Patience Ukamaka Ishieze is a lecturer II in the Department of Crop Science. She holds a Masters degree in Plant Pathology and currently undergoing a PhD research studies in plant pathology specializing in Mycology. She also has a wealth of Laboratory experience where she has served the University for more than eight years. Mrs. Ishieze has attended many conferences and workshops. She also has more than eight publications to her credit comprising journal articles and conference proceedings. She is a member of international and national professional bodies.