Dr. Chukwuebuka Egbuna

Research Biochemist, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State- 431124, Nigeria.


Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist, a chemical analyst, and an academic researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) (USA), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom). He has been engaged in a number of roles at New Divine Favor Pharmaceutical Industry Limited, Akuzor Nkpor, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) in Nigeria. He has collaboratively worked and published quite a number of research articles in the area of phytochemistry, nutrition and toxicology and other related areas. Mr. Egbuna has edited a 3-volume set book of phytochemistry with Apple Academic Press (Phytochemistry, Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications; Phytochemistry, Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues; and Phytochemistry, Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications and Recent Advances). He is also working on other books with Elsevier, Springer Nature, Wiley-Blackwell and Apple Academic Press. He is a reviewer and editorial board member of various journals, with his most recent role as a website administrator for the Tropical Journal of Applied Natural Sciences (TJANS), a journal of the faculty of Natural Sciences, COOU. His primary research interests are in phytochemistry, food and medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, and nutrition and toxicology. He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in biochemistry at COOU and is presently a Ph.D fellow in Nutritional Biochemistry and Toxicology with the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence, Centre for Public Health and Toxicological Research (PUTOR), University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.