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Mrs. Umo Fehintola Etim


Pure and Applied Chemistry


Lecturer II


[email protected]

About Mrs. Umo Fehintola Etim

Mrs Fehintola Umo is an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Calabar. She was employed in October 2013 few months after she obtained her Master degree in Organic Chemistry from the same University. She is currently undergoing her Ph.D in Food chemistry. She obtained her B.Sc degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin. She is involved in teaching courses in Organic Chemistry and partly under Applied Chemistry Programme.

Her area of research is focused on effects of different processing methods on foods, Heavy Metals and polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in food samples, formulation of drinks and weaning foods from indigenous ingredients and evaluation of Bioactive compounds.

Fehintola Umo is a licentiate member, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), a full member, Organisation for women in Science for the developing World (OWSD) and member, Nigerian Institute of managemenet (NIM).

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Senior Secondary School CertificateFederal Government Girls' College, New Bussa, Niger State19972003
B. Sc. BiochemistryUniversity of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria20042008
M.Sc. Organic ChemistryUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20112013

S/N Publication
Bassey, F.I., Oguntunde, F.C., Iwegue, C.M.A., Osabor, V.N. and Edem, C.A. (2014). Effects of processing on the proximate  and metal contents in three fish species from Nigerian coastal waters. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, 2(3):272-281.
Bassey, S.O., Ambo, E.E., Umo, F.E., Inah, G. M., Agiopu, F.B. (2016). Proximate composition and physicochemical properties of beverage from blends of soyabeans (Glycine max) and Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) milk. 2nd South- East Regional Food Submit (ReFoST), held in Umudike, 9th – 11th June, 2016. 
Effiong, I.A., Bassey, F.I., Iwegbue, C.M.A., Ekpa, O.D., William, S.A., Oguntunde, F.C., Osabor, V.N. and Martincigh, B.S. (2016). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in three commercially available fish species from the Bonny and Cross River estuaries in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5479-9.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
South –East Regional Food Science and Technology (ReFoST) SummitDevelopment and Promotion of Pre-Packaged Food Industrial Clusters: Challenges and Opportunities held at University of Calabar Senate Chambers, Calabar, Cross River State.2015-06-042015-06-06
South –East Regional Food Science and Technology (ReFoST) SummitTechnology for Nutrient Diversification and Calorie Management in Beverages held at National Root Crops Research Institue Umudike, Abia State.2016-06-092016-06-11