Moses Anthony Ugbenyen

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Staff Name: Dr Moses Anthony Ugbenyen

Phone: 08138071549

Email: ugbenyen.anthony@edouniversity.edu.ng

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Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department: Biochemistry

Position: Senior Lecturer

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PERSONAL DATA

 

Name:                              UGBENYEN Moses Anthony

Present Status:                     Senior Lecturer

Nationality:                          Nigerian

Contact Address:                  Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science,

                                              Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

E-Mail:                                 ugbenyenanthony@gmail.com;

ugbenyen.anthony@edouniversity.edu.ng

Area(s) of Research Interest:                Bioremediation, Environmental Biotechnology and

                                                              Biomedical research

Date of First Appointment:               1st February 2017

 

SCHOOLs ATTENDED                 QUALIFICATION               DATES

University of Fort Hare,                           Ph.D. Biochemistry                    2013

University of Ibadan, Ibadan                    M.Sc. Biochemistry                   2004

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma,          B.Sc. Biochemistry                    2001

Atunrase Boys High School, Ishaga         O/L WASSCE                           1995

Lagos

Baruwa Primary School, Ijeshatedo,        FSLC                                         1989

Lagos

 

SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: University of Fort Hare, South Africa. July 2013- December 2013.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: University of Zululand, South Africa. January 2014 –March 2016.

KIC-NRF Funding to attend and participate in the 6th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS) conference (International Conference) held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, from the 7th -11th June 2015.

Postdoctoral research fellowship award. University of Zululand, South Africa. Bursary award.

Postdoctoral research fellowship award. Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre of the University of Fort Hare South Africa. Bursary award July-December 2013.

Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre of the University of Fort Hare South Africa bursary award for Ph.D research study 2011-2013.

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) travel grant to attend and participate in the 3rd Advance Summer School in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 2012.

Travel grant to attend and participate in the 5th Walter Sisulu University International Research Conference, East London, South Africa, 2012 under the auspice of Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre, University of Fort Hare South Africa.

Best graduating student of Biochemistry Department 1999/2000 Graduands, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria.

 

WORK HISTORY/ EXPERIENCE

Edo University Iyamho,                                        Feb. 2017- till date

Job Scope                                                              Teaching and Research

Position:                                                                Senior Lecturer

 

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma                       Dec. 2006- Jan. 2017

Job Scope                                                              Teaching and Research

Position:                                                                Lecturer I                         - 2015

                                                                              Lecturer II                        - 2010 – 2015

                                                                              Assistant Lecturer             - 2006 – 2010

 

COURSES TAUGHT

BCH 402                                                              Molecular Biology II

BCH409                                                               Tissue Biochemistry

BCH413                                                               Clinical Biochemistry

BCH305                                                               Methods in Biochemistry

BCH201                                                               Introductory Biochemistry

BCH213                                                               Carbohydrate/ Lipid Biochemistry

BCH220                                                               Amino acid, Protein and Nucleic acid Metab.

BCH222                                                               Functional Biochemistry

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Ag. Dean, Faculty of Science                               August 2017- till date

Ag. Head, Department of Natural Science           April 2017- till date

 

SERVICE TO OTHER UNIVERSITIES, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BODY

Member Nutritional Society of Nigeria (NSN)

Member South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM)

Member America Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Reviewer for Chemical and Biochemical Engineering- Quarterly (CABEQ)

Reviewer for Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (WaSHDev) IWA

Reviewer for British Biotechnology Journal (BBJ)

Reviewer for Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review

Reviewer for 3Biotech. (Springer)

Reviewer for Environmental Technology (Taylor & Francis).

Reviewer for International Conference for Water Resources and Environment (WRE)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books Chapters

 

  1. A. Azeke, M.U. Eigbobo, O.M. Iniaghe and A.M. Ugbenyen. (2017).

        Advancing Nutrigenomics Research through Nutraceuticals. In: Functional

        Foods: Unlocking the Medicine in Foods. Edited by Ganiyu Oboh, Graceland

        Publisher, Akure, Nigeria.

 

Journals

 

  1.  Ugbenyen Anthony Moses, Vine Niall, Simonis Jean Jacques, Basson

                      Albertus Kotzeand Okoh Anthony Ifeanyi. (2015). Characterisation of a

                      bioflocculant produced from the consortium of three marine bacteria of the

                      genera Cobetia and Bacillus and its application for wastewater treatment.

                      Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 5(1): 81-88.          

  1. Ugbenyen, A.M, Cosa, S., Mabinya, L.V., Okoh A.I. (2014). Bioflocculant

                      production by Bacillus sp. Gilbert isolated from a marineenvironment in South

                      Africa. Applied Biochemistry andMicrobiology. 50(1):49-54 (Springer).

  1. Ugbenyen AMand Okoh AI.(2014). Characteristics of a bioflocculant

                       produced by aconsortium of Cobetia and Bacillus species  and its application

                       in treatment of wastewaters. Water SA. 40(1): 139-144.

  1. Ugbenyen Anthony Moses, Vine Niall, Simonis Jean Jacques, Basson

                       Albertus Kotzeand Okoh Anthony Ifeanyi.(2014).Extraction,characterization

                       and application of a Bioflocculant produced from a mixedculture of two

                       bacteria strains isolated from Algoa Bay, South Africa.Studia Universitatis

                      “Vasile Goldis” 24(1): 11-17.

  1. Ugbenyen AMand Okoh AI.(2013)Flocculating Properties of a Bioflocculant

                       Produced by Bacillus sp. Isolated from a Marine Environment in South Africa.

                       Chemical and Biochemical Engineering- Quarterly. 27(4): 511-518.

  1. Cosa S,Ugbenyen AM,Mabinya L, Karl Rumbold and Okoh AI.(2013)

                       Characterization andflocculationefficiency of a bioflocculant produced by a

                       marine bacteria belonging to theHalobacillus genus. Environmental

                       Technology. 34(18): 2671-2679 (Taylor & Francis).

  1.  Cosa S., Ugbenyen MA., Mabinya V.L., Rumbold K., Olaniran OA., Aghdasi
  2. and Okoh I.A.(2013). Oceanobacillus sp. Pinky, a marine bacteria isolated

                       from Algoa Bay sediment produces a thermostable glycoprotein flocculant.

                       African Journal of Biotechnology. 12(26): 4135- 4146.

  1.          Sekelwa Cosa, Moses A Ugbenyen, and Anthony I Okoh(2013).

                       Characterization ofa polysaccharide bioflocculant produced by Virgibacillus

                       specie isolated from Algoa Bay. African Journal of Microbiological

                       Research. 7(23): 2925-2938.

  1. Sekelwa Cosa, Moses A Ugbenyen, and Anthony I Okoh. (2013)

                       Bioflocculant production by consortium of three marine bacteria belonging to

                       the genera Halobacillus, Virgibacillus and Oceanobacillus and its potential

                       application in wastewater treatment. Journal of Pure and Applied

                       Microbiology. xxx-xxx (in press).

  1. Ugbenyen A, Cosa S, Mabinya L, Babalola O O, Aghdasi F, Okoh A, (2012).

                       Thermostable Bacterial Bioflocculant Produced by Cobetia Spp. Isolated from

                       Algoa Bay (South Africa). International Journal of Environmental

                       Research and Public  Health, 9(6): 2108-2120.(MDPI)

  1. Ugbenyen AM, Mkwetshana N and Okoh AI (2012). Characterization of an

                      extracellular bioflocculant produced by Cobetia sp. OAUIFE isolated from

                      marine sediment.Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 6(4): 1591-

                       1598.

  1. Ekpo K.Eand Ugbenyen A.M (2011). Comparative  evaluation of

                       certain functional properties of four different varieties of lima

                       bean (phaseolus lunatus)flour.Annals of Biological Research 2(2): 399-

                       402.

  1. Ugbenyen A.M, Odetola A.A and Ekpo K.E(2009). Antioxidant

                        potential of the  young leave methanolic extract of magnifera indica in

                        alloxan induced diabetic rat. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (6): 716-720.

  1. Ugbenyen A.M and Odetola A.A(2009). Hypoglycemic potential of the

                        young leave methanolic extract of magnifera indica in alloxan induced

                        diabetic rat. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (3): 239-241.

  1. Ekpo K.E, Azeke M.A and Ugbenyen A.M (2008). Functional properties

                        of dried imbrasia belina larvae flour as affected by mesh size and pH.

                        Nigerian Annals of Natural Sciences 8(1): 6-9.      

 

Under Review

A.M. Ugbenyen, J. Dafel, C.O. Akapo, X. Mazibuko, A.I. Okoh, J.J. Simonis

and A.K. Basson. Optimisation of the bioflocculant produced by Pantoea sp., a

novel bacterium isolated from sediment from the beach at Mtunzini, KwaZulu-

Natal, South Africa. (under review).

Ugbenyen AM, Simonis JJ, Basson AK.Bioflocculant-producing bacteria from

the marine environment of Sodwana Bay, South Africa. (under review).

Ugbenyen AM, Madonsela T.A Simonis JJ, Basson AK.Assessment of the

flocculating potentials of Alcaligenesfaecalis Isolated from the Estuary of

Sodwana Bay South Africa. (under review).

