Dr. Oluseyi Vanderpuye was a full Professor of Forensic Science and Biochemistry at Albany State University. He has a PhD in Biochemistry, from the University of Leeds, and a BSc. Honours in Biochemistry from the University of St. Andrews. He did postdoctoral studies at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and the University of Miami, Florida in the USA. He worked at Methodist Hospital Indiana’s Center for Reproduction and Transplantation Immunology and at Lagos State University’s Department of Chemical Sciences and as Coordinator at its Centre for Environmental Science and Education. He was a United Nations Development Program sponsored consultant at the University of Lagos, Department of Biochemistry 1993-1994. He was an ASCB MAC Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2005, 2007. In 2009 and 2011 he was a Linkage Fellow of the ASCB MAC. He has 25 peer reviewed publications, 5 chapters in books and 9 encyclopedia articles. Dr. Vanderpuye was on the team that gained national accreditation by FEPAC for the Forensic Science program at Albany State University and it is the only accredited program in Georgia. Dr. Vanderpuye has mentored 45 Albany State University undergraduate students in research. Several co-authored abstracts published in the proceedings of annual meetings of scientific societies.
Dr. Vanderpuye research interests include analysis and toxicology of synthetic cannabinoids, Forensic DNA typing methods, toxin interactions with human lung and adrenal cells, Salivary glycoprotein biomarkers for biomedica.