TAIWO, Festus. O.

Rank: Lecturer I, Department of Chemistry
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/

Profile:
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).