Journals Published by BRI Researchers

Agricultural Biotechnology


  1. Tesema Z, Deribe B, Tilahun M, Kefale A, Alebachew GW, Alemayehu K, et al. (2023) Estimation of crossbreeding and genetic parameters for reproductive traits of Boer x Central Highland goats in Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 18(9): e0291996.
  2. Tesema Z, Kefale A, Deribe B, Tilahun M, Lakew M, Alebachew GW, et al. (2023) Growth curve analysis in different generations of Boer x Central Highland goats using alternative estimation models. PLoS ONE 18(11): e0293493.
  3. Andualem Tenagne, Mengistie Taye, Tadelle Dessie, Bekalu Muluneh, Damitie Kebede & Getinet Mekuriaw Tarekegn (2023) Breeding objectives and selection criteria of farmers keeping indigenous cattle populations in north-west Ethiopia, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 51:1, 684-694 DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2023.2274499
  4. Andualem Tenagne, Mengistie Taye, Tadelle Dessie, Bekalu Muluneh, Damitie Kebede & Getinet Mekuriaw Tarekegn (2023) Management practices, reproductive performances, and production constraints of indigenous cattle in north-western parts of Ethiopia, NJAS: Impact in Agricultural and Life Sciences,  95:1, DOI: 10.1080/27685241.2023.2211533
  5. Muluneh B, Taye M, Dessie T, Wondim DS, Kebede D, Tenagne A (2023) Morpho-biometric characterization of indigenous chicken ecotypes in north-western Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 18(6): e0286299.
  6. Mengistie Taye, Tsedey Azeze, Diriba Hunde, Kasahun Melese, Abdulkadir Hassen, Seare Mihreteab, Getnet Assefa & Zelalem Yilma (2023) Challenges and opportunities of tablet-based electronic performance data collection and feedback system for artificial insemination delivery in dairy cattle: experience from the land O’Lakes Venture37 PAID project in Ethiopia, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 9:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311932.2023.2202217
  7. Mezgebu Getaneh, Mengistie Taye, Wossenie Shibabaw & Damitie Kebede (2023) Reproductive performances of Ethiopian indigenous goat populations under different management conditions for assisting selective breeding schemes, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 51:1, 276-281, DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2023.2191677
  8. Tenagne A, Taye M, Dessie T, Muluneh B, Kebede D, Tarekegn GM (2023) Quantifying morphometric and adaptive characteristics of indigenous cattle genetic resources in northwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 18(3): e0280640.
  9. Mekonnen, D.W. GHB degradation via TCA cycle is the major metabolic route in Arabidopsis thaliana. J. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol. (2023).


  1. Teketay Wassie, Bei Cheng, Tiantian Zhou, Lumin Gao, Zhuang Lu, Jianlin Wang, Bekalu Mulu, Mengistie Taye, Xin Wu, Enteromorpha polysaccharide and yeast glycoprotein mixture improves growth, antioxidant activity, serum lipid profile and regulates lipid metabolism in broiler chickens, Poultry Science, Volume 101, Issue 10, 2022,
  2. Bekahegn Wondim, Mengistie Taye, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Mariem Rouatbi, Tesfaye Getachew, Aynalem Haile & Mourad Rekik (2022) The efficiency of estrus synchronization protocols and artificial insemination in the Abergelle goat on-station and on-farm conditions of Northern Ethiopia, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 50:1, 518-525, DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2022.2108815
  3. Mezgebu Getaneh, Mengistie Taye & Damitie Kebede (2022) Management system and breeding practices of indigenous goat types in selected districts of East Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 8:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311932.2022.2071514
  4. Mezgebu Getaneh, Mengistie Taye & Damitie Kebede (2022) Conformation trait characterization of indigenous goats in selected districts of East Gojjam zone, Amhara region, Ethiopia, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 50:1, 225-238, DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2022.2058516
  5. Mezgebu Getaneh, Mengistie Taye, Damitie Kebede, Dereje Andualem, 2022. Structural indices of indigenous goats reared under traditional management systems in East Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Heliyon 8:3, e09180.
  6. Tadesse Tilahun, Yilkal Bezie, Yohannes Petros, Yigzaw Dessalegn & Mengistie Taye (2022) Correlation and path coefficient analysis of green pod yield and yield attributing traits of chili (Capsicumannum L.) genotypes in Ethiopia, All Life, 15:1, 203-210, DOI: 10.1080/26895293.2022.2037472
  7. Oumer Sheriff, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Aynalem Haile, Tesfaye Getachew & Joram M. Wacharo (2022) Genetic and economic evaluation of alternative breeding schemes for two indigenous goat populations of Ethiopia, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 50:1, 80-85, DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2021.2023549


