Dr. Stephen I. N. Ekunwe

steveOffice: JAP Science Building – Rm 442

Email: stephen.i.ekunwe@jsums.edu

Phone: (601) 979-3476

Fax: (601) 979-5853





  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1998; Cell & Molecular Biology/Microbial Genetics
  • M.S., Jackson State University, M.S., 1990; Major: Biology
  • B.S., Jackson State University, M.S., 1985; Major: Biology

Research Interests

  • Colorectal and prostate cancer biology and phyto-therapeutics
  • Microbial molecular genetics
  • Bioremediation: isolation and characterization of potential degraders of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (HMW-PAHs)
  • Interactions of bacterio-phage T4 and its host, Escherichia coli K-12.