Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


BREIF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The department started in 2006/2007 academic session with sixty four students and three lecturers. Professor P C Onyenekwe was the first Head of Department.
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″] Philosophy
To produce graduates who are not only knowledgeable in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology but are equipped to contribute towards national science and technology development through the exposition of the graduates to the fundamental principles and practical applications of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
[/quote] Aims/Objectives

  • To expose the students to the fundamental principles of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology hence instilling in them the appreciation of the chemistry of life
  • To expose the students to practical applications of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thereby inculcating in them the ability to apply their knowledge in solving human problems
  • To provide students with knowledge and skill base for further studies in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or other areas involving Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Admission Requirement
For admission into the degree programme candidates should have obtained credits in the following      five subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English Language GCE O’Level, NECO or WaEC  (in not more than two sittings)
Admission into the 100 level of the degree programme will normally be through University Matriculation Examination (UME) of the Joint admission Matriculation Examination.
Candidates for the direct entry admission must have obtained minimum of credit passes at the National Diploma in related courses, or must have obtained GCE – a Level or IJMB passes of which two of the passes must include Chemistry and Biology, in addition to O’Level credits passes in Mathematics, Physics and English language.
Students of the Preliminary Studies Programme (Science) of the Nasarawa State University, who satisfactorily pass the end of session examinations in that programme, may be considered for admission into the four year degree programme.
LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

NAME OF STAFF RANK AREA OF SPECIALIZATION CONTACTS
P.C. Onyenekwe, PhD Professor Food Biochemistry & Toxicology/ Biotechnology pconyenekwe@yahoo.com
08036347293
T. Bamidele (Mrs), PhD Lecturer I Biophysical Biochemistry titibamidele@yahoo.com
08055310514
G. Adejo Lecturer II Medical Biochemistry adejogod@yahoo.com
08023749715
J.P. Mairiga Lecturer II Cell & Molecular Biology mjameypeters@yahoo.com
08036383738
C.C. Nweze (Mrs) Assistant Lecture Food & Nutrition chibuzonweze@yahoo.com
08036091147
M.O. Enemali Assistant Lecture Nutrition & Toxicology mikenemali@yahoo.com
08033392429
Ibrahim Khalif Adam Assistant Lecturer Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
A. Ijeoma (Mrs)
(Nee Aleke)
Graduate Assistant Enzymology annukamaka@yahoo.com
08065476883

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