Prof Sanushka Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology

Ms Adri Veale
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Tissue culture and Plant Transformation Platform Manager

Ms Lorraine Mhoswa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Caryn Oates
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Demissew Teshome
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Erik Visser
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student

Mr Yves du Toit
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Shannon Flemington
FABI
MSc student MSc student
Ms Tamanique Kampman
FABI
MSc student
Ms Robyn Smith
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student

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New Publications

McTaggart AR, Duong TA, Le VQ, Shuey LS, Smidt W, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2018) Chromium sequencing: the doors open for genomics of obligate plant pathogens. BioTechniques 65(5):253-257. 10.2144/btn-2018-0019
Naidoo S, Christie N, Acosta JJ, Mphahlele MM, Payn KG, Myburg AA, Külheim C. (2018) Terpenes associated with resistance against the gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa, in Eucalyptus grandis. Plant, Cell & Environment 41(8):1840-1851. 10.1111/pce.13323
McTaggart AR, Shuey LS, Granados GM, du Plessis E, Fraser S, Barnes I, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2018) Evidence that Austropuccinia psidii may complete its sexual life cycle on Myrtaceae. Plant Pathology 67:729-734. 10.1111/ppa.12763
Zwart L, Berger DK, Moleleki LN, Van der Merwe NA, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2017) Evidence for salicylic acid signalling and histological changes in the defence response of Eucalyptus grandis to Chrysoporthe austroafricana. Scientific Reports 7:45402. 10.1038/srep45402 PDF
Tobias PA, Christie N, Naidoo S, Guest DI, Külheim C. (2017) Identification of the Eucalyptus grandis chitinase gene family and expression characterization under different biotic stress challenges. Tree Physiology 37(5):565-582. 10.1093/treephys/tpx010