Oluwadara Alegbeleye obtained a BSc. in Microbiology (University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 2011), MTech in Environmental Health (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 2016) and is currently pursuing a PhD in Food Microbiology at the Department of Food Science, Faculty of Food Engineering, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. She has published some articles in peer-reviewed academic journals as well as several in Nigerian Newspapers. She is passionate about science communication and her viewpoint articles have covered topics ranging from food safety, human health, environmental pollution and management, antimicrobial resistance, and so on.
University of Campinas is consistently ranked among the best universities in Brazil and Latin America.It is the top Brazilian university in number of patents and has been ranked 15th among world´s top 50 universities under 50 years old. It is ranked as 2ndamong Latin America´s top 10 universities (QS Ranking) and 9th amongst the top BRIC´s universities. It is the Top Brazilian university in number of published articles per faculty member and is responsible for ~8% of Brazil´s articles in scientific journals.