Dr. (Mrs) Juliet Adamma Shenge leads the Dominican University research and innovation portfolio. She was appointed Director of research on November 20, 2019.
Her research focus is on molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral diseases of public health importance. Her other research areas of interest include genomics of infectious diseases, antiviral research, viral oncology, viral zoonosis and disease outbreak investigations.
Juliet Adamma Shenge is a graduate of University of Ibadan, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in Microbiology, Master’s and Doctorate (Ph.D ) degrees in Virology, in the Department of Virology, College of medicine, University of Ibadan. She also holds Certificate in Molecular and Cellular Immune Response; Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) of Eastern Health, Newfoundland, Canada; Certificate in Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE), USA, Certificates in Cancer Prevention and Birth Defects Surveillance by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, USA).
She is a member of many learned and professional associations including American Society for Virology, American Society for Microbiology, Association of African Virologists, International Society for Infectious Diseases, a certified member of Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE), USA, TEPHINET etc. She is a recipient of distinguished awards, fellowships and scholarships including Global Scholar award, University of Ibadan Postgraduate College Scholarship; UI PG College Publication Award, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) award; Acadia University scholarship, Nova Scotia, Canada; National Institute of Health Research Grants (USA); Keystone scholarships, CDC/TEPHINET scholarship award, WHO/World Hepatitis Alliance Award, among several others. She is also a fellow of Medical Education Partnership Initiative Nigeria (MEPIN). Dr. Shenge has attended several local and International conferences, where she has presented papers in her research and thematic area (Virology). She has to her credit several published articles in high impact journals, chapters in books and conference proceedings; reviewer/editorial board member of several reputable journals including Nature Research Journals (Scientific Reports), Sage Open Medicine, Journal of Oncology etc. She has a steaming interest in Global Health and International Development. She is a co-founder of Global Vision for Development Initiatives (GVDI). She is currently a lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, Dominican University, Ibadan.