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Arinze Okoli

Stilling:

Forsker, GenØk –Senter for Biosikkerhet, Tromsø

Utdanning:

2004-2009: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia –PhD

1999-2001: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria –MSc, Medical & Environmental Microbiology

1993-1998: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria –BSc, General Microbiology

Arbeidserfaring:

2013-: GenØk, Senter for Biosikkerhet, Tromsø – Forsker: Forskning og Risiko vurdering av GMO inneholdende produkter. Forskningsområdet: grunnleggende vitenskap forskning (molekylær mikrobiologi og virologi)

2010-2013: GenØk, Senter for Biosikkerhet –Postdoktor : Functional genomics of naturally occuring and transgenic orthopoxviruses: Implication for Poxvirus vectored vaccines safety and development

2009-2010: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria – Senior Lektor

2004-2009: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, PhD stipendiat

2002-2004: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria -Associate Lektor

Øvrig faglig bakgrunn:

2013-2015: Medlem av European Medical Agency legemidler faggruppe

Utvalgte publikasjoner:

Okaiyeto, K., Nwodo, U.U., Mabinya, L.V., Okoli, A.S. and Okoh, A.I. (2015). Characterization of a Bioflocculant (MBF-UFH) Produced by Bacillus sp. AEMREG7, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 12986-13003; doi:10.3390/ijms160612986

Lise Nordgard, Thomas Bohn, Froydis Gillund, Idun Merete Gronsberg, Marianne Iversen, Anne Ingeborg Myhr, Malachy Ifeanyi Okeke, Arinze Okoli, Hermoine Venter, Odd-Gunnar Wikmark (2015). Uncertainty and Knowledge Gaps related to Environmental Risk Assessment of GMOs. A technical report commissioned by the Miljødirektoratet, Norway.

Okeke, M.I., Okoli, A.S., Nilssen, O., Moens, U., Tryland, M., Bøhn, T., and Traavik, T. (2014). «Molecular characterization and phylogenetics of Fennoscandian cowpox virus isolates based on the p4c and atip genes«. Virology Journal. 2014 Jun 27;11 (1):119. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-11-119.

A.S. Okoli, M.J. Raftery and G.L. Mendz. (2012). Comparison of Helicobacter bilis-Associated Protein Expression in Huh7 Cells Harbouring HCV Replicon and in Replicon-Cured Cells. International Journal of Hepatology. Vol 2012, Article ID 501671, 16 pages. DOI: 10.1155/2012/501671

A.S. Okoli, M.J. Raftery and G.L. Mendz. (2012). Effects of Human and Porcine bile on the proteome of Helicobacter hepaticus. Proteome Science. 10:27

Tania E. Farrar, A.S. Okoli, George L. Mendz. (2012). “Campylobacter spp. Responses to the Environment and Adaptations to Hosts”. In Hin-chung Wong (ed), Stress Response of Foodborne Microorganisms, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, Chapter 8. ISBN: 9781611228106.

A.S. Okoli, M.R. Wilkins, M.J. Raftery and G.L. Mendz. (2010). The Response of H. hepaticus To Bovine Bile. J Proteome Res. 9(3):1374-84.

A.S. Okoli, C. Armalle and G.L. Mendz. (2009) The Year in Helicobacter: Other Helicobacter species. Helicobacter. 14 (1): 69-74.

Q. V. Tu, A.S. Okoli, Z. Kovach and G. L. Mendz. (2009). Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Prevalence of Helicobacter spp. and Molecular Pathogenesis. Future Microbiol. 4:1283-13301.