Prof. Muleke has the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, (University of Nairobi -1989), and M.Sc. Tropical Veterinary Medicine, (Edinburgh University, 1995), and Ph.D. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, (Nanjing Agricultural University, 2006). In addition, he has a Diploma in Animal Health “with” Distinction, Egerton University -1981, and possesses Post Doctoral training in molecular parasitology from the Moredun Research Institute, Scotland, U.K- 2010.
He is an Associate Professor of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (past 7yrs) in the Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology,, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Egerton University. Prof. Muleke is the pioneer Founding Dean of the second accredited veterinary school in Kenya, namely the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, He has over 25 years of training and/mentoring experience for the animal health professionals in Kenya including curriculum development for the certificate/diploma/veterinary medicine programs in Africa. He has over 20 years of practical experience in delivering of professional Veterinary Services – primarily in Kenya, 15 years of which were devoted to research in diseases of public health and food safety importance in Africa.
Prof. Muleke is a registered Veterinary Surgeon - [Reg. No.: 002355], member of the Kenya Veterinary Association - [Reg. No.: KVA/645].He is an active Member of the Technical Committee for Quality Assurance (TECEQA) (2017 –present), under the auspices of the Kenya Veterinary Board. KVB -TECEQA is responsible for inspection of training institutions, curriculum development, and its alignment to the O.I E - competency guidelines for animal health/veterinary training institutions in Kenya.
Prof. Muleke has Professional expertise in Molecular Parasitology and Immunology; Quality Assurance in Veterinary Education; Expertise in Guiding Reforms at Animal Health Technical Training Institutions in Kenya - (Egerton University, Baraton College (TVET), Bukura Agricultural College (TVET), Dairy Training Institution (TVET), Masai Mara University).
Together with others, Prof. Muleke has published one critical university level reference text book; The Students Guide Book, Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, First Edition-2018, ISBN 978-9966-114-77-8. He is the lead author for another two refereed tertiary level book chapters namely: An Overview of Hard and Soft Ticks and their Control Methods, Chapter-8: In, Combating and Controlling Nagana and Tick-Borne Diseases in Livestock, page 166-194. https://www.igi-global.com/book/combating-controlling-nagana-tick-borne/254908. As well as the Chapter-15: Control of African swine fever and avian spirochaetosis, page 329-354. https://www.igi-global.com/book/combating-controlling-nagana-tick-borne/254908.page
Prof. Muleke has successfully supervised and mentored 5-PhD students and 8-MSc students to completion undertaking research projects in a wide range of animal health topics. Between, 2003 – 2021, he published over 50 scholarly publications in peer reviewed journal papers (www.egerton.ac.ke). He is the Principal Investigator/Coordinator of key research projects at Egerton University including the Foods Safety (SAF- LAB) Project valued at Kshs. 39,063,150 Million for Equipping the Safe Foods Reference Laboratory at Egerton University, Kenya; The Food Safety Risks Project, a Multidisciplinary project valued at Kshs. 12million;and the KCSAP project valued at Kshs. 21M for Validating climate smart disease control technologies for enhanced adaptation and productivity of indigenous chicken (KCSAP CGS/CRGs-AD 2019/CSLA/02:8 Climate Smart Livestock & Aquaculture).
Prof Muleke has consulted for the Marsabit county government- the re-evaluation of the modern Segel Abattoir in Marsabit County, 2018 as well as Kenya Veterinary Board on the Development of Veterinary Policy, 2011 and drafting of the diploma in Animal Health curriculum for training institutions in Kenya. Other consultancies include drafting for the following-: FAO / IIRR Interuniversity Training Materials for Building Resilience through best practices in Livelihoods and Food Security in ASALs-2013; Livestock Early Warming Systems (LEWS), USAID Global Livestock / ASARECA Project; Heifer International Smallholder Dairy Farming – countrywide review of animal Health and Management Constraints - 2007.
2011 - Post Doctoral Research Award - Molecular Parasitology and Immunology
2006 - Ph.D. Preventive Veterinary Medicine
1995 - M.Sc. ~Tropical Veterinary Medicine
1989 - Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM).
1981 - Diploma Animal Husbandry – “Distinction”
JOURNAL PAPERS PUBLISHED - May, 2014 – April, 2021
JOURNAL PAPERS PUBLISHED : 2007 – 2013
JOURNAL PAPERS PUBLISHED 2004 – 2007 (Journal papers used for promotion to Senior Lecturer)
Conferences/Workshops/Symposia /Invited Presentations
Prof. Alexander K. Kahi, (Dr.Sc Agr)
P. O. Box 536
Prof. Li Xiangrui, Ph.D.
College of Vet. Medicine
Nanjing Agricult. University
210095, Jiangsu Province
Peoples Republic of China
David Knox, Ph.D.
Head Parasitology Division
Moredun Research Institute
Pentlands Science Park,
Penicuik, EH26 OPZ