 

Unpublished Works

1.Characterization of bioflocculants produced by consortia of three marine bacteria consortia belonging to the genera Bacillus and Cobetia previously isolated from the bottom sediment of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa (Ph.D Thesis, 2013)

  1. Hypoglycemic and Antioxidant Potential of the Young Leave Methanolic Extract of Magnifera indica in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rat. (M.Sc. Disertation, 2004)
  2. Comparative evaluation of certain functional properties of four different varieties of lima bean (phaseolus lunatus)flour. (B.Sc.Disertation, 2001)

 

 

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP PATICIPATION WITH DATES

  1. M. Ugbenyen. Bioremediation using Bioflocculants produce from microorganisms isolated from marine environment. 7th NYA Conference and General Assembly. Held at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), from 6th-10th August 2017.
  2. M. Ugbenyen. Hypoglycemic and Antioxidant Potential of the Young Leave Methanolic Extract of Magnifera indica in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rat.Book of Abstract of the International Conference Humbolt Kolleg Akure 2017, Sponsored by the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Germany. Held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, from 2nd- 6th April, 2017.
  3. O. Ebhomielen, A.M. Momodu,A.M. Ugbenyen,M.U. Eigbobo,O.M. Iniaghe,C.O. Inegbedionand M.A. Azeke. The Effects of Sprouting and Boiling on the Antioxidant Potentials of Onions (Allium cepa I.).Book of Abstract of the International Conference Humbolt Kolleg Akure 2017, Sponsored by the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Germany. Held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, from 2nd- 6th April, 2017.
  4. M. Momodu,A.M. Ugbenyen,M.U. Eigbobo,O.M. Iniaghe,C.O. Inegbedionand M.A. Azeke. Effect of Processing on the Antioxidant Potentials of Groundnuts (Arachis hypogea) and Walnuts (Tetracarpidium conophoram).Book of Abstract of the International Conference Humbolt Kolleg Akure 2017, Sponsored by the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Germany. Held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, from 2nd- 6th April, 2017.
  5. U. Eigbobo, O.M. Iniaghe, A.M. Ugbenyen, A.M. Momodu, C.O. Inegbedion and M.A. Azeke. Dehulling of Groundnut (Arachis hypogea) Significantly Reduces Its Antioxidant Potential during Roasting and Oven Drying. Book of Abstract of the International Conference Humbolt Kolleg Akure 2017, Sponsored by the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Germany. Held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, from 2nd- 6th April, 2017.
  6. M. Ugbenyen and T.A. Madonsela.Improving the flocculating activity of Alcaligenes faecalis by testing the effect of various growth parameters for bioflocculant production. Book of Abstract of the 39th Annual Conference and General meeting of Nigerian Society of Microbiology held at University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria, from 19th- 23rd September, 2016.
  7. M. Ugbenyen, T.A. Madonsela, N.E. Phindile, S. Nzama, J.J. Simonis and A.K. Basson. Optimisation of bioflocculants produced by three marine bacteria belonging to the genera Alcaligene and Bacillus isolated from Sodwana Bay in the Kwazulu-Natal Province. Young Scientists’ Conference and 6th General Assembly of the Nigeria Young Academy (International conference by TWAS-ROSSA) held at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria, from 23rd -24th August, 2016.
  8. M. Ugbenyen, T.A. Madonsela, N.E. Phindile, S. Nzama, J.J. Simonis and A.K. Basson. Optimisation of bioflocculants produced by three marine bacteria belonging to the genera Alcaligene and Bacillus isolated from Sodwana Bay in the Kwazulu-Natal Province. 4th eThekwini University Research Symposium, held at ICC Durban, South Africa, from the 5th-6th April 2016.
  9. M. Ugbenyen, J.J. Simonis and A.K. Basson. Optimisation of the bioflocculant produced by Pantoea sp., a  novel bacterium isolated from sediment from the beach at Mtunzini, KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa. Book of Abstract of the 6th Congress of European Microbiologists of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) (International Conference) held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, from the 7th -11th June 2015.
  10. M. Ugbenyen, J.J. Simonis and A.K. Basson.Bioflocculant-producingbacteria from the marine environment ofSodwana Bay, South Africa. 28th Annual International Conference of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN)held in Enugu, Nigeria, from the 24th-29th August 2015.
  11. M. Ugbenyen, J.J. Simonis and A.K. Basson. Treatment of water and wastewater with flocculants produced by microorganisms isolated from the marine environment in South Africa. 45thAnnual International Conference of Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN)held in Lagos, Nigeria, from the 15th-19th September 2015.
  12. Ugbenyen AMand Okoh AI.Characteristics of a bioflocculantproduced by aconsortium of Cobetia and Bacillus species and its applicationin treatment of wastewaters.Book of Abstract of the 2014 Annual Conference of the America Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), Chicago IL, USA, Feb. 13-17, 2014.
  13. Ugbenyen AM and Okoh AI. Extraction, characterization and application of a Bioflocculant produced from a mixed culture of two bacteria strains isolated from Algoa Bay, South Africa. Book of Abstract of the Joint IUBMB/ICGEB Symposium on Modern Biotechnological Advances for Human Health BAHH 2014, held in Bucharest, Romania from 20th – 22nd May 2014.
  14. Akapo C.S.O, Ugbenyen A.M., Simonis J.J and Basson AK.Screening of bacteria for bioflocculant producing potential from Sodwana bay, Kwazulu-Natal.Book of Abstract of the 27th Sympossium of South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM) Pietermariburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa 31, 2014.
  15. Mazibuko X., Ugbenyen A.M., Simonis J.J and Basson A.K.Isolation, screening and identification of marine bacteria with bioflocculant producing potential in Mhlathuze area.Book of Abstract of the 27th Sympossium of South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM). Pietermariburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa 31, 2014.
  16. Okaiyeto K., Sekelwa C., Nwodo U., Ugbenyen A., Mabinya L.V., Okoh A.I. Characterization of Bioflocculant produced by a consortium of Halomonas sp. OKOH and Micrococcus sp. LEO. 4th Municipal Water Quality Conference, held at Sun City Hotel, North West Province South Africa, July 7-11, 2013.
  17. Ugbenyen AMand Okoh AI.Characteristics of a bioflocculantproduced by aconsortium of Cobetia and Bacillus species and its applicationin treatment of wastewaters.Book of Abstract of the 2013 conference of South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM) BelaBela, Limpopo Province South Africa, Nov 24-27,
  1. Ugbenyen A.M. and Okoh A.I.A  Novel Bioflocculant  From Culture OfCobetia

