Prof Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

Prof Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

South Africa

North West University

Biological Science

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Work and Research

Prof Olubukola O. Babalola Pr.Sci.Nat. holds a PhD in Microbiology. She is a National Research Foundation rated established scientist. She had postdoctoral experiences from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and the University of the Western Cape, SA. Babalola is a trainer of trainees and many postgraduate students have graduated under her mentorship. She is the Vice President for OWSD, the Director of the Food Security and Safety Niche Area, and previous HOD at the North-West University, South Africa. Her research interest is in Plant-Microbe interactions. Babalola leads a research team of over a dozen scholars from different tribes and tongues. She is into a prolific career with research outputs. She enjoys international collaborations, research grants and many awards.

Fields Of Expertise

Soil Microbiology
Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions

Research Profiles

My contribution to science and its impact on society

Over 80 scholars of Microbiology have graduated under my research mentorship