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Ozadheoghene Eriarie Afieroho

Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Ozadheoghene Eriarie Afieroho
Educations
From 02/2008 to 09/2014, Doctorate(Ph.D Chemistry-Organic/Natural products) , Nigeria
From 02/2005 to 02/2006, Masters (MSC Pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry- Natural products medicinal chemistry) , Nigeria
From 01/1999 to 07/2003, Bachelors (BSc Chemistry , Nigeria
Work Experiences
From 03/2011 to Date, Lecturer/Departmental Co-ordinator(Ag Headship) , University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
From 02/2009 to 03/2011, Junior Research Fellow , National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, Abuja, Nigeria
From 12/2008 to 02/2009, Assistant Lecturer , Redeemers University, Nigeria
From 05/2006 to 12/2008, Research/Technical Development Officer , May & Baker Nigeria PLC, Ikeja, Nigeria
From 09/2003 to 08/2004, NYSC Science Teacher , Oje Grammar School, Oje-Owode, Saki East, Oyo State, Nigeria
From 01/2002 to 03/2002, Student/Trainee Research Scientist , National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Nigeria
Speciality
Phytomedicinal Chemistry
Food chemistry and Nutrition
Pharmaceutical analysis
chemical ecology
Journal Articles
1. Afieroho OE*, Chukwu EC, Festus OH, Onyia CP, Suleiman M, and Adedokun OM.2017. Evaluation of the anti-mitotic and bacteriostatic activities of the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq. Ex. Fr) P. Kumm. (Pleurotaceae). Malaysian Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences. 4(1):15-20
2. Okonkwo CJ, OU Njoku, Okonkwo TJN, Afieroho OE, and Proksch P. 2016. Two New Acylated Flavonol Glycosides From Mimosa pigra L. Leaves Sub-Family Mimosoideae. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2(2): 71-75
3. Shorinwa OA, Etozuo N, and Afieroho OE. 2016. Evaluation of Mimosa pigra roots on haematological and biochemical parameters of Albino rats. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; 5(4): 810-822
4. Ogbuehi IH, Ebong OO, Obianime AW and Afieroho OE. 2015. Chromatographic fraction of Abrus precatorius leaf extract increases cGMP and nitric oxide concentration in female rats Der Pharmacia Sinica, 6(12):29-38
5. Oladosu, I.A, Lawson, L, Aiyelaagbe, O.O, Emenyonu, N and Afieroho,O.E*, 2015. Antimycobacterial chromone rhamnoside from Mimosa pigra Linn. (Fabaceae) aerial parts. International Research Journal of Pharmacy; 6(7):415-419
6. Afieroho OE* and Ugoeze KC. 2014. Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopic (GC-MS) Analysis of n-Hexane Extract of Lentinus tuber-regium (Fr) Fr (Polyporaceae) Syn Pleurotus tuber regium Fr sclerotia. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; 13 (11): 1911-1915.
7. Afieroho OE*, Ollornwi KV, Elechi N, Okwubie L, Okoroafor D and Abo K.A , 2013. Free radical scavenging potentials and level of some heavy metals in Pleurotus flabellatus Berk and Broome (Pleurotaceae) The Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; 2 (3):1807-1812
8. Afieroho OE*, Lawson L, Olutayo M Adedokun, and Emenyonu N 2013. Antituberculosis and phytochemical investigation of the dichloromethane extract of Pleurotus tuber-regium (Fries) Singer sclerotium. International Research Journal of Pharmacy; 4(1):255-257
9. Afieroho OE*, Olubukola A. Odeniran, and Odiba J .2012. Spectrophotometric assay of some marketed brands of levofloxacin in Nigeria using the graphical and standard comparison approaches. The Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.1(5):1031-1035.
10. Obiageri.O.Obodozie , Florence Tarfa ,Enoche Oga ,OE. Afieroho*,and C O.Onuh 2012. Validation of UVspectrophotometric method of analysis of some marketed perfloxacin in Nigeria West African Journal of Pharmacy; 23 (2): 34 – 39.
