Dr. Emmanuel Idowu

Dr Emmanuel Taiwo Idowu is a parasitologist and medical entomologist. He holds a PhD degree in Zoology from University Lagos in 2004. He has been involved in the study of epidemiology and control of tropical parasitic diseases namely onchocerciasis, malaria, lymphatic filariasis, urinary and intestinal schistosomiasis. He has participated in a number of community based projects funded by the German Technical Group (GTZ) and Lafia Primary Health Care in Kanji, New Bussa, Niger State, which assessed and evaluated parasitic control programmes and served as co-principal investigator of Multilateral Initiative in Malaria (MIM) World Health Organization/Tropical Disease Research (WHO/TDR) funded project on characterization and distribution of major malaria vectors using molecular markers. Presently two of his research projects is been funded by University of Lagos Senate Research Grant. Over the years he had supervised and graduated 40 undergraduate projects, 35 MSc Dissertation and 3 PhD students. He is presently supervising and Co-supervising 6 PhD students. His current research focuses on epidemiology of malaria, schistosomiasis and onchocerciasis, he is also interested in monitoring resistance to currently available antimalarial drug and vector species complexes. Dr Idowu has published and co-published 40 scientific articles.


Research Area
  • B.Sc
  • MSc. (Ilorin),
  • PhD (Lagos).