Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Call for Membership

Applications 2019:

The call is open to all scholars working in any research-based discipline, including the social sciences, arts, humanities, education, law, sciences, medicine, engineering etc...Read More


2019 NYA Young Researchers' Prizes:

The Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) call for applications to her National Young Researcher's Prizes in Linguistics, Microbiology, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical and Health Sciences...Read More

Title of highest degree: PhD in Biochemistry

Institutional Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Lagos State University, Lagos-Badagry Expressway, Ojo, Lagos.

Awards, fellowships and distinctions:

TWAS Postgraduate Fellowship award (2009)
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences,
University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

NRF Freestanding Postdoctoral Fellowship award (2014)
University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

AAS Young Affiliate (2018 – 2022)        

African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya                                        

Current research areas: Diabetes and metabolism, Antidiabetic drug discovery, Phytomedicine, Functional foods

Working group: Biological and Health Sciences

Membership period: 2017 – 2022

Offices held: (i) Publicity Secretary (2017 – 2019)

                        (ii) Secretary, Anti-plagiarism Workshop committee (2018)

Phone number(s): +234 8030622000, +234 8088446672

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