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Prof. Joseph Asor

Professor
Zoology and Environmental Biology
seniorstaff@unical.edu.ng

Professor Joseph Ele Asor was born on the 19th of June 1963 in Abi local Government area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Professor Asor attended primary school Ekureku, Abi LGA from 1970-1975, he obtained his first school leaving certificate in 1975. He then proceeded to the famous Mary Knoll College, Ogoja, Cross River State in the same year and obtained the West African School certificate(WASC) in 1980. He attended the university of Port-Harcourt, 1980-1984; 1987-1989 and 1993-1995 and obtained the Bachelor of science (B.sc) degree in Zoology, Master  of science (M.sc) degree in Parasitology and a Doctor of philosophy(Ph.d) degree in Parasitology respectively.                        In his 29 years of  public service, he has held the following positions: - Rector, Cross River State College of Agriculture, 1998-2002. - Dean, Student Affairs Division University of Calabar, 2006-2011 - Head of Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Calabar,Calabar 2013-2014. - Member, Governing council, Cross River State college of Agriculture, 1998-2002. - Member, Governing council, Cross River University of Technology 2002. - Member Governing Council, college of education, Akamkpa, 2011-2015. - Board member, Cross River State community and social development agency-2008 to date. He is currently the Dean, Faculty of science, University of Calabar. Prof. Asor has published over fifty peer reviewed articles in national and international journals. He is happily married to Dr(Mrs) Love Joseph Asor and the union is blessed with three children; Divine,Confidence and Gift.

 J.C. Anosike, N. Ebiziem, C.M. Ajero, J.E. Asor, C.M. Adeiyongo, O. S. Bolaji, O. S. Uduji, N. Chika, C. T. Nzechukwu and P. O. Anyanwu (2006).Prevalence and public health significance of Helminth ova in deposited dog feaces in Owerri, Nigeria (2006). Animal Production Research Advances (Nigeria) 2(1) 34-38.


 J.C. Anosike, J. E. Asor, E.E. Oku, I.G. Ameh, C. Onyirioha and O.S. Bolaji (2006).The involvement of local strains of aedes aegyti and culex quinquefascialus in the transmission of lymphatic filariasis in Bauchi State, Nigeria (2006). African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 8, 168-171.


Jude E. Anosike, Bertram E. B. Nwoke, Anthony N. Okere, Ene E. Oku, Joe E. Asor,  Ifeyinwa O. Emmy-Egbe, Desmond A. Adimake (2007)Epidemiology of tree-hole breeding mosquitoes in the tropical rain forest of Imo State, South East Nigeria (2007). Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, Poland 14, 207-214.


J.C. Uwaezuoke, J.C. Anosike, I.G. Ameh, F.C. Onwuliru, J. E. Asor, E.E. Oku, N. J. C. Okolie and F. E. Ogu (2007). Studies on microbial flora associated with Bambara groundnut (vigna subterranean) in Abia State, Nigeria (2007). Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems 1(2) 115-119.


B. E. Bassey, Joe E. Asor and M.F. Useh (2007).Profile of malaria in pregnant women attending ante natal clinics in rural community in Nigeria (2007). The Open Parasitology Journal, Switzerland 1,1-6.


Emmanuel C. Uttah, Chinasa Uttah, P.A. Akpan, E.M. Ikpeme, J. Ogbahe, L. Usip, J. E. Asor (2008). Bio survey of plankton as indicators of water quality for recreational activities in Calabar River, Nigeria (2008). Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 12(2), 35-42.


 J.E. Asor, E.S. Eeani and F.O.I. Arene (2009).Relevance  of  malaria  combo  Rapid  Diagnostic  in  malaria  diagnosis  in Nigeria  (2009).  African Journal of  Applied  Zoology  and  Environmental Biology 11, 24-26.


J.E. Asor, S.I. Okafor and F.O I. Arene (2009).Evaluation of albendazole activity on hookworm and ascaris lumbricoides infections (2009). African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 11, 10-16.


