Assistant Lecturer - Biotechnology Department

Okechukwu C. Josephat

Okechukwu Charles Josephat

Assistant Lecturer

BSc., MSc. (Plant Science and Biotechnology)


Is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.  He holds both B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Plant Science and Biotechnology from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and currently running his Ph.D. in the same school.

His research interests include Plant Pathology, Phyto-remediation, and Fungal Biotechnology/ Mycology.

Mr. Josephat has attended several conferences and has authored and co-authored articles in a few local journals.

List of Academic & Professional Qualifications with dates

  • B.Sc. Plant Science and Biotechnology        –      2015
  • M.Sc. Plant Science and Biotechnology       –       2020

Course Code and Courses assigned to teach

  • BTC 513
  • BTC 517
  • BTC 407
  • BTC 502
  • BTC 508

Research Interest

  • Cultivation of edible mushrooms for human consumption.
  • The use of fungi to decontaminate polluted environment (mycoremediation).