Akinola A. Alafiatayo

Akinola A. Alafiatayo
Memorial University of Newfoundland · Division of Biomedical Sciences (Genetics)

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry, PhD. Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology

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Introduction
Akinola A. Alafiatayo is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. My research is on molecular genetic analysis of Autism with focus on structural variants identification and gut microbiome study using Next Generation Sequencing techniques.
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Position
  • PostDoc Position
May 2019 - December 2019
International Islamic University Malaysia
Position
  • Fellow
March 2018 - March 2019
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • PostDoc Position
Education
September 2012 - July 2017
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Field of study
  • Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
September 2012 - July 2017
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Field of study
  • Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
January 2000 - November 2004
Ahmadu Bello University
Field of study
  • Biochemistry

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Publications (7)
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Exposing the skin to solar UV radiation induces cascades of signaling pathways and biological alterations such as redox imbalance, suppression of antioxidant genes and programmed cell death. Therefore, the aim of this study was to use RNA-Seq to unravel the effects of UV radiation on Normal Human Adult Fibroblast cells (NHDF). Cells were exposed to...
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Curcuma longa L. is a rhizome plant often used as traditional medicinal preparations in Southeast Asia. The dried powder is commonly known as cure-all herbal medicine with a wider spectrum of pharmaceutical activities. In spite of the widely reported therapeutic applications of C. longa, research on its safety and teratogenic effects on zebrafish e...
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Curcuma longa L. is a rhizome plant often used as traditional medicinal preparations in Southeast Asia. The dried powder is commonly known as cure-all herbal medicine with a wider spectrum of pharmaceutical activities. In spite of the widely reported therapeutic applications of C. longa, research on its safety and teratogenic effects on zebrafish e...
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The use of herbal medicine and traditional healing practices for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of illness and ailment continue to have more awareness among the scientific community due to their safety and also as a source of alternatives to synthetic products. This research assessed the total phenolic compounds and in vitro total antioxidant...
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Background: Natural products such as herbs, fruits, spices, beverages, vegetables are becoming more popular among scientific community and consumers because of their potential to arrest the effect of free radicals in human system. This study determined the total antioxidant capacity of ten selected species of Zingiberaceae (Ginger) used as spices...
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INTRODUCTION/JUSTIFICATION: There is urgent need to source for alternative chemotherapy against trypanosmosis, a disease of major importance in human and economic animals. Therefore, petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol and aqueous extracts sequentially obtained from the leaves, stem and root barks of Landolphia uniflora were evaluated for their i...

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