OMOLEKAN Tolulope Omotope

OMOLEKAN Tolulope Omotope, M.Sc

Assistant Lecturer


 Tolulope Omotope Omolekan is a Nutritional and Industrial Biochemist with BSc and MSc
degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin Kwara State and University of
Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State respectively. He is a recipient of the prestigious (2019) Research
Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientist (RTF-DCS) availed at the National
Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India. He is also a recipient of the 2015 Thomas
Bassir Basic Medical Foundation (TBBF) Seed grant availed at the University College Hospital
Ibadan Oyo State. He is a fellow of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
India, and a member of Nigeria Society of Experimental Biology, Nigeria. He is uses tools in
Genetics and Molecular Biology to improve tolerance in plants and manage diseases in humans
through Integrated Nutrient Management Approach.


  • M Sc., Biochemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, 2011
  • B Sc, Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, 2007


  • A. M. Esan, C. O. Olaiya, T. O. Omolekan, K. A. Aremu, H. R. Y. Adeyemi (2020). Effect of Salicyclic Acid on Biochemical and Physiological Parameters of Two Genotypes of Okra under Salinity Stress. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture 4(4)
  • A. M. Esan, C. O. Olaiya, T. O. Omolekan, K. A. Aremu, H. R. Y. Adeyemi (2020). Comparative Effects of Indole Acetic Acid on Photosynthetic Pigments and Mineral Contents of Two Genotypes of Okra Under Salinity Stress. EJFOOD 2 (6)
  • A. M. Esan, C. O. Olaiya, T. O. Omolekan, K. A. Aremu, H. R. Y. Adeyemi (2020). Quantitative and Qualitative Phytochemical Screening of Aqueous and Ethanol Extracts of Indole Acetic AcidTreated Okra Fruits. Journal of Advanced Biochemistry 1(1); 1-9
  • Ailenokhuoria B. V. and Omolekan T. O. (2019). Heavy metal, proximate and antioxidant composition of five cultivars of cowpea (Vigna ungiculata) in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research 2; 327 – 332.
  • Ikotun A. A. and Omolekan T. O. (2019). Microwave Synthesis and Biological Applications of NBenzyl Isatin Schiff base and its Complexes. CSIJ 26(5):12-20.
  • Olaiya C.O., Omolekan T.O., Esan A.M. and Olowoniwa B.J. (2015).Renal, cardiac and osteo protective effects of β – sitosterol glycoside in hypertensive rats. Advances in life Sciences and Technology 39: 13 – 19.
  • molekan T. O. and Olaiya C. O. O. (2013). Anti – atherogenic activity of ethanol extract of Buccholzia coriaceae seeds on hypercholesterolemic rats. International Journal of Biochemistry Research and Review 3 (3), 190 – 199.
  • Olaiya C.O. and Omolekan T. O. (2013). Antihypercholesterolemic activity of ethanolic extract of B. coriacea in rats. African Health Sciences 13(4): 1084 – 1090. PMCID: PMC4056488.