Dr Steven Hussey
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Eshchar Mizrachi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Zander Myburg
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor and Chair in Forest Genomics and Biotechnology
Programme Director and Chair in Forest Genomics and Biotechnology
Prof Sanushka Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology

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FABI
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Ms Shannon Flemington
FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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FABI
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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New Publications

McTaggart AR, du Plessis E, Roux J, Barnes I, Fraser S, Granados GM, Ho WWH, Shuey LS, Drenth A. (2019) Sexual reproduction in populations of Austropuccinia psidii. European Journal of Plant Pathology 10.1007/s10658-019-01903-y
Lyall R, Schlebusch SA, Proctor J, Prag M, Hussey SG, Ingle RA, Illing N. (2019) Vegetative desiccation tolerance in the resurrection plant Xerophyta humilis has not evolved through reactivation of the seed canonical LAFL regulatory network. The Plant Journal 10.1111/tpj.14596
Messal M, Slippers B, Naidoo S, Bezuidt O, Kemler M. (2019) Active fungal communities in asymptomatic Eucalyptus grandis stems differ between a susceptible and resistant clone. Microorganisms 7(10):375. 10.3390/microorganisms7100375
Tonfack LB, Hussey SG, Veale A, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E. (2019) Analysis of orthologous SECONDARY WALL-ASSOCIATED NAC DOMAIN1 (SND1) promotor activity in herbaceous and woody angiosperms. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20:4623. 10.3390/ijms20184623
Visser EA, Wegrzyn JL, Steenkamp ET, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2019) Dual RNA-Seq Analysis of the Pine-Fusarium circinatum Interaction in Resistant (Pinus tecunumanii) and Susceptible (Pinus patula) Hosts. Microorganisms 7:315. 10.3390/microorganisms7090315 PDF