Chinyere Okoro

Dr Chinyere Okoro


Lecturer in Bacteriology
PhD (Cantab), MSc, BSc
+44 (0)1483 684487
9:00am - 5:00pm. By appointment

Biography

Areas of specialism

One Health; Bacteriology; Genomics; Bacterial phenotyping; Public Engagement

University roles and responsibilities

  • Module Lead BMS1035 PRACTICAL AND BIOMEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY
  • Academic Integrity Officer (FHMS)

    Research

    Research interests

    Research collaborations

    Supervision

    Postgraduate research supervision

    My teaching

    My publications

    Publications

    Chattaway MA, Aboderin AO, Fashae K, Okoro CK, Opintan JA, Okeke IN. (2016) Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Enteric Bacteria in Sub-Saharan Africa: Clones, Implications and Research Needs.
    Onsare RS, Micoli F, Lanzilao L, Alfini R, Okoro CK, Muigai AW, Revathi G, Saul A, Kariuki S, MacLennan CA, Rondini S (2015) Relationship between antibody susceptibility and lipopolysaccharide O-antigen characteristics of invasive and gastrointestinal nontyphoidal Salmonellae isolates from Kenya.
    Okoro CK, Barquist L, Connor TR, Harris SR, Clare S, Stevens MP, Arends MJ, Hale C, Kane L, Pickard DJ, Hill J, Harcourt K, Parkhill J, Dougan G, Kingsley RA. (2015) Signatures of adaptation in human invasive Salmonella Typhimurium ST313 populations from sub-Saharan Africa.
    Seth-Smith HM, Fookes MC, Okoro CK, Baker S, Harris SR, Scott P, Pickard D, Quail MA, Churcher C, Sanders M, Harmse J, Dougan G, Parkhill J, Thomson NR. (2012) Structure, diversity, and mobility of the Salmonella pathogenicity island 7 family of integrative and conjugative elements within Enterobacteriaceae.
    Okoro CK, Kingsley RA, Connor TR, Harris SR, Parry CM, Al-Mashhadani MN, Kariuki S, Msefula CL, Gordon MA, de Pinna E, Wain J, Heyderman RS, Obaro S, Alonso PL, Mandomando I, MacLennan CA, Tapia MD, Levine MM, Tennant SM, Parkhill J, Dougan G. (2012) Intracontinental spread of human invasive Salmonella Typhimurium pathovariants in sub-Saharan Africa
    Okoro CK, Brown R, Jones AL, Andrews BA, Asenjo JA, Goodfellow M, Bull AT. (2009) Diversity of culturable actinomycetes in hyper-arid soils of the Atacama Desert, Chile.
    Santhanam R, Okoro CK, Rong X, Huang Y, Bull AT, Weon HY, Andrews BA, Asenjo JA, Goodfellow M. (2012) Streptomyces atacamensis sp. nov., isolated from an extreme hyper-arid soil of the Atacama Desert, Chile
    Santhanam R, Okoro CK, Rong X, Huang Y, Bull AT, Andrews BA, Asenjo JA, Weon HY, Goodfellow M. (2012) Streptomyces deserti sp. nov., isolated from hyper-arid Atacama Desert soil.
    Rateb ME, Houssen WE, Arnold M, Abdelrahman MH, Deng H, Harrison WT, Okoro CK, Asenjo JA, Andrews BA, Ferguson G, Bull AT, Goodfellow M, Ebel R, Jaspars M. (2011) Chaxamycins A-D, bioactive ansamycins from a hyper-arid desert Streptomyces sp.
    Rateb ME, Houssen WE, Harrison WT, Deng H, Okoro CK, Asenjo JA, Andrews BA, Bull AT, Goodfellow M, Ebel R, Jaspars M. (2011) Diverse metabolic profiles of a Streptomyces strain isolated from a hyper-arid environment.
    Harris SR & Okoro CK in Goodfellow M, Sutcliffe I, Chun J (eds) (2014) New Approaches to Prokaryotic Systematics
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/bookseries/methods-in-microbiology/vol/41