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Omotuyi Idowu Olaposi

Omotuyi Idowu Olaposi
Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.
 
Biography
Mr. OMOTUYI IDOWU OLAPOSI was born on the 9th Day of October, 1981. He attended Christ’s School Ado Ekiti between 1993-1999, Rivers State College of Arts and Science, in the year 2000. Between 2001 and 2003, He bagged Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the prestigious University of Ilorin. He proceeded to University of Benin where he obtained Master of Science degree in Biochemistry between 2005-2006. He obtained his first Ph.D in Biochemistry from University of Benin between 2006 and 2011. Between 2011 and 2014, he bagged his second Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Science from Nagasaki University, after obtaining the Japanese monbukagakusho Scholarship. He is currently with Nagasaki University, conducting research in Bioinformatics, Computeraided drug design and Biosystem Simulation in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation. He also designs drug for Nagasaki University Therapeutic Innovation Center (NuThiC) using DEstination for Gpu Intensive Machine (DEGIMA) for hierarchical N-body simulations at the Nagasaki Advanced Computing Center, Nagasaki University. Currently, some of the drugs he designed have passed pre-clinical stages; notable are: Programmed cell death-1(PD-1)/ Programmed cell death- 1 ligand (PDL) interface inhibitor as novel anti-cancer drugs, human sin3/ The neuron-restrictive silencer factor (NRSF) inhibitor as epigenetic modulator for non-solid tumour treatment. PLA2G3 and PLA2G12a inhibitors for the treatment of chronic pain especially fibromyalgia. Novel lysophosphatidic acid receptor 1 antagonists he designed are currently being experimented as experimental drugs for neuropathic pain treatment.
 
Research Interest
Bioinformatics, Computeraided drug design and Biosystem Simulation in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation. He also designs drug for Nagasaki University Therapeutic Innovation Center (NuThiC) using DEstination for Gpu Intensive Machine (DEGIMA) for hierarchical N-body simulations
 

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