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Adeniran Samson Olugbenga Dr., Department of Biological Sciences

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Biotechnology, Animal Science, Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology


Samson is a well-articulated reproductive physiology researcher with a background in molecular biology and genetics interested in studies aimed at enhancing reproduction efficiency. I am an innovative and goal-driven individual who can easily integrate into a multicultural environment with a rare mix of motivated, detail-oriented mindset, analytical skills, problem-solving solid capabilities, and a proven ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment. Excellent team spirit, passionate pursuit of collaborations, and peer-reviewed scientific publications.

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 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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