  1. Asmare S, Alemayehu K, Abegaz S, Haile A (2021) On-farm evaluation of growth and reproductive performances of Washera and Gumuz sheep in northwestern Ethiopia: Basics for setting up breeding objectives/goals. PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254924.
  2. Sheriff, O., Alemayehu, K. & Haile, A. Morphological characterization of Arab and Oromo goats in northwestern Ethiopia. Agric & Food Secur 10, 49 (2021).
  3. Sheriff O, Alemayehu K, Haile A (2021) Phenotypic ranking experiments in identifying breeding objective traits of smallholder farmers in northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 16(3): e0248779.
  4. Tadesse Tilahun; Yilkal Bezie; Yohannes Petros; Yigzaw Dessalegn; Mengistie Taye. Green Pod Yield and Yield Attributing Traits of Chili (Capsicum annum L.) Genotypes in Ethiopia. (V1). 2021. Science Data Bank. 2021-12-27. doi:10.11922/sciencedb.01406;
  5. Kassahun, D., Taye, M., Kebede, D., Tilahun, M., Tesfa, A., Bitew, A., Kebede, A., Meseret, M., Lakew, E., Bimrow, T., & Haile, A. (2021). Phenotypic and genetic parameter estimates for early growth, growth rate, and growth efficiency-related traits of Fogera cattle in Ethiopia. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 1–11.

  6. Asfaw Belayneh, Asaminew Tassew & Mengistie Taye | (2021) Cattle fattening practices and performances in urban and peri-urban areas of Dangila town of Awi Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 7:1, 1963028, DOI: 10.1080/23311932.2021.1963028

  7. Sisay Asmare , Kefyalew Alemayehu , Solomon Abegaz, Aynalem Haile, Tesfaye Getachew, 2021. Prediction of Genetic Gains for Breeding Objective Traits and Designing Selection Schemes for Washera and Gumuz Indigenous Sheep. Jambura Journal of Animal Science 4:1, 1-13

  8. Tadesse Tilahun, Yilkal Bezie, Bizuayehu Kerisew & Mengistie Taye | Manuel Tejada Moral (Reviewing editor) (2021) The application of antisense technology for crop improvement: A review, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 7:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311932.2021.1910157

  9. Sheriff O, Alemayehu K, Haile A (2021). Phenotypic ranking experiments in identifying breeding objective traits of smallholder farmers in northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 16(3): e0248779.
  10. Asmare, F., Abebe, T.D., Gebrehawaryat, Y. et al. Genetic characterization of the orphan crop tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] accessions using simple sequence repeat markers. Genet Resour Crop Evol (2021).


  1. Mastewal Alehegn, Destaw Damtie, Melaku Wale, Yewulsew Kebede, 2020. Efficacy of the ethanol extracts of the leaves of some plant species on the mortality of maize weevils, Sitophilus zeamais (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) and prevention of grain damage. Ethiop. J. Sci. & Technol. 13(2): 147-160, DOI: 10.4314/ejst.v13i2.5.
  2. Bezie, Y., Tilahun, T., Atnaf, M. Taye, M., The potential applications of site-directed mutagenesis for crop improvement: a review. J. Crop Sci. Biotechnol. (2020).
  3. Yilkal Bezie, Tadesse Tilahun, Mulugeta Atnaf, Mengistie Taye, 2020. The Potential Applications of Site-Directed Mutagenesis for Crop Improvement: A review. bioRxiv doi:
  4. Oumer Sheriff, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Aynalem Haile, 2020. Morphological characterization of Arab and Oromo goats in northwestern Ethiopia: implications for community-based breeding programs. DOI: 10.21203/
  5. Zeleke TesemaKefyalew AlemayehuTesfaye GetachewDamitie KebedeBelay DeribeMengistie TayeMekonnen TilahunMesfin LakewAlemu KefaleNegus BelaynehAsres Zegeye & Liuel Yizengaw, 2020. Estimation of genetic parameters for growth traits and Kleiber ratios in Boer x Central Highland goat. Tropical Animal Health and Production, online first.
  6. Demelash Kassahun, Damitie Kebede, Aynalem Haile, Adebabay Kebede, Assemu Tesfa, Mekonen Tilahun, Addisu Bitew, Tewodros Bimrow, Eyasu Lakew, Mulugeta Meseret, Zeleke Tesema and Mengistie Taye, 2020. Phenotypic and genetic parameters of milk traits of Fogera cattle in Ethiopia. Livestock Research for Rural Development 32 (3).
  7. Oumer Sheriff, Kefyalew Alemayehu & Aynalem Haile, 2020. Production systems and breeding practices of Arab and Oromo goat keepers in northwestern Ethiopia: implications for community-based breeding programs. Tropical Animal Health and Production 52, 1467–1478.


