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    Emmanuel Okello
    Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
    Population Health & Reproduction


    eokello@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Promoting the judicious use of antibiotics and control of antimicrobial resistance on California dairy herds. Working with farmers and other stakeholders to improve livestock health and productivity.

    Education

    2006 BVM Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University , Kampala, Uganda
    2010 MSc Molecular Biology, Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium
    2015 PhD Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije University of Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Principal Investigator, Survey and longitudinal study on antimicrobial treatments and resistance in adult cattle on California Dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture

    Co-Principal Investigator, Association between antimicrobial treatments at dry-off and antimicrobial resistance in adult cattle on California dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture

    Co-Principal Investigator, Effect of Antimicrobial Treatments on rates of acquisition and loss of antimicrobial resistance in adult cattle on California dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture

    Co-Principal Investigator, Antimicrobial resistance genotype in adult cattle on California dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Emmanuel Okello: Analysis of performance, management practices and challenges to intensive pig farming in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda 2015 Okello E, Amonya C, Okwee-Acai J, Erume J, De Greve H Analysis of performance, management practices and challenges to intensive pig farming in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda International Journal of Livestock Production,
    • Emmanuel Okello: Structural insight in the inhibition of adherence of F4 fimbriae producing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli by llama single domain antibodies. 2015 Moonens K, Van den Broeck I, Okello E, Pardon E, De Kerpel M, Remaut H, De Greve H Structural insight in the inhibition of adherence of F4 fimbriae producing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli by llama single domain antibodies. Veterinary research,
    • Emmanuel Okello: Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains are highly prevalent in Ugandan piggeries but disease outbreaks are masked by antibiotic prophylaxis 2015 Okello E, Moonens K, Erume J, De Greve H Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains are highly prevalent in Ugandan piggeries but disease outbreaks are masked by antibiotic prophylaxis Tropical animal health and production,
    • Emmanuel Okello: Allele Frequency of 15 Short Tandem Repeats (STR) in a Buganda Population (Central Uganda): Forensic Utility and Parentage Testing 2014 Nabwowe J, Kirya M, Okello E, Nanteza A Allele Frequency of 15 Short Tandem Repeats (STR) in a Buganda Population (Central Uganda): Forensic Utility and Parentage Testing Journal Forensic Research,