Selina AnosikeCountry of origin: Nigeria Currently in: United States, District of Columbia General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Degrees2013 Master Biological Systems and Organisms2010 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Biological Systems and Organisms
Research Interest is on Food and Industrial Microbiology and this include Microbial quality of food, Food safety, Good manufacturing practice (GMP) of food products, Microbiological stability of food. Lactic acid bacteria, Efficacy of Bacteriocins and Probiotics.
Publications resulting from Research:
Oranusi, S. and Anosike, S.O. (2017). Microbiological and Chemical qualities assessment of selected cocoa, tea and coffee brands in Nigerian markets. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, 19(1): 186-194.
Oranusi, S.U, Abah, K.A and Anosike, S.O. (2017). Effects of Salt on Preservation and Metabolic activities of Fish and Meat Microflora. Journal of Industrial Research and Technology, 6(1): 90-102.
Ajayi, A.A, Adeniji, O.F. Egunjobi, A., Atolagbe, O.M., Onibokun, E.A., Anosike, S.O., Oniha, M.I. (2017). Isolation and Screening of Fungal Isolates from Bambara (Vigna Subterranea) Nuts for Tannase Production. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, 13 (3): 107-173.
Ajayi Adesola Adetutu, Bibi Oritsewehinmi, Oniha Margaret Ikhiwili, Atolagbe Oluwabunmi Moradeke, Anosike Selina Odochi and Onibokun Elizabeth Adeola, (2017). Studies on Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Pimples. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 20: 350-354.
Ololade, Z.S., Olawore, N.O., Olasoji S.O., and Anosike, S.O.(2017). Chemical Composition and Bactericidal Activities of the Leaf Essential Oil of Eucalyptus maculata Hook. Natural Products Chemistry & Research, 5: 257.
Chukwu, U., Braide, W., Anosike, S. and Oranusi, S. (2016). Determination of Microbial quality, Vitamin A and Iron contents in some fortified food stuff products sold in Nigeria. Journal of Industrial Research and Technology, 5 (1):1-10.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:Teaching• I teach General Microbiology laboratory classes, teach from small group tutorials to large lectures by ensuring content, methods of delivery and learning materials meet the defined learning needs for students. • I also develop my teaching materials, methods and monitor the entire well being of the students. • I teach the students all General Microbiology laboratory techniques. • I conduct research on areas of interest and also supervise student research projects. • Teach classes online and using Blackboard learning resource center for faculty and students.
Workshop and Conference AttendedFebruary 21st - 22nd 2020 AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science 1200 New York Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20005. ASM DC Branch Spring Meeting 2020 - America Society of Microbiology DC Branch Joint Spring Meeting30th October 2019 USFDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 50001 Campus drive College Park MD Capital Area Food Protection Association (CAFPA) – America Society of Microbiology (ASM) DC Branch Joint Fall Meeting11th – 12th April 2019 Howard University, Washington DC Howard University Research Symposium 2019
AffiliationsAmerican Society for MicrobiologyNigerian Society for MicrobiologyAssociation of Industrial Microbiologists of Nigeria
Presentation givenFebruary 21st - 22nd 2020Poster Presentation on Comparative Antimicrobial Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria on Pathogenic MicroorganismsAAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science 1200 New York Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20005.Event: ASM DC Branch Spring Meeting 2020 - America Society of Microbiology DC Branch Joint Spring Meeting30th October 2019Poster Presentation on Comparative Antimicrobial Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria against Food Spoilage and Pathogenic MicroorganismsUSFDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 50001 Campus drive College Park MDEvent: Capital Area Food Protection Association (CAFPA) – America Society of Microbiology (ASM) DC Branch Joint Fall Meeting11th – 12th April 2019Poster Presentation on Comparative Antimicrobial Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria against Food Spoilage and Pathogenic MicroorganismsHoward University, Washington DCEvent: Howard University Research Symposium 2019
Other AwardsAug 2020Just Julian Graduate Research Assistantship Fellowship 2020/2021 academic year.This competitive assistantship from Howard University is named after two renowned scholars: Dr. Ernest Everett Just, a pioneering biologist, academic and science writer, and Dr. Percy Lavon Julian, a pioneering chemist, and entrepreneur in the synthesis of medicinal drugs such as cortisone and steroids. The award program provides graduate students with an opportunity to gain research experience and develop research skills appropriate to their respective academic fields. Recipients may either work as a research assistant with a faculty mentor or pursue an independent project under the guidance of a faculty member.Aug 2019Edmund & M.Pioleau Scholarship Award Recipient 2019/2020 academic year.Annual awards for Georgetown, South Carolina residents who are undergraduate students attending Howard University. Applicants must have financial need and academic merit.Jun 2013Award of Excellence as the Best Graduating StudentAward of Excellence as the Best Graduating Student with a CGPA of 4.93 in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences (SNAS) School of Postgraduate Studies Covenant University, Km 10 Idiroko road, Sango-Ota, Ogun StateJun 2013Award of Excellence as the Overall Best Graduating StudentAward of Excellence as the Overall Best Graduating Student with a CGPA of 4.93 in the Masters Programme, 2013 School of Postgraduate Studies Covenant University, Km 10 Idiroko road, Sango-Ota, Ogun State