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Umar Abdulmutallib, PhD

Lecturer II

Research Interest

Synthetic biology, Microbial degradation of xenobiotics, plastic degradation, molecular biology and genetic engineering

Area of specialization

Microbial Biotechnology


  • PhD.
  • M.Sc.
  • BSc.

Selected Publications

  1. Genome analysis of the metabolically versatile Pseudomonas umsongensis GO16: the genetic basis for PET monomer upcycling into polyhydroxyalkanoates.
  2. Microbial genes for a circular and sustainable bio-PET economy.
  3. Phytochemical screening and the antioxidant properties of Aerva lanata flower extracts and their in vitro anti-proliferative effects on human liver cancer cell line (HEPG-2).