Grace Mwuese Gberikon


Grace Mwuese Gberikon
Designation: Associate Professor / Reader
Email: gracegberikon@yahoo.com
Phone:
Gender: Male

Biography

Gberikon Grace Mwuese PhD
DATE OF BIRTH:....................................3rd October, 1971.
MARITAL STATUS: ..............................Married
NATIONALITY:........................................Nigerian
STATE OF ORIGIN:...............................Benue
PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: .............Kyado, Ukum Benue State
DATE OF FIRST APPOINTMENT: ...........22nd February, 2013
PRESENT RANK AND SALARY:..............Associate Professor, CONUASS 06 step 4
EMPLOYER: ......Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue state.

Objective: To strive for excellence and precision at all times, positions, circumstances and attaining professional distinction and proficiency in line with organizational goals.


FIRST EMPLOYER YEAR
Federal College of Education, Zaria 2002-2013
Department: Biology

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Welfare officer, Biology Department 2004-2011
Examination officer, Biology Department. 2011-2013
Member, School Science Continuous Assessment Committee 2012-2013

SECOND EMPLOYER
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi 2013 to date
Department: Biological Sciences

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Coordinator, Microbiology Unit, Department of 2015 to 2018
Bological Sciences, Federal University of Agriculture
Makurdi
Member STANDING Committee on Exam Malpractice 2015 to date
Acting HOD, Microbiology


Convener, Welfare Commitment Committee, ASUU-FUAM 2015 to 2017
Welfare Secretary, ASUU-FUAM 2017 - date
Part-time teaching at Centre for Food Technology and Research 2015 to date
(CEFTER) Benue State University
Registration officer 2016 to date
Member Departmental, exam committee 2016 to date
Member, ADHOC committee on exam malpractice 2016
Member, standing committee on exam malpractice 2016 to date Postgraduate Coordination 2018
PROCTOR, 2018 UTME 2018
INEC AD-HOC Staff for Presidential Elections 2019
Nigerian Society of Microbiology
American Society of Microbiology

•High level Computer Proficiency
•Ability to meet deadline and targets
•Ability to work without supervision
•Ability to work as team

Memberships

Gberikon, G.M., Ameh, J.B., Ado, S.A and Umoh, V.J. (2010). Comparative studies on the nutritional qualities of three fermented African legume seeds using B.subtilis and B.pumilus as starters. A paper being presented at the 34th annual conference of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference Garden City, Port Harcourt.

Gberikon, G.M. Ameh, J.B. (2014). Microbes used as inocula in fermentation industry. A paper being presented at the 37th annual general meeting and scientific conference, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Gberikon, G.M., Agbulu, C.O and Adeoti., I.I. (2015). Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activities of Fruit and Stem Bark Extracts Tetraplueral tetraptera on Upper Respiratory Tract Organisms. A paper being presented at the 38th annual meeting and scientific Conference. University of Lagos.

Okewu, O., Gberikon, G.M. and Agbulu, C.O. (2016). Susceptibility Pattern of Enteric Pathogens on Antimicrobial Activities of Fresh and Dried Extract of Red and Green Varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyxes. A paper presented at the 39th annual scientific conference and general meeting, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Dabo AD, Gberikon GM, Agbo, E.B (2018). Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Effects of English Camphor Basil (Ocimum canum ) Leaves Extracts on Some Selected Bacteria and Fungi Associated with Skin Infection. A paper being presented at the 41st Scientific National Conference and Annual General Meeting, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina State

Publications

Gberikon, G.M and Tanko, O.O. (2019). Evaluation of Minerals and Vitamins Compositions of Fermenting Cabbage Leaves Using Lactobacillus acidophilus for the Production of Sauerkraut. International Journal of Current Advanced Research. 8(1): 16807-16809. ISSN: O: 2319-6475, ISSN: P: 2319-6505


Gberikon, G.M., Golmwen, S.A and Aernan, P.T. (2019). Amino Acids and Vitamins Determination of Laboratory Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) with other Protein Sources. International Journal of Current Trends in Science and Technology. 9(2):20191-20196. ISSN: O: 0976-9730. ISSN: P: 0976-9498

Tanko, O.O., Gberikon, G.M. and Azua, E.T. (2019). Proximate Compositions and Essential Amino Acids Profile of Fermenting Cabbage Leaves to Sauerkraut Using Starter Cultures and Spontaneous Fermentation. International Journal of Science and Research. 8(1):2112-2115. ISSN: 2319-7064

