Dr. Itopa  E. Ajayi

Dr. Itopa E. Ajayi

Lecturer/Researcher
University of Abuja, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Neurosciences from University of Queensland, Australia

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Production
62%
Animal Physiology
90%
Neuroanatomy
75%
Animal Health
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Ajayi, I.E., A.E. McGovern, A.K. Driessen, N.F. Kerr, P.C. Mills and S.B. Mazzone, 2018. Hippocampal modulation of cardiorespiratory function. Resp. Physiol. Neurobiol., 252-253: 18-27.
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  2. McGovern, A.E., I.E. Ajayi, M.J. Farrell and S.B.Mazzone, 2017. A neuroanatomical framework for the central modulation of respiratory sensory processing and cough by the periaqueductal grey. J. Thorac Dis., 9: 4098-4107.
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  3. Ajayi, I.E., 2017. Neuroanatomical and physiological considerations for the role of the periaqueductal gray in expressing emotions. MOJ Anat. Physiol., Vol. 3. .
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  4. Ajayi, I.E. and P.C. Mills, 2017. Effects of the hippocampus on the motor expression of augmented breaths. PloS One, Vol. 12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0183619.
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  5. Ajayi, I.E., M.C. Bellingham, P.C. Mills, S.B. Mazzone and H.H. Subramanian, 2016. Hippocampal influence on respiratory and cardiovascular function. J. Neurochem., 134: 378-378.
  6. Ibe, C.S., S.O. Salami and I.E. Ajayi, 2014. Trunk and paw pad skin morphology of the African giant pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus, Waterhouse-1840). Eur. J. Anat., 18: 175-182.
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  7. Omeiza, G.K., I.E. Ajayi and J.O. Ode, 2012. Assessment of antimicrobial drug residues in beef in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. Vet. Ital., 48: 283-289.
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  8. Ode, J.O., G.K. Omeiza and I.E. Ajayi, 2012. In vitro relaxant effects of the crude and fractions of the methanol extract of Cassia singueana leaves on histamine-induced pre- contracted rabbit jejenum. Asian J. Pharm. Biol. Res., 2: 143-146.
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  9. Nafarnda, W.D., I.E. Ajayi, J.C. Shawulu, M.S. Kawe and G.K. Omeiza,at el., 2012. Bacteriological quality of abattoir effluents discharged into water bodies in Abuja, Nigeria. Vet. Sci., 10.5402/2012/515689.
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  10. Ajayi, I.E., J.C. Shawulu and W.D. Nafarnda, 2012. Organ-body weight relationship of some in the male African grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus). J. Adv. Vet. Res. 2: 86-90.
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  11. Adah, B.M.J., H.O.K. Olabode and I.E. Ajayi, 2012. A Case of Contagious Pustular Dermatitis in Kano Brown Goats. Sahel J. Vet. Sci., 11: 23-27.
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  12. Shawulu, J.C. and I.E. Ajayi, 2011. The Effect of Sexual Dimophism on Some Cranio- Morphometrical Indices in the New Zaeland White Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 3: 73-80.
  13. Salami, S.O., C.S. Ibe, A.D. Umosen, I.E. Ajayi and S.M. Maidawa, 2011. Comparative Osteomorphometric study of long bones in Yankasa sheep and red Sokoto goats. Int. J.Morphol. 29: 100-104.
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  14. Ode, O.J., I.U. Asuzu and I.E.Ajayi, 2011. Bioassay-guided fractionation of the crude methanol extract of cassia singueana leaves. J. Adv. Sci. Res., 2: 81-86.
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  15. Ajayi, I.E., S.A. Ojo, B.I. Onyeanusi, B.D.J. George, J.O. Ayo, S.O. Salami and C.S. Ibe, 2011. Gross observations and morphometry of the medulla oblongata of the African grasscutter (Thryonomys Swinderianus). Vet. Res., 4: 5-8.
  16. Ajayi, I.E., J.C. Shawulu, A. Ghaji, G.K. Omeiza and O.J. Ode, 2011. The use of formalin and modified gravity-feed embalming technique in veterinary anatomy dissection and practicals. J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health, 3: 79-81.
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  17. Ajayi, I.E. and S. Mailafia, 2011. Occurrence of Polymelia in a 9-week-old male broiler: Anatomical and Radiological aspects. J. Vet. Anat., 4: 69-77.
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  18. Ibe, C.S., B.I. Onyeanusi, S.O. Salami, I.E. Ajayi and J.O. Nzalak, 2010. On the structure of the spleen in the African giant pouched rat (Crycetomys gambianus Waterhouse 1840). Vet. Res. 3: 70-74.
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  19. Ibe, C. S., B.I. Onyeanusi, S.O. Salami and I.E. Ajayi, 2010. Adaptive morphology of the mystacial vibrissae in the African giant pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus, Waterhouse- 1840) J. Vet. Anat., 3: 35-46.
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  20. Ajayi, I.E., S.A. Ojo, J.O. Ayo and C.S.Ibe, 2010. Histomorphometric studies of the urinary tubules of the African grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus). J. Vet. Anat., 3: 17-23.
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  21. Ajayi, I.E., M. Bisalla and O.C. Jegede, 2009. Temperature and weight changes in Yankassa sheep experimentally infected Trypanosoma congolense. Anim. Prod. Res. Adv., 5: 270-273.