Welcome Dr. Bamidele RAHEEM to American Journal of Microbiology and Immunology.

Dr. Bamidele RAHEEM
Department of Food and Environmental Sciences,
University of Helsinki, Finland.

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Bamidele RAHEEM to Join the Editorial Board of American Journal of Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Bamidele RAHEEM  is working as the Researcher of Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Doctor of Science, (D.Sc, Food Sciences). Food and Environmental Sciences. University of Helsinki, Finland. 2002 – 2006
Dissertation: Developments and Microbiological Applications in African Foods: Emphasis on Nigerian Wara Cheese
Master of Science, Cereal Technology (Major), Food Technology (Minor). University of Helsinki, Finland. 1988 – 1993
Thesis: Effects of amylase treatment on the consistency and dietary fibre of cooked, fermented oat bran porridge
Higher National Diploma, Food Science and Technology, Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 1979 – 1983.
Thesis: Quality evaluation of some traditionally produced dehydrated foods such as yam flour, smoked fish and dried okra
Project Management Certificate, Finnish Institute of Entrepreneurs, Rovaniemi, Finland. October 2012 to April, 2013
Pedagogy for Vocational Teachers Education Certificate. Haaga-Helia University of Applied Science, Helsinki, Finland. June 2010 – June 2011
Visiting Researcher, Food Research Centre, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK. March 1999 – August 2000
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Science), University of Greenwich, London, UK. September 2000 – July 2001.
Certificate on Advanced Chromatography. Lahti Research and Training Centre, Finland. May – October, 1994
Biocomputing course, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. June 1993
Optimization of the fermentation process course, Institute of Biotechnology, Helsinki, Finland. April 1992

Researcher, Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. April, 2014 to date
Visiting Researcher, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland. September 2011 to March 2014
Visiting Lecturer, Rovaniemi University of Applied Science, Finland. April and May, 2011
Director, RAEL, Helsinki, Finland. Consultancy services for agro-allied industries in developing countries. June 2010 to April 2011.
Teacher (Freelance). Teacher’s UK, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. February 2007 to March 2010.
Teacher of Science and Chemistry. The Lindsey School, Grainsby Avenue, Cleethorpes, England. January 2002 to August 2002.
Researcher. University of Helsinki, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, research on the utilisation of vegetable rennet in soft cheese production. July 1999 to September 2000.
Researcher. National Veterinary and Food Research Institute (EELA), Helsinki, Finland. Emphasis on safety and quality of foods of animal origin. September 1998 to February 1999.
Consultant. UNDP/TOKTEN program in Nigeria on short-term assignments in government ministries and non-governmental organizations to develop and enhance the utilization of Nigerian food crops and agro-processing (1996-1998).
Researcher. University of Helsinki, Institute of Biotechnology. Nisin bacteriocin- its biochemistry, purification and antimicrobial properties. August 1994–March 1997.
Visiting postgraduate researcher. Unilever-Is, Corlu-Tekirdag, Turkey. Product Development department. July &August 1992.
Work experience, Finnish Forest Research Institute (METLA). Field work in South and Central Finland. June & July, 1991
Industrial Trainee, Elanto Bakery, Helsinki, Finland. May to August, 1989
Teacher, Integrated Science and Chemistry. Victory College, Ikeja-Lagos, Nigeria 1984–1988.
Lecturer, Food Science and Nutrition. Afuze Technical College, Edo State (former Bendel State), Nigeria. 1983-1984.
Industrial Trainee, Production and Quality Control department, Cadbury (Nigeria) Limited, Lagos. July-September, 1982
Industrial Trainee, Production and Quality Control department, Seven Up Bottling Company, Lagos, Nigeria. July-October, 1980


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