BGM Research

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



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



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
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
Probiotics and Food Technology
Structural Biology 
Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases
Tuberculosis Research

Research Chairs
Principal Investigators

Other research-linked activities include:

BGM Seminars, BGM PhD Defenses, and other events
   BGM Research Day - November 2020
   BGM Research Symposium - October 2019
   BGM Research Symposium - December 2018
   BGM Researcher Day - February 2018  










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