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Olukoya Daniel Kolawole Dr., Department of Biological Sciences

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Molecular Genetics


Dr. Daniel Olukoya is the Chancellor of Mountain Top University, Ogun State.

Academic Credentials

B.Sc. (Microbiology) - 1982 Ph.D. (Molecular Genetics) - 1987

Professional Association


1 A.A. Otunba, A.A. Osuntoki, D.K. Olukoya and B.A. Babalola (2021). Genomic, biochemical and microbial evaluation of probiotic potentials of bacterial isolates from fermented sorghum products. Heliyon 7 (12), e08536
2 C.C. Onubogu, A.O. Coker, D.K. Olukoya and E.O. Idigbe (2021). Isolation and characterization of coagulase–negative Staphylococci from clinical specimens in Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences 3 (1)
3 S. Dupke, K. Akinsinde, R. Grunow, B.A. Iwalokun, D.K. Olukoya, A. Oluwadun, T.P. Velavan, D. Jacob (2016). Characterization of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from the Nigerian cholera outbreak in 2010. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 54 (10), 2618-2621
4 K.A. Akinsinde, B.A. Iwalokun, A. Oluwadun, S.I. Smith, M. Fowora, F.O. Nwaokorie, T.A. Bamidele, D.K. Olukoya and I.A.O. Ujah (2014). Distribution of phage types of Vibrio cholerae 01 biotype El Tor in Nigeria (2007-2013): Implication in cholera mortality. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 6 (12), 245-250
5 A. Ogunshe, A. Sanni, D. Olukoya (2011). Potential probiotics from faecal specimens of breastfed Nigerian infants as a therapy for bacterial gastroenteritis. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 40 (3)
6 B.A. Iwalokun, U.A. Usen, A.A. Otunba and D.K. Olukoya (2007). Comparative phytochemical evaluation, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Pleurotus ostreatus. African Journal of Biotechnology 6 (15)
7 F. Bringel, A. Castioni, D.K. Olukoya, G.E. Felis, S. Torriani and F. Dellaglio (2005). Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. argentoratensis subsp. nov., isolated from vegetable matrices. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 55 (4), 1629-1634
8 A.A. Osuntoki, G.O. Gbenle and D.K. Olukoya (2003). Evidence for chromosomal determination of fungicidal activity in strains ofLactobacillus brevis andLactobacillus fermentum isolated from fermented foods. Folia microbiologica 48 (1), 56-58
9 D.K. Olukoya, N. Idiaka and A. Odugbemi (2003). Antibacterial activities of some plants in Nigeria. J Ethonopharm 4, 15-22
10 A.A. Ogunjimi, J.M. Chandler, G.O. Gbenle, D.K. Olukoya and E.O. Akinrimisi (2002). Heterologous expression of cry2 gene from a local strain of Bacillus thuringiensis isolated in Nigeria. Biotechnology and applied biochemistry 36 (3), 241-246
11 N.M. Otuonye, D.K. Olukoya, N.N. Odunukwe, E.O. Idigbe, M.N. Udeaja, M. Bamidele, J.I. Onyewuchie, C.T. Oparaugu, O.S. Ayelari and B. Oyekunle (2002). HIV association with conventional STDS (sexual transmitted diseases) in Lagos State, Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine 21 (2), 153-156
12 Akinyemi Kabir’O, Akintoye O Coker, Daniel K Olukoya, Akeeb O Oyefolu, Eriwu P Amorighoye, Emmanuel O Omonigbehin (2000). Prevalence of multi-drug resistant Salmonella typhi among clinically diagnosed typhoid fever patients in Lagos, Nigeria. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 55 (5-6), 489-493
13 S.I. Smith, D.K. Olukoya, A.J. Fox and A.O. Coker (2000). Deoxyribonucleic acid restriction digest patterns in Campylobacter species: a comparison with Penner serotype. British journal of biomedical science 57 (2), 137
14 D.K. Olukoya, S.I. Smith, N.A. Olasupo, A.A. Ogunjimi, A.M. Abaelu, A. Apena (2000). Development of nutritionally improved cereal-based indigenous food'ogi'. Advances in food sciences 22 (3-4), 77-80
15 D.K. Olukoya, A.O. Oyefolu, E.P. Amorighoye and E.O. Omonigbehin (2000). Prevalence of Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella typhi among Clinically Diagnosed Typhoid Fever Patients in Lagos, Nigeria. Z. Naturforsch 55, 489-493
16 S.I. Smith, D.K. Olukoya, A.J. Fox and A.O. Coker (2000). Genotyping of clinical and chicken isolates of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Cytobios 103 (403), 91-101
