Falodun Olutayo Israel obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Ondo State University Ado Ekiti (Now Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti) and a Master of Science Degree in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan. He has completed his PhD bench work and the writing of his thesis in the Department of Microbiology, University of Ibadan; he is awaiting the final oral examination of his PhD Degree. His research interests include Environmental and Public Health Microbiology. He is currently working on the evaluation of some fast diagnostic tools for early detection of tuberculosis and the determination of resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex including multi-drug resistant strains in Ibadan, Nigeria. He was a University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Teaching and Research Assistant from 2009 to 2012; he is currently lecturing in the Department of Microbiology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a member of American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID). He has attended a number of local and international scientific conferences.