NDUCHE, MICHAEL UGOCHUKWU

NDUCHE, MICHAEL UGOCHUKWU

ASSISTANT LECTURER

Biography

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NATIONALITY:Nigerian

MARITAL STATUS: Married,

OBJECTIVE

To conduct quality research in the area of plant science and biotechnology withaccuracy and precision meeting deadlines.

 EDUCATION

Michael Okpara University of Agriculcure Umudike, Abia State                                                 (In view)

Ph. D (Plant Breeding and Genetics)

 

Michael Okpara University of Agriculcure Umudike, Abia State

M Sc. (Genetics and Cytology)                                                                                                    2012

 

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State                                                   2003

B Sc. (Botany) Second Class Upper Division

 

Government College Umuahia, Abia State

Senior School Certificate Examination                                                                                       1996

 PRESENT EMPLOYMENT

Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology,

College of Natural Sciences, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

Umudike, Abia State (Assistant Lecturer)                                                                                   2013 – Date

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Federal Government College Kiyawa, Jigawa State                                                                   2003 - 2004

(Biology Teacher) NYSC

 RESPONSIBILITIES

College Representative (College of Natural Sciences) to the College of General                      2016 – Date

And Communication Studies

 Assistant Examination Officer (College of Natural Sciences)                                                    2014 - Date

 Seminar Coordinator (Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology)                                  2014 – Date

 Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) Coordinator

(Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology)                                                                      2015 – Date

 Assistant Project Coordinator (Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology)                     2014 – Date

 Academic Adviser for 300 L students (Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology)         2014 - Date                                                                                          

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Consultant on taxonomy and ecology to Nigeria Erosion Watershed

Management Project (NEWMAP) – World Bank representative, on                                             October 2014

erosion sites in Abia State.

 Consultant on ecology and hydrobiology for Environmental Impact Assessment  

For waste treatment plant site at Obuaku community Ukwa West Local                                     March – April 2015

Government Area of Abia State.

 

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

Botanical Society of Nigeria 23rd Annual Conference in University of Lagos                               16th -20th August, 2015

Akoka – Yaba, Lagos

 NUC/Eagle Scientific Ltd Seminar on Science and Engineering functionality,

Procurement and Processes in Nigerian Universities, National Universities                                 2nd – 3rd December, 2015 

Commission Abuja, Nigeria.

 

TEACHING

PSB 211 – Seedless Plants (2015/2016 session)

PSB 311 – Plant Taxonomy (2015/2016 session)

PSB 313 – Plant Ecology (2015/2016 session)

PSB 221 – Seed Plants (2015/ 2016 session)

BIO 222 – Intro. Developmental/ Cell Biology (2015/ 2016)

 PUBLICATIONS

Edeoga, H. O. and Nduche, M. U. (2005). Palynological studies on some Solanum species from Nigeria.                                            New Botanist 32: 143 – 157.

Nduche, M.U. and Okwulehie, I.C. (2014). Ethnomedicinal survey of plants used in treating sexually                                transmitted diseases in Abia State, Nigeria. Review of Plant Studies 1(1): 1-9.

Nduche, M.U., Omosun, G. and Okwulehie, I.C. (2015). Ethnobotanical survey of plants used as remedy                         for fertility conditions in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Scholars Academic Journal of Biosciences                         (SAJB), 3(2B): 214 – 221.

Nduche, M.U., Edeoga, H.O., Omosun, G. and Nwankwo, D. (2015). Evaluation of the chemical                                           composition of five Nigerian medicinal plants. IOSR J. Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR –                           JPBS), 10(2): 27 -31.

Nduche, M.U., Edeoga, H.O. and Okwulehie, I.C. (2015). Proximate and mineral content of Manihot esculenta              (Crantz) and Manihot glaziovii (Muell. Arg) complex in Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Bioresearch. 24: 1 – 13.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Phytochemical and anti-microbial activities of plant extracts. Plant Cytogenetic.

 

HOBBIES

Reading, writing and playing chess.

 

REFEREES

PROF. I.C. OKWULEHIE

Lecturer, Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Abia State, Nigeria.

Email: phylyke@yahoo.com

 

DR. G. OMOSUN

Ag. Head of Department, Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Abia State, Nigeria.

Email: omosun@yahoo.co.uk

 

DR. F. A. NKAA

Lecturer, Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Abia State, Nigeria.

Email: nkafrank@yahoo.co.uk

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