PROF OSUAGWU GABRIEL GBENIMAKOR EJIKEME

PROF OSUAGWU GABRIEL  GBENIMAKOR EJIKEME

PROFESSOR

Biography

A.        PERSONNAL DATA

 Name:                                                            Osuagwu Gabriel GbenimakorEjikeme

 Nationality:                                                   Nigerian

 Marital Status:                                             Married

 Number of children and their ages:         3, 15years,5years and 5months

 Permanent Address:                                   Amaogwu village BendeTown.

 Next-of-Kin:                                                 MrsOsuagwu Ann Nnenna

 Email:                                                           gg.osuagwu@mouau.edu.ng

 Date of Assumption of duty:                     5th February, 2001.

 Status on 1st Appointment:                      Assistant Lecturer 

 Present Status:                                          Professor

 Date of Last Promotion:                           1st October 2015.

 Date of Confirmation of Appointment:    5th February, 2003.

 Present Salary Grade:                               CONUASS 7/1

 Department/Unit:                                        Plant Science and Biotechnology

 

B.        EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

1. Educational Institution Attended (with dates):

a)     IbekuHigh School UmuahiaIbeku                                     (1971-1975)

b)     University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt                       (1978-1982).

c)     University of Ilorin, Ilorin                                                     (1989-!991)

d)     University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt                         (1991-2001)

e)     MichaelOkparaUniversity of Agriculture Umudike               (2002-2010).

 

 

2. Academic/ Professional Qualification (with dates):

 

a)     West African Schools Certificate Division II                               (1975)

b)     BSc. (Hons) Botany Second Class Lower Division                   (1982)

c)     Postgraduate Diploma in Education                                            (1991).

d)     MSc. Plant Physiology                                                                 (2001)

e)     PhD. Plant Physiology                                                                  (2010)

 

3.      Certificate Courses:     Nil.

 

 

C.      WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1. Previous Work Experience outside MOUAU:

 

a)     KwaraState Teaching Service Commission                               (1983-1999)

b)     ThomasAdewumiCollegeOko via OmuaranKwaraState            (1999- 2001).

 

 

2        Work Experience in MOUAU:      Lectureship                        (2001 to date)

 

 

D.    Membership of Committees/ Bodies:     

a) Ag. Director Center for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology   (2012- 2014)

b)Member Executive Committee ASUU MOUA Umudike (Financial Secretary).

      c) Departmental Examination Officer 2012- 2012

 

E.     Membership of outside Bodies/  Committee; 

a)     BendeTown Elite Forum Bende.(Financial Secretary).

      b) Secretary, Parochial ChurchCouncilChurch of Good Shepherd EhimiriUmuahia

F.  Membership of Professional Bodies

 

a)     Member Botanical Society of Nigeria

b)     Member Biotechnology Society  of Nigeria

 

G.  Publication:  See attached.

 

H.  Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended

 

(a)        20th Annual Conference Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN), 14th-17thNovember 2007,atEbonyiStateUniversity, Abakaliki.

(b)       17th Annual Conference Botanical Society of Nigeria(BOSON) 16th-19th March, 2008, EbonyiStateUniversity,Abakaliki.

(c)        19th Annual Conference Botanical Society of Nigeria(BOSON), 26th- 29th July 2010, MusaYaraduaUniversity, Katsina.

(d)       20th Annual Conference Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON) 6th – 9thJune, 2011, NnamdiAzikiweUniversity, Awka.

(e)        21st Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria 3rd – 7th June 2012 at ObafemiAwolowoUniversity Ile- Ife.

(f)  Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress 3rd – 6thJune 2013 Boston United States  of America

(g) 26th Annual National Conference of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN) 26th-      30th August, 2013, at National Biotechnology Development Agency, Abuja.

(h) 23rd Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON) 16th-20th August,   2015 at University of Lagos Akoka- Yaba Lagos.

 

I.  Others -------------------------------------------------------

 

J.  Extra Curricular

a)     Gardening

b)     Fishing

c)     Indoor games (Scrabble, Monopoly )       

d)     Soccer

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

1)           Akonye, L.A. and Osuagwu, G.G.E. (1998). Field Response of cassava HCN to soil water content at various stages of growth. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management. 1(1): 34-37

2)           Okwulehie, I.C. and Osuagwu, G.G.E.(2005). Epidermal characteristics of some Nigerian Pterocarpus (Jacq) species (Papilionaceae).New Botanist 32:

3)           Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Nwosu, M. (2006). The effect of inorganic fertilizer(NPK) on alkaloid, cyanogenic glycosides, saponin, and tannin contents of Ocimumgratissimum(Nchanwu) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth) (utazi). J. Sustain. Agric. Environ. 8(2): 148-155.

