Kizito Munachimso Iheanacho Enyereibenyem

HOD-Biochem

Kizito Munachimso Iheanacho Enyereibenyem

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY,

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI
E-mail: iheanachokizito@gmail.com; kizito.iheanacho@futo.edu.ng;

 kizito_enyereibe2000@yahoo.com

 


Educational Background

Schools Attended Date Qualification

  1. Queen Of The Niger Primary School, Onitsha Anambra State 1971-1973
  2. China Town Primary First School School, Asata, Enugu Leaving Anambra State. 1973-1976 Certificate 2
  3. Comprehensive Sec. Sch. Amauzari, Mbano, Imo State 1976-1981 G.C.E O’ Level
  4. Federal School Of Arts And Science Suleja, Niger State 1982-1983 G.C.E O’level
  5. Imo State University, Okigwe (Now Abia State B.Sc (Hons) University, Uturu) 1985-1989 Biochemistry
  6. Federal University Of Tech., 1997-2000 M.Sc., Pharm Owerri Biochemistry.
  7. University Of Port Harcourt Ph.D., Medical Rivers State 2006-2010 Biochemistry

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Onyeze, G.O.C and Ukoha, A.I. (2006).Preliminary Chemical Analysis of the Ethanolic Extract of Strophanthus hispidus used in the management of Diabetes. Plant Products Research Journal. 10: 46-49
  2. Iheanacho, K.M.E and Udebuani, A.C.(2008).Phytochemistry and Dose-Response Effects of Mistletoe (Tapinanthus bangwensis) on serum Lipids levels of Normoglycaemic Rats. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. 4(1):33-36
  3. Iheanacho, K.M.E and Udebuani, A.C.(2009). Nutritional Composition of Some Leafy Vegetables Consumed in Imo State, Nigeria. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Management. 13(3): 35-38
  4. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Udebuani, A.C and Ihegboro, G.O. Phytochemistry and Effect of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Mistletoe (Tapinanthus bangwensis) on Serum Glucose and Cholesterol Concentrations in Normoglycaemic Rats. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 23(2): 35-39.
  5. Iheanacho, K.M.E.(2010).Comparative Studies of the Nutritional Composition of Soybean (Glycine max) and Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus) Scientia Africana.9(2): 29-35.
  6. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Iwueke, A.V and Ngige, B.M.(2011).Preliminary Studies of the Phytochemistry and Antimicrobial activities of Ethanolic, Aqueous and Acetone extracts of Phyllanthus amarus on selected microorganisms. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 26: 2517-2520
  7. Iwueke, V.A., Okoli, C.O., Ojiako, O.A., Iheanacho, K.M., Muoebonam, H.B and Nduka, R.C.(2011)Anti-inflammatory activity of the root extract of Raphiostylis beninniensis. Nigeria Journal of Science and Environment. 10(3): 1-7
  8. Iwueke, A.V., Nwodo, O.F.C., Shoyinka, S.V., Joshua,P., Iheanacho, K.M and Ojiako, O.A(2010).The Effect of Sarcocephlus latifolius and Daniella oliveri root extract on renal oxidative stress in diabetic rats. Nigeria Journal of Science and Environment. 10(3): 8-15
  9. Iheanacho, K.M.E.(2009) Blood glucose and Lipid Profile values of rats administered with Ethanolic leaf extract of a bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina). Journal of Biological and Environment Sciences. 3:34-37
  10. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Iwueke, A.V and Achufusi, T.C.(2011). Effects of Crude Ethanolic Extract of Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) on the body weight and some biochemical induces in rats. International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development. 12(1):53-60
  11. Okwu, G.N., Onyeze, G.O.C., Nwaoguikpe, R.N., Ihejirila, I.N., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Alisi, C.S(2012). Incidence of Protein Energy Malnutrition Among Pregnant Women in Owerri and Environs. African Journal of Medical Sciences. 5(2): 45-51
  12. Nnamah, N.K., Igboh, N.M., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I (2013). Oxidative imbalance in Sickle cell Disease. International Journal of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science. 1(4):187-192
  13. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Emuchey, C.I., Onyesom, C.A., Agomuo, E.N., Maduagwuna, C.A and Iheanacho, K.M.E(2013). Oxidative Status in Diabetic Patients. International Journal of Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 1(3): 169- 173
  14. N.M.Igboh, N.K. Nnamah, D. Onwubiko, I.N. Chigbu, K.M.E. Iheanacho, C.A. Onyesom, E. N. Agomuo, C.A. Maduagwuna and C.I. Emuchey (2013). Renal Dysfunction and Hyperlipidaemia in Hypertensive and Diabetic Patients. Ann. Biomed Sci. 12(2):66-71
  15. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I(2013). Acidosis in HIV Patients on Antiretroviral drugs. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. 4(3): 246-250
