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Christiana Owoseni Mojisola

Affiliateship: 2019-2023

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Dr Owoseni obtained her PhD in 2017 from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa, then returned to the Department of Microbiology, Federal University Lafia, Nigeria to continue her tenure position. 

Her research interests include rapid diagnostic techniques in detecting microbial contaminants in water, antimicrobial resistance studies, microbial related infectious diseases and development of therapeutic strategies for antimicrobial resistance using medicinal plants. 

She is currently implementing collaborative research projects on low-cost biosensors for monitoring drinking water with researchers in the University of Glasgow, the Centre International de Référence Chantal Biya pour la Recherche sur la Prévention et la Prise en charge du VIH/SIDA" (CIRCB), Cameroon and Elizade University, Nigeria, sponsored by the Frontiers of Development and using ICT-enabled multisector-based approach to weather information for monitoring water resources with researchers at University of Uganda and Institute of Developmental studies sponsored by Global Challenges Research Fund. 

Dr Owoseni has served a level adviser, the liaison officer for the Nigeria Society for Microbiology, Federal University Lafia, and the Leader, Research for Innovation and Development Group (RIDE), Federal University Lafia, Nigeria. 

She is a member of several professional societies including the Nigeria Society for Microbiology (NSM), Society for Applied Microbiology (SFAM), American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). She has 14 publications (2018). 

Her future activities include engaging the public by creating awareness of science education among students in high school especially girls and to educate them on the pursuit of science programmes and enrolment for a University education.