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Prof. IMO A. EKPO

Professor
Genetics and Biotechnology
imoaekpo@unical.edu.ng

i) NAME:                  EKPO, IMO AKPANOBONGii) DEPARTMENT:    GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGYiii) PRESENT STATUS: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR iv) POSITION IN VIEW: PROFESSOR  v)       NATURE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENTvi) DATE OF FIRST APPOINTMENT: OCT. 1, 1991  (a)        PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT (WHERE APPLICABLE): UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI 14TH JUNE, 1978- OCTOBER 1, 1991 (b) DATE OF TRANSFER OF SERVICE (WHERE APPLICABLE):  1ST OCT. 1991(c) DATE OF ASSUMPTION OF DUTY AT UNICAL: OCT. 1ST, 1991  (d) DATE OF LAST PROMOTION OR UPGRADING: OCT 1, 2013(e) STAFF NUMBER: AO5/353(f) PHONE NUMBER:     08032584256, 08020613954,08182276167      E-MAIL: drimoaekpo@gmail.com

Ekpo, I.A and J.Bender,1989. Digestibility of commercial fish feed, Wet Algae and Dried Algae by Tilapia niloticaand Silver Carp. The Progressive Fish-Culurist 51:83-86. (Google scholar, Cited by 21)


Ekanem, A.P., I.A Ekpo 2006. Effects of commercial Detergent on the Juveniles of HeterobranchusLongifilis.(Curvier and Valiennces).African Journal of Environmental pollution and Health 6(1): 18-23.


Okon, B., L.A. Ibom, I.A. Ekpo and E.C. Ewa, 2009. Evaluation of reproductive performance and some egg quality parameters of albino snails (Archachatinamarginatasaturalis (Swainson). Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(1): 8234-8240.


Udensi O., Ikpeme E.V., Uyoh E.A., Ekpo I.A., Brisibe E.A and Asikong B.E (2010). Effect of starch acetylation on bioplastics-degrading microorganisms: A pointer to assessing biodegradation. International Journal of Current Research, 7: 37-40.


Ikpoh, I.S., Lennox, J.A., Agbo, B.E., Udoekong, N.S., Ekpo I.A and Iyam S.O (2012). Comparative studies on the effect of locally made black soaps on isolated human skin microflora. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2(4):533-537.


Agbor, R.B.,Ekpo I.A., Osuagwu A.N, Udofia U.U, Antai S.P. (2012). Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2(3): 464-469.


Agbor, R.B., Ekpo I.A., Udofia U.U., Okpako and Ekanem B.E (2012). Potentials of cocoa pod husks and plantain peels in the degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon content of crude oil polluted soil. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3):1372-1375.


Ekpo I.A.,Agbor, R.B., Okpako, E.C., Ekanem, B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil polluted soil on germination and growth of soybean (Glycine max). Annals of Biological Research, 3(6):3049-3054


Ekpo I.A., Agbor, R.B., Ekanem A., Ikpeme E.V., Udensi U., Effiong B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil on the physicochemical properties of sandy loam soil amended with cocoa pod husks and plantain peels. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3): 1553-1558.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Osuagwu, A.N., Ekanem B.E., Okpako E.C., and Urua I.S (2012). Phytochemical and comparative studies of the stem bark and root of Xylopiaaethiopica (Dunal.) A. Rich. World Journal of Biological Research, 5(2): 41-44.


Ekpo, I.A., R.B Agbor., E.C Okpako., B.E Ekanem., P.A Otu. (2012). Effect of crude oil and simulated acid rain on the growth and physiology of Thaumatococcusdaniellii.Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences. 2(9):21-25.


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A and Ekanem, B.E (2012).Antimicrobial properties and Nutritional composition of Aspiliaafricana C.D Adams.International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 2(7): 94-102.


Ekpo, I.A.,Agbor, R. B., Osuagwu, A.N., Okpako E.C and Ekanem, B.E (2012). Growth and physiological responses of lemon grass (Cymbopogoncitratus) to simulated acid rain. International Journal of Current Research. 4(8):62-65.


Ekpo, I.A., R.BAgbor., A.N Osuagwu., E.C Okpako and B.E Ekanem (2012). Evaluation of Eight cowpea (Vignaunguiculata I. walp) species for yield and Associated traits.International Journal of Pure and Applied Science and Technology. 12(2): 1-7.


