Dr. Matthew Adeleke
Dr. Matthew Adeleke is a senior lecturer in the School of Life Sciences.
Position:   Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:   B. Agric., M. Agric., Ph.D
Discipline:   Genetics
Campus:   Westville
Telephone:   031 260 8615
 Email:   adelekem@ukzn.ac.za

 Research Areas:

Comparative and diversity studies of positional candidate genes for infectious diseases in livestock species.  Evolutionary genetics and selection signature of immune genes in animal models.  Characterization and genetic improvement of indigenous livestock breeds.

Recent Publications:

Adeleke, M.A., Peters, S.O., Ogunmodede, D.T., Oni, O.O., Ajayi, O.L., Wheto, M. and Adebambo, O.A. 2015. Genotype effect on distribution pattern of maternally derived antibody against Newcastle disease in Nigerian local chickens. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 47(2); 391-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11250-014-0728-9 

Fadare, A.O., Peters, S.O., Yakubu, A., Sonibare, A.O., Adeleke, M.A., Ozoje, M.O. and Imumorin, I.G. 2013. Physiological and haematological indices suggest superior heat tolerance of white-coloured West African Dwarf sheep in the hot humid tropics. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 45; 157-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11250-012-0187-0 

Ilori, B. M., Peters, S. O., Yakubu, A., Imumorin, I. G., Adeleke, M. A., Ozoje, M. O., Ikeobi, C. O. N. and Adebambo, O. A. 2012. Physiological adaptation of local, exotic and crossbred turkeys to the hot and humid tropical environment of Nigeria. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science. 61(4); 204-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09064702.2012.656141 

Adeleke, M.A., Peters, S.O., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Adebambo, A.O., Olowofeso, O., Bamgbose, A.M. and Adebambo, O.A. (2011): A preliminary screening of genetic lineage of Nigerian local chickens based on blood protein polymorphisms. Animal Genetic Resources 48: 23-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2078633610000962 

Adeleke, M.A., Peters, S.O., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Bamgbose, A.M. and Adebambo, O.A. (2011): Growth performance of Nigerian local chickens in crosses involving an exotic broiler breeder. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 43(3); 643-650. Published by Springer, United Kingdom. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11250-010-9747-3

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