Episode 17: Dr. Kingsley Ekwemalor/PostGradauate Studies in America


Dr. Kingsley Ekwemalor was born and raised in Eastern Nigeria. He completed his
undergraduate studies at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria, where he received
a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology. Following graduation, he worked in Total Nigeria Plc
Abuja. In 2015, he earned a master’s degree in Biotechnology and Genomics at North Carolina
Agricultural and Technical State University. He obtained his doctorate in Applied Science and
Technology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr. Ekwemalor is
currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, where he teaches
Genetics and Biotechnology to both undergraduate and graduate student. He has worked with
high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in conducting research. He has presented his
research findings at national and international scientific conferences. Dr. Ekwemalor has over 40
published articles in peer-reviewed journals with over 100 citations and written two book
chapters. Kingsley served as the president of the Graduate School Advisory Council for the
2017/2018 academic year at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He
loves to travel, soccer (Manchester United for life), tennis, and swimming.

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