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IBEH, Emmanuela Onyinye B.Sc, M.Sc
Assistant Lecturer

Ibeh Emmanuela Onyinye is a Lecturer/ Researcher in the department of Biotechnology and Environmental Biology. She currently is undergoing her PhD degree in Applied Entomology and Parasitology. She obtained her Master degree (Applied Entomology and Parasitology) in 2017, Bachelor degree (Biological Sciences) in 2013, all from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state.

She recently was certified by the University of Ghana School of Public health (UGSPH) & Special programme for research and training in tropical diseases (WHO-TDR) as a researcher on Implementation Research (IR) with a focus on Infectious Diseases of Poverty (IDP).

Emmanuella has passionate research interests in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) such as Schistosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic Filariasis and several Infectious Diseases of Poverty. She hopes to make real impact in the science community, the health of poor Nigerians who never choose to be poor, and in her fight to beat NTDs; for good…for all.

She is a registered and active member of Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN) and Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN) where she attends conferences and presents papers.

Key Publications

Omalu, I. C. J., Egwim, E. C., Abdulraman, K., Eke, S. S., Ibeh, E. O., Pam, V. A., Ubanwa, D., Busari, M. B. and Ossai, P. C. (2016). Characterization of the Blowfly Maggot (Lucilia robineau) Excretion/Saliva Extract. International Journal of Applied Sciences, 1(3), AN01.

Omalu, I. C. J., Egwim, E. C., Abdulraman, K., Eke, S. S., Ibeh, E. O., Pam, V. A., Ubanwa, D., Busari, M. B. and Ossai, P. C. (2016). Relative abundance and Antimicrobial activities of Blowfly Maggot (Lucilia robineau) Excretion/Saliva Extract. International Journal of Applied Sciences, 1(3), 8-18.

Eke, S. S., Idris, A. R., Omalu, I. C. J., Otuu, C. A., Ibeh, E. O., Ubanwa, E. D., Luka, J. and Paul, S. (2016). Relative abundance of synanthropic flies with its associated parasites and pathogens with in Minna Metropolis, Niger State. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 37 (2), 142 – 146.

Eke, S. S., Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Otuu, C. A., Hassan, S. C., and Ubanwa, E. D. (2016). Prevalence of coccidiosis in birds (chickens) in three poultry farms in Minna, Niger State. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 37 (2), 153 – 156.

Eke, S. S., Omalu, I. C. J., Ochayi, Q., Pam, V. A., Otuu, C. A., Ibeh, E. O., Hassan, S. C. and Garba, Y. (2016). Comparative Study on The Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Among Primary School Children in Tudun-Fulani Model School and Hasha International School Minna, Niger State. Nsuk Journal of Science and Technology, 6(2), 80-85.

Omalu, I. C. J., Egwim, E. C., Mgbemena, C. C., Ossai, P. C., Eke, S. S., Ubanwa, D., Ibeh, E. O. and Busari, M. B. (2016). Distribution and Growth Conditions of Nigeria Leech (Aliolimnatis michaelseni) Found in Minna, North Central Nigeria. Nsuk Journal of Science and Technology, 6(2), 105-107.

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Ibeh, B. O. (2020). Efficacy of the methanolic bark extract of opuntia ficus-indica (cactus) plant on brevifurcate and gymnocephalous cercariae. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, Inview.

Ibeh, E. O., Ibeh, B. O., Omalu, I. C. J. (2020). Cercaricidal efficacy of the methanolic extract of anacardium occidentale (cashew) plant. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, Inview.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Eke, S. S., Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Otuu, C. A., Hassan, S. C., and Ubanwa, E. D. (2015). Prevalence of coccidiosis in birds (chickens) in three poultry farms in Minna, Niger State. 39th Annual conference of Parasitology and Public health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Omalu, I. C. J., Eke, S. S., Egwim, E. C., Ejima, I. A. A., Ibeh, E. O., Ubanwa, D., Mgbemena, C. C. and Ossai, P. C (2016). Antibacterial properties of Nigerian Leech (Aliolimnatis michaelseni) Saliva Extract. 11th Annual Conference of Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN), University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Adeniyi, K. A., Eke, S. S. and Osodi, F. (2016). Assessment of Cercaricidal activities of crude extracts of the leaves and bark of cashew (Anacardium occidentale) and the bark of Cactus (Opuntia ficus) plant. 11th Annual Conference of Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN), University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State.

Omalu, I. C. J., Ibeh, E. O., Pam, D. D., Eke, S. S., Ogunniyi, M. T. and Ocha, I. M. (2017). Efficacy of the methanolic leaf extract of cashew ( Anacardium Occidentale) plant on brevifurcate and gymnocephalous cercariae. 41st Annual conference of Parasitology and Public health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Umaru Musa YarAdua University Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria.

 Abdullahi, M., Omalu, I. C. J., Eke, S. S., Adeniyi, K. A., Otuu, C. A., Hassan, S. C., Josiah, G. J., Ocha,I. M., Ibeh, E. O., Akintola, A. A. and Ito, E.E. (2017). Distribution of Anopheles species in four selected sites in Chanchaga Local Government Area, Minna, Niger State. 12th Annual Conference of Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

Abdullahi, M., Omalu, I. C. J., Eke, S. S., Adeniyi, K. A., Matthew, O. A., Otuu, C. A., Ibeh, E. O., Abdulfatai, I. and Ito, E. E. (2017). Prevalence of malaria parasites among patients attending general hospitals in Minna, Niger State. 12th Annual Conference of Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Ibeh, B. O., and Adeniyi, K. A. (2018). An overview of schistosomiasis infection among Nigeria school age children and the prospect and progress of vaccine development. International workshop on modern and emerging trend in vaccine development Abuja, Nigeria.

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Effiom, O. and Adeniyi, K. A. (2019). Sand-fly saliva and its application towards vaccine development against leishmaniasis: A review. Abstract presented at the 43rd Annual conference of Parasitology and Public health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), University of Porthacourt, Choba, Nigeria.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Damashi, M. T., Pam, D. D., Eke, S. S., Ogunniyi, M. T. and Ocha, I. M. (2017). Infection rate of snail intermediate host of Schistosoma in three water bodies in Bosso L.G.A., Minna. Proceedings of the 30th Annual international conference of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria, Book of Proceedings 2, 286-294.

BOOK

Ibeh, E. O., Omalu, I. C. J., Ibeh, B. O., Adeniyi, K. A. and Oko, P. O.  (2019). Vaccines in Developing Countries, Needs, Production capacity and Immunization Strategies, Centre for Science and Technology of the non-aligned and other developing countries (NAM S&T Centre) New Delhi, India. Allied Publishers PVT. LTD. New Delhi, Section (2), 140-170.