DR KABIR, AYOBAMI RAHEEM

DR KABIR, AYOBAMI RAHEEM

ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

Biography

Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM DVM, MVSc (Ib) PhD (Lond)

Acting Head of Department

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Theriogenologist

Department of Theriogenology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,

Abia State, Nigeria.

PERSONAL DATA

 

Nationality                             : NIGERIA

State of origin                       :  OYO

Local Govt. Area                 : Ibadan North

 Marital status                      : Married

 

No of Children                     : 3

E-mail Address                     : ka.raheem@mouau.edu.ng, ka.raheem@rvc.ac.uk

 

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

Degree of Award                                     Period of study                                                    Date

PhD                                                             2010-2013                                                         2013

Royal Veterinary College

University of London

United Kingdom

MVSc                                                           2006-2008                                                        2008                                            

University of Ibadan,

Ibadan.

 

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine                 1989-1997                                                        1997

University of Ibadan,

 Ibadan.

 

CAREER HISTORY                    

Senior Lecturer                                                                                                                     2015 to date

Lecturer 1                                                                                                                              2013 to 2015

Lecturer 11                                                                                                                            2008 to 2013                                                                                                                 

Department of  Theriogenology,

Michael` Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,                                            

 

Veterinary Medical Director                                                                                    1997-2008

 Jupiter Veterinary Consult, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu.

 

NYSC Veterinary Officer                                                                                          1997-1998

Dept. of Veterinary Services,

Ministry of Agriculture, Enugu State.

 

Laboratory Analyst                                                                                                    1989-1990                                                                                            

Nigeria Breweries Plc, Alakia Ibadan,

Oyo State, Nigeria.                                                                                                                                      

 

AWARDS AND HONOURS

·      Tertiary Education Trust Fund Academic Staff training and development scholarship for a PhD programme at Royal Veterinary College, UK.                   2010-2013

·         SRF Student conference grant                                                                   2011, 2012,2013

·         British Cell Society Travel Award                                                               2011                              

·         “Innovators of Tomorrow” (IOT) Research Award: World Bank Step-B Project           

University of Ibadan on MSc dissertation                                                    2010

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

·         Member, Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria

·         Member. Society for Study of Reproduction

·         Member, British Society of Cell Biology

 

MAJOR RECENT TRAINING/WORKSHOP/CONFERENCES ATTENDED

·         Fellowship Surgery Specialty Theriogenology Option College of Veterinary Surgeon of Nigeria from 2014 to 2018

·         Continuous Profession Development 2018: Sustainable Veterinary Livestock Production in Nigeria for Global Market. Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Owerri. September  20th, 2014, @ e-Library,  IBB Way, Uyo, Akwa Ibom

·         6th African Veterinary Association/53rd Annual Congress Of The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association Joint Congress 2016 Oct 31–Nov 4, 2016, Nsukka, Enugu State

·         Continuous Profession Development 2014 Advancing Veterinary Practice A a Toll for Economic Development. Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Owerri. August 14th, 2014

·         Center For Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology 2016 Capacity Development Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, 15th-19th June, 2015

·         Society for Reproduction and Fertility: St. Catherines College, Oxford, United Kingdom, July 2015

·         Workshop on Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology: Centre for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology, MOUAU, June 2015.

·         Animal Behavior and Welfare, Online Course, University of Edinburgh,  Sept 2014

·         Continuing Professional  Development, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Owerri, 2014

·         Continuous Professional Development 2012 Bovine Diagnostics The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK 26th-27th July 2012

·         46th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria. 19-23rd October Anambra 2009

·         Annual Conference Nigeria Society for Animal Production University of Uyo, Uyo. March 15th -18th 2009: 85-87

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/ EXPERTISE IN CURRENT MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY

·         Tissue Culture

·         Radioimmunoassay

·         Enzyme link immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

·         Polymerase Chain Reaction (quantitative and qualitative)

·         Immunohistochemistry

·         Oocyte culture

·         In Vitro Fertilization

·         Embryo Culture

·         Primer design

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

·         Advanced Microsoft Words

·         Advanced Excel

·         Power Point

·         Photoshop

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (WITHIN MOUAU)

(a)    Acting Head of Department                                                                   Jan 2017 to date

(b)   Chairman, VCN Annual Dues Collection Committee                             2018

(c)    Member, College Post graduate Committee                                         2015 to date

(d)   Member College Board                                                                           2015 to date

(e)    Member Departmental Board                                                                2015 to date

(f)    Head of Unit, Theriogenology                                                                 2008 to 2010

(g)    Member Senate Committee on State of University Equipment            2016 to Date

