Physical and Mathematical Veterinary Medicine

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Olaolu Tosin Olufemi

Postgraduate student,



Olaolu Tosin Olufemi is a veterinarian with experience in mixed practice. He started his career as a private and resident zoo veterinarian in northern Nigeria before moving into academics. He started his academic career as a pioneer staff at the Department of Animal production and health, Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, before joining the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Jos, Nigeria.

His research interests are emerging and re-emerging viruses, zoonoses, public health and preventive medicine.

Expertise Summary

He holds a masters degree in veterinary public health and preventive medicine from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. His previous studies focused on the seroprevalence of Henipaviruses among horses, pigs and bats. He also investigated viran proteins to some emerging viruses in African straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum). He is a fellow of the College of Veterinary Surgeons of Nigeria (Public Health).

Olaolu is currently a PhD Vice Chancellor's Research Excellence Scholar (International) at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Teaching Summary


Zoonotic diseases of animals

Animal handling

Animal production

Research Summary

Equine emerging and re-emerging viruses Equine Influenza, West Nile virus...

Recent Publications

Past Research

Serological screening of Bats, Horses and Pig for Henipaviruses in Nigeria

Emerging viruses of Bats.

Sanitary conditions of food contact surfaces in a Slaughterhouse.

Cryptosporidiosis in pigs.

African Swine fever Resist Nigeria.

Caprine Brucellosis

Foot and mouth disease.

Future Research

Viruses as they emerge and re-emerge

Disease control strategies targeted at the animal-human interface

Physical and Mathematical Veterinary Medicine

The University of Nottingham
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
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