Ekiti State University


I want to officially welcome you to the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. As a learning community, we are very passionate about sharing knowledge with our students and the world at large. Our Department is made up of talented researchers and support staff who are willing to impact knowledge and advance human lives.


Our Philosophy

In line with the University philosophy, the Department of Biochemistry is designed to train students to be practically oriented to meet the manpower needs of the Country. The Department also provides students from various life sciences such as Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, and Agriculture with basic and general knowledge of Biochemistry. Our scientists are grouped into three broad research areas: Plant Biochemistry and Toxicology, Medical Biochemistry and Nutritional and Food Biochemistry. The programme is also designed to make students fit easily into teaching Biochemistry at higher levels.