Victor Ujor

Victor Ujor
Assistant Professor, Bioenergy and Biological Waste Management
Office: 
1328 Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Phone: 
330-287-1268
Degree Information: 
B.S., Enugu State University, Enugu, Nigeria
M.S., University of Westminster, London, England
Ph.D., University of Westminster, London, England

Works

Journal Articles

Okonkwo, CC, Ujor, V, Ezeji, TC, "Investigation of relationship between 2,3-butanediol toxicity and production during growth of Paenibacillus polymyxa" New Biotechnology 34 (2017) 23-31-23-31

Chapters

"Butanol fermentation" In Bioenergy: Principles and Applications. Edited by Li, Y. and Khanal, S. K. 2016.
"Global climate change: Enteric reduction strategies in livestock" In Environmental stress and amelioration in livestock production. Edited by Sejian V., Naqvi, S. M. K., Ezeji, T., Lakritz, J., and Lal, R. 2012.

Conferences

Ujor, V., Gopalan, V., and Ezeji, T.C., "Enhancing butanol productivity through improved utilization of biomass by Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052" Sun Grant National Conference

Patents

Ujor, V., Gopalan, V., Ezeji, T. C. Enhanced microbial fermentation of biomass-derived sugars to fuels and chemicals. Filed Jan 2016

Presentations

"Bio-products: Answers to the non-energy derivatives of crude oil?." In Student Seminar: Ohio Agricultural Development Center. 2016.
"Waste to energy and clean water." In Science of Agriculture. 2016.
"Crude Oil: How Would the World Economy Fare Without It?." In Wooster Science Cafe. 2016.
"Bioenergy from waste materials." In Field trip: Northside Christian School. 2016.
"Metabolic engineering to enhance furfural tolerance during cellulosic butanol fermentation by glycerol-supplemented Clostridium beijerinckii." In American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference. 2016.
"Effect of allopurinol on the fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates to ethanol." In OARDC,Annual Research Conference. 2016.
"Butanol Production from Eastern Redcedar." In AIChE Annual Meeting. 2014.
"Exploiting glycerol metabolism for in situ detoxification of furfural by Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 during acetone-butanol-ethanol fermentation." In Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center conference. 2014.
"Ribonuclease P-mediated knock-down of DNA integrity scanning protein (DisA) in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 enhanced butanol production on pentose and hexose substrates." In Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium Annual Conference. 2013.
"Unraveling the role of calcium (Ca2+) in acetone-butanol-ethanol fermentation using Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052." In Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center conference. 2013.
"Ribonuclease P-mediated knock-down of DNA integrity scanning protein (DisA) in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 enhanced butanol production on pentose and hexose substrateXanthine dehydrogenase inhibition ameliorates furfural toxicity during acetone-butanol-ethanol fermentation by Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052." In Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium Conference. 2013.
"Ribonuclease P-mediated knock-down of DNA integrity scanning protein (DisA) in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 enhanced butanol production on pentose and hexose substrates." In Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium Conference. 2013.
"Enhancing butanol productivity through improved utilization of biomass by Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052." In Sun Grant National Conference. 2012.
"The Biochemistry of mycelial interactions between Schizophyllum commune and Trichoderma viride during agar plate interaction." In Czech Society for Microbiology meeting. 2008.
"The metabolomics of mycelial interactions between the basidiomycete, Schizophyllum commune and two ascomycetes, Trichoderma viride and Chaetomium elatum. Natural products discovery and production II - Celebrating the successes of traditional and novel culture sources." In Engineering conferences international. 2008.
"Enhanced production of laccase by fungal utilization of a wide range of agricultural and industrial wastes in 15-Liter bioreactors." In European Cooperation in Science and Technology meeting. 2008.