 Bassey, E.B. and Asor J.E. (2009).Endo parasitic infections among pregnant women and HIV sero-positive patients attending clinics in Abuja, Nigeria (2009). Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 30(2), 138-141.


J. E. Asor, S.C. Ekoro, E.O. Okon and C.O. Ezenwaka (2010)Prevalence  of   gastro-intestinal  helminthiasis  among   primary   school children in peri-urban areas of Calabar municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria  (2010). African  Journal  of  Applied  Zoology  and  Environmental Biology 12, 25-33.


Asor, J. E. and Arene F.O.I. (2010).Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma haematobium in Odau community in Niger Delta, Nigeria (2010). Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 10(1), 59-69.


O.U.Amajuoyi, J.C. Anosike, B.E.B. Nwoke, J.E. Asor, F.O.I. Arene and S.A. Osondu (2008). Epidemiological Assessment of malaria among Nomadic Fulani Herdsmen in south Eastern Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 9: 96-102.


F.C. Okafor, J.E. Asor and F.O.I. Arene (2009) Vesical schistosomiasis in Aninnri Area of Enugu State, Nigeria African Journal of Applied Zoology and  Environmental Biology 11:133-139.


R.B. Agbor, J.E. Asor, I.U.Bassey, Chibuzor Obianwa, E.O.Ude and A.Ipoh (2015) Tolerance Potentials of Cocoa(Theobroma cacao) in hydrocarbon polluted soils. British Biotechnology Journal 7(3): 111-121.


Jude C. Anosike, Emmanuel S. Miri, Charles I. Okoli, Bertram E. B. Nwoke, Celestine O.E. Onwuliri, Ezekiel G. Ajayi; INS Dozie and Joe Asor (2009).Treatment of Dracunculus Medinensis infection with cotrimoxazole in endemic population of Ebonyi, South Eastern Nigeria Report and Opinion (3) 41-46.


George, Ubong Uwen; Joseph Asor; Andy, John A.(2014) Histopathological Alteration in Gills of Fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) following sublethal Acute exposure to Hevea Brasiliensis International Journal of scientific and Technology Research 3(a) 252-255.


George, U.U., Andy, J. A, & Joseph Asor (2014) Biochemical and Phyto -Chemical characteristics  of Rubber Latex (Hevea Brasiliensis) obtained from tropical environment in Nigeria international Journal of Scientific and technology Research 3(8) 377 – 380.   


F. O. Arene, E. Ibanga and J. E. Asor (1998). Epidemiology of Paragonimiasis in Cross River Basin, Nigeria: Prevalence and intensity of Infections due to Paragonimus uterobilateralis in Yakurr Local Government Area. Public Health (London), 112, 199-122.


F. O. Arene, E. Ibanga and J. E. Asor (1998). Concomitant      infections   due   to  Paragonimus   uterobilateralis  and Schistosoma haematobium among inhabitants of Agoi-Ibami community in Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology, 1, 167-168.


F. O. Arene, E. Ibanga and J. E. Asor (1998). Seasonal patterns of human contact with natural water-bodies relating to Paragonimiasis transmission in Yakurr Community in Cross River Basin, Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology, 1, 117-131.


F. O. Arene, E. Ibanga and J. E. Asor (1999). Freshwater snail and crab intermediate hosts of Paragonimus species in two rural communities in Cross River Basin, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 5(2) 185-187.


F.O. Arene and J.E. Asor (1998). Prevalence and intensity of Schistsoma haematobium infections in Emelego Community in Niger Delta, Nigeria Basin, Nigeria.Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 5(3), 323-326.


Asor, J.E., Ibanga, F.S. and Arene, F.O.I. (2002). The epidemiology of pulmonary paragonimiasis in Cross River Basin in Nigeria: Update on infection prevalence and distribution of the snail and crabs intermediate hosts. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 3(1),5-12.