Gberikon, G.M., Olabode, V.B. and Ogbonna, I.O. (2019). Determination of Antibiotic Resistance of Salmonella and Molecular Confirmation of Drug Resistance Salmonella Species Isolated from Raw Chicken and Quail Eggs from Selected Farms in Jos, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development. 8(1):37-42. ISSN: 2278-0211

Olabode, V.B., Gberikon, G.M. (2019). Prevalence of Salmonella Species in Raw Chicken and Quail Eggs Isolated from Selected Farms in Jos Plateau State. International Journal of Current Research. 11(1):76-79. ISSN:0975-833X

Gberikon, G.M. and Tanko, O.O (2019). Evaluation of Mineral and Vitamins Compositions of Fermenting Cabbage Leaves Using Lactobacillus acidophilus for the Production of Sauerkraut.
International Journal of Current Advanced Research 8(1):16807-16809. ISSN: O: 2319-6475, ISSN:P:2319-6505

Iyoula, F.I, Gberikon, G.M and Abatyough, M.T. (2018). Bacterial Population of Soil Samples from Mechanic and Non-Mechanic Sites in Makurdi, Benue State. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies 5(12): 65-67. . ISSN: 2394-4404

Nggada,N.J. Gberikon,G.M. Ogbonna,I.O. (2018). Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Sorbitol and Non- Sorbitol Producing E.coli Isolated from Vegetable Sources in Selected Markets at Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. International Journal of Contemporary Applied Research 5 :( 10):16-26. ISSN: 2308-1365.

Gberikon, GM., Nggada,NJ., Aernan, PT (2018). Phenotypic and Genotypic Methods used for Detection of Extended Spectrum B-Lactamase Production in Sorbitol and Non-Sorbitol Fermenting E.coli Isolates Jointly Resistant to Cefotaxime and Ceftazidime from Vegetables Purchased from Keffi Main Market. International Journal of Science and Research. 7(10):1091-1095.ISSN:2319-7064

Nggada,NJ., Gberikon, GM, Nkene, IH, Agada, E.O. (2018). Isolation and Identification of Sorbitol and Non-Sorbitol fermenting E.coli Isolated from Vegetable Sources in Keffi Main Market Nassarawa State, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Trends in Science and Technology.8(10):20220-20232. ISSN:0976-9730

Dabo, A.D, Gberikon, G.M, Damter, F.A, (2018). Antifungal Effects of English Camphor Basil (Ocimum canum) Leaves and Flower Extracts on some Selected Fungi Associated with Skin Infections. International Journal of Science and Research. 7(9):1326-1329.ISSN:2319-7064

G.M. Gberikon, I.I.Adeoti, I.O.Ogbonna (2018). Single and Synergistic Effects of Solar Radiation, Water Guard and Moringa oleifera Treatments on Bacterial Loads and Physicochemical Parameters of Surface Water in Umur and Bele Streams of Benue State. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology. 6(3): 244-251. ISSN: 2091-2609

Gberikon,G.M, Gullek, J.F and Tanko,O.O. (2018). Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Relation to Sex and Age of Patients Attending Hospitals in Kanke, Langtang North and South Local Government Area of Plateau State. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies.5 (7):131-133. 1SSN:2394-4404

Gberikon,G.M, Iwodi, C and Awodi, F.E. (2018). Effects of Some Selected Brands of Antifungal with and Without Specific Antifungal Activities on Microsporium canis and Epidermophyton flocossum. Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences. 13(3): 72-76 . e-ISSN:2319-7676.

Ihedigbo,P.O, Gberikon, G.M and Aondoackaa, A.D. (2018). Prevalence of Viral Hepatitis AB and C Infections and its Assessment on Selected Primary Health Care Clinics in Taraba State, Nigeria. International Journal of Advance Research.6 (6):948-952.ISSN:2320-5407.

Iwodi, C, Gberikon, G.M and Ogbonna,I.O. (2018). Susceptibility Pattern of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum on Selected Topical Antifungal and Agents without Specific Antifungal Properties. International Journal of Science Research. 7(7):505-508: ISSN:2319-7064

Ihedigbo,P.O, Ega, R.A.I, Amali, O. and Gberikon, G.M. (2018). Prevalence of Hepatitis infection in Relation to Education and Occupational Status of Patients Attending Primary Health Care Clinics in Taraba North Senatorial District of Taraba State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development.7 (6): 82-85: ISSN: 2278-0211.

Gberikon, G.M. Dahil, K.M, and Sar,T.T. (2018). Profile of Hepatitis B Virus in Relation to Educational and Occupational Status of Patients in Karu, Nasarawa State of Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research. 10(6): 70370-70372: ISSN: 0975-833X.

