The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, commenced academic activities in 2006/2007 academic session to produce graduates who are not only knowledgeable in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, but are equipped to contribute towards National Science and Technology development. With this in mind, the founding fathers believed that graduates of the Department will be well equipped with sufficient academic skills that will make them suitable for practical application of the knowledge gained in service delivery in relevant sectors of the economy for Nation building. Over the years, this has been achieved through class room teaching, practical sessions and research by undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as lecturers of the Department. The Department comprise of various thematic research groups and through these


  • Ph.D. Biochemistry
  • M.Phil./Ph.D. Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • PGD Biochemistry
  • B.Sc Biochemistry

groups, the Department conducts high impact research and organize routine seminars for the purpose of knowledge/information dissemination on trending issues in life Sciences. This is still an evolving tradition in the Department. Students of the Department are thought to embrace the culture of academic excellence as enshrined in the vision of NSUK and practiced in all ramifications by well-meaning academicians in the University community. To be a student of the Department, all admission requirements must be met and standard guidelines must be followed as prescribed by the relevant admission regulatory bodies, hence merit is given top priority. Students of the Department are obliged to comply to set rules and regulations of the University to make their stay worthwhile. WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI.

Departmental Board

The Departmental Board is made up of all lecturers in the Department except Graduate Assistant  with the Head of Department as the Chairman. The Departmental Board organizes and controls the teaching of all courses in the Department and the examination held in those courses.

Name Portfolio
Head of Department (HOD) Chairman
All Academic Staff (Except Graduate Assistant) Member

Entry Requirements



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Staff Profile
S/No Name Rank Institutional E-mail
1 Bamidele Titilayo Oluwayemisi Professor
2 Moses Z. Zaruwa Professor
3 James P. Mairiga Associate Professor
4 Ajiboso Semiu Olalekan Associate Professor
5 Michael Okey Enemali Senior Lecture
6 Nweze Chibuzo Carole Senior Lecturer
7 Ijeomah Ann Ukamaka Lecturer I
8 Muhammad Bawa Yusuf Lecturer I
9 Ubana Muhammed Abdullahi Lecturer II
10 Hasiya Jabiru Ahmadu Assistant Lecturer
11 Abdullahi Halimatu S. Assistant Lecturer
12 Abdullahi Muhammed Hassan Assistant Lecturer ------
13 Haruna Gambo Sunday Assistant Lecturer
14 Dallah Aminu Graduate Assistant
15 Yunusa Rahima Graduate Assistant ------
16 Hassan Abdulkadir Hassan Graduate Assistant ------

List of Research/Publications

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