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Kayode K.

Research Associate Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine


Dr. Ojo's research focuses on studies to better understand the molecular biology of antimicrobial resistance and on the development of novel, robust, safe and affordable antimicrobial agents that can treat debilitating parasitic diseases.

Education & Training

PhD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria (2002)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA (2006-2009)


Research fellowship from the Gesellschaft der Freunde der Kleintierforschung (GdFuF) German Government

ICAAC/Wyeth ID Fellows Grant to the 48th Annual ICAAC/46th IDSA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (2008)

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Ojo K.K., Eastman R.T., Vidadala R., Zhang Z., Rivas K.L., Choi R., Lutz J.D., Reid M.C., Fox A.M.W., Hulverson M.A., Kennedy M., Isoherranen N., Kim L.M., Comess K.M., Kempf D.J., Verlinde C.L.M.J., Su X-Z, Kappe S., Maly D.J., Fan E., and Van Voorhis W.C. (2014) Specific inhibitor of PfCDPK4 blocks malaria transmission: Chemical-genetic validation. Journal of Infectious Diseases 209(2):275-284. PMCCID:    PMC3873787

Castellanos-Gonzalez A., White C.A., Jr, Ojo K.K.,  Vidadala R., Zhang Z., Reid M.C., Fox A.M.W., Keyloun K.R., Rivas K., Irani A., Dann S.M., Fan E., Maly D.J.,  and Van Voorhis W.C. (2013): A novel Calcium Dependent Protein Kinase Inhibitor as a lead compound for treating Cryptosporidiosis. Journal of Infectious Diseases 208(8):1342-1348. PMCCID: PMC3778970

Ojo K.K., Pfander C., Mueller N.R., Burstroem C., Larson E.T., Bryan C.M., Fox A.M.W., Reid M.C., Johnson S.M., Murphy R.C., Kennedy M., Mann H.,  Leibly D.J., Hewitt  S.N., Verlinde C.L.M.J., Kappe S., Merritt E.A., Maly D.J., Billker O., and Van Voorhis W.C. (2012): Transmission of malaria to mosquitoes blocked by bumped kinase inhibitors. Journal of Clinical Investigation 122 (6):2301-2305. PMCID: PMC3366411