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Adeniran Samson Olugbenga Dr., Department of Biological Sciences

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Biotechnology | Genetics | Molecular Biology | Animal Science | Bioethics


Samson Adeniran is a highly articulate reproductive physiology researcher specializing in molecular biology, genetics, and bioethics. With a passion for enhancing reproduction efficiency, I bring an innovative and goal-driven approach to my work. My unique blend of a motivated, detail-oriented mindset, analytical skills, and problem-solving capabilities enables seamless integration into multicultural environments. I thrive in dynamic work settings, consistently meeting deadlines with a proven track record. My commitment to excellence is evident through numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications, showcasing my dedication to advancing knowledge in the field. I possess a strong team spirit, fostering collaborations that drive impactful research outcomes. Beyond technical expertise, my specialization in bioethics underscores a commitment to ethical considerations in life sciences.

Academic Credentials

1. B.Agric. in Animal Breeding and Genetics (Second Class Upper Division) (2007) 2. M.Sc. in Cell Biology and Genetics (option in Cell and Molecular Biology) (2015) 3. Ph.D. in Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction (2021)

Professional Association

1. Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria (NISEB) 2. European Biotechnology Network 3. European Federation of Biotechnology


1 Partyka, A., Babapour, A., Mikita, M., Adeniran, S., & Niżański, W. (2023). Lipid peroxidation in avian semen. Pol J Vet Sci, 26(3), 497-509. https://doi.org/10.24425/pjvs.2023.145050-Updated on: 16Jan24
2 Li, Q., Chen, Y., Adeniran, S. O., Qiu, Z., Zhao, Q., & Zheng, P. (2023). LIF regulates the expression of miR-27a-3p and HOXA10 in bovine endometrial epithelial cells via STAT3 pathway. Theriogenology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2023.07.013-Updated on: 16Jan24
3 Feng, R., Qin, X., Li, Q., Adeniran, S. O., Huang, F., Li, Y., Zhao, Q., & Zheng, P. (2022). Progesterone regulates inflammation and receptivity of cells via the NF-κB and LIF/STAT3 pathways. Theriogenology. 186, 50-59.-Updated on: 16Jan24
4 Feng, R., Adeniran, S. O., Huang, F., Li, Y., Ma, M., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2021). The ameliorative effect of melatonin on LPS-induced Sertoli cells inflammatory and tight junctions damage via suppression of the TLR4/MyD88/NF-κB signaling pathway in newborn calf. Theriogenology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2021.11.020-Updated on: 27May22
5 Adeniran, S. O., Zheng, P., Feng, R., Adegoke, E. O., Huang, F., Ma, M., Wang, Z., Ifarajimi, O. O., Li, X., & Zhang, G. (2021). The Antioxidant Role of Selenium via GPx1 and GPx4 in LPS-Induced Oxidative Stress in Bovine Endometrial Cells. Biol Trace Elem Res. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12011-021-02731-0-Updated on: 27May22
6 Zheng, P., Huang, H., Li, X., Huang, F., Adeniran, S. O., Wang, Z., Feng, R., & Zhang, G. (2021). LRH-A3 and HCG increase pregnancy rate during timed artificial insemination in dairy cows. Anim Sci J, 92(1), e13549. https://doi.org/10.1111/asj.13549-Updated on: 27May22
7 Zheng P, Feng R, Huang F, Hou L, Wang M, Adeniran SO and Huang H, 2021. GnRH and hCG improve the function of corpus luteum and uterine receptivity at timed artificial insemination in postpartum dairy cows. Pak Vet J. http://dx.doi.org/10.29261/pakvetj/2021.027-Updated on: 27May22
8 Erinle, K. O., Ogwu, M. C., Evivie Smith E., Zaheer, M. S., Ogunyemi S. O., & Adeniran S. O. (2021). Impacts of COVID-19 on agriculture and food security in developing countries: Potential mitigation strategies. CAB Reviews, Record Number 20210075615. https://doi.org/10.1079/PAVSNNR202116016-Updated on: 27May22
9 Wang, X., Adeniran, S. O., Wang, Z., Li, X., Huang, F., Ma, M., Xu, Z., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2020). 3, 3', 5-Triiodo-L-thyronine affects polarity proteins of bovine Sertoli cells via WT1/non-canonical Wnt signaling pathway. Theriogenology, 148, 8-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.02.034-Updated on: 27May22
10 Wang, X., Wang, Z., Adeniran, S. O., Huang, F., Ma, M., Zhang, H., Li, X., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2020). Wilms' tumour 1 (WT1) negatively regulates the expression of connexin 43 via a non-canonical Wnt signalling pathway in cultured bovine Sertoli cells. Reprod Fertil Dev, 32(5), 522-530. https://doi.org/10.1071/rd19088-Updated on: 27May22
11 Wang, X., Adegoke, E. O., Ma, M., Huang, F., Zhang, H., Adeniran, S. O., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2019). Influence of Wilms' tumor suppressor gene WT1 on bovine Sertoli cells polarity and tight junctions via non-canonical WNT signaling pathway. Theriogenology, 138, 84-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.07.007-Updated on: 27May22
12 Adegoke, E. O., Adeniran, S. O., Zeng, Y., Wang, X., Wang, H., Wang, C., Zhang, H., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2019). Pharmacological inhibition of TLR4/NF-κB with TLR4-IN-C34 attenuated microcystin-leucine arginine toxicity in bovine Sertoli cells. J Appl Toxicol, 39(6), 832-843. https://doi.org/10.1002/jat.3771-Updated on: 27May22
13 Wang, C., Zheng, P., Adeniran, S. O., Ma, M., Huang, F., Adegoke, E. O., & Zhang, G. (2019). Thyroid hormone (T3) is involved in inhibiting the proliferation of newborn calf Sertoli cells via the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in vitro. Theriogenology, 133, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.04.025-Updated on: 27May22
14 Adegoke, E. O., Xue, W., Machebe, N. S., Adeniran, S. O., Hao, W., Chen, W., Han, Z., Guixue, Z., & Peng, Z. (2018). Sodium Selenite inhibits mitophagy, downregulation and mislocalization of blood-testis barrier proteins of bovine Sertoli cell exposed to microcystin-leucine arginine (MC-LR) via TLR4/NF-kB and mitochondrial signaling pathways blockage. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 166, 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.09.073-Updated on: 27May22
15 Adegoke, E. O., Wang, C., Machebe, N. S., Wang, X., Wang, H., Adeniran, S. O., Zhang, H., Zheng, P., & Zhang, G. (2018). Microcystin-leucine arginine (MC-LR) induced inflammatory response in bovine Sertoli cell via TLR4/NF-kB signaling pathway. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol, 63, 115-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2018.09.001-Updated on: 27May22