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Prof. Timothy Bulus is a professor of Biochemistry at Kaduna State University, with academic and research experience of more than seventeen years. He has served as the head of the department of Biochemistry for two terms spanning four years during which the department had witnessed tremendous improvement in organization, course curriculum, quality of teaching and the establishment of several postgraduate programmes. He is currently the pioneer director of the Directorate of Laboratory Management and Maintenance of the university and had previously played key roles in pioneering the establishment of the first-ever well-equipped Kaduna State University Molecular Biology Laboratory. He has served the university in many capacities at senate and management cadres, as well as in many of its committees.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In addition, he has a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy, both from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on the potential of developing vaccine constructs against malaria pathogen, research he partly carried out at the Center of Glycobiology, Universitate de Bremen, Germany. He has lectured many biochemistry courses and supervised original research at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Biochemistry and Biotechnology with attendant scholarly scientific articles to his credit. He is a member of several scientific societies which he served in different leadership and committee responsibilities.
Professor Timothy Bulus is a community development person and has provided a lot of community services across fields and communities. He was a visiting lecturer at the Department of Biological Science, Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, where he helped in the establishment of M.Sc. Biotechnology programme. He was a visiting research scientist at the Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis, Kaduna, and had provided research training and mentoring opportunities to younger researchers in the institute. He has been equally involved in several other society training in the capacity development of younger scientists. Because of his leadership roles and his passionate interest in peaceful co-existence, he has recently undergone the basic intensive, theoretical and practical training course in Dispute Resolution Skills and Proficiency with the Settlement House ADR Training Institute (SHATI) and attended capacity building workshop for academic leaders at central State University, Ohio, USA. Prof. Timothy Bulus is practically involved in conflict management within the University and has participated in resolving several conflicts and disputes among staff and students such as theft cases, online platform-related disputes, examination irregularities and intra-union conflicts.
He is a principled, fair-minded and amiable teacher and leader. On the basis of his competence and trustworthiness, he was invited by Bowen University for a sabbatical leave during which helped to restructure and stabilize the Biochemistry Programme and has, on several occasions, been invited to examine undergraduate and postgraduate students of Ahmadu Bello University, University of Jos and Bingham University. He has written letters of recommendation and served as a guarantor to many youths. He is a Christian teacher, counsellor and leader. He is a patron and advisor to student organizations and is happily married to Mrs Martha and their marriage is blessed with three children: Blessed (12), Joseph (10) and Grace (5).