Gberikon, G.M., Dabo, A.D and Agbo, E.B. (2018). Phytochemical and Antibacterial Activities of Combined Leaves and Flower Extracts of English Camphor Basil (Ocimum canum) on Some Selected Bacteria Associated with Skin Infections. International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review. 9 (6):20246-20253: ISSN: 0976-4852


Adeoti, I.I., Gberikon, G.M and Ichor, T. (2018). Effects of Solar Radiation, Waterguard and Moringa oleifera Treatment on Bacterial Population of some Selected Streams in Benue State. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies. 5(6): 66-70. ISSN:2394-4404.

J.F. Gullek, G.M.Gberikon and N.G.Imandeh. (2018). Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis among HIV and Non – HIV Patients Attending some Selected Hospitals in Jos, Plateau State. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 7(6): 2599-2603. ISSN: 2319-7706.

Gberikon, G.M., Aguoru, C.U and Awodi, F.E. (2018) . Effect of Pasteurization Temperatures on Microbial Loads and Nutritional Qualities of Orange and Pineapples Juices Purchased from Makurdi Metropolis Benue State. International Journal of Research Methodology.

Dahil, K.M.,Gberikon.,G.M and Ichor,T. (2018). Hepatitis B Virus Profile in Karu, Karu Loacal Government Area of Nasarawa State. International Journal of Science and Research Methodology. 9 (1) 111-116





Aernan, P.T, Umeh, E.U, and Gberikon, G.M. (2016). Asymtomatic Bacteriuria (ASB) in Pregnant Women Attending a Tertiary Health Care Centre in Makurdi, Central Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies. 3(9): 189-192. ISSN: 2394-4404.

J.O, Atubu, G.M. Gberikon and C.O, Agbulu. (2016). Microbial Analysis of Second Hand Children Socks Sold in Some Selected Markets in Makurdi Metropolis, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International. 6(4):1-8. ISSN: 2394-1103.

Ichor, T., Gberikon,G.M and Terwase, Jerry. (2016). Time Dependent Influence of Aerobic Heterotrophic Bacteria – Cyanobacteria Interaction During Biodegradation of Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Journal of Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology.7:286.doi:10.4172/2157-7463. 1000286.

Abu, V.A., Gberikon, G.M and Agbulu, C.O. (2016). Microbial Assessment of Female Covered and Opened Shoes in University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. International Journal of Life Sciences Research. 4(2):164-170. ISSN: 2348-3148

Gberikon, G.M., Okewu, O and Sar, T.T. (2016). Synergistic and Antimicrobial Effects of Fresh and Dried Extracts of Red and Green Varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyxes on Salmonella typhi and Escherichia coli. International Journal of Current Research. 8(5):31542-31545. ISSN: 0975-833X

Tersagh Ichor, G.M Gberikon and Dooshima Nevkaa (2016). Biodegradation of Phenanthrene by Consortium of Aerobic Heterotrophic Bacteria and Cyanobacteria in Petroleum Hydrocarbon Polluted Brackish Water of Bodo Creek. Microbiology Journal.6:1-8. ISSN: 2153-0696. DOI:10.3923/mj.2016

Yaji, M.E, Gberikon,G.M and Okpe. I. (2016). Antibiotic Susceptibility Profile of E.coli in Female Students of Universty of Agriculture Markurdi. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research. (4)3 9684-9692. ISSN: 2347-176x

G.M, Gberikon, T. Ichor and Enyi, T. (2016). Effect of Bitter Leaf Extract (Veronia amygdalina) on Cuturable Microorganisms Isolated from Palm Wine in Makurdi Metropolis. Research Journal of Microbiology. 11: 112-118. ISSN: 1816-4935

Gberikon, G.M., Agbulu, C.O., Okafor, C.I. (2015). Microorganisms and parasitic worms associated to anal infections among children in relation to disposable and non-disposable diapers in Shendam, Plateau state of Nigeria. Annals of Biological Research. 6(12):1-4. ISSN: 0976-1233

Gberikon, G.M., Anaga, S.O, and Ogbonna, I.O. (2015). Comparative Assessment of the Physicochemical Parameters and Impact of Waste Dumpsite on Ground Water Quality in Ajata and Gosa During Wet Season in FCT Abuja, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research. 7(9). 20410-20413. ISSN: 0975-833X.

G.M. Gberikon, C.U. Aguoru and D. Yandev. (2015). Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium and Trichomonas vaginalis in relation to age distribution and marital status among patients attending four selected hospitals in Gboko, Benue state of Nigeria. International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences and Technology. 29(1). Pp 26-30. ISSN 2229-6107.


Gberikon, G.M, Adeoti, I.I. Etim, E.E. (2015). Antibacterial Activity of Tetrapleura tetraptera fruit and Stem bark extract against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. International Scientific Research Journal.ISSN:2412-026X. 1(8). Pp 1-4. DOI:10.18483/IRJSci.35





Gberikon, G.M, Olabanji, M.F, Ogbonna,I.O. (2015). Comparative Studies on Heavy Metals Accumulation in Kidneys and Gills of Clarias gariepinus in River Benue, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences. ISSN: 2321-0893. 3(4). Pp753-757.


Gberikon, G.M. Aguoru, C.U. and Yandev, D. (2015). Incidence of Schistosoma haematobium and Trichomonas vaginalis among Occupational Status of Patients Attending some Selected Hospitals in Gboko, Benue State of Nigeria. International Journal of Sciences. ISSN: 2305-3925. 4(6). Pp 38- 43.

Ishaleku, D. Umeh, E.U, Amali, O and Gberikon, GM. (2015). The Re-emergence of Chloramphenicol Sensitive Salmonella species among Typhoid Fever Patients in the Southern Geopolitical Zone of Nasarawa State Nigeria. Journal of Infectious Disease Therapy.ISSN:2332-0877. 3(3) . Pp 1000219

Gberikon, GM, Adeoti, II, Aondoackaa, AD. (2015). Effect of Ethanol and Aqueous Solutions as Extraction Solvents on Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Tetrapleura tetraptera Streptococcus salivarus and Streptococcus mutans. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. ISSN: 2319-7706. 4(5) pp. 404-410.

Gberikon, GM, Agbulu,CO and Adeoti, I.I.(2015). Single and Combined Effects of Antibacterial Activities of Fruit and Stem Bark Extracts of Tetrapleural teraptera on Streptococcus mutans and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. International Journal of Sciences .ISSN 2410-4477. 4 : 46-49

Ishaleku, D. Umeh, E.U, Amali, O and Gberikon, GM.(2015). Enteric Salmonella species and Intestinal Helminths Co-infection among Typhoid Fever Patients attending PHC Clinics in the Northern Zone of Nasarawa State Nigeria. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences.ISSN:2321-0893. 3(2). Pp 355-359

Gberikon, GM., Agbulu, CO and Yaji, ME.(2015). Nutritional composition of fermented powdered Prosopis africana soup condiment with and without inocula. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. ISSN:23419-7706. 4(2). Pp. 166-171.

Agbulu, C.O.,Gberikon,G.M and Ajine,B.O.(2015). Isolation and characterization of microorganisms associated with second hand female undergarments and children wear sold in Makurdi Metropolis. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. ISSN: 23419-7706. 4(1). Pp. 716-724.

Gberikon, GM and Agbulu,CO.(2015). Benefits of utilizing starter cultures in
the fermentation of Glycine max for production of condiment in the food industry. Research Journal of Microbiology. 10:33-37.


Gberikon,GM., Ameh, JB.,Ado, SA. Umoh,VJ.(2014). Physicochemical properties of powdered condiments of P.biglobosa fermented with and without mixed Bacillus species A and B as inocula and subjected under different drying conditions. Archives of Applied Science Research. 6 (1):115-120.

Gberikon, GM, Atu, BO, Ameh, JB. (2014). Effect of drying conditions on physicochemical parameters of powdered Prosopis africana condiments with or without consortia. African Journal of Microbiological Research 8(29) :2778-2782




Grace Gberikon, Joseph Ameh, Benard Atu. (2014). Dehydration of Freshly Starter Assisted and Naturally Fermented Seeds of G.max Using Different Dehydrating Methods and its Physicochemical Effects. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 4(7): 39-43.

Gberikon, G.M., Ameh, J.B., Ado, S.A.,Umoh,V.J.(2012). Essential amino acid composition of freshly fermented seeds and powdered condiments of P.africana, P.biglobosa and G.max with consortia and natural fermentation. International Journal of Applied Biological Research 4(1&2):71-78.

Gberikon, G.M., Ameh, J.B., Ado, S.A.,Umoh,V.J.(2012). Bacterial count in relation to time during fermentation of P.africana, P.biglobosa and G.max with consortia and natural fermentation. Biological and Environmental Science Journal in the Tropics 9 (4): 117 - 121.

Gberikon, G.M., Ameh, J.B., Ado, S.A.,Umoh,V.J.(2010).Comparative studies of the nutritional qualities of three Fermented African legume seeds using Bacillus pumilus and Bacillus subtilis as starters. Continental Journal of Food Science and Technology 4: 60 – 64.

