Postgraduate Programmes

Posgraduate Biology programmes are available at PhD, MPhil, MSc and PGD levels. Please check application forms for PG programmes at the School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) application forms portal:

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UG Programme

Our B. Biology undergraduate degree programme is a single Department with a pluralistic nature. An abode of life at all levels, cellular, Microbial and microbial. She stretches herself in services to other sister Departments that deal with life in all its ramifications. SEE DETAILS

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We would love to hear from you concerning any complaints or suggestions you might have to enable the Department serve you better. Please call us or send an email to the contact below:


Phone: +234 802 8378 331
E-Mail: Biology@abu.edu.ng

Current HoD

Dr. I. M.K. Gadzama

HoD, Department of Biology

Welcome Message

Welcome to Department of Biology, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. A single Department with a pluralistic nature. An abode of life at all levels, cellular, Microbial and microbial. She synthesizes various aspects of life viz; mycology, virology, phycology, entomology, parasitology, immunology, epidiomology, evolution, ecology, conservation, molecular biology, genetics, cytosystematics, radiation biology, fisheries and food science, without being cataclasmic. She stretches herself in services to other sister Departments that deal with life in all its ramifications; a template for impressing the basic tenets of biology.

Departmet of Biology awards Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) degree in Biology, Botany and Zoology. Little wonder, the products of this great Department serve in various capacities cutting across several organizations, academic and research institutions, ministries and parastatals

The Academics

Mission, Vision and Philosophy

Mission

To be focused, Proactive Dynamic, Upward-bound and foremost centre for teaching and research in the science of Biology: producing well-nurtured graduates that will be in a position to contribute to the advancement of Biological knowledge at Local, National and Global levels.

Vision

To establish and nurture a Department that provides excellent teaching, research and consultancy services in the field of Biology, for the enhancement of Local, National and Global ecologic-economic well-being of humans.

Philosophy

The philosophy behind the B.Sc. Biology programme is to produce graduates with a broad-based degree, a good working knowledge in other areas of pure and applied sciences, which will be very useful to society. It will also endow the products of the B.Sc. Biology programme with the ability to make valuable contributions to contemporary Biological issues of National and International interest. This strategy will broaden the employment opportunities of our graduates as they will be better prepared after training to establish as private entrepreneurs or take up employment in various organizations.

Google Scholar

Featured Staff on Research Visibility

Google Scholar

Prof. Zainab Mohammed

We are proud to feature another distinguished scholar of ABU named Prof. Zainab Mohammed, Professor of Pharmacognosy at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria who, as at the last check, had not less than 289 citations with (h-Index score of 9 and i10-Index score of 8) credited to her research works as documented on Google Scholar.

The featured scholar’s areas of interest/specialization include Phytomedicine, Traditional/Complementary Medicine, Natural Products

Citations Chart

289

CITATIONS

9

H-INDEX

8

i10-INDEX

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