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Academic Qualifications
PhD (2018, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoy, Nigeria); MSc (2011, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria); BSc (Hons) (2008, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria)
Brief Biography (English)

Dr Philip A. Adeniyi is a Mentor, Innovator, Neuroscientist, Entrepreneur, and Speaker. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Neural Systems at Louisiana State University, LA, USA. He was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Dr Adeniyi obtained his PhD in Human Anatomy with a specialty in Neurobiology of Addiction.

He has Won several Grants/Awards: The Company of Biologists Ltd, ISN–CAEN 1B, and an IBRO-ARC travel bursary. Dr Adeniyi was one of two Africans selected for the first Young–IBRO Regions Connecting Award. He was selected to Speak at the Young Investigator Colloquia at ISN-ESN 2017 in Paris. Dr Adeniyi was also one of two Africans selected to participate in the 1st ISN–JNC Flagship Neuroscience School in Austria and the only African from a review article (The malleable brain: plasticity of neural circuits and behavior–a review from students to students) that came out of the highly celebrated school.

He was Assistant Secretary-General of the Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (NSN), 2014-2016. Currently, Dr Adeniyi is the President of the Neuroscience Research Group (NRG), a chapter of NSN, 2018-2020. He is a conscientious and hardworking young man who has shown great interest in Public Education of Neuroscience and Research.

Dr Adeniyi has good Leadership, Writing, and Presentation skills. He is the Founder of Africa Young Scientists (AYS) - a mentorship platform created to bring together young, dynamic, brilliant, and innovative scientists to pave ways for innovations for the benefit of mankind. This group's mission is to build the next generation of scientists for effective global collaborations.

Dr Adeniyi is a Member of several international societies; International Research Organization (since 2010), International Society for Neurochemistry (since 2010), Society for Neuroscience (since 2012), Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (Since 2013), Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (NSN) (since 2011), and a Founding Member of the Neuroscience Research Group (NRG) (since 2014).

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Primary Organisation
Louisiana State University, USA
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African Country
African Region
West Africa

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