(h)   Member Senate Committee on Investigation of Misconduct by            2015

Dr Ntoo of Department of Marketing

(i)     Member, Induction Committee                                                              2015 to date

(j)     Member, College Laboratory Equipment Monitoring                             2015

(k)   Secretary, College Seminar  Committee                                               2010 to date

(l)     Member Local Organizing Committee,                                                 2015, 2018

Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology Workshop

CMBB, MOUAU

(m) Head of Unit, Theriogenology                                                                2008 to 2010                       

(n)   College Clinics Coordinator                                                                 2009 to 2010

 

PUBLICATIONS

EDITTED BOOKS

1.      K. Ayobami RAHEEM (2017) Introductory Theriogenology Eds University Press, Ibadan Pp 104 (Contributing Chapter 1, 5, 6 & 8).

CHAPTER IN BOOKS

2.      K. Ayobami RAHEEM (2018) Landmark for rectal palpation in cow/heifer Chapter 4;19-22. In  Handbook on Bovine rectal palpation with notes on Mare In Bovine with notes on Mare, 1st Eds edited by  Leigh O.O., Sterling Horden Publisher, Ibadan.

3.      K. Ayobami RAHEEM (2015) Brucellosis Monitoring in Livestock, Chapter 9: 60-77 In A Veterinary Public Health Clinic Manual, Edited by Bola Soyoola. Napthali Prints, Lagos.

PUBLICATION IN JOURNALS AND BOOKS OF PROCEEDING

4.      Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM and Okeychukwu Onyegbulam (2018) Assisted Parturition in A Balami Ewe. Nigeria Veterinary Journal, 39 (1): 75-80.

5.      Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM (2018) Cytokines, growth factor and macromolecules as mediators of implantation in mammalian species. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. (2018) Volume 6, Supplement:S6-S14. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2314459917301126

6.      Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM (2018) Maternal recognition of pregnancy in mammals. Journal of Saudi Society of Agricultural Science. (2017) Volume 16:1–6

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658077X1500003X

7.         Ukwueze, C. O., Babalola, S.A., Ukaha, R. O. and Raheem, K.A. (2017) A case report of dystocia treated by caesarean section in a primer West African dwarf doe. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production, 44 (4): 57-60.

8.      Ali A Fouladi-Nashta, Kabir A. RAHEEM, Waleed F Marei, Fataneh Ghafari  and Geraldine M Hartshorne. (2017) Regulation and roles of the hyaluronan system in mammalian. Reproduction, (2017) 153: R43–R58

http://www.reproduction-online.org/content/153/2/R43.full

9.      KA Raheem (2016). Clinical Approach to Reproductive Diseases in Dogs and Cats. Clinical Seminar of College of Veterinary Medicine delivered at Veterinary Medicine Lab, June 6th, 2016. Pp 20

10.  Waleed F.A. Marei, Kabir A. Raheem  and A Fouladi-Nashta (2016) Influence of Hyluronan on endometrial receptivity and embryo attachment in sheep. Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility. 29 (9): 1763-1773, http://www.publish.csiro.au/RD/RD16232?CFID=29827930&CFTOKEN=6a4ff636581295b5-C98C687D-ADC2-E331-301B5B6CDC09387C

11.  Kabir Ayobami Raheem, Ebere Obiageli Odirichukwu, Nneka Victoria Uchechukwu & Adaeze Ibiam (20116) Comparative Biometric Study of Internal Genitalia of White Fulani and Red Bororo Breeds of Cattle. Applied Tropical Agriculture. 21, (2):1-6

https://www.futa.edu.ng/journal/home/downloadpdf/paper_3_1508319391

12.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM, Nneka Uchechukwu, Ebere Odirichukwu & Onyegbulam Okechukwu (2016) Placenta Retention in the Cow: Report of three cases. Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 14(2): 72-76. http://www.sokvetjournal.net/index.php/component/content/article?id=267

13.  Uchechukwu, Nneka V. S., Odirichukwu, Ebere O., Raheem, Ayobami K., Ifenkwe, Daniel C. (2016). A Case of Superfoetation in a Large White Sow. Journal of Agricultural and Veterinary Science.  Volume 9, Issue 5 Ver. II: 63-66

14.  WFA Marei, KA Raheem, M Salavati, T Tremaine, M Khalid and AA Fouladi-Nashta (2016) Hyaluronan and Hyaluronidase, which is better for embryo development? Theriogenology, (2016) 86 (4): 940-948

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0093691X16001345

15.  Kabir A Raheem, Waleed FA Marei, Bruce K Campbell; Ali A Fouladi-Nashta . (2016) In vivo and in vitro studies of MUC1 regulation in sheep endometrium. Theriogenology,  85(9): 1635–16431 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0093691X16000315

16.  Kabir Ayoobami RAHEEM (2014) A Review of Reproductive Events in Ewe Journal of Agriculture and Sustainable Environment  15 (2):258-275

17.  Nwinyi Paul O. and K. Ayobami Raheem (2014) Prevalence of Bacterial Microflora and pathogens in lower reproductive tract of White Fulani cows in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Sustainable Environment. 15 (2):290-295.

