Personal profile


Chidinma is a second-year PhD Microbiology student studying the consumer and environmental microbiome effects of domestic probiotic cleaning products. She will be creating and analyzing laboratory models of the kitchen environment. It will include sampling and quantitatively analyzing environmental microbiome samples, utilizing cutting-edge methods that account for cell viability. Understanding of how probiotics alter the network of microbial interactions will be created, and this knowledge will be used to apply the microbiome safety framework to home care products.


Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Glasgow

9 Nov 20209 Nov 2021

Award Date: 7 Apr 2022

Bachelor of Science, BSc Microbiology, University of Nigeria


Award Date: 31 Jul 2018

Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri


Award Date: 28 Nov 2014

Areas of expertise

  • RL Dermatology
  • human skin microbiome
  • probiotic use
  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • microbial-based cleaning products


  • Bacillus, microbiome, impact assessment