Date:March 02, 2018

Dr. Michael O. Awodiran
Head of Department

Michael O. Awodiran,

B.Sc. Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1990
M.Sc. Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2000
Ph.D. Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2011
My Postgraduate training is in the areas of Cytogenetics and Molecular genetics
Research Interest
Genetics of land snails, water snails and vertebrates
Recent Publications

      Awodiran M.O., J.A Adegoke; P.O Aluko (1999): Cytogenetic Study of Clarias anguillaris, Heterobranchus
      longifilis and their reciprocal hybrids. Nigerian Journal of Genetics 14:47-52.
      Awodiran M.O., J.A Adegoke, P.O Aluko (2000): Morphometric characteristics, survival and
      growth of hybrid between Clarias anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758) and Heterobranchus longifilis (Valenciennes, 1840). Nigerian Journal of Genetics 15:46-53.
      Popoola M.O., V.F. Olaleye, M.O. Awodiran (2008): Comparative Studies Of The Genomes Of
      Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 18220, Heterobranchus bidorsalis (Geoffrey St. Hillaire,
      1809), And their Hybrid Using Hydroxyapatite Chromatography Ife Journal of Science 10 (1): 77-83.
      Akinwande A., Awodiran M.O., and Moody F.O. (2009). Sex reversal in Oreochromis niloticus
      by 17-? Methyl Testosterone. Bioscience Research Communications21 (21): 55-61.
      Awodiran M.O.,O.A.Olayemi; J.I.Awopetu (2010). Morphometric studies of some land snails in
      Nigeria. Proceedings of Genetics Society of Nigeria 34:350-353.
      Majolagbe, F.A., Awodiran, M.O., Olaniyi, W.A., Awopetu, J.I. and Omitogun, O.G. (2010).
      Fitness and cytogenetic studies of Clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus bidorsalis and
      their reciprocal hybrids. Proceedings of Genetic Society of Nigeria Annual Conference
      34: 321-325.
      Adewumi .A.A., M.O. Awodiran, E.M. Obuotor and V.F. Olaleye (2010): Stress, neuro-
      endocrine cascade and fish broodstock quality. Proceedings of 25th Annual International Conference of Fisheries Society of Nigeria, pp103-108

Contact: Dr. Michael O. Awodiran
Department of Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife 2200050, Osun State, Nigeria
Phone: +234 (0) 806 208 8776
Room Number: Z1.25