Dolapo Adedeji
Dolapo Adedeji

Dolapo  Adedeji

Associate Professor, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, & Health Professions
329  Pharmacy Complex
Campus Box 931
Phone: (252) 335-8726
Fax: (252) 335-3158
E-mail: daadedeji@ecsu.edu

 

Bio

Dr. Dolapo Adedeji is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Science in the Department of Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, & Health Professions. She also serves as the Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science (BSPS) program.

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Chemistry with concentration in Biochemistry), Auburn University, Auburn. Alabama

MS (Pharmacy), University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

B.Sc. (Chemical Sciences), University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Nigeria.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Dolapo Adedeji's research interest focuses on the effects of anti-malarial agents on prostate cancer cell lines both androgen-sensitive and androgen-insensitive. She also works in collaboration with Dr. Gloria Payne on the effects of these anti-malarial drugs on the development of embryonic chicken.

TEACHING:

Dr. Dolapo Adedeji teaches undergraduate courses that include:

  • Biochemistry I and II (CHEM 401 & CHEM 402) both face-to-face and online
  • Principles of Pharmacology (PHSC 300)
  • Basic Pharmaceutics/L (PHSC 402)
  • Drug Discovery, Design and Development (PHSC 380)
  • Clinical Research Seminar (PHSC 499)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Brittney Hinton, Dolapo Adedeji, Gloria Payne: “In vitro Antiproliferative Analysis of Metformin Hydrochloride in Androgen-sensitive (LNCaP) And Androgen-insensitive (PC-3) Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines”. Pharmacology & Pharmacy (2017), 8, 85-89. DOI: 10.4236/pp.2017.84008
  1. Yakini Brandy, Innocent Ononiwu, Dolapo Adedeji, Vonetta Williams, Claudia Mouamba, Yasmine Kanaan, Robert L. Copeland, Jr., Dwayne A. Wright, Ray J. Butcher, Samuel R. Denmeade and Oladapo Bakare; “ Synthesis and Cytotoxic Activities of Some 2-Arylnaphtho[2,3-d]oxazole-4,9-dione Derivatives on Androgen-dependent (LNCap) and Androgen-independent (PC3) Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines”. Invest New Drugs, (2011), 30(4): 1709-1714 . DOI IO.1007/s10637-011-9635-3                                  
  1. Xu, Weiya; Lees, Nicholas; Adedeji, Dolapo; Wiesner, Jochen; Jomaa, Hassan; Hoffman, Brian; Duin, Evert; “ Paramagnetic Species Detected in (E)-4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl diphosphate synthase (GcpE) under steady state and pre-steady state conditions”. Journal of American Chemical Society (2010) 131 (41) 14509 -14520.