17 S.I. Smith, D.K. Olukoya, A.J. Fox and A.O. Coker (1999). Flagellin gene polymorphism analysis of Campylobacter compared with antigen serotyping. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 54 (11), 946-951
18 A.A. Osuntoki, D.K. Olukoya, G.O. Gbenle and E.A. Omonigbehin (1999). Isolation of Lactobacillus species with antifungal activity from Nigerian fermented foods. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 9 (4), 314-316
19 S. Bakare, S.I. Smith, D.K. Olukoya and E. Akpan (1998). Comparison of survival of diarrhoeagenic agents in two local weaning foods (ogi and koko). Journal of tropical pediatrics 44 (6), 332-334
20 S.I. Smith, D.K. Olukoya, A.J. Fox and A.O. Coker (1998). Ribosomal RNA gene restriction fragment diversity amongst Penner serotypes of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 53 (1-2), 65-68
21 D.K. Olukoya, S.I. Smith & M.O. Ilori (1997). Isolation and characterization of heavy metals resistant bacteria from Lagos Lagoon. Folia microbiologica 42 (5), 441-444
22 S.I. Smith, A.O. Coker & D.K. Olukoya (1997). Biotyping of Campylobacter strains isolated in Lagos, Nigeria using the modified Preston biotype. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 52 (3-4), 259-263.
23 N.A. Olasupo, D.K. Olukoya & S.A. Odunfa (1997). Assessment of a bacteriocin-producingLactobacillus strain in the control of spoilage of a cereal-based African fermented food. Folia microbiologica 42 (1), 31-34
24 N.A. Olasupo, D.K. Olukoya & S.A. Odunfa (1997). Identification of Lactobacillus species associated with selected African fermented foods. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 52 (1-2), 105-108.
25 T.A. Adewole, D.K. Olukoya & A. Afonja (1997). Diagnosis of sickle-cell disease by DNA analysis in Nigeria. Central african journal of medicine 43 (12), 354-356.
26 S.I. Smith, A.O. Coker & D.K. Olukoya (1997). The changing patterns of beta-lactamase activity amongst Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli in Lagos, Nigeria. Biomedical Letters 56 (223), 179-181
27 C.L. Obi, A.E. Iyiegbuniwe, D.K. Olukoya, C. Babalola, E.O. Igumbor & A.A. Okonta. (1996). Antibiograms and plasmids of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase negative staphylococci isolated from different clinical sources. The Central African journal of medicine 42 (9), 258-261.
28 C.N. Kesah, A.O. Coker, S.A. Alabi & D.K. Olukoya (1996). Prevalence, antimicrobial properties and beta-lactamase production of haemolytic enterobacteria in patients with diarrhoea and urinary tract infections in Legos, Nigeria. The Central African journal of medicine 42 (5), 147-150
29 N.A. Olasupo, D.K. Olukoya & S.A. Odunfa (1996). Studies on local strains of amylolytic Lactobacillus from Nigerian fermented foods. Nahrung (Weinheim) 40 (1), 45-46
30 D.K. Olukoya, A.A. Ogunjimi & A.M. Abaelu (1995). Plasmid profiles and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Vibrio cholerae O1 strain isolated during a recent outbreak in Nigeria. Journal of diarrhoeal diseases research, 118-121
31 D.K. Olukoya, J.O. Asielue, N.A. Olasupo & J.K. Ikea (1995). Plasmid profiles and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 24 (2), 135-138.
32 K.A. Akinsinde & D.K. Olukoya (1995). Vibriocidal activities of some local herbs. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, 127-129.
33 O.A. Daini, D.K. Olukoya & A.A. Ogunjimi (1995). Genetic Analysis of Tetracycline-Resistant Plasmids in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolated from Patients in Nigeria. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, 39-43
34 D.K. Olukoya (1995). Screening of local isolates of Lactobacillus for characters useful in African food fermentations= Détermination de certaines activités des bactéries lactiques importantes pour les fermentations traditionnelles. Agbor-Egbe, Tom; Brauman, Alain; Griffon, Dany; Treche, Serge (eds.). Transformation alimentaire du manioc= Cassava food processing.
35 N.A. Olasupo, D.K. Olukoya & S.A. Odunfa (1995). Studies on bacteriocinogenic Lactobacillus isolates from selected Nigerian fermented foods. Journal of Basic Microbiology 35 (5), 319-324.
