Solomon “Wole” Odemuyiwa, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor

Molecular Diagnostics Section Head, Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

  • DVM, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • MSc., University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • PhD., University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • DVSc., University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (Virology)
Solomon “Wole” Odemuyiwa

Building Address: D211 VMDL (Office)/315 Connaway Hall (Lab)
Phone Number: (573) 884-9257


Virology, Immunology, Molecular Diagnostics; Pathogen Discovery, Diagnostic test Development and Validation, Molecular Evolution, Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, Escape from Innate Immunity, Airway Inflammation, Nutritional Immunology, Immunotoxicology


Schreiber, M., Wachsmuth, C., Muller, H., Odemuyiwa, S., Schmitz, H., Meyer, S., Meyer, B., Schneider-Mergener, J.  The V3-directed immune response in natural human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection is predominantly directed against a variable, discontinuous epitope presented by the gp120 V3 domain.  Journal of virology. 1997; 71(12): 9198-205. (PMID: 9371578)

Odemuyiwa, S.O., Adebayo, I.A., Ammerlaan, W., Ajuwape, A.T.P., Alaka, O.O., Oyedele, O.I., Soyelu, K.O., Olaleye, D.O., Otesile, E.B., and Muller, C.P.  2000.  An oubreak of African Swine Fever in Nigeria: Virus isolation and Molecular characterisation of a First Isolate from West Africa. Virus Genes. 2000; 20(2):139-42. (PMID: 10872875)

Odemuyiwa, S.O., Mulders, M.N., Oyedele, O.I., Ola, S.O., Odaibo, G.N., Olaleye, D.O., and Muller, C.P. Phylogenetic analysis of Nigerian strains of hepatitis B virus supports endemicity of genotype E in West Africa. Journal of Medical Virology.  2001; 65(3):463-469. (PMID: 11596079)

Odemuyiwa, S.O., Ghahary, A.G., Li, Y., Puttagunta, L., Musat-Marcu, S., Lee, J.E, Ghahary, A., and Moqbel, R.  Cutting Edge: Eosinophils regulate T-cell selection through indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase.  Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md.:1950). 2004; 173(10):5909-13. (PMID: 15528322)

Marcet-Palacios, M., Odemuyiwa, S.O., Coughlin, J., Garofoli, D., Ewen, C., Davidson, C., Ghaffari, M., Kane, K.P., Lacy, P., Logan, M.R., Befus, A.D., Bleackley, R.C., and Moqbel, R. Vesicle-associated membrane protein 7 (VAMP-7) is essential for target cell killing in a natural killer cell line. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communication.  2008; 366 (3): 617-623. (PMID: 18042464)

Odemuyiwa, S.O., Ebeling, C., Duta, V., Abel, M., Puttagunta, L., Cravetchi, O., Majaesic, C., Vliagoftis, H., and Moqbel, R.  Tryptophan catabolites regulate mucosal sensitization to ovalbumin in respiratory airways.  Allergy. 2009; 64 (3): 488-492. (PMID: 18721245)

Asdaghi, N., Kilani, R.T., Odemuyiwa, S.O., Hackett, T., Knight, D.A., Ghahary, A., and Moqbel, R. Extracellular 14-3-3 from human lung epithelial cells enhances MMP-1 expression.  Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2012; 360 (1-2): 261-270.  (PMID: 21948273)

Odemuyiwa SO, Ilarraza R, Davoine F, Logan MR, Shayeganpour A, Wu Y, Majaesic C, Adamko DJ, Moqbel R, Lacy P. Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 5 Regulates Degranulation in Human Eosinophils. Immunology. 2015; 144(4): 641 – 8 (PMID: 25346443)

Ajamian F, Wu Y, Ebeling C, Ilarraza R, Odemuyiwa SO, Moqbel R, and Adamko DJ. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Induces Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Activity: A Potential Novel Role in the Development of Allergic Disease. Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 2015; 45(3): 644 – 59 (PMID: 25627660)

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