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Dr. James Omale

Senior Lecturer
Department of Biochemistry
Kogi State University, Anyigba

Brief Biography:

He holds NCE in Biology/Chemistry from Institute of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, BSc Biochemistry from Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, Ph.D in Biochemical Toxicology from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. He has been teaching Biochemistry since the year 2000. He has published over forty articles in reputable journals and currently a senior leacturer in the Department of Biochemistry, Kogi state University, Anyigba, Nigeria.


Academic positions:

University job experience:
2000-2002: Assistant lecturer, Kogi State University, Anyigba
2002-2005: Lecturer II, Kogi State University, Anyigba
2005-2008: Lecturer I, Kogi State University, Anyigba
2008 to Date: Senior lecturer, Kogi State University, Anyigba.
Non-University job experience:
1990: Assistant Principal Education Officer, Kano State Ministry of Education
1992: Industrial training in the quality assurance laboratory NBC, PLC Kaduna
1994-1995: Senior Chemistry teacher (NYSC), Government technical college, Hadejia
1997: Audit supervisor for Info quest data services, Ibadan
2002: Part-time lecturer, the Federal Polytechnic, Idah


Research interests:

Ethno-Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Biology, Nutritional Biochemistry and Biochemical toxicology.


Any other information:

Achievements and Activities:
44 Publications in peer-reviewed journals
5 Published contributions to academic conferences (proceedings)
1 Published book
1. 2nd International workshop on Biochemistry Curricula in Nigeria held from 28-29th October, 2009 organized by NSBMB in collaboration with NUC at National University Commission, Abuja.
2. Enhancing the Quality of Teaching, Research and Administration in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, 7 -9th February, 2011 at Brunel University,Uxbridge, Middlesex, West London, United Kingdom.
1. Omale,J.(1994).Evaluation of some selected  Baby milk powders (B.Sc Project).
2. Omale,J.(1997).Investigations on the effects of dietary fibre present in Telfairia occidentalis and Besella alba Linn (M.Sc Dissertation).
3. Omale,J.(2009). Chemical, biochemical and toxicological Studies on Cissus multistriata( Vitaceae) plant  (Ph.D Thesis).
Book Publication:
1. Omale,J .(2011). Basic concepts in laboratory safety for researchers and students. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH &Co.KG , Germany, 118 pages.


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