  1. Esubalew Adimasu, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Tesfaye Getachew, 2019. Breeding Objective, Breeding Practices and Selection Criteria of Indigenous Sheep in Western Amhara, Ethiopia. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Research 6 (4): 172-182 2018 1.
  2. Esubalew Adimasu, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Tesfaye Getachew, 2018. On-farm pre-weaning growth performance of Washera, Farta, and their crossbred lambs in selected districts of western Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Ethiop. J. Sci. & Technol. 11(3): 253-270. DOI: 10.4314/ejst.v11i3.4


  1. Alemayehu and Kebede, 2017. Evaluation of Morphometric and Reproductive Traits of Indigenous Dairy Goat Types in North-Western Amhara, Ethiopia. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science (2017) 7(1), 45-51 2016
  2. Endalkachew Girma, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Solomon Abegaze, Damitie Kebede, 2016. Phenotypic characterization, population structure, breeding management and recommend breeding strategy for Fogera cattle (Bos indicus) in Northwestern Amhara, Ethiopia. Animal Genetic Resources, 2016, 58, 13–29. doi:10.1017/S2078633616000035.
  3. Kefyalew Alemayehu, Damitie Kebede, 2015. The Effect of Crossbreeding on Performance of Crossbred Dairy Cows and Indigenous Cattle Genetic Resources in the North-Western Amhara, Ethiopia. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 8(5): 1-7.
  4. Kefyalew Alemayehu, Damitie Kebede, Alemash Melese and Sileshi Andualem, 2015. Selection of Indigenous Goat Types for Designing Product Specific Breeding Strategy in Selected Districts of West Amhara, Ethiopia. World Applied Sciences Journal 33 (8): 1279-1285, DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wasj.2015.33.08.15595
  5. Damitie Kebede, Kefyalew Alemayehu and Endalkachew Girm, 2015. Reproductive and Productive Performance of Fogera Cattle in Lake Tana Watershed, North-Western Amhara, Ethiopia Journal of Reproduction and Infertility 6 (2): 56-62, 2015. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.jri.2015.6.2.95203.
  6. Kefyalew Alemayehu, Damitie Kebede, Endalkachew Girma, 2015. Survival and population viability of Fogera cattle (Bos indicus, Zenga Type) in North West Amhara, Ethiopia. Global Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 3 (6), pp. 181-187,
  7. Damitie Kebede, Alemash Melese, Kefyalew Alemayehu, Shigdaf Mekuriaw, Sileshi Andualem, 2015. INDIGENOUS GOAT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN SELECTED DISTRICTS OF WESTER AMHARA, ETHIOPIA. Journal of Harmonized Research in Applied Science, 3(4): 182-192
  8. Kefyalew Alemayehu, Damitie Kebede, Alemash Melese, Sileshi Andualem, 2015. FARMERS PERCEPTION ON THE UTILIZATION OF MILK PRODUCTS AND STRESS TOLERANCE CAPABILITIES OF GOATS IN SELECTED DISTRICTS OF THE NORTH-WESTERN AMHARA, ETHIOPIA. Journal of Harmonized Research in Applied Science, 3(4): 193-200


