BGM Research

The main research focus areas of the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology are divided into the following themes:     

Biodiversity

Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics (CMEG)
Chair in Fungal Genomics
Forest and Molecular Genetics
Molecular Ecology & Evolution (MEEP)
Phytobacteriology
Plant Virology 
Tree Protection and Co-Operative Programme

BioEconomy

Avocado Research Programme 
Bacterial Genomics and Host Pathogen Interactions
DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Tree Health Biotechnology (CTHB)
Eucalyptus and Pine Pathogen Interactions
Forest Molecular Genetics
Macadamia Protection Programme 
Tree Protection and Co-Operative Programme

Human and Animal Health

Animal Virology
Biotherapeutics
Breeding Goals for Animal Improvement
Cancer Genetics
Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Complementary and Alternative medicines (CAM)
Epidemiology of Parasitic Nematodes
Facial Morphology Research
Food Microbiology
HIV Research
Human Genetics
Malaria Parasite Molecular Laboratory (M2PL)
Molecular Virology of Orbivirus
Structural Biology 
Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases
Tuberculosis Research

Research Chairs

Principle Investigators


Other research-linked activities include:
 
Upcoming:
   BGM Research Symposium - October 2019
Historic:
   BGM Research Symposium - December 2018
   BGM Researcher Day - February 2018  
      
   BGM Seminars 
   BGM PhD Defenses
   Other events
 
BGM Research Committees
   Research Committee
   Biodiversity
   BioEconomy
   Animal and Human Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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