Dr. Damilola A. Omoboyowa

Adjunct, Lecturer

Dr. Damilola A. Omoboyowa is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Department of Biochemistry,
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. He lectures and supervises both
undergraduate and postgraduate students and seeks collaboration with national and international
scientist. His field of research is natural products and health (Phyto-medicine)/computational Biology,
He has successfully supervised over 25 honours’ projects and 3 M.sc dissertation, Co-supervised M.sc
dissertation at Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany, currently supervising 3 M.sc and cosupervising 2 PhD thesis.
Dr. Omoboyowa has published over 35 scientific articles in peer-reviewed Scopus index Journals and
presented 5 scientific papers at national conferences. He reviewed manuscripts for Springer and
Elsevier indexed scientific Journals. He holds a Master’s and Doctorate degree in biochemistry with
specialty in pharmacological Biochemistry from University of Nigeria and Bachelor of Technology
(B.Tech) in Biochemistry from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. He won the
ICCBS-TWAS postdoctoral fellowship to the University of Karachi, Pakistan in 2020. He was
formerly on lecturer 1 cadre (Biochemistry) at Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi
State, Nigeria; Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Nigeria. He is a member
of Society for medicinal plants and natural product research, Germany; Society for Experimental
Biology of Nigeria; Public health and parasitology society of Nigeria and Nigerian society for
Biochemistry and molecular biology.

  1. D. A. Omoboyowa (2022), Sub-theme Speaker; The Crawford University Sciences Conference and Fair; Bioinformatics, Genomics and Nanotechnology: Innovative tools for Research and Green Industries. Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria
  2. D. A. Omoboyowa (2021). Sterols from Jatropha tanjorensis leaves exhibit anti-inflammatory potential: in vitro and in silico studies. Achievers University College of natural and applied sciences conferences. Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria.
  3. Damilola Alex Omoboyowa, Ephraim C. Igara and Glory Out-christian. (2016). Anti-diabetic activities of methanol seed cotyledon extract of Chrysophylum albidum in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Proceedings of 16th Annual Scientific Conference of Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria (NISEB). (2016). University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
  4. D. A. Omoboyowa, O. T. Soniran, K. C. Ngobidi, and G. J. Danladi. (2015). In vivo and in vitro antitrypanosomal activity of Tithonia diversifolia ethanol leaf extract on Trypanosoma brucei brucei infected rats. Proceedings of Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Federation of African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state, Nigeria.
  5. Ibeh, Bartholomew O and Omoboyowa, Damilola Alex. (2011). Superoxide dismutase and catalase activity in HIV patients undergoing antiretroviral treatment in Umuahia, Abia state. Proceedings of Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state, Nigeria.

Ogbodo, U. C., Sofela, S., Bodun, D. S., Balogun, T. A. and Omoboyowa, D. A. (2023). Design of small molecules for CDK-2 inhibition in colorectal cancer based on substructure search, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 41: 1-12 (Taylor & Francis, IF = 5.235)

Rezig, K., Benkaci-Ali, F.M., Foucaunier, M., Laurent, S., Umar, H. I., Omoboyowa, D. A., and Tata, S. (2023). HPLC/ESI-MS Characterization of Phenolic Compounds from Cnicus benedictus L. Roots: A Study of Antioxidant, Antibacterial, Anti-Inflammatory, and Anti-Alzheimer’s Activity. Chem. Biodiversity, e202300724 (Wiley, IF = 2.745)

Odunitan, T. T., Saibu, O. A., Apanisile, B. T., Omoboyowa, D. A., Balogun, T. A., Awe, A. V., Ajayi, T. M., Olagunju, G. V., Mahmoud, F. M., Akunboade, M., Adeniji, C. B. and Abdulazees, W. O. (2024). Integrating biocomputational techniques for breast cancer drug discovery via the HER-2, BCRA, VEGF and ER protein targets. Computers in Biology and Medicine, 168: 107737 (Elsevier, IF = 6.698)

Sofela, S. O., Bodun, D. S., Omoboyowa, D. A., Ajiboro, P. A., Nwankwo, D. O., Ashimiyu- Abdusalam, Z., Isaac, I. B., Abdulrasheed, B., Balogun, T. A. and Ajayi, I. H. (2023). Virtual screening for novel FGFR-2 inhibitors: Exploring Gefitinib-like compounds as promising therapeutic candidates. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked. 42: 101368. (Elsevier, IF = 0.794)

Bodun, D. S., Omoboyowa, D.A., Adedara, J.F., Olugbogi, E.A., Oluwarotimi, F.O., Atasie, N. H., Oluwafemi, I.O. (2023). Virtual screening of flavonoids from Blighia sapida against ERK5 involved in breast cancer. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy.


89:1-10 (SpringerNature, IF = 0.175)

Belahcene, S., Kebsa, W., Omoboyowa, D. A., Alshihri, A. A., Alelyani, M., Bakkour, Y. and Leghouchi, E. (2023). Unveiling the Chemical Profiling Antioxidant and Anti- Inflammatory Activities of Algerian Myrtus communis L. Essential Oils, and Exploring Molecular Docking to Predict the Inhibitory Compounds against Cyclooxygenase-2. Pharmaceuticals 16: 1343 (MDPI; IF = 5.215)

Saibu, O.A., Ajayi, T.M., Omoboyowa, D.A., Oladipo, O.O., Hammed, S.O., Odunitan, T.T., Oluwafemi, A.T., Adejuyigbe, A.J., Aloba, G.O., Balogun, T.A., Alausa, A. O., Bodun,

D.S. (2023). Molecular Mechanics and Dynamics simulation of CD-47/SIRPα blockade study: A computational study on overcoming immunotherapeutic resistance in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 16: 105265 [Elsevier IF: 6.212]

Saibu, O. A., Singh, G., Omoboyowa, D. A., Oyejoke, A. K., Olugbodi, S. A., Bamisaye, A., Adeniji, C. B., Ajayi, T. M., Akinpelu, Y. I., Ogunwole, C. A., Ighodaro, O. M. and Francis, A. C. (2023). Discovery of putative natural compounds inhibitor of the germinant spore receptor CspC in Clostridioides difficile infection: Gaining insights via In silico and bioinformatics approach. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, 42: 101339 (Elsevier, IF = 0.794)

Aribigbola, T. C., Omoboyowa, D. A. and Bodun, D. S. (2023). Computational prediction of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase inhibitors from n- butanol fraction of Blighia welwetschii (Hiern) leaf for the management of type-2 diabetes, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2023.2256869 (Taylor & Francis, IF

= 5.235)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Bodun, D.S., Saliu, J.A. (2023). Structural based in silico investigation of antagonists of human ribonucleotide reductase from Annona muricata. Infomatics in Medicine Unlocked. 38: 101225 (Elsevier, IF = 0.794)

Oyibo, A., Abolaji, A. O., Omoboyowa, D. A. and Odunola, O. A. (2023). Vitellaria paradoxa inhibits arsenic-induced toxicity in Drosophila melanogaster via the augmentation of antioxidant system. Toxicology, 494: 153590. doi.org.10.1016/j.tox.2023.153590 (Elsevier, IF = 4.5)

Bodun, D. S., Omoboyowa, D. A., Omotuyi, O. I., Olugbogi, E. A., Balogun, T. A., Ezeh, C. J. and Omirin, E. S. (2023). QSAR-based virtual screening of traditional Chinese medicine for the identification of mitotic kinesin Eg5 inhibitors. Computational Biology and Chemistry. 104: 107865. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2023.107865. (Elsevier, IF = 3.737)

Saibu, O. A., Hammed, S. O., Oladipo, O. O., Odunitan, T. T., Ajayi, T. M., Adejuyigbe, A. J., Apanisile, B. T., Oyeneyin, O. E., Oluwafemi, A. T., Ayoola, T., Olaoba, O. T., Alausa,