18.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM and Ali A, Fouladi-Nashta  (2014) Isolation and characterisation of endometrial luminal epithelial and stromal cells in vitro Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences Vol  12 (3) 1-8

19.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM and Olufisayo Oluwadamire LEIGH (2014) Supernumerary Teat in West Africa Dwarf Goat in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural and Veterinary Science. Vol 7 (8) :60-63

20.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM (2014) Trypanosomosis-Induced Reproductive Dysfunctions in Male Animals-A Review. Agrosearch  Vol 14(1):30-38 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/agrosh/article/view/107117/97007

21.  Kabir A Raheem, Waleed F Marei, Karen Mifsud, Muhammad Khalid, D Claire Wathes and Ali A Fouladi-Nashta (2013) Regulation of the hyaluronan system in ovine endometrium by ovarian steroids Reproduction 145 491–504  http://www.reproduction-online.org/content/145/5/491.abstract

22.  Zhangrui Cheng D., Robert E. Abayasekara, Freya Ward, Daniel M.W. Preece, Kabir A. Raheem, D. Claire Wathes (2013) Altering n-3 to n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid ratios affects prostaglandin production by ovine uterine endometrium.  Animal Reproduction Science 143 (2013) 38– 47 http://www.animalreproductionscience.com/article/S0378-4320(13)00319-9/abstract

23.  Leigh, O.O; Raheem, A.K and Olugbuyiro, J.A.O. (2010) Improving the reproductive efficiency of the goat: vaginal cytology and vulvar biometry as predictors of synchronized estrus/breeding time in West African Dwarf goat. International Journal of Morphology. 28 (3):923-928.

24.  Ameen, S.A., Joshua, R.A., Okewole, E.A., Adedeji, O.S., Raheem, A.K., Ojedapo, L.O and Amao, S.R. (2010) The influence of three different levels of dietary energy on the susceptibility of West African Dwarf (WAD) goat to experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection. Folia Veterinaria, 54, 1: 14-18

 http://www.uvlf.sk/sites/default/files/folia-veterinaria/folia-veterinaria-1-2010.pdf

25.  Raheem, A.K., Ameen, S.A. and Leigh, O.O. (2010) Optimal breeding time in bitch using vaginal cytology:  A Case Report. Sahel Journal Veterinary Sciences. 9 (1):7-11. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/sjvs/article/view/62453    

26.  Raheem A.K., Fayemi E.O., Leigh O.O. and Ameen S.A. (2009) Selected fertility parameters of West African Dwarf bucks experimentally infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Folia Veterinaria 53 2: 68-71

27.  Leigh O.O., Fayemi, O.E., Ameen S.A., Ayinmode A.B, Raheem A.K, Olaniyi, M.O. (2008)  Death Following the Regression of Transmissible Venereal Tumour (TVT) in a Nigerian Local Male Dog (Mongrel) treated with Oncovin (Vincristine). Folia Veterinaria. 52 2:95-97.   http://www.ramiran.net/doc08/FOLIA/Leigh.pdf

28.  Raheem A.K. and Ameen S.A. (2008) The future roles of veterinarian in food safety in Nigeria. Nigeria Veterinary Journal 29 (3): 64-67

29.  Ameen S.A., R.A. Joshua, O.S. Adedeji, Raheem A.K., A.A. Akingbade and O.O. Leigh (2008) Preliminary studies on prevalence of ruminant trypanosomosis in Ogbomosho area of Oyo state, Nigeria.  Middle East Journal of Scientific Research 3 (4) 214-218. http://idosi.org/mejsr/mejsr3(4)/7.pdf

30.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM, Nneka Victoria Uchechukwu, Ebere Odirichukwu (2016) Application of Assisted Reproductive Technologies to Boast Animal Reproduction In Nigeria. Oral Presentation. 6th African Veterinary Association/53rd Annual Congress Of The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association Joint Congress 2016 Oct 31–Nov 4, 2016, Nsukka, Enugu State

31.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM and Okechukwu ONYEGBULA (2016)  Hypocalcemia In A Balami Sheep, A Case Report. Oral Presentation. Book of Proceeding 6th African Veterinary Association/53rd Annual Congress Of The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association Joint Congress 2016 Oct 31 – Nov 4, 2016, Nsukka, Enugu State.

