Dr. Gabriel Oluga Aboge is currently a Senior Lecturer and Head of Pharmacology Section at the Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology of the University of Nairobi. Dr. Aboge obtained a Ph.D. from Gifu University, Japan in the year 2009, and a Master of Science in Pharmacology & Toxicology (2002) from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from the same university. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher (2010-2012) at the National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases in Japan supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. His research interests include molecular biotechnology focusing on mechanisms of drug action and antimicrobial resistance as well as molecular detection and characterization of infectious diseases. Other research interests include laboratory food safety assessment and research activities involving the interface between laboratory and field surveys. Dr. Aboge has supervised four (4) PhD students and twenty two (22) Masters Students to completion. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers, one chapter in scholarly text-book and 14 conference papers. Together with other collaborators, Dr. Aboge is currently involved in establish Animal Health Innovation Laboratory funded by USAID. He is also currently involved in implementation of Inter-University Student exchange programme funded by the government of Japan. Other previous awards include BBRC/NRF of the United Kingdom. In 2013, he was awarded the Veterinary Researcher the year by the Kenya Veterinary Association. Dr. Aboge is also currently involved in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as research and consultancies within the University.

On-going current Research Grants and Projects
1. The Inter-University Exchange Project-Support-Veterinarian training program responsible for infectious disease control to solve One Health problem in Asia and Africa- Funded by the Government of Japan- From April 2021 to March 2026.

2. The Animal health Innovation molecular laboratory; Feed the Future USAID Grant; Funded by USAID; From August 2020 to July 2025.

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