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Adetola Olugbile

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Lagos General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

My research aims to address issues related to food processing, safety, security and sustainability of indigenous African cereals. Currently, I am looking at ways of improving the utilisation of pearl, finger and fonio millet and developing value added products from them, at the same time studying the microbiota involved during the fermentation and effect of processing on the conjugated mycotoxins in these cereals.

Research Keywords: 
cereals
mycotoxin
nutrition
sourdough
fermentation

Publications resulting from Research: 


emba, M.C., Njobeh, P. B., Adebo, O. A., Olugbile, A. O., Kayitesi, E. (2015) The Role of Compositing Cereals with Legumes to Alleviate Protein Energy Malnutrition in Africa submitted to International Journal of Food Science and Technology.

Obadina, A. O., Fegha, G. D. and Olugbile, A. O. (2013), Effect of fermentation periods on chemical and physicochemical properties of cocoyam starch. Starch/Stärke. doi: 10.1002/star.201200246.

Olugbile A.O., Obadina A.O., Atanda O.O., and Omemu O.B. and Olatope A.A. (2013). Physico-chemical changes and diastatic activity within germinating paddy rice (Boromo), a locally grown paddy rice in Western Nigeria. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Higher Education Study

Affiliations

University of Johannesburg
Prizes, Grants and Awards

TWAS Awards

Jul 2015
Fellowship
Ph.D. research programme sponsored by Organization For Women in Science for developing Countries (OWSD) in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg South Africa

Other Awards

Apr 2014
Visiting Ph.D. Researcher
Scholarship For Visiting Ph.D. Researchers from Developing Countries, sponsored by Food Security Center of the University of Hohenheim, Germany and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany and Embrapa Food Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nov 2013
Fellow
Food Security Center Summer School 2013, organized by the Food Security Center of the University of Hohenheim, Germany and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Agricultural Research, Los Banos, Philippines
Jun 2011
Fellow
International Center for Science and High Technology - United Nations Industrial Development Organization Fellowship Training Programme in Food Processing and Safety - Packaging Technologies and Solutions for Developing countries, undertaken at the University of Milan, Italy (Jun - Dec 2011)
Apr 2010
Federal Scholar
Federal Government Scholarship for Studies in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions to study M.Sc. in Food Microbiology and Biotechnology at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria.