Technician Animal Production, San Luis Agricultural School, 1979. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Zulia, 1985. Master of Science Animal Science, University Florida, 1999.
Doctor of Philosophy Veterinary Medicine, University Florida, 2001.
Freelance consultant, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1985—1990. Instructor, assistant professor, aggregate professor University Zulia, 1990—2002, associate professor, since 2002. Member advisory board Inversiones Agrop Misoa, Maracaibo, since 1989.
Member editorial board Revista Gentifica, 2002. Graduate advisor University Zulia, since 2002.
Creator Cooperative Systems for Social and Food Security Venezuelan Oil Corporation, since 2006. Member of Professor Association University Zulia, Veterinary Association Maracaibo, Phi Zeta.
Married Jenny Jarufe-Landaeta, January 26, 2000. Children: Christian Landaeta, Ivan Landaeta.