Health Biotechnology


  1. Endalamaw Tesfa, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret & Solomon Tebeje Gizaw (2023) Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene variants in pre-eclampsia: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 36:2, DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2023.2290918
  2. Mekonnen, D., Nibret, E., Munshea, A. et al. Comparative serum lipid and immunohematological values among adult pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculosis lymphadenitis cases and their association with sputum bacilli load and time to culture positivity in Northwestern Ethiopia. Lipids Health Dis 22, 56 (2023).
  3. Yizengaw, E., Nibret, E., Yismaw, G., Gashaw, B., Tamiru, D., Munshea, A., Takele, Y., Müller, I., Chapman, L., Weller, R., Cotton, J. A., & Kropf, P. Cutaneous leishmaniasis in a newly established treatment centre in the Lay Gayint district, Northwest Ethiopia. Skin Health and Disease, e229.
  4. Daniel Mekonnen, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret, Awoke Derbie, Mastewal W ubetu, Mengistie Taye, Taye Zeru, Belay Bezabih, Muluken Azage, Kidist Bobosha, Abraham Aseffa. Rapid Bioethical Assessment for Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Host Genetic Study in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia: Towards a ContextSpecific Ethical Approach. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2023;33(3):413. doi: 10.4314/ejhs .v33i3.4
  5. Tazebew B, Munshea A, Alehegn M. Knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) toward COVID-19 and its prevention among graduate students at Bahir Dar University, northwestern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. One Health Bull 2023;3:8
  6. Mekonnen, D., Munshea, A., Nibret, E., Adnew, B., Herrera-Leon, S., Aramendia, A. A., Benito, A., Abascal, E., Jacqueline, C., Aseffa, A., & Herrera-Leon, L. (2023). Comparative whole-genome sequence analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous lymphadenitis patients in Northwest Ethiopia. Frontiers in Microbiology14
  7. Tesfa, E., Munshea, A., Nibret, E., & Gizaw, S. T. Association of maternal serum magnesium with pre-eclampsia in African pregnant women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Health.
  8. Tesfa, E., Munshea, A., Nibret, E., & Gizaw, S. T. (2023). Determinants of pre-eclampsia among pregnant women attending antenatal care and delivery services at Bahir Dar public hospitals, northwest Ethiopia: A case-control study. Health Science Reports, 6(7), e1440.
  9. Derbie, A., Mekonnen, D., Nibret, E. et al. Cervical cancer in Ethiopia: a review of the literature. Cancer Causes  Control 34, 1–11 (2023).
  10. Derbie, A., Maier, M., Amare, B. et al. High-risk human papillomavirus genotype distribution among women with gynecology complaints in northwest Ethiopia. Infect Agents Cancer 18, 4 (2023).
  11. Kendie, F.A., Wale, M., Nibret, E. et al. Insecticide susceptibility status of Anopheles gambiae (s.l.) in and surrounding areas of Lake Tana, northwest Ethiopia. Trop Med Health 51, 3 (2023).


  1. Endalamaw Tesfa, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret, Solomon Tebeje Gizaw. Maternal serum uric acid, creatinine and blood urea levels in the prediction of pre-eclampsia among pregnant women attending ANC and delivery services at Bahir Dar city public hospitals, northwest Ethiopia: A case-control study. Heliyon. 2022; 8 : e11098.
  2. Endalew Yizengaw Shita , Endalkachew Nibret Semegn, Gizachew Yismaw Wubetu, Abaineh Munshea Abitew, Bizuayehu Gashaw Andualem, Mekuanint Geta Alemneh. Prevalence of Leishmania RNA virus in Leishmania parasites in patients with tegumentary leishmaniasis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022; 16(6): e0010427.
  3. Endalew Yizengaw Shita, Endalkachew Nibret, Abaineh Munshea, Bizuayehu Gashaw. Burden and risk factors of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. International Journal of Dermatology. 2022; 61(11): 1336-1345.
  4. Daniel Mekonnen, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret, Awoke Derbie, Andargachew Abeje,  Berhanu Elfu Feleke, Yohannes Zenebe, Mengstie Taye, Dessie Kiber, Birhanu Taye Amogne, Taye Zeru,  Endalamaw Gadisa, Kidist Bobosha,Adane Mihret, Liya Wassie, Yonas Kassahun, Abraham Aseffa. Tuberculosis Case Notification Rate Mapping In Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia: Four Years Retrospective Study. 2022; Ethiopian Medical Journal 60(1):3-11.
  5. Mekonnen D, Munshea A, Nibret E, Derbie AWubetu M, Taye M, Zeru TBezabih BAzage M, Bobosha K, Aseffa A. Rapid Bioethical Assessment for Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Host Genetic Study in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia: Towards Context Specific Ethical Approach.2022; 10.21203/
  6. Hailegebriel, T., Nibret, E. & Munshea, A. Distribution and seasonal abundance of Biomphalaria snails and their infection status with Schistosoma mansoni in and around Lake Tana, northwest Ethiopia. Sci Rep 12, 17055 (2022).
  7. Hailegebriel T, Nibret E, Munshea A, Ameha Z (2021) Prevalence, intensity and associated risk factors of Schistosoma mansoni infections among schoolchildren around Lake Tana, northwestern Ethiopia. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(10): e0009861.

  8. Addisu Tesfaye, Addisu Melese, Awoke Derbie, "Antimicrobial Resistance Profile and Associated Factors of Group B Streptococci Colonization among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Jigjiga, Southeast Ethiopia", International Journal of Microbiology, vol. 2022, Article ID 9910842, 8 pages, 2022.

  9. Awoke Derbie , Daniel Mekonnen , Eyaya Misgan, Melanie Maier, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Tamrat
    Abebe, Ethiop Med J, 2022, Vol. 60, No. 2

  10. Derbie, A., Mekonnen, D., Nibret, E. et al. Human papillomavirus genotype distribution in Ethiopia: an updated systematic review. Virol J 19, 13 (2022).

  11. Girma Zerefaw, Senait Tadesse, Awoke Derbie. Bacterial Uropathogens, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile and Associated Factors among Pediatric Patients in Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2021;32 (1):81. doi:

  12. Daniel Mekonnen, Abaineh Munshae, Endalkachew Nibret, Awoke Derbie, Andargachew Abeje, Berhanu Elfu Feleke, Yohannes Zenebe, Mengstie Taye, Dessie Kiber, Birhanu Taye Amogne, Taye Zeru, Endalamaw Gadisa, Kidist Bobosha, Adane Mih-ret, Liya Wassie, Yonas Kassahun, Abraham Aseffa. TUBERCULOSIS CASE NOTIFICATION RATE MAPPING IN AMHARA REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPIA: FOUR YEARS RETROSPECTIVE STUDY. Ethiop Med J, 2022, Vol. 60 No. 1


  1. Alula GA, Munshea A, Nibret E. Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections and Associated Risk Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Prenatal Care in Northwestern Ethiopia. BioMed Research International. 2021; 2021(6):1-12.
  2. Filate BT, Munshea A. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice towards Malaria among People Attending Mekaneeyesus Primary Hospital, South Gondar, Northwestern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Parasitology Research. 2021; 2021(2):1-14.
  3. Hailegebriel T, Nibret E, Munshea A, Ameha Z. Prevalence, intensity and associated risk factors of Schistosoma mansoni infections among schoolchildren around Lake Tana, northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 2021; 15(10): e0009861.
  4. Belaynesh Tazebew Flate, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibert. Prevalence and association of malaria with ABO blood group and hemoglobin levels in individuals visiting Mekaneeyesus Primary Hospital, Estie District, northwest Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Parasitology Research.2021; 120(5):1-15
  5. Tesfa E, Demeke D. Prevalence of and risk factors for hypertension in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.Health Sci Rep. 2021;4:e372. doi:10.1002/hsr2.372
  6. Tamirat Hailegebriel, Endalkachew Nibret, Abaineh Munshea, "Efficacy of Praziquantel for the Treatment of Human Schistosomiasis in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis", Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol. 2021, Article ID 2625255, 12 pages, 2021.

  7. Mekonnen, D., Derbie, A., Mihret, A. et al. Lipid droplets and the transcriptome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from direct sputa: a literature review. Lipids Health Dis 20, 129 (2021).