  1. O. and Omoboyowa, D. A. (2023). Protein-protein interaction and interference of carcinogenesis by supramolecular modifications. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 81: 117211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2023.117211 (Elsevier, IF = 3.461)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Agoi, M.D., Shodehinde, S.A., Saibu, O.A., and Saliu, J.A. (2023). Antidiabetes study of Spondias mombin (Linn) stem bark fractions in high-sucrose diet- induced diabetes in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. 18 (4):663-675 (Elsevier, IF = 3.459)

Saibu, O. A., Singh, G., Olugbodi, S. A., Oluwafemi, A. T., Ajayi, T. M., Hammed, S. O., Oladipo, O. O., Odunitan, T. T. and Omoboyowa, D. A. (2023). Identification of HER2


Inhibitors from Curcumin Derivatives Using Combination of In Silico Screening and Molecular Dynamic Simulation. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 41: 1-10 (Taylor & Francis, IF = 5.235)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Kareem, J.A., Saibu, O.A., Bodun, D.S., Ajayi, T.M. and Oyeneyin, O.E. (2022). Identification of Phyto‑Compounds from Ilex kudingcha as Inhibitors of Sterol‑14α‑Demethylase Protease: A Computational Approach against Chagas Disease. Chemistry Africa. 5: 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42250-022-00565-4 (Springer Nature, IF = 2.30)

Balogun T. A, Chukwudozie O. S, Ogbodo U. C, Junaid I. O, Sunday O. A, Ige O. M, Aborode

  1. T, Akintayo A. D, Oluwarotimi E. A, Oluwafemi I. O, Saibu O. A, Chuckwuemaka P, Omoboyowa D. A, Alausa A. O, Atasie N. H, Ilesanmi A, Dairo G, Tiamiyu Z. A, Batiha G. E, Alkhuriji A.F, Al-Megrin W. A. I, De Waard M and Sabatier J. M. (2022). Discovery of putative inhibitors against main drivers of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Insight from quantum mechanical evaluation and molecular modeling. Front. Chem. 10: 964446. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2022.964446 (Frontiers, IF = 5.5456)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Olugbenga, S.T., Adetuyi, F.D., Akinsulure, S.T., Akinwande, K.M., Iwuji, C.B., Ayekolu, S.F.. (2022). Modulatory Effects of Selected Compounds on Oxidative Stress in Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Drosophila melanogaster, Pharmacological Research-Modern Chinese                                              Medicine,               5:                              100169.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prmcm.2022.100169 (Elsevier)

Omoboyowa, D.A. (2022). Exploring molecular docking with E-pharmacophore and QSAR models to predict potent inhibitors of 14- 𝛼-demethylase protease from Moringa spp. Pharmacological Research - Modern Chinese Medicine, 4: 100147 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prmcm.2022.100147 (Elsevier)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Singh, G., Fatoki, J.O. and Oyeneyin, O.E. (2022). Computational investigation of phytochemicals from Abrus precatorius seeds as modulators of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ). Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 40: 1-16 (Taylor and Francis, IF = 5.235)

Omoboyowa, D.A., Iqbal, M.N., Balogun, T.A., Bodun, D.S., Fatoki, J. O. and Oyeneyin, O.E. (2022). Inhibitory Potential of Phytochemicals from Chromolaena odorata L. against Apoptosis Signal-Regulatory Kinase 1: A Computational Model against Colorectal Cancer. Computational Toxicology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comtox.2022.100235 (Elsevier, IF = 0.631)

Omoboyowa, D. A. (2022). Virtual Screening of Phyto-compounds from Blighia sapida as Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B Inhibitor: A Computational Approach against Diabetes. Chemistry Africa, 5: 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42250-022-00373-w (Springer Nature, IF = 2.30)

Adam, I. A., Irshad, R., Atia-tul-Wahab, Omoboyowa, D. A., Choudhary, M. I. and Wang,

  1. (2022). Two new 5(14)-membered type cyclopeptide alkaloids from root bark of Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. Natural Product Research. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2022.2050227 (Taylor and Francis, IF = 2.488)

