Isiaka A. Ogunwande

Lagos State University, Nigeria


Isiaka A. Ogunwande from Nigeria obtained B.S. degree in chemistry from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, M.S. degree in organic chemistry, Ibadan, Nigeria, and Ph.D. in organic chemistry, Ibadan, Nigeria. A. Ogunwande is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Natural Product Chemistry, Institute of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, from 2004 to 2006. Ogunwande received the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Third World Academy of Sciences (CAS‐TWAS) Visiting Scholars Fellowship award to the Kunming Institute of Botany, State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources, Yunnan, China, 2010; she is an Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Lagos State University, Nigeria. Her research areas include identification, purification, and structural elucidation of potential bioactive compounds in plant materials that may be of importance for the promotion of health; isolation of volatiles from plant sources by conventional methods and characterization of their aroma and flavor constituents; evaluation of the pharmacological potentials of plant materials and implementation of in vitro and in vivo assays for bioassay-guided fractionation of plant extracts for assessment of IC50, LD50, and ED50 values of isolated compounds; and evaluation of the level of contaminants in plants and animal species, as well as consumable products.

Biography Updated on 19 May 2014

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