  8. Samrawit Tefera, Tewachew Awoke, Daniel Mekonnen, 2021. Methicillin and Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Associated Factors from Surgical Ward Inpatients at Debre Markos Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Infection and Drug Resistance 2021:14 3053–3062,

  9. Yohannes Zenebe, Yesuf Adem, Begna Tulu, Daniel Mekonnen, Awoke Derbie, Zewdie Mekonnen, Fantahun Biadglegne, 2021. Tuberculosis Lymphadenitis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Co-infections among Lymphadenitis Patients in Northwest Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Sci. 31 (3):653. doi:

  10. Tazeb Molla, Yohannes Zenebe, Laway Beza, Daniel Mekonnen, 2021. Bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of neonatal sepsis in Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study design. Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 35(1)

  11. Kebede, D., Admas, A. & Mekonnen, D. 2021. Prevalence and antibiotics susceptibility profiles of Streptococcus pyogenes among pediatric patients with acute pharyngitis at Felege Hiwot Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Microbiol 21, 135 (2021).

  12. Genet A, Mekonnen Z, Yizengaw E, Mekonnen D., 2021. First line antiretroviral treatment failure and associated factors among people living with HIV in northwest Ethiopia. Afri Health Sci. 21(1):263-72.

  13. Derbie, A., Mekonnen, D., Misgan, E. et al. Low level of knowledge about cervical cancer among Ethiopian women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Agents Cancer 16, 11 (2021).

  14. Tesfa, E., Nibret, E. & Munshea, A. Maternal Serum Zinc Level and Pre-eclampsia Risk in African Women: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Biol Trace Elem Res (2021).



  1. Abaineh Munshea, Ranbir Chander Sobti, Vijay Lakshmi Sharma and Ajay Wanchu.  Analysis of Transporter associated with Antigen Presentation (TAP) genes Polymorphisms with HIV-1 infection. Molecular and cellular biochemistry. 2020; 464: 65–71.
  2. Senait Mulugeta, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret. Seroprevalence of Anti– Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Debre Markos Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment.2020; 13: 1–10.
  3. Tesfa E, Nibret E, Munshea A (2020) Maternal lipid profile and risk of pre-eclampsia in African pregnant women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243538.

  4. Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Meseret Adugna, Biruk Yeshitela, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Tamrat Abebe, 2020. Therapeutic Efficacy of Artemether-Lumefantrine (Coartem®) for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria in Africa: A Systematic Review. Journal of Parasitology Research, Volume 2020, Article ID 7371681, 14 pages.

  5. Tesfa E, Nibret E, Gizaw ST, Zenebe Y, Mekonnen Z, Assefa S, et al. (2020) Prevalence and determinants of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0239048.

  6. Derbie, A., Mekonnen, D., Woldeamanuel, Y. et al. Azithromycin resistant gonococci: a literature review. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 9, 138 (2020).

  7. Derbie A, Mekonnen D, Woldeamanuel Y, Van Ostade X, Abebe T. HPV E6/E7 mRNA test for the detection of high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2+): a systematic review. Infect Agent Cancer. 2020;15:9. doi:10.1186/s13027-020-0278-x

  8. Awoke Derbie, ​Daniel MekonnenYimtubezinash WoldeamanuelTamrat Abebe, 2020. Cryptococcal antigenemia and its predictors among HIV infected patients in resource-limited settings: a systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases20: 407.


  1. Tareke K, Munshea A and Nibret. Seroprevalence of syphilis and its risk factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia: a cross‑sectional study. 2019; BMC Res Notes; 12:69
  2. Mekonnen D, Derbie A, Abeje A, Shumet A, Kassahun Y, Nibret E, Munshea A, Bobosha K, Wassie L, Biadglegne F, Aseffa A, Sack U. Genomic diversity and transmission dynamics of M. tuberculosis in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Dec 1;23(12):1314-1326. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0127. PMID: 31931916.
  3. Daniel Mekonnen,  Awoke Derbie, Asmamaw Chanie, Abebe Shumet, Fantahun Biadglegne, Yonas Kassahun, Kidist Bobosha, Adane Mihret, Liya Wassie, Abaineh Munshea, Endalkachew Nibret, Solomon Abebe Yime, jTone Tønjum, Abraham Aseffa, 2019. Molecular epidemiology of M. tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Tuberculosis 118, 101858.
  4. Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Gizachew Yismaw, Fantahun Biadglegne, Xaveer Van Ostade, Tamrat Abebe. Human papillomavirus in Ethiopia. VirusDis 2019.
  5. Daniel Mekonnen, Awoke Derbie, Andargachew Abeje, Abebe Shumet, Endalkachew Nibret, Fantahun Biadglegne, Abaineh Munshae, Kidist Bobosha, Liya Wassie, Stefan Berg, Abraham Aseffa: Epidemiology of Tuberculous Lymphadenitis in Africa: A systematic review and metaanalysis. PLoS ONE 2019: 14(4): e0215647
  6. Zewdie Mekonnen, Asmare Amuamuta, Yohannes Abere (2019). Wound healing effect of aqueous extracts of Brucea antidysenterica and Croton Marcostachyus from Northwest Ethiopia in albino mice. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics.8 (1):14-19


