Welcome to Department of biochemistry, Faculty of Science, ABU Zaria. Motto: Unveiling the misteries of life at molecular level

Our Vision

Our Vision

Department of Biochemistry ABU shall be a world class Department comparable to any other engaged in imparting contemporary knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, Nutrition and Environmental conservation and safety using modern state of the art teaching and research facilities to aspiring scientist from all over the world; develop and pursue innovations relevant to the immediate needs of the community, Nigeria and the world at large.

Our Mission

To produce highly skilled manpower with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge in Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Biotechnology, Nutrition and Environmental conservation and safety to meet the requirements of modern research and industry for the development of the community and the world at large.

Our Philosophy

The major thrust of the Department’s Programmes is teaching and research, which must have considerable biochemical content and should be conducted in any of the following or other areas of biochemistry under the supervision of approved supervisory committee as staff and equipment are available.
• Molecular biology of Tropical diseases
• Biotechnology & Medical Biochemistry
• Medicinal Plants (therapeutic & toxicological evaluation)
• Nutritional biochemistry & Environmental Toxicology
• Enzymology
• Microbial biochemistry
• Analytical biochemistry

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Department of Biochemistry
Main Campus Ahmadu Bello University
Zaria - Nigeria


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