Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Lecturer I, Plant Science and BioTechnology, Faculty of Science

Mr. Barka Peter Mshelmbula

Research Interest

Genetics, plant breeding, molecular cell Biology


I started my secondary school and completed in Shehu Garbai Secondary School, Maiduguri. I then attended Himma Private secondary school maiduguri, then proceeded to Unimaid where i studied B.Sc. Botany. Mshelmbula Barka peter did his National Youth service with the Ministry of Agriculture, Uyo, Akwa Ibom in the year 2006. Did a master degree in Genetics and also undergoing a Ph.D in cell and Molecular Biology.

the drive and craving to impart knowledge to my generational made me start teaching at the International Private Scools in Mubi immediately after my Youth service. From there,  started i got a job with the Federal polytechnic, Mubi as an Assistant lecturer in 2007. from there, i started working with the Adamawa state University in 2009 to 2017 in the year 2016, i was made the Head of department until my transfer of service to FULafia. In 2017, i got appointment with the Federal University of Lafia as a lecturer I and was made the Head of Department in the year 2017.

My passion is to raise a new crop of scientists who have the drive for cutting edge researches. Also, to build a formidable and world class biotechnology laboratory in Nigeria that can favourably compete with any other else where in the world.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals