Dr. Babatunde (Kay) Oyajobi has been appointed Associate Director in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Dr. Kay Oyajobi, Professor in the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy, has been appointed Associate Director in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. In this role, Dr. Oyajobi will assist in the development and on-going renewal of institutional training grants, oversee regular meetings of the Training Grant Directors Consortium, and facilitate training activities in the rigorous and responsible conduct of research.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield, UK, and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and has extensive experience with training grants. He currently serves as Director of the institutional training grant that is funded by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). In addition, he is co-Director of three other NIH training grant programs (a NIGMS K12 IRACDA and R25 Bridges-to-the-Doctorate and a NCI T32).
He has also previously served on several NIH study sections and was a chartered, full term member of a NCI study section that reviews applications for T32 and career development awards. He continues participation on multiple NIH Special Emphasis Panels including those that review individual fellowship applications.
Dr. Oyajobi will leverage his experiences to enhance the portfolio of institutional training grants at UT Health San Antonio.
Congrats Dr. Oyajobi