36 N.A. Olasupo, D.K. Olukoya, S.A. Odunfa (1994). Plasmid profiles of bacteriocin-producingLactobacillus isolates from African fermented foods. Folia microbiologica 39 (3), 181-186.
37 D.K. Olukoya, S.I. Ebigwei, N.A. Olasupo & A.A. Ogunjimi (1994). Production of DogiK: an improved Ogi (Nigerian fermented weaning food) with potentials for use in diarrhoea control. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 40 (2), 108-113
38 S.I. Ebigwe & D.K. Olukoya (1993). Drug resistance and plasmids of Bacillus isolated from locally fermented foods. Spectrum Books Limited
39 O.A. Ahmed, P.U. Agomo, D.K. Olukoya & G.J. Esan (1993). The prevalence of ABO blood group antigens and antibodies in Lagos State, Nigeria. African journal of medicine and medical sciences 22 (3), 49-53
40 D.K. Olukoya (1993). Cloning and restriction mapping of the L-sorbose utilization genes from a clinical isolate of Escherichia coli (1). African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 22 (3), 13-15
41 D.K. Olukoya, S.I. Ebigwei, O.O. Adebawo & F.O. Osiyemi (1993). Plasmid profiles and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Lactobacillus isolated from fermented foods in Nigeria. Food microbiology 10 (4), 279-285
42 O.A. Daini, D.K. Olukoya, E.O. Akinrimisi & T. Odugbemi. (1993). Cloning and characterization of the tetracycline resistance determinant from enteropathogenic Escherichia coli p1479. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 22 (2), 39-41
43 D.K. Olukoya, N. Idika & T. Odugbemi. (1993). Antibacterial activity of some medicinal plants from Nigeria. Journal of ethnopharmacology 39 (1), 69-72
44 K.A. Abimbola, C.L. Obi, S.A. Alabi, D.K. Olukoya & R.N. Ndip. (1993). Current status of biotyping, antibiogram and plasmid profiles of Escherichia coli isolates. East African medical journal 70 (4), 207-210
45 D.K. Olukoya, O.A. Daini & M.T. Niemogha. (1993). Preliminary epidemiological studies on tetracycline resistant plasmids isolated from enteric bacteria in Nigeria. Tropical and geographical medicine 45 (3), 117-120
46 D.K. Olukoya, P.S. Tichaczek, A. Butsch, R.F. Vogel & W.P. Hammes. (1993). Characterisation of the bacteriocins produced by Lactobacillus pensosus DK7 isolated from Ogi and Lactobacillus plantarum DK9 from Fufu. Chemie, Mikrobiologie, Technologie der Lebensmittel 15 (3-4), 65-68.
47 C.A. Eyitayo, A.O. Coker, R. Adegbola, T. Johnson, D.K. Olukoya & T. Odugbemi. (1992). Antibiotic susceptibility patterns and plasmid profile of Helicobacter isolates from Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine 11 (3), 190-194
48 D.K. Olukoya, S.B. Bakare & O. Abayomi (1991). Microbiological evaluation of food samples sold to primary school children in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of tropical pediatrics 37 (5), 266
49 A.M. Abaelu, D.K. Olukoya, V.I. Okochi & E.O. Akinrimisi (1990). Biochemical changes in fermented melon (egusi) seeds (Citrullis vulgaris). Journal of industrial microbiology and biotechnology 6 (3), 211-214
50 Olukoya, D.K. & Oni, O. (1990). Plasmid profile analysis and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Shigella isolates from Nigeria. Epidemiology & Infection 105 (1), 59-64
51 Olukoya, D.K., Daini, O., Alabi, S.A., Coker, A.O., Odugbemi, T & Akinrimisi, E.O. (1988). Study of plasmid screening amongst pathogenic bacteria isolated in Nigeria. African journal of medicine and medical sciences 17 (3), 163-166
52 Adeoye, A.O., Abaeli, A.M., Owowumi, C.J. & Olukoya, D.K. (1988). Antimicrobial activity of Bridelia ferruginea in: Book of Abstract of the symposium on drug production from natural products. Drug Research and Production Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 24
53 Olukoya, D.K. (1987). Transduction of citrate-utilization genes into Escherichia coli K12. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 16 (2), 97-102
54 Olukoya, D.K. (1986). Nutritional variation in Escherichia coli. Microbiology 132 (11), 3231-3234
55 Olukoya, D.K., Odugbemi, T.O. & Bamgbode, S.O. (1986). Some aspects of traditional therapy of Gonorrhoea in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Ethno-Medicine 1, 26-29
56 Olukoya, D.K. (1984). Nutritional variation and the genetics of L-sorbose utilization in Escherichia coli. University of Reading