Quadri Agbolade Anibaba

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  • Time Zone
    Central

  • Organization
    Brilliant Academy, Kano. Nigeria

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    My research interests focuses on abiotic stress tolerance in plant, conservation, genetics with emphasis on plant tissue culture

  • Profile Question 1
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    My favorite plant is Delonix regia. It as beautiful and colourful red flower, usually produces its flower between May - August in Nigeria. It one of my favorite experimental plant because I use to teach my students on such flower in angiosperm, and also pollination.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    I will say plants are smartest organism on earth. Smartest in that they can't talk but still communicate between one another, they are also unique in character and adaptation in relation to the environment they found themselves

  • Profile Question 3
    Do you have advice for students about preparing for a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Science is facinitating Journey, where you learn about new discovery daily. Science is challenging but to overcome that challenge you need to be openminded, be ready to accept new technologies, procedures because science is always evolving

  • Help represent the outreach efforts of your societies. Please click all those organizations you are a member of:
    American Society of Plant Biologists

  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Preferred Student Level(s)
    High School Students (Grades 9,10,11,12)
    Undergraduate Students
    Middle School Students (Grades 6,7,8)

  • Preferred Investigation Themes
    The Wonder of Seeds (seed germination and growth)
    What about Pollen? (pollen and pollination)
    Foundations of Genetics (traits, variation and environment in rapidly cycling Brassica)
    Genetics in Arabidopsis (investigation with a model species to track transmission of traits)
    Agronomy Feeds the World (where does food come from?)

  • In addition to English, I am comfortable communicating with students in the following languages:
    (not set)

  • Videoconference Ability
    Yes

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    1

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