Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Yemisi Jeff Agboola from Nigeria will be presenting the following lectures at Jefferson State Community College:
The Importance of Beneficial Microorganisms In the Production of Fermented Foods in Africa
- March 2, 2020 – Jefferson Campus — 10am – RCH 235
The Role of African Women In Food Safety Management – Focus on Mycotoxin
- March 2, 2020 – Jefferson Camus – 5:30pm – RCH 235
Nigeria Culture – People, Tradition, Food, Marriage, Entertainment, and Belief
- March 3, 2020 – Pell City Campus – 11:30am – Room 105
Dr. Yemisi Adefunke Jeff-Agboola is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Medical Sciences in Ondo City, Nigeria. She specializes in food microbiology, particularly mycotoxicology, food safety and security with a focus on gender responsiveness. In 2014, she won a postdoctoral scholarship at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and since August this year has been a Fulbright Scholar at Auburn University in Alabama. Yemisi is a Fellow of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), the founder of Voice of Women in the Development of Agriculture (www.vowda.org), and an Ambassador of World Food Preservation Center LLC (www.worldfoodpreservationcenter.com). This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). OLF enables Visiting Scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country, and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty, and community organizations. Through these lectures, universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program, Visiting Scholars, and the Visiting Scholar’s home and host institutions.