🏆Dr. Habibu Tijjani, 🎉  Heartiest Congratulations on Winning the Best Researcher Award! 👩‍🔬🌟

  • Dr. Habibu Tijjani, National Open University of Nigeria, Nigeria: Toxicology
  • Congratulations, Dr. Habibu Tijjani! 🌟In recognition of your outstanding contributions to the field of Biochemistry and Environmental Health Science, we extend our heartfelt congratulations on receiving the prestigious “Best Researcher Award.” 🏆by ScienceFather Your dedication to advancing knowledge in clinical biochemistry, biochemical toxicology, and the exploration of natural compounds is truly commendable.Your commitment to excellence and tireless efforts in research have not only enriched our academic community but have also contributed significantly to the broader scientific community. 🌐 Your accomplishments reflect your passion for discovery and the positive impact you’ve made in your research focus areas, including antidiabetic, antioxidant, antimalarial, and antihyperlipidemic compounds.

    May this award serve as a testament to your exceptional skills, unwavering dedication, and the impactful influence you’ve had on your field. 🚀 We look forward to witnessing your continued success and the many more groundbreaking contributions to come.Once again, congratulations on this well-deserved achievement! 🥳👏

Professional Profiles:

Dr. Habibu Tijjani’s Bio Summary:

Dr. Habibu Tijjani is a distinguished researcher and educator in the field of Biochemistry and Environmental Health Science. Born on December 16, 1982, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, he has dedicated his career to advancing knowledge in clinical biochemistry and biochemical toxicology.


  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, 2019
  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, 2013
  • B.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Jos, 2008
Professional Journey:
  • Dr. Tijjani’s academic journey includes various roles at Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria, where he progressed from a Graduate Assistant to Senior Lecturer. He continues his academic pursuits as a Senior Lecturer at the National Open University of Nigeria.

Ongoing Research:

  • Actively involved in ongoing research projects, including the identification of active biocompounds, principles from medicinal plants, and phytochemical studies of specific seed extracts.
  1. Graduate Assistant
    • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
    • January 10, 2013 – August 20, 2013
  2. Assistant Lecturer
    • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
    • August 21, 2013 – September 30, 2016
  3. Lecturer II
    • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
    • October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2019
  4. Lecturer I
    • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
    • October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2022
  5. Senior Lecturer
    • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
    • October 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023
  6. Senior Lecturer
    • National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN
    • August 29, 2023 to Date
Research Focus:
    • Clinical Biochemistry
    • Biochemical Toxicology
    • Natural Products
    • Antidiabetic Compounds
    • Antioxidant Compounds
    • Antimalarial Compounds
    • Antihyperlipidemic Compounds
Academic Responsibilities:
  • Dr. Tijjani has held diverse roles, including Level Coordinator, Staff Adviser, Faculty SIWES Coordinator, Departmental Post Graduate Coordinator, Head of Department, and Senate Member. He actively contributes to both postgraduate and undergraduate teachings.
Membership & Awards:
  • A member of professional bodies such as the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology, and the Society of Toxicology.
  • Dr. Tijjani has received recognition, including the “Best Researcher Award,” for his exceptional contributions to the field.
Supervision & Publications:
  • He has successfully supervised numerous postgraduate and undergraduate students, guiding them in research pursuits.
  • Dr. Tijjani has a robust publication record, showcasing his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge.
  • Citations: 397
  • Documents: 32
  • h-index: 9
  • Publication Top Noted:


  1. Artesunate-Procyanidin Hybrid Compound: Synthesis, In vitro and In vivo Antimalarial, Antioxidant and Toxicological Effects
    • PhD Thesis, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, August 2018.
  2. Toxicological Evaluation of Ethyl Acetate Fraction of Cocos Nucifera (West African Tall Variety) Husk Fibre Using Cardiovascular Indices in Mice
    • Master Dissertation, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, January 2013.
  3. Hepatoprotective Effect of Aqueous Extract of Eucalyptus calmadulensis in Paracetamol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Experimental Rats
    • Undergraduate Project, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria, April 2008.

Articles in Learned Journals – Academic Journals:

  1. Antioxidant activities of artesunate–procyanidin hybrid compound in erythrocyte and liver of Plasmodium berghei NK65-infected mice.
    • Fundam Clin Pharmacol., 37(2):305‐315. doi:10.1111/fcp.12846 (2023)
  2. In-vitro antioxidant, GCMS analysis, and preliminary toxicological evaluation of aqueous seed extract of Adansonia digitata L.
    • Ife Journal of Science. 24(3), 545-557. (2022)
  3. Hypoglycaemic Potential of Ziziphus Spina-Christi Fruit on Alloxan Induced Hyperglycaemic Rats.
    • J Bioeq Stud 8(1): 102 (2022)
  4. Assessment of Oxidative Stress Level in HIV/AIDS Patients on HAART Treatments.
    • Asian Journal of Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology. pp. 35-41. ISSN 2582-3698. (2022)
  5. Potential usage of medicinal plants against various infectious diseases: A mini-review.
    • Phytopharmacology Research Journal, 1(2); 11-16. (2022)
  6. Pharmacoinformatic study of inhibitory potentials of selected flavonoids against papain‑like protease and 3‑chymotrypsin‑like protease of SARS‑CoV‑2.
  7. Antihyperglycemic activity of verbenone and L-arginine in nicotinamide-streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice: in vitro and in vivo studies.
  8. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant activities of selected commercial tea brands.
    • Gadau J Pure Alli Sci, 1(1): 18-26. (2022)
  9. Nanotherapeutics of phytoconstituents for parasitic diseases: a short review.
    • Gadau J Pure Alli Sci, 1(1): 1-11. (2022)
  10. In vitro antioxidant activities and blood protective effects of aqueous extracts of Xylopia aethiopica L. whole seed and pod.
Research Timeline:
  1. Identification of Active Biocompounds
    • Molecular dynamics and in silico studies.
    • Ongoing
  2. Identification of Active Principles
    • From selected medicinal plants for the treatment of diabetics and its complications.
    • Ongoing
  3. Phytochemicals, Antioxidants, and Antihyperlipidemic Studies
    • Xylopia aethiopica L. Seed Extracts in Experimental Mice.
    • Ongoing

 Dr. Habibu Tijjani’s career reflects a remarkable blend of academic excellence, research prowess, and a commitment to nurturing the next generation of scientists. His contributions to the scientific community make him a standout figure in the field of Biochemistry and Environmental Health Science.

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