Karigidi, K. O., Akintimehin, E. S., Omoboyowa, D. A. and Adetuyi, F. O. (2022). Phytochemical and antioxidant activities of Monodora myristica and Dennettia tripetala against lipid peroxidation in rat heart. Acta Pharm. Sci. 60(1): 49-63 (IF = 0.196)


Omoboyowa, D. A., Balogun, T. A., Saibu, O. A., Chukwudozie, O. S., Alausa, A., Olubode,

  1. O., Aborode, A. T., Batiha, G. E., Bodun, D. S., and Musa, S. O. (2021). Structure- based discovery of selective CYP17A1 inhibitors for Castration-resistant prostate cancer treatment. Biology Methods and Protocols, 7: 1–13 (IF = 2.11)

Omoboyowa, D. A. (2021). Sterols from Jatropha tanjorensis leaves exhibit anti- inflammatory potential: in vitro and in silico studies. Bulletin of the National Centre, 45: 194-207. (SpringerOpen)

Balogun, T. A., Ipinloju, N., Abdullateef, O. T., Moses, S. I., Omoboyowa, D. A., James, A. C., Saibu, O. A., Akinyemi, W. F. and Oni, E. A. (2021). Computational evaluation of bioactive compounds from Colocasia affinis Schott as a novel EGFR inhibitor for cancer treatment. Cancer informatics. 20: 1-12 (SagePub, IF = 0.552)

Omoboyowa, D. A., Omomule, O. M., Balogun, T. A., Saibu, O. A. and Metibemu, D. S. (2021). Protective Potential of Ethylacetate Extract of Abrus precatorius (Linn) Seeds Against HCl/EtOH-Induced Gastric Ulcer via Pro-inflammatory Regulation: in vivo and in silico Study. Phytomedicine plus, 1: 100145 (Elsevier)

Omoboyowa, D. A., Balogun, T. A., Omomule, O. M. and Saibu, O. A. (2021). Identificcation of terpenoids from Abrus precatorius against parkinson’s disease proteins using in silico approach. Bioinformatics and Biology Insight, 15: 1-8. (SagePub, IF = 1.046)

Balogun, T. A., Iqbal, M. N., Saibu, O. A., Akintubosun, M. O., Lateef, O. M., Nnekae, U. C., Abdullateef, O. T. and Omoboyowa, D. A. (2021). Discovery of potential HER2 inhibitors from Mangifera indica for the treatment of HER2-Positive breast cancer: an integrated computational approach. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 39: 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2021.1975570 (Taylor and Francis, IF = 5.235)

Omoboyowa, D. A., Karigidi, O. K. and Aribigbola, T. C. (2021). Nephro-protective efficacy of Blighia sapida stem bark ether fractions on experimentally induced diabetes nephropathy. Comparative Clinical Pathology. 35: 1-12 DOI: 10.1007/s00580-020- 03186-w (Springer Nature, IF = 0.233)

Omoboyowa, D. A., Karigidi, K. O. and Aribigbola, T. C. (2020). Bridelia ferruginea Benth leaves attenuates diabetes nephropathy in STZ-induced rats via targeting NGAL/KIM-1/cystatin c gene. Clinical Phytoscience 6: 63 (Springer Open)

Karigidi, K. O., Akintimehin, E. S., Omoboyowa, D. A., Adetuyi, F. O. and Olaiya, C. O. (2020). Effect of Curculigo pilosa supplemented diet on blood sugar, lipid metabolism, hepatic oxidative stress and carbohydrate metabolism enzymes in streptozotocin- induced diabetic rats. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40200-020-00618-w (Springer Nature, IF = 1.23)

Omoboyowa, D. A., Nwodo, O. F. C., Joshua, P. E. and Soniran, O. T. (2017). Anti-malarial Activity of Bioassay-Guided Fractionation of the Crude Ethanol Extract of Tithonia diversifolia Leaves. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 38(2): 198-204 (Elsevier, IF = 0.12)

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