Dr. Habtamu Taddele is an Associate Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Mekelle University. He has a Bachelors degree in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Addis Ababa University faculty of Veterinary Medicine and has just completed a Masters degree in Veterinary Bacteriology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. In addition, he has participated in an International Diploma Training on Poultry Husbandry and Animal Feed for 9 months at Practical Training Centre (PTC ), Barneveld, The Netherlands and also attended a 3 month research based training on Serological and Molecular Diagnosis of FMDv in the Regional Research Laboratory of the LLR University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India through the CV Raman Fellowship for African Researchers. He specializes in the areas of Veterinary Bacteriology, Veterinary Immunology, Molecular Disease Diagnosis, Poultry Husbandry and Animal Feed. His teaching and research interests are but not limited to the areas of Poultry Health and Management, Food Microbiology, Zoonotic Animal Diseases, Molecular Disease Diagnostics, and Livestock adaptation to Climate Change. He has also served the college of veterinary medicine, Mekelle University at different management positions: Quality assurance Head, College Dean and currently serving as College Research, Community Services and Postgraduate Office Head. Dr. Habtamu strongly believes in team work and has good leadership role in a team environment. Moreover, he likes communicating his research outputs to the international community through publication in national and international peer-reviewed Journals. So far he has about 16 publications.
Veterinary Bacteriology; Veterinary Immunology; Molecular Disease Diagnosis, Poultry Husbandry; Food Microbiology, Zoonotic animal diseases.