• Master of Science (MSc.) in Crop Breeding and Genetics - 2017 - 2020 College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan. China.

  • Master of Science (MSc.) in Genetics (4.9/5.0) - 2015 - 2017 Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Benin, Benin-City, Edo state. Nigeria.

  • Bachelor of Science in Plant Science and Biotechnology -2009 - 2013 CGPA: 4.67 /5.0 (First Class Hons) Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. Ondo State.


  • Yu, K., Li, H., Wu, X., Amoo, O., He, H., Fan, C., & Zhou, Y. (2023). Targeted mutagenesis of BnaSTM leads to abnormal shoot apex development and cotyledon petiole fusion at the seedling stage in Brassica napus L. Frontiers in Plant Science, 14, 1042430.

  • Olalekan Amoo,胡利民,翟云孤,范楚川,周永明 (2022). 利用基因编辑技术研究BRANCHED1 参与油菜分枝过程的调控[J/OL].生物技术通报.

  • Li, H., Yu, K., Amoo, O., Yu, Y., Guo, M., Deng, S., ... & Zhou, Y. (2022). Site-Directed Mutagenesis of the Carotenoid Isomerase Gene BnaCRTISO Alters the Color of Petals and Leaves in Brassica napus L. Frontiers in plant science, 13, 801456-801456.

  • Jiao, Y., Zhang, K., Cai, G., Yu, K., Amoo, O., Han, S., ... & Zhou, Y. (2021). Fine mapping and candidate gene analysis of a major locus controlling ovule abortion and seed number per silique in Brassica napus L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 1-14.

  • Ahmar, S., Zhai, Y., Huang, H., Yu, K., Khan, M.H.U., Shahid, M., Samad, R.A., Khan, S.U., Amoo, O., Fan, C. and Zhou, Y., (2021). Development of mutants with varying flowering times by targeted editing of multiple SVP gene copies in Brassica napus L. The Crop Journal.

  • Hu, L., Amoo, O. M., Liu, Q., Cai, S., Zhu, M., Shen, X., ... & Zhou, Y. (2020). Precision genome engineering through cytidine base editing in rapeseed (Brassica napus. L). Frontiers in Genome Editing, 2, 15.

  • Khan, M.H., Hu, L., Zhu, M., Zhai, Y., Khan, S.U., Ahmar, S., Amoo, O., Zhang, K., Fan, C. and Zhou, Y., (2020). Targeted mutagenesis of EOD3 gene in Brassica napus L. regulates seed production. Journal of Cellular Physiology

  •  Limin Hu, Hao Zhang, Yunxia Sun, Xiaoxiao Shen, Olalekan Amoo, Yuguang Wang, Chuchuan Fan, Yongming Zhou. (2020). BnA10.RCO, a homeobox gene, positively regulates leaf lobe formation in Brassica napus L., Theoretical and Applied Genetics.

  • Han, S., Khan, M.H.U., Zhu, K., Li, H., Zhu, M., Amoo, O., Khan, S.U., Fan, C. and Zhou, Y., (2020). Identification and comprehensive analysis of the CLV3/ESR‐related (CLE) gene family in Brassica napus L. Plant Biology.

  • Zhai, Y., Cai, S., Hu, L., and Amoo, O. et al. (2019). CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing reveals differences in the contribution of INDEHISCENT homologues to pod shatter resistance in Brassica napus L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 132: 2111-2123.

  • Zhai, Yungu, Kaidi Yu, Shengli Cai, Limin Hu, Olalekan Amoo, Lei Xu, Yang Yang et al. (2019) "Targeted mutagenesis of BnTT8 homologs controls yellow seed coat development for effective oil production in Brassica napus L." Plant Biotechnology Journal.

  • Khan, Shahid Ullah, Jiao Yangmiao, Sheng Liu, Kunpeng Zhang, Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan, Yungu Zhai, Amoo Olalekan, Chuchuan Fan, and Yongming Zhou (2019). "Genome-wide association studies in the genetic dissection of ovule number, seed number, and seed weight in Brassica napus L." Industrial Crops and Products 142:111877.