Title of highest degree: PhD in Public Health Microbiology and Toxicology

Institutional Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences (Microbiology Option), Benson Idahosa University, P.M.B. 1100, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Awards, fellowships and distinctions:

  1. Research Fellow, Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health, University of Helsinki, Finland 2014
  2. SOT/AstraZeneca/SOT Endowment Fund Travel Award, USA 2014
  3. Research grant, Walter Ehrström Foundation, Finland 2013
  4. Fellowship, Swiss Society of Toxicology, Switzerland 2013
  5. Travel grant, Chancellor of the University of Helsinki, Finland 2013
  6. Research grant, Research Foundation of the University of Helsinki, Finland 2012
  7. Academic excellence award (First Class Hons.), Benson Idahosa University, Nigeria.

Current research areas: Microbiological and Toxicological safety of ready-to-eat food products; Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases

Working group: Environmental and Public Health

Membership period: 2016 – 2021

Offices held: (i) General Secretary (2017 – 2019)

Phone number(s): +234 8062764607

E-mail address(es): iomoruyi@biu.edu.ng; uyiwithintegrity@yahoo.com

Web – Institution: www.biu.edu.ng