Claro N. Mingala
Field of award: Infectious Diseases (Veterinary Medicine)
Year awarded: 2011
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of his significant studies on the immunology of water buffaloes by evaluating the immune responses at the molecular level, providing the baseline information necessary for the development of DNA-based technologies in the production of vaccines, diagnostic tools, and therapeutic agents. His studies also include epidemiological assessment and diagnostic identification of important water buffalo diseases such as Trypanosomiasis, Mastitis, Cryptosporidiosis and viral diseases.
Current Position: Scientist I
Office Address: Philippine Carabao Center, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
Education: PhD (Veterinary Science), Hokkaido University 2009; MVSt (Preventive Veterinary Medicine) Central Luzon State University 2002; DVSM (Veterinary Medicine) Central Luzon State University 1994; BS (Animal Husbandry), Central Luzon State University 1992