  1. Yohannes Zenebe, Martha Tibebu, Begna Tulu, Daniel Mekonnen, Zewdie Mekonnen: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with genotyping method among human immunodeficiency virus positive pediatric patients in Northwest Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study design. Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 2018;32(3)
  2. Zewdie Mekonnen, Abrha Gebreselema, and Yohannes Abere. Effect of Locally Manufactured Niger Seed Oil on Lipid Profile Compared to Imported Palm and Sunflower Oils on Rat Models. Hindawi, Journal of Lipids.Volume 2018, Article ID 7846350, 8 pages


  1. Daniel Mekonnen,Awoke Derbie, Fantahun Biadglegne, Yesuf Adem, Yohannes Zenebe, Hailu Mekonnen et al.Existing Knowledge and Practice on Magnitude, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review. Ethiop. Ethiop J Health Dev 2017;31(1):44-56
  2. Awoke Derbie, Yinebeb Mezgebu, Daniel Mekonnen, Tigist Birku, Agmas Dessalegn, Senait Tadesse, Fantahun Biadglegne.The epidemiology of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: A five-year retrospective study. Ethiop J Health Dev 2017;31(3):155-160
  3. Zewdie Mekonnen, Asmare Amuamuta, Wondemagegn Mulu, Mulat Yimer, Yohannes Zenebe, Yesuf Adem, Bayeh Abera, Wondemu Gebeyehu,Yakob Gebregziabher (2017) Clinical chemistry reference intervals of healthy adult populations in Gojjam Zones of Amhara National Regional State, Northwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184665.
  4. Wondemagegn Mulu, Bayeh Abera, Zewdie Mekonnen, Yesuf Adem, Mulat Yimer, Yohannes Zenebe, Asmare Amuamuta, Wondimu Gebeyehu (2017) Haematological and CD4+ T cells reference ranges in healthy adult populations in Gojjam zones in Amhara region, Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0181268.
  5. Bayeh Abera, Yesuf Adem, Mulat Yimer, Wondemagegn Mulu, Yohannes Zenebe and Zewdie Mekonnen (2017). Community seroprevalence of hepatitis B, C and human immunodeficiency virus in adult population in gojjam zones,northwest Ethiopia. Virology Journal 14:21; DOI: 10.1186/s12985-017-0696-6
  6. Daniel Mekonnen, Yohannes Zenebe, Awoke Derbie, Yesuf Adem, Derese Hailu, Wondemagegn Mulu, Fetlework Bereded, Zewdie Mekonnen, Endalew Yizengaw, Begna Tulu, Fantahun Biadglegne, Adane Mihret, Ulrich Sack (2017). Health impacts of bedbug infestation: A case of five towns in Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Journal of Health development, 31(4):251-258;


  1. Daniel Mekonnen, Awoke Derbie, Hailu Mekonnen, Yohannes Zenebe: Profile and Treatment Outcomes of Patients with Tuberculosis in Northeastern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Afr Health Sci 2016 Sep;16 (3):663-670
  2. Bayeh Abera, Mulugeta Kibret, Wondemagegn Mulu (2016). Extended-Spectrum beta (β)-Lactamases and Antibiogram in Enterobacteriaceae from Clinical and Drinking Water Sources from Bahir Dar City,Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 11(11):e0166519. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166519
  3. Mulat Yimer, Yohannes Zenebe, Wondemagegn Mulu, Bayeh Abera and Jose´ M Saugar (2016). Molecular epidemiology of Entamoeba histolytica/ dispar infections and isolation of other pathogenic bacterial infections among health centers in Gozamin district, east Gojjam zone.Tropical Doctors


