Dr. Selim Adewale Alarape
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Dr. Selim Adewale Alarape

Lecturer and Researcher
Fish and Wildlife Unit, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Highest Degree
M.V.Sc. in Veterinary Public Health from University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

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Dr. Selim Adewale Alarape had Higher National Diploma (HND) in Animal Health Technology from Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Moor Plantation, Ibadan. He obtained Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and postgraduate trainings (MVPH) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Dr Alarape has a robust training in Veterinary Public Health using aquatic animals as models. He has publications in revered journals covering Aquatic and Environmental Toxicology, Fish Vaccine production, Climate Change, Drugs, Chemicals and Heavy Metals residues in Fish and aquatic environment. His current research focus is on Molecular Characterization of Aquatic Animals (Feral and Cultured) Infectious Diseases (including emerging and re-emerging diseases) of Public Health Importance in Nigeria arising from environmental contamination and/pollution. Based on the preliminary study, the research has revealed the effects of relationship between environment-animal-human. He is a recipient of BEP/CRDF Global Travel Grant 2015 to attend Biosafety and Biosecurity Training Course in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America and Biorisk Management Enhancement Grant (BMEG) 2016 (A grant to train Researchers across Nigeria on Biorisk Assessment and Management within and outside Laboratories). Aside publishing in revered journals, he is a reviewer to international journals like Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Veterinarski Arhiv, University of Zagreb, BioMed Central (BMC) Public Health, Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, among others. He is a member of several Learned Societies including Association of Aquatic Veterinarians of Nigeria (AAVN), International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN), American College of Toxicology (ACT), BactiVac Network, International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and Junior Faculty, Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET).

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Aquatic Animal Health
Veterinary Public Health
Environmental Hazards And Food Safety
Environmental Toxicology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Tomori, B., O. Adeyemo, O. Ola-Davies and S. Alarape, 2023. Effects of Telfairia occidentalis and Ipomoea batatas on biochemical and antioxidant assay of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Aquacult. Stud., Vol. 23. 10.4194/AQUAST1116.
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  2. Alarape, S.A., A.F. Fagbohun, O.A. Ipadeola, A.A. Adeigbo, R.O. Adesola and O.K. Adeyemo, 2023. Assessment of glyphosate and its metabolites' residue concentrations in cultured African Catfish offered for sale in selected markets in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Front. Toxicol., Vol. 2023. 10.3389/ftox.2023.1250137.
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  3. Adeyemo, O.K., S.A. Alarape, V.E. Adetunji, A.B. Saka and O.O. Adebowale et al. 2021. Safety Hazards Along Animal Food Supply Chain in Nigeria. In: Safety Hazards Along Animal Food Supply Chain in Nigeria. Adeyemo, O.K., S.A. Alarape, V.E. Adetunji, A.B. Saka and O.O. Adebowale et al. Springer, Cham 14.
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  4. Adebowale, A.S., A.F. Fagbamigbe, J.O. Akinyemi, O.K. Obisesan and E.J. Awosanya et al., 2021. The spread of COVID-19 outbreak in the first 120u2009days: a comparison between Nigeria and seven other countries. BMC Public Health, 10.1186/s12889-020-10149-x.
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  5. Adebowale, A.S., A.F. Fagbamigbe, J.O. Akinyemi, K.O. Obisesan and E.J. Awosanya et al. 2021. Situation Assessment and Natural Dynamics of Covid-19 Pandemic in Nigeria, 31 May 2020. Sci. Afr. 10.1016/j.sciaf.2021.e00844.
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  6. Akpan, S.N., O.A. Odeniyi, O.O. Adebowale, S.A. Alarape and O.K. Adeyemo, 2020. Antibiotic resistance profile of Gram-negative bacteria isolated from Lafenwa abattoir effluent and its receiving water (Ogun River) in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria. Onderstepoort J. Vet. Res., Vol. 87. 10.4102/ojvr.v87i1.1854.
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  7. Ubiogoro O.E., S.A. Alarape, A.B. Saka and O.K. Adeyemo, 2019. Growth performance and sensory parameters of african catfish (clarias gariepinus) fed with a sublethal dose of neem leaf extract, and its antibacterial effects. Veterinarski arhiv 89: 709-721.
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  8. Akeem S.B., A.O. Kudirat, O.O. Ayoola, A.S. Adewale and O.A. Olayemi, 2019. Seroconversion, seroprotection and safety determination of formalinised local isolate of aeromonas hydrophila administered through different routes in african catfish (clarias gariepinus, burchell 1822). Journal of the Preventive Veterinary Medicine 43: 79-87.
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  9. Kupoluyi A.Y., S.A. Alarape and O.K. Adeyemo, 2018. Impact of industrial effluents on alaro river in oluyole industrial estate, ibadan and its suitability for aquatic life. Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences 16: 38-44.
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  10. Oniovosa U., O. Aina, S. Alarape, O. Babalola and O. Adeyemo, 2017. Effects of neem leaves aqueous extract on organ histology, haematological parameters and biochemical indices in catfish. Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences 54: 17-24.
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  11. Alarape S.A., F. Ajani, O.K. Adeyemo and J.O. Shobiye, 2013. Effect of copper sulphate on spawning success in african catfish (clarias gariepinus, burchell 1822). Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 8: 714-720.
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  12. Adeyemo, O.K., S.A. Alarape and B.O. Emikpe, 2011. Reprotoxic effect of malachite green on African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822). J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 6: 563-570.
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