Courage D. Famusiwa has B. Tech in Applied Biochemistry, M. Tech in Applied Biochemistry and Toxicology, from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He has a Certificate of Intensive Computer Training and a Diploma in Data and Information Technology. He has experience in biochemistry laboratory and teaches physical chemistry, general science, chemistry I and II practical, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry practicals, and general biochemistry. He is a certified member of the international union of biochemists and molecular biologists (IUBMB), Nigeria chapter.
Mr. Courage Dele Famusiwa
Mr. Courage F. has over 8 years’ work experience of in teaching and extensive research in the area of chemistry and biochemistry both theoretically and practically from institutions such as Federal University of Technology, Akure. He has consulted for a number of Universities and Schools in Nigeria. He has received a number of trainings on handling chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology instrument and heavy equipment and attained the rank of a certified handler. His research interest spans through the areas of chemistry and biochemistry, with specific interest in toxicology, industrial chemistry and biochemistry, molecular biology, medicinal chemistry and Phytomedicine. His key area of research and interest is the alleviation of diseases with phytochemicals such as flavonoids, phenolics and saponins. Mr. Courage F. is widely published in reputable journals both nationally and internationally. He has about ten (10) publications to his credit in reputable journals. He has presented papers in International/Local Conferences, contributed and published papers in peer-reviewed Journals which includes Elsevier, pathophysiology, journal of ethnopharmacology and Refereed indexed journals etc. His recent papers “Catechin, quercetin and taxifolin improve redox and biochemical imbalances in rotenone-induced hepatocellular dysfunction: Relevance for therapy in pesticide-induced liver toxicity?” and “Improvement of mitochondrial function by Tapinanthus globifer (A. Rich.) Tiegh. Against hepatotoxic agent in isolated rat's liver mitochondria” were published in Journal of Pathophysiology in November, 2018 and Journal of ethnopharmacology in June, 2019 respectively. Currently, He is working on the effect aqueous extract of Momordica charantia on alloxan-induced Diabetes; in vivo and molecular studies.