Spotlight on new faculty - meet Oluwatoyin Asojo, Ph.D.

January 30, 2006

Oluwatoyin Asojo, Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology/microbiology, is among the many new faculty members on the UNMC campus.

picture disc.Name: Oluwatoyin Asojo, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant professor of pathology/microbiology

Specialty: Structural biology

Doctoral degree: University of Houston, Houston, Texas 1999

Postdoctoral: Research Assistant Professor, Eppley Cancer Institute, UNMC; Intramural AIDS Targeted Antiviral Program Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Fredrick Maryland; Postdoctoral Fellow, Structural Biology Program, National Cancer Institute, Fredrick Maryland

Honors and awards: 2006 University of Nebraska at Omaha Woman of Color Award - Science & Technology; 2005 Keystone Symposia scholarship; 2005 NCI-NIH Career development award, 2004 Gladys Pearson Fellowship in Pediatric Cancer.

Additional academic achievements: NIH funded since 2005; Collaborator and consultant George Washington University Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative

Professional societies: American Chemical Society, IUPAC, AACR, ACA

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