  1. Martha Tibebu Lemma, Yohannes Zenebe, Begna Tulu,Daniel Mekonnen, Zewdie Mekonnen (2015). Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among HIV Infected Pediatric Patients in Northwest Ethiopia: Carriage Rates and Antibiotic Co-Resistance Profiles. PLoS ONE 10(9):e0137254. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137254
  2.  Zewdie Mekonnen Nigussie, Menyechil Yenealem Antigegn, Seleshi Andualem Mekuriaw, Endalkachew Nibret Semegn (2015). Androgenic steroid composition of the hexane/methanol whole plant extract of Solanecio tuberosus (Selbilla) around Lake Tana Northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Medicinal Herbs and Ethnomedicine; DOI: 10.5455/jmhe.2015-08-016
  3. Asmare` Amuamuta, Zewdie Mekonnen and Endalew Gebeyehu (2015). Traditional therapeutic uses and phytochemical screening of some selected indigenous medicinal plants from Northwest Ethiopia. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Vol. 4 No. 3 Pages 80-85;
  4. Asmare` Amuamuta, Zewdie Mekonnen and Agmassie Agazie (2014). Extraction and Analysis of Oil/Fat and Fatty Acids Content from Different Indigenous Fish of Lake Tana Source, Northwest Ethiopia, World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences 6 (5): 417-423; DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjfms.2014.06.05.85230
  5. Daniel Mekonnen, Awoke Derbie and Endalkachew Desalegn. TB/HIV co-infection and associated factors among patients on directly observed treatment short course in Northeastern Ethiopia: a 4 years retrospective study. BMC Res Notes 2015: 8:666

Industrial /Environmental Biotechnology


  1. Agegnehu Alemu, Nigus Gabbiye, Brook Lemma, 2020. Application of integrated local plant species and vesicular basalt rock for the treatment of chromium in tannery wastewater in a horizontal subsurface flow wetland system. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering.
  2. Agegnehu Alemu, Brook Lemma & Nigus Gabbiye, 2019. Adsorption of chromium (III) from aqueous solution using vesicular basalt rock. Cogent Environmental Science (2019), 5: 1650416.


  1. Biruk Abate, 2018. Production and Evaluation of Protease Enzyme (B.subtilis strain) for Eco-friendly Leather Processing Empowerment in Ethiopian Tanneries. International Biotechnology and Research Conference.
  2. Degnet Teferi Asres, Reddy P. C. J. Prasad and Tadesse Awoke Ayele, 2018. Recovery time and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among children in Bahir Dar city, Northwest Ethiopia: an institution based retrospective cohort study. BMC Nutrition 4:17.
  3. Degnet Teferi Asres, Amanuel Nana, Girma Nega, 2018. Complementary feeding and effect of spontaneous fermentation on antinutritional factors of selected cereal-based complementary foods. BMC Pediatrics18:394.
  4. Agegnehu Alemu, Brook Lemma, Nigus Gabbiye, Melisew Tadele, Minyahil Teferi, 2018. Removal of chromium (VI) from aqueous solution using vesicular basalt: A potential low cost wastewater treatment system. Heliyon 4 e00682. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018. e00682
  5. Agegnehu Alemua, Nigus Gabbiye, 2017. Assessment of chromium contamination in the surface water and soil at the riparian of Abbay River caused by the nearby industries in Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia. Water Practice & Technology 12 :1, 73 doi: 10.2166/wpt.2017.012
  6. Abate B., Goshu G., 2017. Waste Management in Lake Tana Basin—Case of Rapidly Urbanizing Bahir Dar City. In: Stave K., Goshu G., Aynalem S. (eds) Social and Ecological System Dynamics. AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series. Springer, Cham.
  7. Biruk Abate Fenta, 2017. Waste management in the case of Bahir Dar City near Lake Tana shore in Northwestern Ethiopia: A review. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 11(8), pp. 393-412. DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2017.2340