Society for Animal and Environmental Biology (SAEB)

Society For Animal and Environmental Biology (Saeb)


Main Research Focus and other areas of research interest of the RG: Ecotoxicology, Animal Biotechnology, Biodiversity Studies, Ecosystem Monitoring, Environmental Management and Animal Bioinformatics. Environmental Biology encompassing such multidisciplinary areas as animal biodiversity prospecting, wildlife conservation and environmental management. 

Title of most recent research project: Infra-specific variation and compatibility of schistosome parasite species and their snail intermediate host species from the different geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

A maximum of seven (7) other current or completed research projects:

  • Parasites Diversity of Cave-dwelling Bats in Enugu State, Nigeria
  • Succession of Arthropods on Dichlorvos-Treated Carrions in Uburu, Ebonyi State Nigeria.
  • Household Survey of Anthropogenic Mosquito Habitats and Abundance of Mosquito Vectors in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.
  • Environmental and Public Health effects of open air defaecation.

Name of the Coordinator: Ven. Prof. Ikem Chris. Okoye

UNN email address of the RG:

UNN email address of the Coordinator:,ng

Current webpage of the RG:

Phone number of the RG: +2349080896952

Phone number of the Coordinator: 08069284633

Base Faculty/Institute/Center of the RG:  Biological Sciences

Department of the Coordinator: Zoology and Environmental Biology 

Headshot of the Coordinator

List of members and brief intro

  • Ven Prof Ikem Chris Okoye  – Chairman/Coordinator
  • Prof  Fabian C Okafoor  (Late)  –  Vice Chairman/ Asst. Coordinator)
  • Prof Nduka Rose Obiezue  –  Seceretary
  • Prof Patience Obiageli Ubachukwu
  • Bright Chika Ikele
  • Felicia Ngozi Okoh
  • Plus other members from within and outside the university of Nigeria

Members Google Scholar Citation links




10 Key publications

  • 1ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE (UNN 2019). Theme: Sustainable National Development: Role of Animal and Environmental Scientists. Date: 6th – 9th November, 2019.
  • 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE (VIRTUAL CONFERENCE)  (UNN 2020). Theme: Emerging Diseases and Global Environmental Challenges. Date: 14th – 17th October, 2020
  • 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE (VIRTUAL CONFERENCE)  (UNN 2021) Theme: Global Environmental Challenges Date: 3rd – 6th November, 2021
  • 4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE (VIRTUAL CONFERENCE)  (UNN 2022).  Theme: Combating Global Environmental Challenges.  Date: 12th – 15th October2022
  • SAEB has been publishing Book of Abstracts of SAEB Conferences (ISSN  accredited) before each national conference.
  • SAEB has been publishing Proceedings of SAEB Conferences (ISSN accredited) after each national conference.

List of patents/exhibitions/shows/productions from 2019 till date: SAEB publishes a peer review and ISSN accredited “Journal of Animal and Environmental Biology” (JAEB).