Obishakin Emmanuel

Emmanuel F. Obishakin

About Emmanuel F. Obishakin

National Veterinary Research Institute

I am currently a Principal Veterinary Research Officer at the National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria. I joined the institute in September 2005. I am a registered Veterinarian in Nigeria, I obtained an Msc in Molecular Biology majoring in Animal health from Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium. I subsequently obtained a PhD in Bioengineering at the Vrije University Brussels, Belgium, majoring in molecular and cellular Immunoparasitology.

I am interested in molecular diagnosis and immunology of infectious diseases most especially neglected tropical diseases.


[Research Officer at the Applied Biotechnology Division], [National Veterinary Research Institute], [Vom, near Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.] [2005—date]
[PhD research scholar], [Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB)], [Vrije University, Brussels, Belgium] [2010—2014]
[Visiting research scientist/thesis student], [Belgian Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre (CODA-CERVA)], [Brussels, Belgium] [2008—2009]
[Veterinary Clinician/ Wildlife Veterinarian], [City Veterinary Center/Cercopan Wildlife Sanctuary], [Abuja, Nigeria/Calaba Cross River State, Nigeria] [2003-2005]


[PhD in Bioengineering], [Vrije University Brussels], [Brussels, Belgium ] [2010—2004]
[MSc Molecular Biology], [Katholieke University, Leuven], [ Leuven, Belgium] [2007—2009]
[Doctor of Veterinary Medicine], [Ahmadu Bello University Zaria], [Zaria, Nigeria] [1993—2002]