Name: Julie Iroabuchi Owanta
Rank: Lecturer 1
Area of Specialization: Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology/Environmental Microbiology.
Date of Birth: 19th February, 1967
B.Sc Biology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. M.Sc Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria. PhD Ongoing (ABSU).
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund).
1- Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Overseas Scholarship Scheme.
2- Best all round Student, Girls Secondary School Ezeoke-Nsu Mbano, Imo State.
Membership of Professional bodies:
Member, Nigerian Society for Microbiology. Member Nigerian Institute for Biomedical Engineering.
Current research interest: Environmental Microbiology (Soil Microbiology/Soil Amendments).
Owanta, J. I. (2005): Prevalence of otitis media among Young Children and Young adults in Rivon Clinic. Port Harcourt. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 19: 431-436.
Owanta, J. I. (2005): Microorganims involved in the Fermentation of Fluted Pumpkin seeds (Telfaria occidentalis hook) for “Ogiri” Production. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 19: 529-534.
Etok, C.A., Odu, N.N., Owanta, J.I. (2012): Potential Pathogens and Effects of Preservation Methods on Microbial load of Dacryodes edulis (African Pear) fruit. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 26: 2510-2016.
Okereke, H.C., Ajunwa, K.C., Owanta, J.I. (2016): Physico-chemical Properties of Fresh and Probioticated Fruit Juices with Lactobacillus casei Produced in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences. 5(2): 9-15. www.ajsc.leena-luna.co.jp
Nwachukwu, O.N., Onyeagba, R.A., Owanta, J.I. (2016): Prevalence and Patterns of multimorbidity of Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Diabetes Mellitus in Anambra State, Nigeria. Scientia Ricerca Clinical Biotechnology. 1(1): 1-6. www.scientiaricerca.com
Okereke, H.C., Okereke, J.I., Owanta, J.I. (2016): Microbial Quality of Intravenous Fluids. Unique Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences.