Okeke, Benedict

TitleProfessor
DepartmentBiology
OfficeBiology
Office HoursBy appointment
Office Location310V Goodwyn Hall
Phone334-244-3508
Fax334-244-3826
Emailbokeke@aum.edu
Websitehttp://www.aum.edu/bbrl

Bio
Dr. Okeke is a Professor in the Department of Biology. His research interests include: biofuel, biosensors, bioremediation, effects of pollutants on microbial communities, indicators of microbiological safety of water and food,  microbial enzymes and genetic engineering. He teaches industrial microbiology, environmental microbiology, general microbiology and principles of biology. Dr. Okeke did postdoctoral work at the University of California, Riverside: June 2000 to August 2005, Gifu University, Japan: October 1998 to June 2000, and International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste, Italy: April 1996 to October 1998.
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EducationPh.D. (1994): University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
M.S. (1989): University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
B.S. (1985): University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria