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Musangu Ngeleka, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVM (Veterinary Microbiology)

 

Dr. Musangu NgelekaDr. Ngeleka received his Diploma of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Congo (formerly Zaire) in 1981; Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) from University Laval in Quebec-City, Quebec in 1989 with major interest on nephrotoxicity of gentamicin used alone or in combination with other antimicrobial agents, using mice model).

He received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, in 1993, while pursuing a part time internship and teaching assistance in Veterinary Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology at the same veterinary institution. The main interest of the Ph.D. program was pathogenesis of E. coli infections in pigs.

Dr. Ngeleka spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon, working on a genetically-engineered live attenuated E. coli vaccine for poultry. He then moved to Trinidad and Tobago in 1996 and spent three years as Assistant Professor of Clinical Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies.

He joined PDS in February 1999 and is currently managing the Veterinary Clinical Microbiology Laboratory.