Ekpo I.A., A.N Osuagwu., Ekanem, B.E and R.B Agbor (2012). Phytochemical analysis of Aframomummelegueta and Piper Guineense.Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1):24-27.


Ekpo I.A., Osuagwu A.N., Okpako E.C., Agbor R.B., Ekanem B.E (2013). Physicochemical and morphological features of Talinumtriangulare (water-leaf) exposed to hydrocarbon polluted soil. Global Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management.


Ekpo I.A., Inyang Peggie., Osuagwu A.N., Agbor R.B., Okpako E.C., Ekanem B.E (2013). Environmental impact assessment of the physical and chemical properties of groundwater quality in Calabar, Cross River State-Nigeria.International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 2(1):186-193.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N (2013). Environmental toxicity of black toner waste on anatomical features of Achatinaachatina (Giant Tiger Land Snail) species.International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(4):47-52


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N., Ekanem B.E (2013). Absorption and Biodegradation of hydrocarbon polluted aquatic environment using Agro-wastes. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 2(1):186-193.


Ekanem B.E., Osuagwu, A.N., Aikpopodion P., Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B and Ibiang Y.B (2013).Phytochemical composition of caladium species. Global Journal of Medicinal Plant Research.1(1):132-135.


Osuagwu A.N., Ekpo I.A., Okpako E.C and Agbor R.B (2013).Effect of crude oil pollution on germination, seedling growth and yield of three varieties of Abelmoschusesculentus.Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1): 15-19.


Ekpo I.A.,Agbor R.B., Ekanem A.P., Okpako E.C and Inyang P.I (2013). Assessment of heavy metal status and bacteria population in municipal borehole water in landfill and non-landfill area in Calabar municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria, International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(4):31-41.


Edu N.E., Ekpo I.A and Agbor R.B (2013). Effects of crude oil polluted soil on the sprouting and growth of sweet potato (Ipomoea batata L.), Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1):11-14.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Osuagwu A.N., Ekanem A.P.,Okpako E.C and Ekanem B.E (2013). Relationship between bacteria associated with fish pond sediment, water and the fish. Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1): 50-54.


Ikpoh I.S.,Lennox J.A.,Ekpo I.A., Agbo B.E., Henshaw E.E and Udoekong N.S. (2013). Microbial quality assessment of kunu beverage locally prepared and hawked in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1):20-23.


Osuagwu A.N., Okigbo A. U., Ekpo I.A.,Chukwurah P.N and Agbor, R.B (2013).Effect of crude oil pollution on growth parameters, chlorophyll content and bulbils yield in Air potato (Dioscoreabulbifera L.).International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 3(4):37-42.


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Ekaluo U.B., Okpako E.C., Okigbo A.U., Osang J. E., Kalu S. E. (2013). Groundwater Quality Assessment Of Some Selected Boreholes In Calabar. World Rural Observ;5(3):37-41.


Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Kalu S.E.(2013).Repellance Effect Of Aqueous Extract Of Alligator Pepper (AframomumMelegueta K. Schum) On Insects Of Okra. World Rural Observ.,5(3):42-46.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Ekaluo U.B., Ikpeme E.V., Kalu S.E and Osang J.E (2013). Hepatotoxicity of Ipomoeabatatas leaf extract on male wistarrats.,AmericanInternationalJournalofBiology., 1(1): 29-36.


Andem A.B., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A (2013). Review on comet assay: A reliable tool for assessing DNA damage in animal Models, Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(6):405-427.


Agbor R.B.,Ekpo I.A., Kalu S.E., Bassey I.U., Okoi E.P and Ude E.O (2015). Growth pattern of two crop species on bio-remediated hydrocarbon polluted soils. Scientific Research and Essays, 10(2): 58-63.


Agbor R.B.,Ekpo I.A.,Osuagwu A.N., Okpako E.C., George U.M (2014). Enhancement of Bioremediation and Rehabilitation of spent engine oil impacted soil, International Journal of Biological Sciences,1(2):44-51.


