Selim Adewale AlarapeLecturer/Researcher
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
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).