cfprbanner1.jpg

CFPRG annual lab members

2015

MPPI and CFPRG Research Groups 2015

Back row (L - R): Nicky Olivier (Microarray Scientific Officer & PhD, Bioinformatics), Nardus Strydom (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Dave Berger (PI – MPPI), Bridget Crampton (PI – CFPRG), Brigitte Langenhoven (CFPRG - PhD, Biotech), Johan Liversage (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), David Livingstone Nsibo (PhD, Plant Science). 


Middle row (L - R): Alandi Niewoudt (CFPRG - Hons, Biotech), Naomi Park (CFPRG - Hons, Biotech), Maryke Carstens (MPPI - Postdoc), Julanie Stapelberg, Lichelle Grobler, Tabang Msimango (Mentorship students), Sonia Phillips (MPPI - Postdoc)

 

Front row (L - R): Katrien de Ridder (MPPI - MSc Agric, Plant Pathology), Elzette Wentzel (MPPI - Hons, Biotech), Megan MacCaghey (MSc International Development, RIFA Fellow, UC Davis), Kirsty Botha (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Ncobile Kunene (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Miekie Haasbroek (CFPRG - PhD, Biotech), Velushka Swart (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Katlego Masike (CFPRG - Hons, Plant Science)

 

Not present: Teddy Amuge (MPPI - PhD, Plant Science), Jeanne Korsman (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Richard Kotze (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Molly Malefo (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Claire Martin (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Jacqueline Meyer (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Erika Viljoen (MPPI - PhD, Biotech)

 


2014

 MPPI and CFPRG Research Groups 2014

Back row (L - R): Shamus Morgan (undergrad assistant), Johan Liversage (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Dr Sonia Phillips (MPPI - Postdoc), Jeanne Korsman (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Dr Bridget Crampton (PI – CFPRG), Prof. Dave Berger (PI – MPPI), Dr. Maryke Carstens (MPPI - Postdoc), Teddy Amuge (MPPI - PhD, Plant Science), Nicky Olivier (Microarray Scientific Officer & PhD, Bioinformatics)


Middle row (L - R): Ncobile Kunene (MPPI - MSc, Plant Science), Claire Martin (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Kirsty Botha (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Velushka Birkenbach (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Brigitte Lombard (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Sonia Naidoo (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science)


Front row (L - R): Molly Malefo (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Leonora Haasbroek (CFPRG - Hons, Biotech), Nardus Strydom (MPPI - Hons, Biotech), Richard Kotze (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Kara Troglin (University of Arkansas, USA), Miekie Haasbroek (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech)


Not present: Nanette Coetzer (MPPI - PhD, Bioinformatics), Erika Viljoen (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Jacqueline Meyer (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Thomas Schmidt (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Monique Heystek (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Degracious Kgoale (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Mischa Muller (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Nare Ngoepe (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Adri Veale (Technical Assistant), Gert Pietersen (undergrad assistant)

 


 2013

Back row (L - R): Nanette Coetzer (MPPI - PhD, Bioinformatics), Dr Bridget Crampton (PI – CFPRG), Prof. Dave Berger (PI – MPPI), Johan Liversage (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Amy Visser (CFPRG - Hons, Plant Science), Kirsty Botha (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Ncobile Kunene (MPPI - Hons, Plant Science)

Middle row (L-R): Dr Boney Kuriakose (MPPI - Senior Research Assistant), Nicky Olivier (Microarray Scientific Officer & PhD, Bioinformatics), Thomas Schmidt (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Claire Martin (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Sonia Naidoo (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Erika Viljoen (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Jeanne Korsman (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Dr Sonia Phillips (MPPI - Postdoc).

Front row (L - R): Molly Malefo (CFPRG - Hons, Biotech), Monique Heystek (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Degracious Kgoale (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Miekie Haasbroek (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Velushka Birkenbach (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Brigitte Lombard (CFPRG - MSc, Biotech), Mischa Muller (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Dr. Maryke Carstens (MPPI - Postdoc).

Not present:
Teddy Amuge (MPPI - PhD, Plant Science), Jacqueline Meyer (MPPI - PhD, Biotech), Jane Bredenkamp (MPPI - MSc, Biotech), Nare Ngoepe (CFPRG - MSc, Plant Science), Adri Veale (Technical Assistant), Grieta Mahlangu (Technician), Irene Schoeman (MPPI - Admin assistant), Nardus Strydom, Douglas Martin (undergraduate lab assistants).

 


New Publications

Export to RIS
Human ZR, Crous CJ, Roets F, Venter SN, Wingfield MJ, de Beer ZW. (2017) Biodiversity and ecology of flower-associated actinomycetes in different flowering stages of Protea repens. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 10.1007/s10482-017-0942-3
Wingfield BD. (2017) The peer review system has flaws. But it’s still a barrier to bad science. The Conversation http://bit.ly/2holsgS
McTaggart AR, Beasley DR, Wingfield MJ, Wood AR, Pretorius ZA, Drenth A, Shivas RG, Roux J. (2017) A dynamic, web-based resource to identify rust fungi (Pucciniales) in southern Africa. MycoKeys 26:77-83. 10.3897/mycokeys.26.14602
De Maayer P, Aliyu H, Vikram S, Blom J, Duffy B, Cowan DA, Smits THM, Venter SN, Coutinho TA. (2017) Phylogenomic, pan-genomic, pathogenomic and evolutionary genomic insights into the agronomically relevant enterobacteria Pantoea ananatis and Pantoea stewartii. Frontiers in Microbiology 8(1755) 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01755
Jami F, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M, Slippers B. (2017) Diversity of tree-infecting Botryosphaeriales on native and non-native trees in South Africa and Namibia. Australasian Plant Pathology 10.1007/s13313-017-0516-x