TOMORI, Prof. Oyewale

DVM, Ph.D, NNOM, FAS,FRCPath, FNCVS; virologist, lecturer,administrator, b: February 3,1946;p:Ilesha; ht: Ilesha; Iga: Atakumosa; so: Osun; m:Aderemi Omowunii Alade; nc: threes,twod; ed: St. Peter's Primary School, Ishonajiesha, 1952-57; Government College, Ughelli, 1958-64; Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria, 1966-71; Universityof Ibadan, 1972-76; cr: Research Fellow II, Dept. ofVirology, College of Medicine, University oflbadan, 1971; Research Fellow 1,1975; Consultant Virologist, University CollegeHospital, UI,1975; SeniorResearch Fellow, UCH, Ibadan, 1975; Reader(Associate Professor), UCH,Ibadan, 1979; Prof, 1981; Head of Dept. of Virology and dir, World Health Organization Centre for ArbovirusReference&Research, 1984-86; dir, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Research &Training, CollegeofMedicine, University oflbadan, 1987; Re-appointed Head, DeptofVirology&dir,WHOCentre forArbovrius ReferenceandResearch, 1991;RegionalViorlogist/UboratoryCoordinator, • WHO, Africa Regional Office, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1994-04; Branch Sec, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, 1971 -73; Vice Chancellor, Redeemer's University, Redemption City, Ogun State, since 2004; mm: Veterinary Council ofNigeria, 1976-81; Nigerian Society for Immunology, since 1973; American Society ofTropical Medicineand Hygiene, since 1980; Nigerian Veterinary Association; Nigeria National Task Force on Epidemic Diseases, 1983;WHO Operational Support Team to Nigeria Governmenton Disease Control, 1989; Technical Advisory Committee onthe establish of Oyo State Univereity, Ogbomoso, 1990; Nigeria National Task Force on Yellow Fever Disease, 1993; WHO East Mediterranean Regional Certification for Poliomyelitis Eradication, 2006; International Advisory Group, International Consortium onAnti-virals (ICAV),2007; ch: Nigerian National Expert Committee on Serological Surveillance, 1988; National Yellow Fever Control Committee, 1993; Nigeria Expert Review Committee (ERC) onPoliomyelitis Eradication, 2005; Expert Working Group (EWG) for the Development of National Uboratory Services Policy, 2005; Implementation Task Force on National Uboratory Policy, 2007; Principal investigator, Rift Valley Fever Disease, Project (a WHO Funded Study), 1983; Asst. Editor, Nigerian Society for Animal Production, 1975-76; ChiefExaminer (Virology), Institute ofMedical Laboratory Technology ofNigeria, 1977& 1978;Visiting Prof. ofVirology, University of Jos, 1985; Virology Ucturers in Medical and Science based Depts. in Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University, and lle-lfe, 1976-81 ;ee: For Postgraduate Degrees atOAU, lle-lfe& ABU, Zaria Universityof Nairobi Kenya 1981-84; publ: Co-author, Kotonkan Virus: Experimental Infection of White Fulani Clavcs. Bull. Epiz. Dis Afr., 1974; Co-author, Bwamba Virusinfections: Zones in Nigeria Trans. Roy.Soc.Trap, Med.& Hyg., 1974; Co-author, Experimental Riftvalley FeverinWestAfrican Dwarf Sheep, Research in Veterinary Science, 1975; Co-author, Epidemics of a febrile illness associated withUg MP359 virusin Nigeria. W.Afr.Afr. Med. Jour., 1975; Co-author, The 1974; Epidemicof Fever inChildren in Ibadan, Nigeria Trap. Geog. Med., 1975; Co-author, Adaptation and Propagation ofOrungo Virus inVera Cell Culture, Cytobios, 1975; Co-author, Antibodiesto Orungo Virus inmanand animals inNigeria Trap. Geog. Med., 1976; Co-author, Antibodies against Arbovirus in Sierra Uone, Trop. Geog. Med., J 976; Growth of Orungo Virus in various tissue cultures. Arch. ViroL 1977; isolation of West Nile Virus form man in Nigeria, Trans. Roy. Soc.Trop. Med. Hyg, 1978; Immunological Reactions of Rift Valley FeverVirusStrains from East andWestAfricaResearch inVeterinary Science, 1979;Co-author, Lassa Fever. PropertiesandCharacteristics Nig.Med.Jour,1979; EffectofStorage Temperatures ontheStability ofUssa VirusComplement-fixing antigen, Bull.W.H.O., 1980; RiftValleyFeverVirusInfection inManinNigeria, J. med.Virol., 1980;etc; award: Best Student in Pre-finalYearClassWork, AhmaduBelloUniversity, Zaria,1970;BestAll-roundGraduate, Facultyof Veterinary Medicine,ABU, Zaria," 1971;United States Dept ofHealth & Human Services Public Health ServiceCertificate for Contributionto Ussa FeverResearch,1981:FacultyofVeterinary Medicine, UI forOutstanding Service to the Veterinary Profession through Research, 1982; Matsumae International FellowshipBoard ofDirectorsCertificate ofHonour, 1983; Nigeria National Ministry of Science and Technology Merit Award for Excellence in Medical Research, 1990; Rockefeller FoundationScholar, Bellagio Research andStudyCentre, Italy, 1997;Nigeria National Orderof Merit(NNOM),2002;WHOfAFRO)TaskForceon Immunization Awardfor Successfullyestablishing theAfrica Regional PolioUboratory Network, 2004;off: Redeemer'sUnivereity, RedemptionCamp,Km46,Ugos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State; tel: 234-1-791780,234 (0) 803-499-6524; ws:
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