Onah Ifeoma Agatha

Room 1, Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, State University of Medical and Applied Sciences, Igbo Eno








Onah Ifeoma Agatha, Lecturer in the department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, State University of Medical and Applied Sciences Igbo Eno graduated with a B.Sc Honours (Microbiology) from the University of Abuja & an MSc (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She obtained a PhD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology specializing in vaccines, Adjuvant and Drug discovery research from the same University of Nigeria Nsukka. She has over 5 years lecturing, research and administrative experience in both polytechnic and University. Her current research encompasses areas of Drug Discovery/ Vaccine development and Optimization/ Adjuvant discovery and she teaches courses in areas of Pharmaceutical Microbiology. she is widely published in her core areas of research.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology (CGPA 5.00/ 5.00) University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2023

Master of Science (M.Sc) in Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) (CGPA 4.93/5.00) University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2018

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Education (CGPA 4.25/ 5.00) National Open University of Nigeria 2015

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Microbiology (CGPA 4.41/ 5.00) University of Abuja, Abuja 2012

West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC) Federal Government College Rubochi, Abuja 2007

Primary School Leaving Certificate (PSLC) L.E.A Primary School, GomaniKwali, Abuja. 2001

Logistics for Health Commodities Global Health e-Learning Center 2018

Certified Project Manager International Project Management Professionals, Benin, Edo State 2013

Certified Onshore Offshore Health, Safety and Environment Officer Joint Professionals Training and Support Int’l 2013

I. A. Onah, K. C. Ofokansi, D. C. Odimegwu, E. B. Onuigbo: Efficiency of polymer-silica blends in the microencapsulation of yellow fever virus vaccine Science View Journal, 4(2) 2023, pages 318-325

Enegide Chinedu, Akah Peter A, Ofili Charles C, Agatemor Uzuazokaro M, Ameh Solomon F, Jacob Dabum L, Onah Ifeoma A: Evidence supporting the use of Combretum nigricans as an antimalarial agent in ethnomedicine International Journal of Current Research in Physiology and Pharmacology, 5(2) 2021, pages 13-20

Damian C. Odimegwu & Agatha I. Onah: The anti-respiratory syncytial virus activity of methanolic leaf extract of Aspilia Africana International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(2) 2020, pages 2326-2331

Odimegwu Damian C, Onah Agatha I, Ifudu France, Oli Angus N: Evaluation of levamisole as an adjuvant for typhoid fever vaccine formulation Pharmacologyonline, Archives, 2 August 2019, pages 336-346

Enegide Chinedu, Peter A. Akah, Dabum L. Jacob, Ifeoma A. Onah, Chimere Y. Ukegbu, Chukwuma K. Chukwuemeka: Antimalarial activities of butanol and ethylacetate fractions of Combretum nigricans leaf Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 9(4) April 2019, pages 176-180

I. A. Onah, E. B. Onuigbo, D. C. Odimegwu: Adjuvant effect of Vernonia amygdalina leaf extract on host immune response to hepatitis B virus subunit vaccine Pharmazie, 74 March 2019, pages: 179-185

Enegide Chinedu, Ifeoma Agatha Onah, Paul Okesinachi Amaje, Dabum Luka Jacob: Evaluation of the antiproliferative potential of Cocos nucifera juice Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology; 7(3) July 2018, pages: 124-128.

Damian Chukwu Odimegwu, Ifeoma Agatha Onah, Felicitas Chiamaka Okpalanwa, Nicholas Chinedu Obitte, Cletus E Odoh & Gerald Ikenna Onukwube: Antibody response to respiratory syncytial virus antigen is modulated by artesunate Clinical Biotechnology and Microbiology, 2(3) May 2018. Pages: 364-370

Ifeoma Agatha Onah, Chinedu Ofojebe & Damian Chukwu Odimegwu: Evaluation of Vigna subterranea seed extract as possible adjuvant for Typhoid fever vaccine Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences;16(4) May 2018, pages:1-8

Ifeoma A. Onah, Ebele B. Onuigbo and Damian C. Odimegwu: Suppressive effect of Garcinia kola on the humoral immune response of mice to hepatitis B virus subunit vaccine International Journal of Tropical Diseases and Health; 30(1) April 2018, pages:1-13.

Ifeoma Agatha Onah, Gerald Ikenna Onukwube, Cletus E. Odoh and Damian Chukwu Odimegwu: Moringa oleifera, an adjuvant for respiratory snycytial virus vaccine Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences; 11(12) September 2017, Pages: 95-101

Ifeoma Agatha Onah: Formulation and characterization of oral thermostable yellow fever virus vaccine encapsulated in silica-based nanocapsules. Ph.D Thesis (2023).Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria.

Ifeoma Agatha Onah: The adjuvant effect of Vernonia amygdalina leaf and Garcina kola seed extracts on hepatitis B subunit vaccine in mice. M.Sc Thesis (2018). Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria.

Ifeoma Agatha Onah: Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of the leaves and stem bark extracts of Bridelia ferruginea Benth. B.Sc Thesis (2012). Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Abuja

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