32.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM, Olufisayo Oluwadamilare LEIGH and Lukman Oladimeji RAJI (2015) Trans-Rectal Palpation: An Appraisal of Its Teaching In Nigerian Veterinary Schools. Oral Presentation. Proceeding of the 51st Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria, 16th-20th November, Portharcourt. Pp23-24.

33.  Leigh O.O., Raheem A.K., Ayoola M, C., Fayemi O.E. (2011) The effects of experimental with Trypanosome brucei on some aspects of follicular maturation and oocytes maturation morphological characteristics in West African Dwarf Goat. . Proceeding of the 48th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria. 21st -25th November, 2011 Ilorin, Kwara State, Pp 30.

34.  Raheem A.K., Ogbu, E., Njoku C.U. (2010) Estrus induction in bitch using an estrogen. Proceeding of the 47th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria. Makurdi, 2010, Pp 23-24

35.  Raheem A.K, Leigh O.O and Fatokun B.O. (2009) Libido score and clinical parameters of West African dwarf bucks experimentally infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Proceeding of the 46th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria 19-23rd October, Anambra. Pp23-24.

36.  Raheem A.K, Omomagbe J.O., Ogundijo S.O. (2009) Intussusception involving ileum and colon in a 5-month old Russian shepherd. Proceeding of the 46th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria. 19-23rd October Anambra 2009 pg 72.

37.  Ajala, O.O., Leigh, O.O., Raheem A.K. and Raji O.L. (2009) Conception following artificial insemination of West African dwarf does using fresh buck semen extended with pawpaw juice-egg yolk citrate. Proceeding of the 34th Annual Conference Nigeria Society for Animal Production University of Uyo, Uyo. March 15th -18th 2009.:85-87

38.  Leigh O.O., Raheem A.K., Ayoola M, C., Fayemi O.E (2011) The effects of experimental with Trypanosome brucei on some aspects of follicular maturation and oocytes maturation morphological characteristics in West African Dwarf Goat.. Proceeding of the 48th Annual Conference Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association of Nigeria. 21st -25th November, 2011 Ilorin, Kwara State, Pp 30..

39.  Kabir Ayobami RAHEEM and Ali Fouladi-Nashta (2015) Effect of Hyaluronan on some molecular markers of implantation in sheep endometrial cells in vitro. Society for Reproduction and fertility Oxford, UK 20 July 2015 - 22 July 2015 Reproduction Abstract 2 P007

40.  Waleed F.A. Marei, Kabir A. Raheem, A Fouladi-Nashta (2016) Influence of Hyluronan on endometrial receptivity and embryo attachment in sheep. Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility.

41.  Kabir A. Raheem, D. Claire Wathes and Ali A. Fouladi-Nashta (2013) Influence of steroids on expression of Hyaluronan and its related genes in sheep endometrial cell culture. Proceeding of the 2013 Annual conference of Society of Reproduction and Fertility Cambridge, July 09-11 2012 

42.  Kabir A. Raheem, Waleed F. Marei, Karen Mifsud, D. Claire Wathes and Ali A. Fouladi-Nashta (2012) Influence of ovarian steroid hormones on expression of hyaluronan and its associated genes and receptor in ovine uterus. Oral presentation/ Proceeding of the 2012 Annual conference Society of Reproduction and Fertility Edinburgh July 09-11 2012 

43.  Raheem A.K., Marei W.F., Wathes D.C., Fouladi-Nashta A.A. (2011) Progesterone regulation of hyaluronan synthesis in sheep uterus. Proceeding of the 2011 Annual Conference Society for Reproduction and Fertility. Brighton, July 11-13th 2011. Pp 60

44.  Ameen S.A., O.S. Adedeji, Raheem A.K., Leigh O.O., Rafiu T.A. and Ige O.A. (2008) Current status of bovine tuberculosis in Ogbomosho area of Oyo state. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research. 3 (4): 207-210   http://idosi.org/mejsr/mejsr3(4)/5.pdf

 

REFERENCES

Dr Ali Fouladi-Nashta

Dept of Comparative Biomedical Sciences

The Royal Veterinary College
Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
AL9 7TA
United Kingdom

afouladi@rvc.ac.uk

 

Prof Victor Anosa

Department of Veterinary Pathology

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

Umudike, Nigeria.

08033214985

victoranosa@yahoo.com

 

Dr Ameen Soliu

Department of Veterinary Medicine,

University of Ilorin

Ilorin, Nigeria

drameen_sa@yahoo.com;