Prof Adeleke holds a PhD in Animal Breeding and Genetics. Matthew leads Eimeria parasite research towards the development of a new-generation of anticoccidial vaccine in chickens. He also works with Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium parasites. Besides, he investigates rumen microbiome using metagenomics following manipulation with probiotics. Previously, Matthew carried out applied genetics-led research contributing to the development of improved indigenous chickens for smallholder farmers.
Genetics of Apicomplexan and Apicomplexan-Related Parasitic Diseases
Livestock Microbiome using Next Generation Sequencing
Genetic Improvement of Indigenous Livestock Species