Professor of Biology
Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Haverford College (2008-Date; Assistant Professor 2002-2007; Associate 2008-2014) * Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Studies Berlin, 2010/11) * Branco Weiss Fellow of the Society-in-Science, ETHZ, Zuerich, Switzerland (2004-2009) * Career Development Lecturer, University of Bradford, UK (2000-2002) * Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Univ. of Maryland Med. Sch. (1998-2000) * Fellow, International Program in the Chemical Sciences, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden (1998) * Fulbright Fellow, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland (1996-1997) * Education: B.Pharm., M.Sc., and Ph.D., Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
The Okeke lab studies interactions between Escherichia coli and other bacteria and their eukaryotic hosts with support from the National Science Foundation. We are also interested in the genetic basis for antimicrobial resistance and the molecular epidemiology of diarrheal pathogens in studies based at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and the University of Ghana Medical School.