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Abeni Beshiru obtained his BSc degree in Microbiology at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Nigeria. He obtained his MSc and PhD in Microbiology at the University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria. His PhD was supported with research grant from The World Academy of Science. Dr Abeni Beshiru is a faculty member in the Department...
Abeni Beshiru obtained his BSc degree in Microbiology at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Nigeria. He obtained his MSc and PhD in Microbiology at the University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria. His PhD was supported with research grant from The World Academy of Science. Dr Abeni Beshiru is a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Western Delta University, Oghara Nigeria. He has been the Head of Microbiology and Biotechnology Department since November 2021. He is also the Director of Visiting Academic Fellowship at Western Delta University. He has over 8 years of teaching, research and administrative experience in the University system.
Dr Beshiru was also a Post-doctoral Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin Germany. Dr Beshiru has received Research Grants from various organizations at different times as a principal investigator and as co-principal investigator including the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) Research Grants – Short-Term Grant, TETFUND Research Grants, International Foundation for Science Research Grant, African-German Network of Excellence in Science Junior Researcher Grant, Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Grant and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development Research Grant, among others. Dr Beshiru was also awarded the Professor Oyewale Tomori National Young Scientist Prize in Microbiology by the Nigerian Young Academy. He was also a participant at the World Scientific Forum in Budapest Hungary. He also attended the Summer School and Workshop on Plasmids as Vehicles of Antimicrobial Resistance Spread hosted by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy. Dr Beshiru was awarded the Iso Lomso Fellowship and was a Visiting Scholar at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Stellenbosch South Africa. He has also been awarded the George Foster Research Fellowship to carry out microbiological research in Germany. Dr Beshiru has also been awarded a scholarship to study a German language course at the Goethe-Institut in Berlin Germany.
Dr Beshiru’s research is centered on pathogen biology and disease transmission, water/wastewater quality, applied and environmental Microbiology. Over the years he has conducted significant research addressing a variety of biological challenges affecting human health and the environment. His findings emphasize the urgent need for coordinated global action in the fight against multi-drug resistant bacteria. Dr Beshiru regularly contribute to national and international congresses as a participant, invited speaker and organizer. He reviews papers for key journals in his field. He contribute to teaching, research and other professional scholarly activities. In the areas of prevention of foodborne pathogens and other zoonotic diseases, he makes a difference in the world via contributing to food /water safety and security, impact success to professional, graduate students and trainees and ultimately make an impact to global health. He serves in various national and global professional engagements. He has authored and coauthored quality reputable scientific journal articles, several conference presentations with an H-Index of 12, i10-Index of 13 and >450 citations in Google scholar as of August 2022 (all within the last five years). Over 21 of his original research articles are indexed in Scopus and Web of Science. He has presented papers in many conferences in Nigeria, within Africa and in Europe. Dr Beshiru has sustained research collaborations with researchers and scholars from Nigeria, Germany, South Africa, Egypt, Benin Republic, Republic of Ireland, Ghana, China, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
Dr Beshiru is a member of some professional and academic organizations. These include:
Nigerian Society of Microbiology
International Society for Infectious Diseases
Nigerian Society of Biotechnology
Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology
Nigerian Institution of Professional Engineers and Scientists
Administratively, Dr Beshiru has at one time or the other occupied the following positions:
Head of Department, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Western Delta University, Oghara
Director, Directorate of Visiting Academic Fellows, Western Delta University, Oghara
Secretary, Open Education Resources, Western Delta University, Oghara
Dr Beshiru is married with child.