4)           Edeoga, H. O., Omosun, G., Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Emezue, O.O. (2006) Raphides and tannins in the leaf of some Mimosa species (LeguminosaeMimosoideae). International Journal of Pharmacology 2(6): 660-662

5)           Edeoga, H.O., Omosun,G., Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Emezue, O.O.(2007). Microscopic,Anatomy and Histochemistry of the stem and root of some Mimosa species (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Asian Journal of Plant Science 6(4):1088-1091.

6)           Osuagwu, G.G.E. (2007). The effect of aqueous leaf and stem extracts of Adenialobata(Jacq)(Mbe) on the germination and seedling growth of cowpea(Vignaunguiculata) and maize(Zea mays). J. Sustain. Agric. Environ. 9(1):50-54

7)           Osuagwu, G.G.E., Okwulehie, I.C., Emenike,J.O.(2007). Phytochemical and mineral content of the leaves of four Nigerian Pterocarpus(Jacq) species. International Journal of Molecular Medicine and Advance Sciences.3 (1): 6-11.

8)           Edeoga, H.O., Omosun, G., Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Ako, C.P. (2007). Important Epidermal Traits of Mormodica species. Environment and Ecology. 25(3):542-544.

9)           Edeoga, H.O., Omosun, G., Osuagwu,G.G.E., and Awomukwu, D.A.(2007). Anatomical Features of vegetative organs ofPhyllantus species. Environment and Ecology. 25(3):548-553.

10)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., and Nwachukwu, C. (2007). Effects of organic fertilizer application on the presence of alkaloid, cyanogenic glycoside, saponin and tannin in the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum. Environment and Ecology. 25S (4A):1270-1275.

11)      Osuagwu, G.G.E. (2008).Proximate and Vitamin content of four Nigerian Pterocarpus species. Nigerian Food Journal. 26(1): 21-26

12)      Edeoga, H.O., Omosun,G., Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Emezue, O.O. (2008). Micromorphology of the leaf cuticle in Mimosa species (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae).Asian Journal Plant Sciences. 7(40): 424-426.

13)      Osuagwu, G.G.E. (2008). The effect of rate of application of poultry manure on the phenol, flavonoid and steroid potential of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum. Journal of Sustain. Agric. Environ. 10(2):106- 111

14)      Edeoga, H.O., Osuagwu, G.G.E., Omosun, G., Mbabie, B.O. and A.S. Onwuka (2009). Chemical Characteristics and utility of some Rubiaceous medicinal plants. Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values. 23: 79-87.     

15)      Edeoga, H.O., Omosun, G., Osuagwu, G. G. E., Mbaebie, B. O. and Madu, B. A. (2009). Micromorphological Characters of the Vegetative and Floral Organs of some Cleome Species from Nigeria. American-Euroasian Journal of Scientific Research 4 (3): 124 – 127.

16)      Edeoga, H. O., Osuagwu, G. G. E., Omosun, G., Mbaebie, B. O. and Osuagwu, A. N. (2010). Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Potential of some wild Cucurbitaceae Species from South – East Nigeria. Recent Research in Science and Technology, 2(1): 63- 68.

17)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., Edeoga, H. O., and Osuagwu, A. N. (2010). The influence of water stress (drought) on the mineral and vitamin potential of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum L Recent Research in Science and Technology, 2(2): 27-33..

18)      Osuagwu, G. G. E. and IbeabuchiI. C. (2010). The influence of aqueous leaf and stem extracts of Adenialobata (Jacq) on the flowering and fruiting of okra (Abelmischusesculenta ) and groundnut (Arachishypogea).African Journal of  Biotechnology, 9(22):3260- 3263.

19)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., Edeoga, H.O. and Osuagwu, A.N. (2010). The effects of Inorganic Fertilizer Application and Water stress on the essential oils of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L). Nigerian Journal of Botany, 23 (1):     122- 131.  

20)      Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Edeoga H.O. (2010). The effect of NPK inorganic fertilizer application on the concentration of mineral and vitamin in the leaves of Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants volume 30: Drug Plants iv; 167-177

21)      Osuagwu, G.G.E, Edeoga, H. O, and  Osuagwu AN (2010). Flavonoid, saponin and tannin potential of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). JournalofsustainableAgricultureandtheEnvironment. 12 (2): 157 – 167. 

