Mujeeb O. Shittu PhD

Mujeeb Shittu

Mujeeb O. Shittu
PhD


Education and Training:

  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan Technological University (2021)
  • MS, Cell Biology and Genetics, University of Lagos (2015)
  • BS, Medical Laboratory Science, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (2008)

Awards and Honors:

  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship - Michigan Technological University (2021)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award - Michigan Technological University (2021)
  • Doctoral Finishing Fellowship - Michigan Technological University (2020)
  • Global Health Travel Award - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (2016)
  • Research Presentation Award - Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (2015)
  • Outstanding Research Abstract - Genetic Toxicology Association (USA) (2015)


Journal Articles:

  • Shittu M, Steenwinkel T, Dion W, Ostlund N, Raja K, Werner T. (2021) RNA In Situ Hybridization for Detecting Gene Expression Patterns in the Abdomens and Wings of Drosophila Species. Methods and protocols (Mar), 4(1) doi:10.3390/mps4010020
  • Dion WA, Shittu MO, Steenwinkel TE, Raja KKB, Kokate PP, Werner T. (2020) The modular expression patterns of three pigmentation genes prefigure unique abdominal morphologies seen among three Drosophila species. Gene expression patterns : GEP (Dec), 38: 119132. doi:10.1016/j.gep.2020.119132
  • Shittu M, Steenwinkel T, Koshikawa S, Werner T. (2020) The Making of Transgenic Drosophila guttifera. Methods and protocols (Apr), 3(2) doi:10.3390/mps3020031
  • Komal KB Raja, Mujeeb O Shittu, Peter ME Nouhan, Tessa E Steenwinkel, Evan A Bachman, Prajakta P Kokate, Alexander H McQueeney, Elizabeth A Mundell, Alexandri A Armentrout, Amber M Nugent, Thomas Werner. (2020) The regulation of a pigmentation gene in the formation of complex color patterns in Drosophila abdomens. BioRxiv (Apr) doi:https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.09.034900
  • MO Shittu, SA Adekola, KO Ajao, TW Adeniji, CO Awe. (2022) Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigenemia and hepatitis C virus among intending blood donors at mother and child hospital, Akure, Nigeria. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (Nov), 47(2)
  • Adekola Dhikroh Oriyomi, Adekola Saheed Ayodeji , Shittu Mujeeb Olushola , Odelana Olabanji Oladele , Akinbami Nurat Abidemi. (2022) Attitude, Beliefs and Knowledge of Patients towards Blood Transfusion Practice in Osogbo, Southwestern Nigeria. (Nov), 14(10)
  • A Bello Lateef, S Oluremi Adeolu, O Shittu Mujeeb, P Orisadare Olayiwola, E Jikeme Osemeke, T Shittu Bashirat. (2022) Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Bacteria Isolates in Neonates at a Children Hospital, Nigeria. (Nov), 2(10)
  • Shittu MO, Afolami OI. (2020) Improving the efficacy of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine against SARS-CoV-2 may require Zinc additives - A better synergy for future COVID-19 clinical trials. Le infezioni in medicina (Jan), 28(2): 192-197.
  • Oyenike Musiliu A. Ojokuku Hammed Olusegun, Adedokun Kamoru Ademola, Shittu Mujeeb Olushola, Awe Emmanuel O. (2017) Hepatoprotective Potential of Russelia Equisetiformis Plant Extract on Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Experimental Models. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research (Nov), 5(07)
  • AA Nurat, BG Ola, SM Olushola, TA Mikhail, AS Ayodeji. (2016) Molecular and phenotypic identification of Candida isolates from pregnant women in Ogbomoso, Southwestern Nigeria. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Feb), 5(2) doi:: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20160363
  • NA Adeniyi, TO Zakariyahu, MO Shittu, JO Akinfenwa, AB Atiba. (2015) Sero-Epidemiology of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen among Intending Blood Donors in Ogbomosho, Southwest Nigeria. (Nov), 10(3)
  • I Taiwo, O Adeleye, M Shittu, O Longe, OD Amusa. (2015) Teratogenic and Anti-mutagenic Potentials of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Momordica charantia Linn. (Nov)
  • AA Nurat, GO Babalola, MO Shittu, MA Tijani, SA Adekola. (2015) Detection and epidemiology of vulvovaginal candidiasis among asymptomatic pregnant women attending a tertiary hospital in Ogbomoso, Nigeria. (Feb) doi:10.7439/ijbr
  • AS Oluremi, OO Opaleye, BA Babalola, M Shittu, O Abayomi. (2014) Coinfection of Hepatitis B and C virus among HIV patients visiting specialist hospital in Ikole Ekiti, Nigeria. (Nov), 2(11)
  • Bello Lateef A, Shittu Bashirat T, Shittu Mujeeb O, Oluremi Adeolu S, Orisadare Olayiwola P, Jikeme Osemeke. (2014) Thrombocytopenia and Prolonged Prothrombin Time in Neonatal Septicemia. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research (Nov), 2(5)
  • MO Shittu, A Adelakun, A Eegunjobi, O Idowu, BT Shittu. (2014) Analysis of aminotransferases in predialysis chronic kidney disease patients. (Nov), 13(4)
  • LA Bello, MO Shittu, BT Shittu, AS Oluremi, ON Akinnuroju, SA Adekola. (2014) Rifampicin-monoresistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among the patients visiting chest clinic, state specialist hospital, Akure, Nigeria. (Jul) doi:10.5455/2320-6012.ijrms20140898
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Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow - Association of Clinical Scientists (2022–present)
  • Member – American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2022–present)
  • Fellow - Institute of Biomedical Sciences (2022–present)
  • Member - American Society of Clinical Pathology (2020–2023)

Presentations:

  • "Genotoxic potentials of Momordica charantia in a rat-based test system" Genetic Toxicology Association Meeting (2015)
  • "International Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Medical Laboratory Science Students" Synergizing Global Health and Laboratory Medicine

Service Activities:

  • Committee Member - Recruitment (2022–2023)
  • Assistant Program Director (2022–present)
  • Clinical Education Coordinator (2022–present)
  • Assistant Clinical Education Coordinator (2021–2022)

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Contact Information

315 Farber Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, New York 14214
Phone: 716-8295179
mujeebsh@buffalo.edu