11. Afieroho OE*. Izontimi Susan S. Okoroafor Dorcas O, and Caleb Blessing 2012. Antibacterial and phytochemical evaluation of Harungana madagascariensis l (Hypericaceae) seeds International Research Journal of Pharmacy; 3(11):75-77
Afieroho OE*, Okorie O and Okonkwo TJN .2012. A Spectrophotometric method for the determination of ramipril in solid dosage forms. Trop. J Pharm Res; 11 (2): 275-279
Afieroho OE*, Okorie O and Okonkwo TJN, 2011.A Spectrophotometric method for the determination of glimepiride in solid dosage forms Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, 13(6):671-674
14. Ebi, G.C and Afieroho.O.E*. 2011. Phytochemical and antimicrobial studies on Detarium microcarpum Guill and Sperr (Caesalpinioceae) seeds coat Afr. J. Biotechnol 10(3): 457-462
15. Desai, V.N, .Afieroho, O.E* and Dagunduro, B.O, Okonkwo, T.J, and Ndu C.C. 2011. A simple spectrophotometric method for the determination of levofloxacin in dosage forms Trop J Pharm Res.10(1):75-79
16. Abii, T.A, and Afieroho, O.E*, 2009. Size dependent accumulation of six heavy metals Fe, Zn, Mn, Cd, Pb, and Hg, in anatomical dissects of oreochromis niloticus Trevawas¬. International Journal of Environmental Issues 6(1&2): 228
17. Abii, T.A, Afieroho, O.E, and Nnamdi, F.U, 2007. Comparative assessment of heavy metals in Oreochromis niloticus Tilapia from the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike fresh water fish pond in Abia state with those from Uzere fresh water pond in Delta state, Nigeria. Journ. of fisheries International, 2(3) 226-230
18. Okonkwo, T.J, Afieroho, E.O., Odigwu, A , and Osadebe, P.O 2006. Assessment of the quality control parameters of five brands of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride caplets in Nigeria. Journ. of Pharmacy and Bioresources,3(2) 83-88.
Conference Papers
1. Afieroho OE, Okonkwo B.O, and Abo KA. 2016. A bioactive isoprenoid from the edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius (Pleurotaceae). A paper presented during the 13th Scientific conference of the Nigerian society of Pharmacognosy: Sustainable development goals (SDGs): Improving Health and Economy Through Natural Materials Research and Development held at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) Abuja, Nigeria 24th – 27th February, 2016
2. Okonkwo CJ, Okonkwo TJN, Afieroho OE, Njoku OU, Muller WEG and Proksch P. 2016. New acylated flavones glycosides in Mimosoidea sub-family and cytotoxicity of Mimosa pigra L on Murine L5178Y Lymphona cell line. A paper presented during the 13th Scientific conference of the Nigerian society of Pharmacognosy: Sustainable development goals (SDGs): Improving Health and Economy Through Natural Materials Research and Development held at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) Abuja, Nigeria 24th – 27th February, 2016
3. Afieroho OE*, Krause RWM, Festus OH, Chukwu EC, Onyia CP ,Siwe Noundou X, Adedokun OM, Isaacs M, and Abo KA . 2016. The edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus is a potential nutraceutical for anti-malarial therapy. A paper presented during the RSC-P&G SYMPOSIUM: Chemical sciences and technology enabling growth in Africa Eko Hotels, Lagos Nigeria. February 11-12, 2016
4. Afieroho OE*, Krause RWM, Siwe Noundou X, Isaacs M, and Abo KA 2016. Nigerian Lichens are potential sources of novel anti-malarial agents. A paper presented during the RSC-P&G SYMPOSIUM: Chemical sciences and technology enabling growth in Africa Eko Hotels, Lagos Nigeria. February 11-12, 2016
Afieroho OE*, Achara F, Adewoyin B and Abo KA 2013. Poor waste disposal and management practices-bad omen for traditional herbal therapies in third world economies. A paper presented during the Pan African Chemistry Network Congress on Sustainability in Africa- Energy, Water and Waste held at the African Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 3rd-5th December 2013
Afieroho OE* and Ugoeze KC 2013 Chemical characterisation of the n-hexane extract from Pleurotus tuber regium Fries Singer sclerotia (Pleurotaceae) using Gas Chromatography-Mass spectroscopic technique. A paper presented during the 2nd ESPCA Advanced School n Bio-organic Chemistry held at the Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, Brazil. July 1st - July 5th, 2013
Honors and Awards
1. Royal Society of Chemistry-Procter and Gamble(RSC-P&G) Best poster presentation award- 12th February, 2016
2. Royal Society of Chemistry/JWT Jones post-doctoral fellowship 1st-31st October 2015
3. Royal Society of Chemistry-Pan African Chemistry Network (RSC-PACN Best poster presentation award- 5th December 2013
Oyo State National Youth Service Corps Honours Award –Aug., 2004
Elf petroleum Nig. Ltd Undergraduate Merit Scholar- 1999/2000, 2000/2001, and 2001/2002
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