Asor, J E., Ibanga, F.S. and Arene, F.O I. (2002). Paragonimus uterobilateralis: Peak period of egg output in sputum of infected subjects in Cross River Basin, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 3(1), 24-27.


 Ibanga, E.S. , Arene,F.O.I. and Asor, J. E. (2002) Association   of    Pulmonary   paragonimiasis   with    active    pulmonary tuberculosis in rural Yakurr community in Cross River Basin, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 3(1), 19-23.


A.N.C.  Amadi, J.C. Anosike, J.E. Asor, C.G. Okoli and M.O. E. Iwuala, (2005)Infection rate, distribution and relative abundance of cyclopoid copepods in dracunculiasis endemic foci of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences 1(1), 40-45.


 J.C. Anosike, B.E.B. Nwoke, A.N. Okere, C.O. Chukwagwu, J.E. Asor, C.A.    Ikpeama, O.S. Bolaji and C.N. Ukaga (2004) Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis amongst the Ohaukwu people of Ebonyi State,  Nigeria .  African  Journal  of  Applied  Zoology  and Environmental Biology.  6, 123-127.


J.C. Anosike, B.E.B. Nwoke, M.C. Chikere, C.N. Ukaga, F.I. Ogbusu, J.E. Asor, C.O. Meribe, O.U. Amajuoyi, I.G. Ameh, E.E. Oku, and O.S. UduJih (2004). Benet use of attendance at antenatal clinics amongst children with malaria in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology. 6, 115-122.


J.C. Anosike, B.E.B. Nwoke, F.I. Ogbusu, I.G. Ameh, D.O.Amanze, J.E. Asor, and E. E. Oku. (2005). A survey of the intestinal helminthes and blood parasites of the African giant  rat  –  Cricetomys  emini  in  South  Eastern  Nigeria  (2005).  AnimalProduction Research Advances. 1 (1) 1-6.


 J.C. Anosike, B.E.B. Nwoke, I.N.S. Dozie, E.E. Oku, J.E. Asor, A.J. Nzeoma, I.G. Ameh, F.I. Ogbusu, C M. Adeiyongo, C O. Osunwa and C.A. Ikpeama, (2005). The endemicity of Dracunculiasis, transmission pattern and ecology of cyclopoids in the North Western part of Ebonyi State, Nigeria (2005). International Journal of Natural and Applied Science 11(1) 57-67.


A.N.C. Amadi, J.C.  Anosike, J. E. Asor, C.G. Okoli and M.O.E. Iwuala, (2005). Infection rate, distribution and relative abundance of cyclopoids in Dracunculiasis endemic foci of Ebonyi State, Nigeria (2005). International Journal of Natural and Applied Science 1(1) 40-45.


A.N.C. Amadi, J.C. Anosike, J.E. Asor, C.G. Okoli and M.O.E. Iwuala, (2005).Studies on knowledge, attitudes and perception of Dracunculiasis in Ebonyi State, Nigeria (2005). International Journal of Natural and Applied Science1(1) 46-52.


Jude C. Anosike, Bertram E.  Nwoke, Ezekiel G. Ajayi, Celestine O. Onwuliri, Onuabushi U. Okoro, Ene E. Oku, Joe E. Asor, Oliver U. Amajuoyi, Chidima A. Ikpeama, Fidelia I. Ogbusu, Chidozie O. Meribe, (2005)Lymphatic filariasis among the Ezza people of Ebonyi State, Eastern Nigeria (2005). Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, Poland 12,181-186.


Jude C. Anosike, Uche T. Oguwuike, Bertram E.B. Nwoke, Joe E. Asor, Chidima A. Ikpeama, Dennis C. Nwosu, Fidelia I. Ogbusu, (2006). Studies on Vesical Schistomiasis among rural Ezza farmers in the South Western border of Ebonyi State, Nigeria (2006). Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine. Poland. 13, 13-19.

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