Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

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Lecturer I, Biochemistry, Faculty of Science

Dr. Esienanwan Esien Efiong

Research Interest

Diabetes therapeutics, ethnopharmacognosy, nanomedicine, nutrition, toxicology, omics 


ESIENANWAN ESIEN EFIONG received her BSc in Biochemistry in 2005 at the University of Calabar, where she also earned an MSc (2010) and a PhD (2015) in Clinical Biochemistry (best graduating student in both cases). Her research interest focuses on Clinical Biochemistry, diabetes therapy, ethnopharmacognoscy, nanomedicine, nutrition, and omics. She has several publications in reputable journals, contribution to a book chapter, and has presented several papers at renowned conferences. She is a reviewer for several international journals. Dr Efiong is a beneficiary of several research grants and member of academic societies such as Society of Toxicology, Physiological Society of Europe, Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). She is a Lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Lafia. Dr Efiong is also a visiting lecturer at the World Bank Sponsored, Center for Food Technology and Research (CEFTER), Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria- where she teach and supervise postgraduate students. She is a fellowship awardee to different organizations.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals