DR OYEDEMI, BLESSING O. MBAEBIE

DR OYEDEMI, BLESSING O. MBAEBIE

LECTURER II

Biography

A. PERSONAL DATA

Name: Oyedemi, Blessing O (nee Mbaebie)

Place of Birth: Aba, Aba South LGA

Nationality: Nigerian

Marital status: Married

Postal Address: Department of Plant Sciences and Biotechnology, Michael

Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P. M. B. 7267,

Umuahia Abia State.

E-mail: blessing.mbabie@gmail.com

Present Status: Lecturer 11

College/Unit: College of Natural Sciences, Dept of Plant Biosciences and Biotechnology

B. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

QUALIFICATIONS PLACE FROM TO DISCIPLINE

Bsc. (Hons).

MSc

PhD

M. O. U. A.U, Umudike

M. O. U. A.U, Umudike

University College London

1998

2005

2010

2002

2008

2014

Botany

Plant Taxonomy and

Systematics

Pharmacognosy

C. WORK EXPERIENCE:

Michael Okpara Univ. of  Agriculture, Umudike                  Jan 2006 - till date

Responsibilities include teaching, research  activities, project supervision and  community service

E. Membership of outside Bodies/Committees: UK CommonealthScholars Nigerian  association (Board member)

F. Membership of Professional Bodies: American Society of Pharmacognosy  Phytochemistry Society of Europe

G. Administrative/Headship experience Nil

F. PUBLICATIONS (Recent. More available on request)

1. Oyedemi, BOM, Vaibhav Shinde, Kamlesh Shinde, Dionysia Kakalou, Paul D.

Stapleton, and Simon Gibbons ( 2016). Novel R-plasmid conjugal transfer inhibitory and

antibacterial activities of phenolic compounds from Mallotus philippensis (Lam.) Mull.

Arg. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 5 (2016) 15–21

2. Maree, JE, Khondar, P, Oyedemi-Mbaebie B, kwapong, A, Aljarba T, Stapleton P,

Viljoen AM and Gibbons S 2014. Bioactive acetophenones from Plectranthus venteri.

Phytochemistry letters 10: cxli-cxliv, 161-164

3. Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati, Federica Pollastro, Giuseppina Chianese, Alberto Minassi,

Simon Gibbons, Warunya Arunotayanun, Blessing O Mbaebie, Mauro Ballero, and

Giovanni Appendino (2013) Antimicrobial Phenolics and Unusual Glycerides from

Helichrysum italicum subsp. Microphyllum. Journal of Natural Products 76 (3), 346-353.

4. Mbaebie, BO, Edeoga, H O, Afolayan, A J (2012). Phytochemical analysis and

antioxidant activities of aqueous stem bark extract of Schotia latifolia Jacq. Asian Pacific

Journal of tropical Biomedical Sciences. 2(2): 118-124.

5. Oyedemi S O, Mbaebie-Oyedemi B O, Arowosegbe S and Afolayan AJ (2012).

Phytochemicals analysis and medicinal potentials of hydroalcoholic extract from Curtisia

dentata (Burm.f) C.A Sm stem bark. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 13(5):

6189-6203. www.ncbi.nih.gov/PMC3382764

6. Mbaebie, BO, Omosun G, Uti A, Oyedemi S (2010) Chemical composition of Sesamum

indicum L.(Sesame) Grown in Southeastern Nigeria and the Physicochemical Properties

of the Seed Oil. Seed Science and Biotechnology. www. globalsciencebooks.

info/Journals

7. Afolayan A J and Mbaebie BO (2010). Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used as

anti-obesity remedies in Nkonkobe Municipality of South Africa. Phcog J 2(11): 368-373

G. AWARDS/RESEARCH GRANT

Oct 2010-2014 Commonwealth (CW) Scholarship (NCGA-2010-59) for doctoral studies in the UK

Sept 12- 16, 2012 CW travel grant award for International Plasmid biology Conference,Santander, Spain

Jul 28 – Aug 1, 2012 CW travel grant award for International Congress on Natural Products,New York City, USA

June 2010 Govan Mbeki foundation travel grant for ccertified accreditation course on animal handling and testing. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,

South Africa

Feb –Aug 2010 Pre-doctoral fellowship at Centre for Phytomedicine, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa.

Aug 2004 Merit award for NYSC Kwara State Best Corp for community service

H. Extra-Curricular Activities: decorating and event management, walking

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