22)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., Edeoga H.O. and Osuagwu, A. N. (2010).The effect of inorganic fertilizer treatment on the mineral and vitamin content of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L). NigerianFoodJournal. 28(2): 55- 65.

23)      Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Edeoga, H.O. (2011). The effect of fertilizer treatment on the antimicrobial activity of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth).   MedicinalandAromaticPlantScienceandBiotechnology. 5(1): 34 – 37.

24)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., Teixeira da Silva, J. A. and Edeoga, H.O. (2011). The effect of water stress (Drought) on the antimicrobial activity of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences and Biotechnology, 5(1): 38 – 42.

25)      Osuagwu, G.G.E., Edeoga, H.O. and Osuagwu, A.N. (2012). The influence of water stress (drought) on the alkaloid, phenol and steroid content of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). AdamawaStateUniversity Journal of Scientific Research.2(1):36 – 46.

26)      Osuagwu, G. G. E. and Edeoga, H. O. (2012). Effect of inorganic fertilizer application on the flavonoid, phenol and steroid content of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2(2): 254 – 262.

27)      Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Edeoga, H. O.(2012). The influence of water stress (drought) on the mineral and vitamin content of the leaves of leaves of Gongronemalatifolium (Benth). International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2(2):301 – 309.

(28)  Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Edeoga H.O. (2013). Influence of NPK fertilizer treatment on the     proximate composition of the leaves of Ocimumgratissimum (L) and Gongronema     latifolium (Benth). PakistanJournal of Biological Sciences16 (8): 372 -378

 

(29) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Akomas C.B. (2013). Antimicrobial activity of three Species of           Nigerian Pterocarpus (Jacq.). International Journal of Medicinal and     Aromatic

            Plants 2(3)

 (30) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Edeoga, H.O. (2013). The effect of water stress

            (drought) on the proximate composition of the leaves of Ocimum

            gratissimum (L) and Gongronemalatifolium (Benth).   International Journal of

            Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 2(3): 291

            - 299.

 

(31) Osuagwu G. G. E.  and Eme, C. F (2013). The Phytochemical Composition and

            Antimicrobial Activity of DialiumGuineense, VitexDoniana and Dennettia

            Tripetala Leaves.  Asian Journal of  Natural and Applied Sciences, 2(3):169 –

            181.

 

(32) Osuagwu G. G. E. and Ihenwosu, A. O. (2014). Phytochemical Composition and

            Antimicrobial Activity of the Leaves of Alchorneacordifolia (Schum and Thonn),

            Sansevieraliberica (GerandLabr) and Uvariachamae (P. Beauv). American

            Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics, 2 (1): 1 – 12.

 

(33) Osuagwu, G. G. E. and Nwoko, N (2014). The Phytochemical Screening and

            Antibacterial Activity of the Leaves of CombretumPaniculatum(Vent)Solanium

            macrocarpon(L) and CatharanthusRoseus (L) G. Don, IOSRJournal of

            Pharmacy and Biological Sciences.9(1):58 – 65.

 

(34) Osuagwu, G. G. E. and Nwoko, N (2014). The Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of the Leaves of CombretumPaniculatum(Vent)Solaniummacrocarpon(L) and CatharanthusRoseus (L) G. Don. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences. 9(1):58 – 65.

 

(35) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Udogu, O.F. (2014). Effect of salt stress on the growth and nitrogen assimilation of Arachis hypogea (L) (groundnut). IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 9(5) iv: 51 – 54.

 

(36) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Anyanwu, N,I. (2014). The effect of aqueous leaf and stem extracts of Sennaalata (L) Roxb. on the flowering and fruiting of okra (Abelmoschis esculentus) and groundnut (Arachis hypogea). IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 9(5) iv: 70 – 73.

 

(37) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Ejikeme, F.O. (2015). The Antimicrobial Activity of the Leaves of Some Wild Cucurbitaceae Species from South-East Nigeria.IJPPR International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, 2(4) 42-52.

 

(38) Osuagwu, G.G.E. and Onwuegbuchulam, N.P. (2015). The Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activity of the Leaves of Monodoramyristica,(Gaertn)Dunal, Acanthusmontanus (Ness) T. Anders and Alstoniabonnie De Wild.IJPPRInternationalJournalofPharmacyandPharmaceuticalResearch, 2(4): 85-102.

 

(39) Osuagwu, G.E.E., Nwokeocha, O.W., Mgbeze, G.C., Ini, O.O. (2015). Effect of Dump Site Soil on the Growth of Common Bean (Phaseolusvulgaris ). InternationalJournalofPlantScienceandEcology, 1(5): 213-217.                                                                                                      

 

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