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Mr. Nyakno Akpan Essien




Assistant Lecturer


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About Mr. Nyakno Akpan Essien

Essien, Nyakno Akpan is a Faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Calabar, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Biochemistry (B.Sc. 2011; M.Sc. 2017) from the University of Calabar. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D degree in Nutrition and food science in the same Department, University of Calabar. He started his academic career as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Biochemistry in 2014 and was promoted to the rank of Assistant Lecturer in 2017. He lectures undergraduates in the Nutrition and Dietetics Unit of the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. His major research area is on the management of metabolic diseases. Essien Nyakno is currently serving as an Assistant examination officer for undergraduate program in the Department of Biochemistry. He is a member of Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology and Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCKing kiddies’ Nursery/Primary School, Lagos 19911997
SSCENational College Gbagada, Lagos 19982004
B.Sc.(Medical Biochemistry)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria 20072012
M.Sc.(Nutrition and Food Scienc)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria 20152017

S/N Publication
Egbung, G. E., Essien, N. A., Atangwho, I. J., & Mgbang, J. E. (2018). Effects of Vernonia amygdalina supplementation on pudding on serum glucose level and haematological indices in wistar albino rats. Calabar Journal of Health Sciences, 2: 1 – 121.
Agiang, M., Mgbang, J., Essien, N. A., & Peters, H. (2016). Proximate and phytochemical composition of some lesser known leafy vegetables consumed in the Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria. World Journal of Nutrition and Health, 4(1): 16-21.
Peters, H., Mgbang, J. E., Essien, N. A., & Ikpeme, C. E. (2016). Nutritional Evaluation of Breadfruit and Beniseed composite flours. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 4(6),182-187.
Essien, N. A., Iwara, I. A., Mgbeje, B. A., Egbung, G. E., Igile, G. O., & Ebong, P. E. (2013). Lipid profile and hepatoprotective effects of combined leaf extracts of Azadirachta indica (Neem) and Peristrophe bicalyculata in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Phytomedicine, 5: 159-162.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
3rd International workshop/conference on animal use in research, education and testing (ACURET), University of Calabar, Calabar.2016-05-052016-05-07
Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference. 2017-06-082017-06-09