Anbessa Dabassa Koricha

Anbessa Dabassa Koricha


Biology Department

  • Title: (Dr.)
  • Full Name:  Anbessa Dabassa Koricha
  • Nationality: Ethiopian
  • Academic Rank: (Assistant professor)
  • College/institute: College of Natural Sciences
  • Department: Biology
    • Takele Sh. Shiferaw D, Tokuma N and Anbessa D (2016). Comparison of Suitability of Locally Available Substrates For Cultivation Of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus Ostreatus) In Jimma, Oromia, Western Ethiopia. African Journal of Microbiology Research 7(20):2228-2237

Field of specialization: Microbiology

  • Research interest:
  1. Research on the biodiversity, physiology, ecology, systematics, population genetics, genomics, biotechnology application and evolutionary biology of yeast, filamentous fungi.

Refereed Research Articles

  • Publications
  • Anbessa Dabassa Koricha, Dayong Han, Ketema Bacha, F. Bai (2019). Diversity and distribution of yeasts in indigenous fermented foods and beverages of Ethiopia. Journal of the science of Food and Agriculture. 100(9):
  • 1-Da-Yong Han, Pei-Jie Han, Karl Rumbold, Anbessa Dabassa Koricha
  • Anbessa Dabassa Koricha, Dayong Han, Ketema Bacha, F. Bai (2019). Occurrence and Molecular Identification of Wild Yeasts from Jimma Zone, South West Ethiopia.
    • Journals Microorganisms 7 (12): DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms7120633
  • Da-Yong Han, Pei-Jie Han, Karl Rumbold, Anbessa Dabassa Koricha, Shou-Fu Duan, Liang Song, Jun-Yan Shi, Kuan Li, Qi-Ming Wang and Feng-Yan Bai (2020) Adaptive gene content and allele distribution variations in the wild and domesticated populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Frontiers Microbiology, 12: 631250. Doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.631250.
  • Anbessa Dabassa (2011). Meat Microbiology VDM Publishing, Germany.  (  /index.php?id=3435 &objk_ id=486515).


  • Anbessa D, Ketema B (2012). The prevalence and antibiogram of salmonella and shigella isolated from abattoir, Jimma town southwest Ethiopia .International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Research (IJPBR), 3(4):143-148.
  • Teshome T, Anbessa D (2012). Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella Isolated from Raw Milk Samples Collected from Kersa District, Jimma Zone, and Southwest Ethiopi J. Med. Sci., 12(7):224-228.


  • Shiferaw D, Geda K, Diriba M , Anbessa D (2013) .Microbiological Analysis of Awetu River and the Proteolytic, and Lipolytic Activities of the Microbial Isol J. Med. Sci., 13(2):141-145.


  • Anbessa.D, (2013).Evaluation of Home Slaughtered Meat Quality Used for Human
    • Consumption at Household and Food Seller House in Jimm J. Med .Sci.
    • 13(8):779-784.
  • Anbessa, D. and Shiferaw Demissie (2013). Correlation of traditional knowledge with laboratory based salmonella detection in eggshell and contents of market sold egg. Asian Journal of Biological science 6(3):168-174.


  • Alebel, W, Anbessa D, Shiferaw, (2013). Bacteriological quality and detection of Bovine Mastitis Pathogens of milk Sold in Jimma Town South Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Current Research. 5 (12):3622-3627.
  • Anbessa D (2014).Detection of Toxin Producing Fungi in the Corn Kernel during
    • Storage at Jimma and Its Surrounding District. J. Biol. Chem. Research: 31(1):286- 298.
  • Shiferaw D, Anbessa D (2013).  Evaluation of Physico-Chemical and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Microorganisms Isolated From  Awetu  River,  Jimma Town. Research Journal of Environmental Science. 8(2):101-108.


  • Yihun, , Shiferaw D., Anbessa, D., (2013). Evaluation of Methicillin resistance Staphylococcus aureus from some cream field bakery products in Jimma town. Research Journal of Microbiology.9 (1), 16-24


  • Shelema, T, Shiferaw, D, Anbessa D (2013). Microbial Safety of Some Selected Spices Sold In Jimma Town, South Western of Ethiopia. Research Journal of Microbiology. 9(1):43-50
  • Geleta G, Anbessa D and Beyene Petros (2014). Trends of malaria prevalence in Ilu Gelan, Bako Tibe, and Danno District of West showa Zone, Oromia Region EthiopiJ.chem. Biol. Sci. 31(1):856-867.
  • Anbessa D, Girma S, Adam B (2015). Antimicrobial Potential of Leaf and root Extracts of Plantago lanceolata (Qorxobbii/Gortib) Against clostridium t. (J. Biol. Chem. Research 32:46-54)
  • Girma S, Anbessa D, Adam B, Tolessa L (2015). Heavy Metals and Microbial Safety of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Fishes Available in Commercial Market of Jimma Town. ( Biol. Chem. Research 32:46-54).
  • Lata Lachisa and Anbessa D (2013). Synergetic Effect of Rhizosphere Bacteria Isolates and Composted Manure on Fusarium Wilt Disease of Tomato Plants.  Research Journal of Microbiology; New York, 11(1): 20-27.


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