Academic Staff

  16 Jan 2017

Julie Iroabuchi Owanta


Name:   Julie Iroabuchi Owanta

Rank:   Lecturer 1

Area of Specialization:   Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology/Environmental Microbiology.

Date of Birth:   19th February, 1967

Academic  qualifications:

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).

Research collaborations:

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.

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.

Okereke, H.C., Okereke, J.I., Owanta, J.I. (2016): Microbial Quality of Intravenous Fluids. Unique Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences.