BACKGROUND
Name: Egbuche, Chukwudi Michael
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 13th April, 1986
Town: Aguleri
LGA: Anambra East
State: Anambra
Nationality: Nigerian
Religion: Christianity
Marital Status: Married

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Public Health Parasitology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2019)
M.Sc Public Health Parasitology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 2012
B.Sc (First Class Hons) Parasitology and Entomology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 2007
West African Senior School Certificate, D. M. G. S. Onitsha 2003
Primary School Leaving Certificate, Sancta Maria P/S Onitsha 1997


WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Lecturer Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2019 to date)
Lecturer I Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2016 to 2019)
Lecturer II Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2013 - 2016)
Assistant Lecturer Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2012 - 2013)
Graduate Assistant Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2009 - 2012)
Laboratory Assistant Primary Health Centre, Gombe, Gombe state. (2008 - 2009)

HOBBIES: Reading, listening to music, travelling, cooking.
Interest Includes: Vector biology, Epidemiology, Parasite and insect Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics
Undergraduate Qualifications
B.Sc (First Class Hons.) Parasitology and Entomology
Postgraduate Qualifications
Ph.D Public Health Parasitology, M.Sc Public Health Parasitology
Books Published
Ekwunife, C. A., Okigbo, R. N., Okeke, J. J. and Egbuche, C. M. (2019). In: BIO 104 Practical Manual for Year One Students (C. A. Ekwunife (Ed.)). 2nd Edition. Homer and Hammer Publisher Onitsha, Anambra State. Pp 30.

Ekwunife, C. A., Okigbo, R. N., Okeke, J. J. and Egbuche, C. M. (2018). In: BIO 103 Practical Manual for Year One Students (C. A. Ekwunife (Ed.)). 2nd Edition. Homer and Hammer Publisher Onitsha, Anambra State. Pp 28.

Egbuche, C. M. (2017). Vertebrates. In: Standard Modern Biology (K. I. Ubaoji (ed)). Published by Thinkers Publisher. ISBN: 978-978-8454-36-9, Chapter 5: 61 – 83

Egbuche, C. M. (2017). Digestive system of animals. In: Standard Modern Biology (K. I. Ubaoji (ed)). Published by Thinkers Publisher. ISBN: 978-978-8454-36-9, Chapter. 12: 182 – 195

Iwueze, M. O. and Egbuche, C. M. (2015). Introduction to science of life. In Broad approach to history and Philosophy of science (C. E. Uzor and C. O. Abakare (eds)). Published by school of General Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. ISBN: 978-978-3329-3-2, Chapter 5: 74- 82

Publications
Egbuche, C. M., Onyido, A. E., Umeanaeto, P. U., Omah, I. F., Ukonze, C. B., Okeke, J. J., Ezihe, C. K., Irikannu, K. C., Aniekwe, M. I., Ogbodo, J. C and Enyinnaya, J. O. (2020). Anopheles species composition and some climatic factors that influence their survival and population abundance in Anambra East LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 41 (2): 240 – 250.

Achu, C. E., Nwaorgu, O. C., Egbuche, C. M., Ezeagwuna, D.A., Ajibaye, O. and Aribodor, D. N. (2020). Frequency of Merozoite Surface Protein 2 (MSP2) Allelic Families and Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) Resistance Markers among Asymptomatic Pregnant Women in Delta State, Nigeria. American Journal of Biosciences, 8(1): 6 – 14.

Irikannu, K. C., Onyido, A. E., Umeanaeto, P. U., Onwube, O., Ogaraku, J. C., Egbuche, C. M., Oyeniyi, A. T., Adesalu, O. O. and Jimoh, T. R. (2019). Molecular characterization and malaria transmission potential of Anopheles gambiae complex in Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 6(6): 96 – 101.