  16. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I (2013). Antioxidant Status and Lipid Profile of Patients infected with Human
    Immune Deficiency Virus. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology.4(3): 216-219
  17. Nnamah, N.K., Igbo, N.M., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Emuchey, C.I(2013). Cardiomyopathy in Patients infected with Human Immune Deficiency Virus.  International Journal of Analytical, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2(2): 11-13
  18. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N.,  Iheanacho, K.M.E., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., Emuchey, C.I(2013). Renal Impairment in HIV Patients. International Journal of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Research. 1(3): 268-271
  19. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwun, C.A., and Emuchey, C.I(2013). Bone Disorder in HIV Infected Patients.International Journal of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Research. 1(3) :282-285
  20. Igboh, N.M., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Emuchey, C.I., Nnamah, N.K., Onyesom, C.A., Agomuo, E.N., Maduagwuna, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E(2013). Dyslipidemias in Normotensive and Hypertensive Individuals. J. Appli. Sci. Environ. Management. 17(1): 43-46
  21. Nnamah, N.K., Igboh, N.M., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwuna, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I (2013). Nephro and Hepatic Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients. International
    Journal of Analytical, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2(2) : 45-48
  22. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwuna, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Emuchey, C.I(2013). Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Infected with Human Immune Deficiency
    Virus. International Journal of Pharma Research and Review. 2(4) : 9-12
  23. Igboh, N.M., Nnamah, N.K., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwuna, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I (2013). Glucose and Amylase activity in HIV and Diabetic Patients.
    International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology.
    4(2) : 219 – 222
  24. Nnamah, N.K., Igboh, N.M., Onwubiko, D., Chigbu, L.N., Agomuo, E.N., Onyesom, C.A., Maduagwuna, C.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E and Emuchey, C.I ( 2013). Non- Enzymatic Antioxidants Levels in Hypertensive, Cancer,
    Tuberculosis and HIV Patients. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. 3(2) : 244 – 247
  25. Chikezie, P.C and Iheanacho, K.M.E (2014).Comparative Hpoglycaemic Property of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extracts of Viscum album ( Mistletoe) and Their Effects of Body and Organ Weights of Diabetic Rats ( Rattus norvegicus). Pharmacognosy Communications. 4(2): 13-19
  26. Emejulu, A.A., Alisi, C.S., Asiwe, E.S., Iheanacho, K.M and Onwuliri, V.A(2014). Hypolipidemic effect of Irvingia gabonensis fruit juice on sodium fluoride-induced dyslipidemia in rats. African Journal of Biochemistry Research.8(8):151-157
  27. Akunne, P.N., Ene, A.C., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Okwu, G.N., Nwaogu, L.A and Ene, C.U(2015). Acute toxicity of Methanol Extract of Picalima nitida in Swiss Albino Rats. World J. Biol. Med. Science.2(3):22-28
  28. Ibegbulem, C.O., Alisi, C.S., Nwaogu, L.A., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Peters, G.O and Oguegbu, I.F(2016). Effects of Boiling on Concentration Gradients and Equilibrium Potentials of Minerals in Egg-Edible Portions of Free Range Gallus domesticus. FUTO Journal Series. 2(1):255-264
  29. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Ibegbulem, C.O., Emejulu, A.A., Okwu, G.N and Igbo, N.M (2016). Phytochemistry and LD50 of Aqueous and Ethanol Extracts of Strophanthus hispidus. FUTO Journal Series.2(2):285-294
  30. Chioma Y. Ezirim, Paul C Chikezie, Kizito M. Iheanacho and Ngwu R. Nwachukwu(2017). Comparative Activities of Soil Enzymes from Polluted Sites in Egbema, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Pollution Effects and Control.5(1): 2-7
  31. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Offiah, S.A.U., Udo, M., Ugonabu, M.C., Opara, C.A., Chigbu, L., Onwubiko, D., Okechi, O.O and Igboh, N.M(2017). Lipid and Reductive Enzymes Profile in Hypertensive Patients. International Journal of
    Research Studies in Medical and Health Sciences.2(11): 5-7
  32. Iheanacho, K.M.E., Offiah, S.A.U., Udo, M., Ugonabu, M.C., Onukaogu, I.V., Chigbu, L., Onwubiko, D., Okechi, O.O and Igboh, N.M(2018). Evaluation of Lipid Profile of Different ABO Blood Groups. International Journal of Research Studies in Medical and Health Sciences.3(1): 13-14

University Teaching/Research
I taught many courses in Biochemistry and supervised many students in several projects.

