Organic Synthesis/Medicinal Chemistry


Name of Research Group: Organic Synthesis/Medicinal Chemistry


Main Research Focus and other areas of research interest of the RG: Applications of classical and modern organic synthetic methodologies in the synthesis and functionalization/derivatization of novel phenothiazine, phenoxazine and sulphonamide motifs. Structure activity relationship studies of newly synthesized derivatives. Isolation, purification, structural elucidation and total synthesis of bioactive components from plant material.


Name of the Coordinator: Prof Uchechukwu Chris Okoro

UNN email address of the RG:

UNN email address of the Coordinator:

Current webpage of the RG:

Phone number of the RG: 08038995403

Phone number of the Coordinator: 08038995403

Base Faculty/Institute/Center of the RG: Physical Sciences

Department of the Coordinator: Pure and Industrial Chemistry


List of members and brief intro:

Prof. B. E. Ezema, email:

Prof. (Mrs.) M. A. Ezeokonkwo, email:

Dr. (Mrs) A.U. Ofoefule, email:

Dr. E. A. Onoabedje, email:

Dr. (Mrs.) F. U. Eze, email:

Dr. D. I. Ugwu, email:

Dr. (Mrs.) F. N. Ibeanu, email:

Mr. J. I. Ayogu, email:

Mrs. C. P. Uzoewulu, email:

Dr. J.A. Ezugwu, email:

Mr. S.I. Attah, email:

Mrs. I.I. Otunomo, email:

Mr. E.L. Onyeyilim, email:

Mr. O.U. Okenyeka, email:

Mrs. V.I. Okonkwo, email:

Mrs. O.H. Nwaehiri, email: