- Covenant University
About Solomon O. Rotimi
Dr. Solomon O. Rotimi is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Covenant University, Nigeria. His research focuses on understanding the contributions of genomics and environmental factors, including pathogens, to cancer disparity in Blacks. Dr. Rotimi was a senior Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Department of Translational Genomics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he investigated the inter- and intra-tumoral heterogeneity of different types of cancers using technologies such as single-cell sequencing and spatial transcriptomics. He currently the co-PI on the NCI Center for Global Health award that is aimed at increasing the capacity of trainees and resident doctors in cancer genomics. Dr. Rotimi is the Director of Translational Research for the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium (CaPTC) and African PI for the NCI's Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC). He currently serves as the co-chair of AORTIC research committee and AORTIC cancer genomics special interest group.