The 4th in the series of Covenant University’s Inaugural Lecture comes up on Friday, February 14, 2014 at the University Chapel.
The lecture entitled: Microbial Life in The Presence of Carbon and Oxygen: Consequences for Man, will be delivered by an astute scholar and Professor of Medical Microbiology, Professor Louis Osayenum Egwari.
Professor Egwari is the Director of Covenant University Centre for Research and Development (CUCERD). He is also the immediate past Deputy Dean, School of Natural and Applied Sciences in the College of Science and Technology of the university.
He joined Covenant University as Associate Professor of Microbiology in June 2008. He was appointed Professor of Microbiology on December 1, 2008 and later became the first substantive Head of Department, Biological Sciences in February, 2009.
A dogged researcher, his research efforts in 2010 brought three Patent Rights to the university as approved by National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) for the production of Beverage Drink from Pawpaw Fruits; Production of Fermented Rice Products and Culture Media Formulation from Whole Fauna of Sun-dried Crayfish and Exoskeleton of Crab and Shrimps.