Prof Sanushka Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology

Dr Ronishree Mangwanda
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Programme Manager (FMG)
Ms Adri Veale
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Tissue culture and Plant Transformation Platform Manager

Dr Caryn Oates Oates
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Erik Visser
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ms Lorraine Mhoswa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Myriam Solis
FABI
PhD student
Mr Demissew Teshome
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student

Ms Ruby May Ebbeling
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Lihan Esterhuizen
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Valencia Mogashoa
Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
MSc student
Mr Sean Schultze
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Shae Swanepoel
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Shannon Wilson
FABI
MSc student MSc student

Ms Cebeni Langa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Intern

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New Publications

Pham NQ, Marincowitz S, Solís M, Duong TA, Wingfield BD, Barnes I, Slippers B, Muro Abad JI, Durán A, Wingfield MJ. (2021) Eucalyptus scab and shoot malformation: A new and serious foliar disease of Eucalyptus caused by Elsinoe necatrix sp. nov.. Plant Pathology 10.1111/ppa.13348 PDF
Teshome DT, Zharare GE, Naidoo S. (2020) The threat of the combined effect of biotic and abiotic stress factors in forestry under a changing climate. Frontiers in Plant Science 10.3389/fpls.2020.601009 PDF
Oates C, Denby K, Myburg A, Slippers B, Naidoo S. (2020) Insect egg‐induced physiological changes and transcriptional reprogramming leading to gall formation. Plant, Cell & Environment 10.1111/pce.13930
Mhoswa L, O'Neill M, Makobatjatji MM, Oates CN, Payn KG, Slippers B, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2020) A Genome-Wide Association Study for resistance to the insect pest Leptocybe invasa in Eucalyptus grandis reveals genomic regions and positional candidate defence genes. Plant Cell & Physiology (pcaa057) 10.1093/pcp/pcaa057
McTaggart AR, du Plessis E, Roux J, Barnes I, Fraser S, Granados GM, Ho WWH, Shuey LS, Drenth A. (2020) Sexual reproduction in populations of Austropuccinia psidii. European Journal of Plant Pathology 156:537-545. 10.1007/s10658-019-01903-y