University Administration

  • Assistant Academic Adviser 2002 – 2006
  • Assistant Coordinator Practical Bio. 101/103, 2004 – 2006.
  • Academic adviser 2010 to 2016
  • Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) Programme Coordinator, Department of Biochemistry 2010 to 2016.
  • Member, School of Biological Science Committee on Creation of New Departments.
  • Member, School of Biological Science Planning Committee
  • Member, School of Biological Science Library and Documentation Committee
  • Member, Editorial Board of FUTO Journal Series. MAY, 2015 TO DATE
  • Head of Department, Biochemistry. June 2016 TO DATE

University Text
I published a University Textbook in Biochemistry in 2002 titled Fundamental Concepts of Biochemistry by Chikezie, P.C. and Iheanacho, K.M.E. ISBN 978-34052-2-5

Chapters in Researched Books

  1. Ibegbulem, C.O., Iheanacho, K.M.E., Igwe, C.U and Chikezie, P.C(2014). Velocity, Rates and Kinetics of Industrial Reactions and Processes In: laboratory experiments in Biochemistry (A students’ Manual).O.A. Ojiako,(Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Nigeria. 421-428. ISBN 978-978-52056-1-9
  2. Iheanacho, K.M.E(2014). Basic Extraction Procedures for Biochemical Analyses of Macromolecules. In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. 1st edition, O.A. Ojiako (Ed).FUTO Press Ltd, Nigeria. 39-48. ISBN 978-978-52056-0-2
  3. Iheanacho, K.M.E(2014). Phytochemical Screening and Quantitative Analyses of Plant Materials. In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. 1st edition, O.A. Ojiako (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Nigeria. 372-376. ISBN 978-978-52056-0-2
  4. Iheanacho, K.M.E(2014). Assay of Antioxidants and Markers of Oxidative Stress. In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. 1st edition, O.A. Ojiako (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Nigeria.276-284. ISBN 978-978-52056-0-2
  5. Iheanacho, K.M.E and Chinekeokwu, R.K(2014). General Exercises in Basic Biochemistry. In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. 1st edition, O.A. Ojiako (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Nigeria. 445-462. ISBN 978-978-52056-0-2

Working Experience

  • Community Sec. Sch. Mmaku, Awgu Lga, Enugu State – National Youth Service (Corper) – April 1990-April 1991   
  • Ohaneze Community Bank Nigeria Limited Owerri.– Credit Officer July 1993 – Dec. 1996
  • Federal University Of Technology Owerri, Lecture January 2002 To date
    • Present Status Reader/Head Of Department

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Computer Training Programme at Information Communication and Technology Centre (ICTC), University of Port Harcourt, November 2006. Organized by Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja.
  2. School of Science Workshop on Processing of Students’ Results. 2010.

PUBLIC LECTURE

  1. Resource person in a seminar/workshop for Secondary Education Management Board, Imo State Government on “Effective Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Science in Post Primary Schools in Imo State. Organized by De-Bund Consulting, Owerri. March 2005.
  2. Resource person in a Continuing Education Training Programme for Traditional Medicine Practitioner in Nigeria, South-East Zone. Organized by Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency, Lagos. August 2006.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH DATES AND TITLE OF PAPERS PRESENTED

  1. West African Society for Pharmacology (WASP)/West African Network of Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRESS) 2002 held at National Institute of Pharmacological Research and Development (NIPRD) Abuja, Nigeria. Paper read: Pharmacological Evaluation of Ethanolic extract of Strophanthus hispidus used in the management of diabetes.
  2. 24th Annual Conference of the Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) 2004, held at University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Nigeria. Paper read: Nutritional Composition of Some Selected Nigerian Leafy Vegetables (2004).
  3. Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) South East Zonal Symposium, 2005 held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Paper read: Phytochemistry and Physicochemical Analysis of Ethanolic extract of Strophanthus hispidus used in the management of diabetes.
  4. Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) South East Zonal Symposium, 2006, held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.
  5. Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) 27th Annual Conference 2007, held at Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
  6. Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) 29th Annual Conference 2009, held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
  7. Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, (NSBMB) 30th Annual Conference 2010, held at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Kebbi State.
  8. Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, (NSBMB) 31th Annual Conference 2011, held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
  9. Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, (NSBMB) 32nd Annual Conference 2012, held at University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State.
  10. Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) South East Zonal Symposium, 2015, held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.
  11. Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) South East Zonal Symposium, 2016, held at Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State Nigeria.
  12. Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) 36th Annual Conference, 2017 held at University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC SOCIETIES

  • Member, Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, (NSBMB).
  • Member, West African Society of Pharmacology (WASP).

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  1. President, Amauzari Comprehensive Secondary School, Mbano Old Boy’s Association
  2. Member, Abia State University Uturu, Alumni Association, Owerri Branch
  3. Member, Federal University of Technology, Owerri Community Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited.
  4. Member, Oganihu Age Grade, Naze, Owerri
  5. Member, Naze Development Union, Naze, Owerri
  6. Member Parish Council, St. Maria Gorretti Catholic Parish, Ikenegbu, Owerri
  7. Member, Catholic Men Organization (CMO), St. Maria Gorretti Catholic Parish, Ikenegbu, Owerri.
  8. Secretary, Izu Umu Naze

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