Egbuche, C. M., Samuel, P. U., Ezihe, C. K., Ukonze, C. B., Chukwuzoba, O. A., Okoye, K. C and Onyido, A. E. (2019). Evaluation of Perma Net® 2.0 in the Control of Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes aegypti from Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigerian Annals of Pure and Applied Sciences; 1 (1): 68 - 75.

Egbuche, C. M., Ukonze, C. B., Udofia, I. J., Okafor, T., Okoye, K. C., Chukwuzoba, O. A. and Obasi, C. J. (2019). Comparative assessment of urine based RDT in malaria diagnosis during febrile and non-febrile conditions. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology; 40(1): 37 - 45.

Egbuche, C. M., Chukwu, I., Ezihe, C. K., and Ngenegbo, U. C. (2017). Impact of Control Measures on the Prevalence of Intestinal Parasite Infections among Primary School Pupils. International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biosciences; 4(5): 1 - 5

Ebuka Kingsley Ezihe, Friday Maduka Chikezie, Chukwudi Micheal Egbuche, Edith N. Nwankwo, Angus Ejidikeme Onyido, Dennis Aribodor and Samdi Musa Lazarus (2017). Seasonal Distribution and Micro-climatic factors Influencing the Abundance of the Malaria Vectors in South-East Nigeria. Journal of Mosquito Research, 7(3): 15-26

Ezihe, K. C., Egbuche, C. M., Job, U., Friday, M. C., Anumba, J. U., Nwankwo, E. N., Chukwuzoba, A. O., Umenzekwe, C. C., Ejehu, Z. U. and Inya Agha, I. S. (2017). Mosquito species associated with refuse dumps within Enugu Municipal, Enugu State, Nigeria. Journal Mosquito Research; 7(6): 1-5.

Egbuche, C. M., Ezihe, C. K., Aribodor, D. N. and Ukonze, C. B. (2016). Survey of mosquitoes in open and closed larval habitats in Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal Mosquito Research; 6(17): 1-5.

Umeanaeto, P. U., Nwofor, O. F., Iwueze, M. O., Ugwuanyi, I. K., Egbuche, C. M., and Igbodika, C. M. (2016). Parasite Contamination of Edible Vegetables Sold in Onitsha Markets. The Bioscientist; 4(1): 21- 31.

Umeanaeto, P. U., Onu, Q. U., Iwueze, M. O., Ugwuanyi, I. K., Egbuche, C. M., Okwelogu, I. S. and Igbodika, C. M. (2016). Ecology of Man-biting Mosquitoes in Ikeghe Okpatu, Enugu State Nigeria. The Bioscientist; 4(1): 32- 41.

Ugwuanyi, I. K., Eneanya, C. I., Nwaorgu, O. C., Aribodor, D. N., Mbanefo, E. C., Umeanaeto, P. U., Egbuche, C. M. and Ugha, C. N. (2015). Cytotaxonomic identification of Simulium damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Oji River area of Enugu state, Nigeria. Journal of Entomology and zoology studies; 3(3): 34- 39.

Okonkwo, N. J., Nwankwo, E. N., Uko, I., Okafor, E. G., Ukonze, B. C., Ogbonna, C. U., Egbuche, C. M., Chikezie, F. M. and Obiechina, I. O. (2014). Evaluation of Moringa oleifera (LAM) (Moringaceae) seed oil for larval control Aedes aegypti L. (Diptear: Culicidae). International Journal of science and technology, 2(12): 75- 81. www.theijst.com

Ikpeze, O. O., Iwueze M. O., Egbuche, C. M., Ngenegbo, U. C. and Onwuzulike I. F. V. (2014). Knowledge, attitude and practices of residents of Achiagu, Adani and Aguobuowa communities in Nigeria regarding River blindness. International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 3(3): 115- 119 www.ijagbio.com

Onyido, A. E., Ugha, C. N., Eneanya, O. A., Umeanaeto, P. U., Egbuche, C. M., Obiechina, I. O., Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K. and Nwangwu, U. C. (2014). Malaria vector bionomics in Abagana community of Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of American Science;10(2): 157-161

