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Staff Name: Dr Moses Anthony Ugbenyen
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Faculty: Faculty of Science
Position: Senior Lecturer
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Name: UGBENYEN Moses Anthony
Present Status: Senior Lecturer
Contact Address: Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science,
Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.
Area(s) of Research Interest: Bioremediation, Environmental Biotechnology and
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
Baruwa Primary School, Ijeshatedo, FSLC 1989
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
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
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)
Advancing Nutrigenomics Research through Nutraceuticals. In: Functional
Foods: Unlocking the Medicine in Foods. Edited by Ganiyu Oboh, Graceland
Publisher, Akure, Nigeria.
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.
production by Bacillus sp. Gilbert isolated from a marineenvironment in South
Africa. Applied Biochemistry andMicrobiology. 50(1):49-54 (Springer).
produced by aconsortium of Cobetia and Bacillus species and its application
in treatment of wastewaters. Water SA. 40(1): 139-144.
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.
Produced by Bacillus sp. Isolated from a Marine Environment in South Africa.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering- Quarterly. 27(4): 511-518.
Characterization andflocculationefficiency of a bioflocculant produced by a
marine bacteria belonging to theHalobacillus genus. Environmental
Technology. 34(18): 2671-2679 (Taylor & Francis).
from Algoa Bay sediment produces a thermostable glycoprotein flocculant.
African Journal of Biotechnology. 12(26): 4135- 4146.
Characterization ofa polysaccharide bioflocculant produced by Virgibacillus
specie isolated from Algoa Bay. African Journal of Microbiological
Research. 7(23): 2925-2938.
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).
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)
extracellular bioflocculant produced by Cobetia sp. OAUIFE isolated from
marine sediment.Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 6(4): 1591-
certain functional properties of four different varieties of lima
bean (phaseolus lunatus)flour.Annals of Biological Research 2(2): 399-
potential of the young leave methanolic extract of magnifera indica in
alloxan induced diabetic rat. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (6): 716-720.
young leave methanolic extract of magnifera indica in alloxan induced
diabetic rat. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (3): 239-241.
of dried imbrasia belina larvae flour as affected by mesh size and pH.
Nigerian Annals of Natural Sciences 8(1): 6-9.
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).
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)
CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP PATICIPATION WITH DATES
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.
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.
Prof. Anthony I. Okoh
HOD, Biochemistry and Microbiology
University of Fort Hare
Alice, 5700, South Africa.
Prof. Azeke M.A
HOD, Dept of Biochemistry,
Ambrose Alli University
Ekpoma, PMB 14, Edo State, Nigeria.
Dr. Igbinosa E.O.
Dept of Microbiology,
University of Benin
Benin, PMB 1154, Edo State, Nigeria.
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