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Obi, Timothy Uzochukwu

Category: TWAS Fellows
Obi (DVM, PhD (Ibadan), MVM (Glasgow) retired Professor of veterinary medicine, Univ. of Ibadan Nigeria, currently Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Nigeria Expert in epidemiology,immuno-diagnosis and control of major Transboundary Animal Diseases. Served as consultant epidemiologist for various intl. organizations in Africa and Iraq. Was Reg. Coord.- Advisor, USAID–funded STOPAI West Africa. A Fellow, Nigerian Acad. of Sciences, College of Veterinary Surgeons of Nigeria, African Acad. of Sciences decorated with a Medal for Outstanding Biomedical Research, Nigeria; Nigerian Presidential honour as Member of the Federal Republic, 2008; and a plaque for contributions towards global eradication of rinderpest.
First Names Timothy Uzochukwu
Surname Obi
Nationality Niger
Category Fellow
Year of Election 2006
Section 01-Agricultural Sciences
Keywords Veterinary epidemiology, immuno-diagnostics.