both in the University and Department till date. At the University level, these include Hall Warden (three female hostel blocks; 2006/2007-2010/2011 sessions) and membership of various Boards and Committees including College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science Committee on Examination Malpractices (Chairperson), Research Team, Bowen Ventures, Student Disciplinary Committee, Welfare Committee and Chapel Revival Committee. At the Department, these include Postgraduate Committee, Examination Officer, Seminar Coordinator, Staff Adviser, Final Year Project Committee and Social Committee. She has also been a visiting scholar to Cardiff University, Wales, U.K (Kelly’s group 2007; Coogan’s group 2009) and Texas A & M University, College Station, U.S. A. (Gladysz research group, 2011). She is a member of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (U.K.). She was a recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Research Grant (2015). Her area of research includes Inorganic, Organometallic and Organic Synthesis with Spectroscopic Characterization and Biological/Medicinal Applications. Her present research focus is geared towards the “Biological Chemistry of metal complexes” and “African black Soap”. She has authored and co-authored academic papers in International Journals with presentations both at home and abroad.