TAIWO, Festus. O.

TAIWO, Festus. O.

Senior Lecturer I

Rank: Senior Lecturer I

Office: Room 106C (First Floor, Yellow house), Department of Chemistry, OAU, Ile-Ife.

Email: oftaiwo@oauife.edu.ng; oftaiwo@yahoo.co.uk

Scholar link: http://scholar.oauife.edu.ng/oftaiwo/


Festus Taiwo obtained his first and second degrees from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, viz., B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry (2001), M.Sc. Chemistry (2007) and PhD. (2016) in the Chemistry Department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Dr. Taiwo joined the services of the Chemistry Department in 2006.


Area of Specialisation / Research Interest:

Design, Synthesis and Pharmacological properties of Organic Compounds.


Selected Publications:

(i)        Craig .A. Obafemi, Wolfgang Plfeiderer and Festus Taiwo (2006), Synthesis of 2-(1, 4-oxazino [2, 3-b] quinoxalin-4yl) ethanol, Molbank, M508.

(ii)        G. Olayiwola, C.A. Obafemi and F.O. Taiwo, (2007), Synthesis and Neuropharmacological Activities of Some 2-quinoxalinone Derivatives. African Journal of Biotechnology vol. 6 (6), pp 777-786.

(iii)       Festus. O. Taiwo, D. A. Akinpelu and Craig. A. Obafemi (2008), Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Some Quinoxalinone Derivatives. Ife Journal of Science, vol. 10(1), pp. 19-26.

(iv)       Festus. O. Taiwo, Craig. A. Obafemi and D. A. Akinpelu (2008), Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Some 2-phenylglyoxylic acid Derivatives. Journal of Toxicological and Environmental chemistry (Accepted).