Funmilayo holds a Master of Science degree in Food and Nutritional Biochemistry. Her research interest focuses on the relationship between nutrition, genetics, and human health. Her master's thesis focused on the effect of _Chrysophyllum albidum_ on genes linked with diabetes mellitus using both in vivo and in silico techniques. The thesis has been published in academics journals and presented at conferences. Though she did not major in Mathematics at the tertiary level, she has taught Mathematics at both Junior and Senior Secondary School levels and coached students privately for mathematics examinations.