Prof. Rose N. Nwabueze

B Sc., PhD.

Prof. Rose N. Nwabueze

Prof-Nwabueze

Professor

E-mail: rnnwabueze@gmail.com, nwabueze.rose@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Professor Mrs Rose Nkechinyere NWABUEZE is a Professor of Microbiology at the Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She was a British Medical Research Council Scholar who worked as a Junior Research Associate at the University of Newcastle, England before joining the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 1988.

She was Acting Head of Department of Microbiology, FUTO (2003 – 2005), Member, 9th Governing Council of FUTO (2009 – 2013), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of FUTO (2011 – 2013) and Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, FUTO (2015 – 2017),

Her research interests are in the areas of Analysis of the Surface Chemistry of Bacteria, Control of Microbial Diseases and the use of Microbes and Plant-Microbial Systems in the Remediation of Polluted Environment.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, NigerOpurumia (1979)
  • Ph.D Microbiology, University of Newcastle, England (1987)

She is a member of several Learned Societies, including the Nigerian Society for Microbiology and the American Society for Microbiology.

 


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, NigerOpurumia (1979)
  • Ph.D Microbiology, University of Newcastle, England (1987)

Current Research Area

Bacteriocins, Antimicrobial Resistance/Beta Lactamases, Mycobacterial Diagnosis and the Use of Microbes and Plant-Microbial Systems in the Remediation of Polluted Environment.

Publications

  • NWABUEZE, R. N. and A. R. ARCHIBALD (1997). A Rapid method for the measurement of alditol and alanine ester contents of cell wall and cell membrane teichoic acids. Nigeria Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Vol. 12, 11-17.
  • NWABUEZE, R. N. and A. R. ARCHIBALD (1997). Effect of growth conditions on the secretion of proteins by Staphylococcus aureus. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. Vol. 11, 104-107.
  • NWABUEZE, R. N. and A. R. ARCHIBALD (1998). Alanine ester content of walls of phosphate-pulsed cultures of Bacillus subtilis W23. Nigeria Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Vol. 13, 7 – 12.
  • NWABUEZE, R. N. (1999). Salmonella agglutinins in healthy individuals in Owerri, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 9, 87 – 90.
  • NWABUEZE, R. N., G.O.C. ONYIA and I. L. ADAELU (2000). Incidence of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases in Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 10, 263 – 270.
  • NWABUEZE, R. N., and A. R. ARCHIBALD. (2002). Control of alanine ester content of teichoic acid of Staphylococcus aureus. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Vol. 17 (1), 65 – 70.
  • Adieze, I. E., NWABUEZE, R. N. and G.O.C. ONYEZE. (2003). Effect of poultry manure on the microbial utilization of Hydrocarbons in oil-polluted soil. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 17 (1), 12 – 18.
  • ADIEZE, I. E., ORJI, J. C., NWABUEZE, R. N. and Onyeze G.O.C. (2012). Hydrocarbon stress response of four tropical plants in weathered crude oil contaminated soil in microcosms. Journal of Environmental Studies. DOI:10.1080/00207233.2012.665785.
  •  J. C. Orji, I. E. Adieze, R. N. Nwabueze, G. Okike, C. Onyeze (2015). Effect of Bioaugumentation of Crude Oil Polluted Tropical Soils on the Growth of Panicum Maximum. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences. 6(4): 227 – 235.
  • Ohalete, C. N., Obiajuru, I. O. C., Chinwendu, C. I., Nwabueze, R. N., Amadi, E. S., Okorondu, S. I., Nwafor, C. N. and Nwaehiri, U. L. (2016). The Effect of Medicinal Plant extracts on Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Bacterial Isolates. Nigerian Journey for Microbiology. 30(2): 3572 – 3579).

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