Professor Senapon BAKARE is a Professor of Microbiology with specialisation on food and Industrial Microbiology (fermented foods).
She possesszes a B.sc (hons) in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, M.sc Microbiology and Ph.D food Microbiology.
She is the pioneer/current Director of Lagos State University Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute.
She was a former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), former Director Centre for General Nigeria Studies (GNS); former Director Centre for Environment and Science Education (CESE); former Sub-dean faculty of Science and 1st Executive director, Lagos State University External System.
She has attended many Management courses both local and international e.g. Havard Business School Executive leadership programme (Boston) Manchester Business School Executive leadership course (Manchester) in conjunction with TEXEM; Queens University Business school executive leadership courses (Canada) in conjunction with Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) Leadership course for Executive Women in Dubai to mention but a few.
She is a member of various Professional bodies both local and international such as Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), Nigeria Institute of food Science and Technology (NIFST), Microbiology Society of Nigeria (MSN), American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Society for Applied Microbiology. Uk (SFAM)
She has served in many Committees and Boards as member or Chairman both within the University system and at National level.
She has published in many local and international journals.
She is happily
married with children.