Gberikon, G.M; Ameh, J.B; Bako,L.S. P and Atu,B.O.(2009). Fermentation of Parkia biglobosa seeds using Bacillus subtilis as starter cultures. Biological and Environmental Science Journal in the Tropics 6 (4): 20 -22.

Gberikon, G.M; Ameh, J.B and Whong, C.M.Z (2009). Fermentation of locust bean seeds (Parkia biglobosa) using single and mixed species of Bacillus as fermenting strains under controlled conditions. Biological and Environmental Science Journal in the Tropics 6 (1):10-14.

Gberikon, G.M., Ameh, J.B., Ado, S.A and Umoh, V.J. (2010). Comparative studies on the nutritional qualities of three fermented African legume seeds using B.subtilis and B.pumilus as starters. A paper being presented at the 34th annual conference of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference Garden City, Port Harcourt.

Gberikon, G.M. Ameh, J.B. (2014). Microbes used as inocula in fermentation industry. A paper being presented at the 37th annual general meeting and scientific conference, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Gberikon, G.M., Agbulu, C.O and Adeoti., I.I. (2015). Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activities of Fruit and Stem Bark Extracts Tetraplueral tetraptera on Upper Respiratory Tract Organisms. A paper being presented at the 38th annual meeting and scientific Conference. University of Lagos.

Okewu, O., Gberikon, G.M. and Agbulu, C.O. (2016). Susceptibility Pattern of Enteric Pathogens on Antimicrobial Activities of Fresh and Dried Extract of Red and Green Varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyxes. A paper presented at the 39th annual scientific conference and general meeting, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Dabo AD, Gberikon GM, Agbo, E.B (2018). Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Effects of English Camphor Basil (Ocimum canum ) Leaves Extracts on Some Selected Bacteria and Fungi Associated with Skin Infection. A paper being presented at the 41st Scientific National Conference and Annual General Meeting, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina State

Specializations

Microbiology

Research Archive

Nothing here

Responsibilities

Student’s projects/thesis supervised (those that have graduated)
Undergraduate Projects Supervised
Forty five undergraduate projects supervised

Postgraduate Diploma Thesis Supervised (PGD)
Six PGD projects supervised
Postgraduate Thesis Supervised (M.Sc)
1.Anaga,S.O. (2015). Impact of Waste Dump Sites on Groundwater Quality at Ajata and Gosa in FCT Abuja Nigeria.
2.Orbunde, J.T.(2015). Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium among Primary School Pupils in Tarka LGA of Benue, Nigeria.
3.Olabanji, F.M.(2015). Assessment of Heavy Metals in Surface Water of River Benue and Clarias gariepinus at Makurdi, Nigeria.
4.Yandev, D. (2015). Prevalence of Schistosomiasis and Trichomoniasis among Patients attending some selected hospitals in Gboko LGA of Benue State.
5.Okafor,C.I (2016). Studies of Intestinal Parasites and Pathogenic Microorganisms Associated with Anal Infection Among Children Residing in Shendan Town, Plateau State, Nigeria.
6.Ejeh, A.U. (2016). Comparative Study on the Methanogenic Potential of Co-digestion of Potential of Cassava Peel with Cow Dung and Water Hyacinth with Cow Dung.
7.Okewu onyemowo (2017). Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Effects of Dry and Fresh Calyxes of Green and Red Varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa Extracts on some Enteric Pathogens
8.Dahil, Kiliobas (2017). Hepatitis B Virus Profile of Patients in Karu.Karu Local
Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
9.Adeoti, Isaac I. (2018). Bacteriological Profile of Surface Water Sources in Gwer East Local Government Area Treated with Solar Radiation, Moringa oleifera and Water Guard.
10.Gullek, Juliana. F. (2018). Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in some Selected Hospitals in Kanke Langtang North and South LGA of Plateau State.
11.Iwodi Cornelius (2018). Effects of Different Brands of Topical Antifungal and some Selected Agents on Dermatophyte in Makurdi.
12.Awodi Frances .E (2018). Microbiological Analysis and proximate Composition of Locally Produced Orange and Pineapple Juices sold Within Makurdi Metropolis.

Postgraduate Thesis Supervised (Ph.D)
1.Dachung Grace. (2018). Influence of Teak (Tectona grandis Linn.f) on Soil Nutrient Status and Microbial Composition in Akanga Forest Reserve, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Students under supervision are:
1.Seven undergraduate students
2.Thirty one M.Sc students
3.Eight Ph.D students