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.
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.
Zoonotic diseases of animals
Equine emerging and re-emerging viruses Equine Influenza, West Nile virus...
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.
Foot and mouth disease.
Viruses as they emerge and re-emerge
Disease control strategies targeted at the animal-human interface
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