Okonkwo, N. J., Nwankwo, E. N., Ozumba, N. A., Egbuche, C. M. and Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K. (2014). Studies on the invertebrate fauna associated with Moringa oleifera (Lam), (Moringaceae) during the rainy season in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 3(1): 22- 25 www.ijagbio.com

Egbuche, C. M., Eneanya, C. I., Aribodor, D. N. Eneanya, O. A., Ogbuagu, C. N. and Ezugbo-Nwobi I. K. (2013). Malaria Prevalence and Use of Insecticide-Treated Net among Community Members in Aguleri, Anambra State, Nigeria. The Bioscientist; 1(1): 60- 66.

Iwueze, M. O., Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K., Umeanaeto, P. U., Egbuche, C. M. and Anaso, C. I. (2013). Knowledge, Attitude and Management Practices on Malaria: A Case Study of Amansea, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. The Bioscientist; 1(1): 32- 38.

Ugha, C. N., Onyido, A.E., Obiukwu, M.O., Umeanaeto, P. U., Egbuche, C.M,. and Obiechina, I. O. (2013). Stable endemic malaria in a rainforest community of South Eastern Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological sciences; 6(3): 6 – 15

Nwangwu, U.C., Onyido, A.E., Egbuche, C.M, Iwueze, M.O. and Ezugbo-Nwobi, I.K. (2013). Parasites Associated with wild-caught houseflies in Awka metropololis. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological sciences; 6(1): 12 – 19

Okwelogu, I. S., Ikpeze, O. O., Ezeagwuna, D. A., Aribodor, D. N. Nwanya, A. V., Egbuche, C. M., Okolo, K. V. and Ozumba, N. A. (2012). Urinary schistosomiasis among school children in Okija, Anambra State, South Eastern Nigeria. Schorlarly Journal of Biological Sciences; 1(1): 1-6

Aribodor, N., Obikwelu, M., Ekwunife, C., Egbuche, C., Ezugbo-Nwobi, I and Etaga, H. (2012). Preliminary Investigation on Soil- Transmitted Helminth Infections in Rural Communities in Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Life Sciences; 6(2012): 448-451.

Onyido, A.E., Obinatu, S. C., Umeanaeto, P. U., Obiukwu, M. O. and Egbuche, C. M. (2011). Malaria Prevalence and Mosquito vector Abundance in Uli Town, Ihiala Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. African Journal of Biomedical Research; 14: 175-182.

Onyido, A. E., Zeibe, C. C., Okonkwo, N. J., Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K., Egbuche, C. M., Udemezue, O. I. and Ezeanya, L. C. (2011). Damage Caused by the Bean Bruchid, Callosobruchus maculates (Fabricius) on different Legume Seeds on Sale in Awka and Onitsha Markets, Anambra State, South Eastern Nigeria. African Research Review; 5(4): 116- 123.

Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K., Obiukwu, M. O., Umeanaeto, P. U. and Egbuche, C. M. (2011). Prevalence of malaria parasites among Nnamdi Azikiwe University Students and Anti-Malaria Drug Use. African Research Review; 5(4): 135- 134.

Onyido, A. E., Obi, N. C., Umeanaeto, P. U., Obiukwu, M. O. and Egbuche, C. M. (2011). Malaria Prevalence and Indoor-Bitting Mosquito vector abundance in Ogbunike, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. African Research Review; 5(3): 1- 13.


Obiukwu, M. O., Egbuche, C. M., Okonkwo, N. J., Chukwuma, I. F., Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K., and Umeanaeto, P. U. (2011). Malaria: Home Management Practices of Caregivers in Onitsha North LGA, Anambra State of Nigeria. Natural and Applied Science Journal; 12(2): 190-192
Previous Employment
Corps member, Primary Health Centre, Gombe, Gombe state (2008 - 2009).