Okpako E.C., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A. andOsuagwu A.N (2014). Effect of powdered ginger (Zingiberofficinale) on deterioration of stored shelled melon seeds (Colocynthiscitrullus L.). International Journal of Biological Sciences, 1(2):1-4.


Ekanem, A.P., I.A. Ekpo, F. Moral., E.Amanke, and U. Afangideh, 2007. Acute toxicity of Ethanol extracts from two Ichthyotoxic plants Adeniacissampeloides (Passifloraceae) and Blighasapida (Sapinceae) to one week old Heterobranchuslongifilis Juveniles. Nigerian Journal of Botany, 20(1): 157-161.


Ekpo, I.A and J.Bender, 1989. Digestibility of commercial fish feed, Wet Algae and Dried Algae by Tilapia niloticaand Silver Carp. The Progressive Fish-Culurist 51:83-86.


Ekanem, A.P., I.A Ekpo 2006. Effects of commercial Detergent on the Juveniles of HeterobranchusLongifilis.(Curvier and Valiennces).African Journal of Environmental pollution and Health 6(1): 18-23.


Okon, B., L.A. Ibom, I.A. Ekpo and E.C. Ewa, 2009. Evaluation of reproductive performance and some egg quality parameters of albino snails (Archachatinamarginatasaturalis (Swainson). Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(1): 8234-8240.


Udensi O., Ikpeme E.V., Uyoh E.A., Ekpo I.A., Brisibe E.A and Asikong B.E (2010). Effect of starch acetylation on bioplastics-degrading microorganisms: A pointer to assessing biodegradation. International Journal of Current Research, 7: 37-40.


Ikpoh, I.S., Lennox, J.A., Agbo, B.E., Udoekong, N.S., Ekpo I.A and Iyam S.O (2012). Comparative studies on the effect of locally made black soaps on isolated human skin microflora. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2(4):533-537.


Agbor, R.B.,Ekpo I.A., Osuagwu A.N, Udofia U.U, Antai S.P. (2012). Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2(3): 464-469.


Agbor, R.B., Ekpo I.A., Udofia U.U., Okpako and Ekanem B.E (2012). Potentials of cocoa pod husks and plantain peels in the degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon content of crude oil polluted soil. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3):1372-1375.


Ekpo I.A.,Agbor, R.B., Okpako, E.C., Ekanem, B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil polluted soil on germination and growth of soybean (Glycine max). Annals of Biological Research, 3(6):3049-3054.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor, R.B., Ekanem A., Ikpeme E.V., Udensi U., Effiong B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil on the physicochemical properties of sandy loam soil amended with cocoa pod husks and plantain peels. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3): 1553-1558.

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Attended Wellcome Trust Advanced Course: Exome Sequencing
Exome Sequencing 11-19 September 2014. Genome Campus, Hinxton United Kingdom
Start: Thursday 11th September, 2014
End: Friday 19th September, 2014
Uyoh, E. A., Ntui, V. O., Okpako, E., Osuagwu, A. N., Ekpo, I. A., Eneobong, E. E., Urua, I. S., Otu., P. A. (2012). Domestication and characterization of some endangered indigenous spice plants in Nigeria.
Paper presented at the 5th International symposium Breeding Research on Medicinal and Aromatic plants, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria. 18th – 20th June, 2012.
Start: Monday 18th June, 2012
End: Wednesday 20th June, 2012
Fourth Annual Nabrit Symposium sponsored by United States Department of Health and Atlanta University, 1987. Ekpo, I.A and J.Bender
April 9-11, 1987. Production and digestibility of mixed microbial plankton raised on silage grass.
Start: Thursday 9th April, 1987
End: Saturday 11th April, 1987
Ekanem, A.P and I.A Ekpo, 2006. Toxicity of formation to Heterobranchuslongifilis Juveniles
21st Annual conference of Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), University of Calabar, Calabar. 13th – 17th Nov, 2006
Start: Monday 13th November, 2006
End: Friday 17th November, 2006
18th Annual General Meeting/ Conference Calabar 08Theme: “Climate change and Environmental Realities: Causes, Effects andRemedies
18th Annual General Meeting/ Conference Calabar 08Theme: “Climate change and Environmental Realities: Causes, Effects andRemedies
Start: Thursday 27th November, 2008
End: Saturday 29th November, 2008
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