EBSR Group

Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainability Research Group

Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainable Research Group (EBSRGroup) is a research unit in the Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Benin. The Group comprises resident academics, colleagues from sister departments, universities and research institutes whose research interests deal with contemporary and topical issues on cellular perturbations, geno-toxic substances in the environment, particularly soil and plants, as well as the remediation of these resources and environmental sustainability coping strategies.
Welcome to EBSR Group !
Prof. Geoffrey Obinna ANOLIEFO

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Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainability Research Group, University of Benin
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Mission Statement

The Mission Statement of the Group is; “To Ensure a Healthy and Safe Environment through Research and Development”. EBSR Group has a laboratory that is equipped to handle analytical procedures in basic Plant Biochemistry, Plant and Soil Nutrient assays, Microbial Culture and Identification, Soil Characterization and sundry analyses. The laboratory is developing her Molecular Biology section, but in the interim, is in collaboration with a Research Institute for molecular studies. The group enjoys wide international peer review activities and thrives in prompt publication of research findings, through Conference proceedings as well as research journal articles.

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Areas of Research

The focus of academic activities and areas of research emphasis and expertise within the Group are, and not restricted to, the following areas;

1. Bioremediation technology (air, land and water)
2. Ecophysiological Risk Assessment and Management
3. Environmental Biogeography
4. Environmental Impact Assessment Indices and Parameters
5. Environmental Sustainability Coping Strategies
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Research Students

A number of undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as foreign interns have been mentored in the Group research laboratory. More than 75 % of the undergraduate students as well as their counterparts at the post graduate levels from the group are recipients of both national and international scholarships and awards.

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