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Mr. Johnson O. Oladele

Mr. Johnson O. Oladele

Johnson Oladele Kings University Staff Picture

Assistant Lecturer in Department of Chemical Sciences

Johnson O. Oladele

Chemical Sciences



Johnson O. Oladele became a graduate of Biochemistry more than a decade ago. His scientific experience includes Immunohistochemistry, enzymes kinetic assays, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), microscopy, histology, electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, basic organic solvent extraction technique, handling of experimental animals etc.

His research specializations are phytomedicine, toxicology and molecular neuroscience. Oladele belongs to a number of professional societies such as International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Nigerian Bioinformatics and Genomics Network, International Society of Neurochemistry, etc. He has also received awards and honours in recognition of his efforts, distinguished services and contributions to his career and associated organizations.

He has also received nominations for the Honorary Doctorate degree from London Graduate School; Fellowship of Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) Nigeria and Honorary doctorate degree (honoris causa) in Public Administration from Africa Institute for Public Administration [AIPA] (Greenfield Executive Education) Ghana.

He has also published many research articles in peer-reviewed journals and four book chapters. He is also a reviewer to a number of academic and professional journals indexed in Elsevier and Springer.

Research Interest
  • Phytomedicine

  • Molecular Toxicology 

Teaching Areas
  • Toxicology

  • Drug metabolism

  • Biochemistry

Selected Publications
  • Oladele JO, Oyeleke OM, Oladele OT, Oladiji AT. (2021). Covid-19 treatment: Investigation on the phytochemical constituents of Vernonia amygdalina as potential Coronavirus-2 inhibitors. Computational toxicology.  18. 100161.

  • Oladele JO., Oyeleke OM., Olowookere BD., Babatope OD., Olaniyan MD., Akindolie BO., Oladele OT. (2021). Bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) modulates nitrobenzene-induced renal damage in rats via suppression of oxido-inflammatory activities. Serbian Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research. DOI: 10.2478/sjecr-2020-0040 

  • Oladele JO, Ajayi EIO, Oyeleke OM, Oladele OT, Olowookere BD, Adeniyi BM, Oyewole OI, Oladiji AT. (2020). A systematic review on COVID-19 pandemic with special emphasis on Curative potentials of medicinal plants. Heliyon. 6: 1-17. 

  • Oladele JO, Oyeleke OM, Oladele OT, Olowookere BD, Oso BJ, Oladiji AT. (2020). Kolaviron (kolaflavanone), apigenin, fisetin as potential coronavirus inhibitors: In silico investigation. Research square preprints. DOI: 

  • Oladele, JO., Adewale, OO., Oyeleke, OM., Oyewole IO., Salami, MO., Owoade G. (2020). Annona muricata protects against cadmium mediated oxidative damage in brain and liver of rats. Acta facultatis medicae Naissensis. 37 (3): 252-260. DOI:10.5937/afmnai2003252O. 

  • Oladele JO., Oyeleke OM., Oladele OT. Olaniyan MD. (2020). Neuroprotective mechanism of Vernonia amygdalina in a rat model of neurodegenerative diseases. Toxicology report. 7: 1223 – 1232.
  • Workshop on Experiment Centric Pedagogy and Home-based Hands on Learning in STEM held at Morgan State University on June 3 & 4, 2020.

  • Introduction to consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing. Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. 2020.

  • Online non-credit professional development course designed and offered by the Open Journals in Education in collaboration with Routledge Global Student Mobility Series and STAR Scholars Network. Taylor and Francis Group. 20th Nov. 2020.
  • Understanding Dementia, an online course held at Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre, University of Tasmania, Australia, July 2019.
  • Pharma – Food Congress held at Federal University of Technology, Akure. July, 2019

  • International Conference on Technology Advancement held at The Bells University, Ota, Ogun State. November, 2019
  • Metagenomics Symposium on “Utilizing microbiome for products in Africa” organized by H3Africa Bioinformatics Network (H3ABioNet) held at Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.   July, 2014

  • 3rd International Conference of West African Society of Toxicology (WASOT) and Society of Toxicology (SOT) held at University of Lagos, Nigeria. February, 2014.
  • Workshop on Effective Use of Bioinformatics for Research held at University of Ibadan, Nigeria. May 2014                
  • 4th Biennial Unibadan Conference of Biomedical Research held at Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.  July, 2014.

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