department of pharmacology

Deoye Tonade

Personal Statement


Lagos, Nigeria

Undergraduate College/University

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) – Bachelors; Indiana University - Masters

Undergraduate major

Biology; Public Health

Research Interests

Cancer biology, neurobiology in relation do neurodegenerative diseases, ocular retinoid metabolism and the role key enzymes play in eye diseases, molecular toxicology.

Commonly used lab techniques

PCR, electrophoresis gels, microscopy, bacterial transformation, etc

Why I chose Case's pharmacology department

Because of its long time commitment to scientific research.

Why I chose Case Western Reserve University

Because of the diversity of research, multidisciplinary nature of the pharmacology discipline, and flexible curriculum.

Where I see myself in the future

Not Sure Yet

Hobbies and outside interests

Watching and playing Football (i.e. Soccer), Travelling, Hanging out with friends

Final Thoughts

“Wherever there is uncertainty, there is opportunity” – Deoye Tonade (circa 2012)