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Ogunade, Ibukun

Assistant Professor of Livestock Production

Ibukun Ogunade received his BS and MS degrees (2009 and 2011, respectively) in Animal Nutrition from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, and PhD in Ruminant Nutrition (2017) from the University of Florida. He joined the Division of Animal and Nutritional Science at West Virginia University in September, 2020. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Ogunade was a Research Assistant Professor of Livestock Nutrition at Kentucky State University. Dr. Ogunade’s Livestock Nutrition Lab at WVU is studying how nutritional interventions, including sustainable use of feed additives, impact the gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome of ruminant to improve efficiency of ruminant production systems. His research program also applies metabolomics and metagenomics to understand the mechanisms that cause differences in feed efficiency of ruminants. His research program has attracted grant supports from government and private agencies. He is an ad hoc reviewer for several journals including Journal of Dairy Science, Animal Feed Science and Technology, Scientific Report, and Journal of Animal Science.

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  1. I. M. Ogunade, Megan McCoun, Modoluwamu Idowu, and S. O. Peters (2020). Comparative effects of two multi-species direct-fed microbial products on energy status, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal fermentation, bacterial community and metabolome of beef steers. Journal of Animal Science.
  2. I. M. Ogunade, Megan McCoun (2020). Average daily gain divergence in beef steers is associated with unique plasma amine/phenol-metabolome and whole blood immune-related gene expression. Transl. Anim. Sci. 2020.4:1-12 doi: 10.1093/tas/txaa074.
  3. J. A. Adeyemi, S. O. Peters, D. Marcos, Andres P. Cervantes, and I. M. Ogunade (2020). Effects of a blend of Saccharomyces cerevisiae-based direct-fed microbial and fermentation products on plasma carbonyl-metabolome and fecal bacterial community of beef steers. J. Anim. Sci. and Biotech. 11:14.
  4. J. A. Adeyemi, David L. Harmon, D. M. Paulus Compart, I. M. Ogunade (2019). Effects of a blend of Saccharomyces cerevisiae-based direct-fed microbial and fermentation products in the diet of newly weaned beef steers: Growth performance, whole-blood immune gene expression, serum biochemistry and plasma metabolome. J. Anim. Sci. 97:4657–4667.
  5. I. M. Ogunade, Y. Jiang, A. A. P. Cervantes (2019). LC-MS/MS-based plasma metabolomics reveals the effects of sequestering agents on the metabolic status of dairy cows challenged with aflatoxin B1. Toxins 11 :693;
  6. I. M. Ogunade, Jerusha Lay, Kenneth Andries, Christine McManus, Frederick Bebe (2019). Effects of live yeast on differential genetic and functional attributes of rumen microbiota in beef cattle. J. Animal Sci. and Biotech. 10:68.
  7. I. M. Ogunade, Y. Jiang, J. A. Adeyemi, D. Vyas, A. T. Adesogan (2019). Biomarker of aflatoxin Ingestion: 1H NMR-based plasma metabolomics of dairy cows fed aflatoxin B1 with or without sequestering agents. Toxins 10:545. doi:10.3390/toxins10120545.
  8. I. M. Ogunade, H. Schweickart, M. McCoun, K. Cannon, and C. McManus (2019). Integrating 16S rRNA sequencing and LC-MS-based metabolomics to evaluate the effects of live yeast on rumen function in beef cattle. Animals 9, 28. doi:10.3390/ani9010028.
  9. I. M. Ogunade, Andres Pech-Cervantes, H. Schweickart (2019). Metatranscriptomics of sub-acute ruminal acidosis in beef cattle. Animals 12:9. doi: 10.3390/ani9050232.
  10. Andre Oliveira, J. Campos, I. M. Ogunade, D. S. Caixeta, E. P. Viana, and K. C. Alessi (2019). Performance and utilization of nutrients in dairy cows fed with sunflower meal. The Journal of Agricultural Science.
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