            Sp. OAUIFE  Isolated  From The Bottom Sediment Of Algoa Bay. Book of Abstract 

            3rd Advance Summer School in Africa (International workshop) Cape Town, South

            Africa March, 23-31, 2012.

  1. Ugbenyen A.M., Okaiyeto K and Okoh A.I.Flocculating Properties and characteristics of bioflocculants produced by three marine bacteria belonging to the genera Cobetia and Bacillus isolated from Algoa bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Book of Abstract 5th Walter Sisilu University International Research Conference, held at the ICC East London, South Africa August 22-24, 2012.
  2. Nsaluba L, Mabinya LV, Cosa S, Ugbenyen AM, Okayeto K, and Okoh AI. Characterization of bioflocculants produced by freshwater Actinobacterium sp. Mayor and Methylobacterium sp. Obi. Book of Abstract 5th Walter Sisilu University International Research Conference, held at the ICC East London,South Africa August 22-24, 2012.
  3. Mabinya L. V, Cosa S., Luvuyo N.,Ugbenyen A.M., Nwodo U.U, Okoh A.I.

Assessment of bioflocculant production of three bacteria belonging to the genera Halomonas, Bacillus and Methylobacterium isolated from the aquatic environment of the Eastern Cape.Book of Abstract of the 2011Conference of South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM), Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 6-9, 2011.

  1. Nwodo U.U, Green E., Mabinya L. V., Luvuyo N., Ugbenyen A.M., Cosa S., Okoh A.I. Studies on bioflocculant production by Stretomyces sp. Gansen a freshwater actinobacteria isolated from Tyume river. Book of Abstract of the 2011 conference of South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM), Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 6-9, 2011.
  2. Ugbenyen A.M.   Toxicological    effect of Jatropha curcas  seed   on  rats.Book of Abstract of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Kaduna, Nigeria,September 21-25, 2010.
  3. Ugbenyen A.M and Odetola A.A. Investigation of the hypoglycemic and antioxidant properties of fresh young mango leaf (Magnifera indica) in alloxan induces diabetic rats. Book of Abstract of the 38th Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Ekpoma, Nigeria. Nov 21-24, 2007.

 

REFERENCES

Prof. Anthony I. Okoh

HOD, Biochemistry and Microbiology

University of Fort Hare

Alice, 5700, South Africa.

Email:aokoh@ufh.ac.za

Prof. Azeke M.A

HOD, Dept of Biochemistry,

Ambrose Alli University

Ekpoma, PMB 14, Edo State, Nigeria.

Email:azeke@aauekpoma.edu.ng

Dr. Igbinosa E.O.

Dept of Microbiology,

University of Benin

Benin, PMB 1154, Edo State, Nigeria.

Email:etinosa.igbinosa@uniben.edu

 

 

 

 

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