Postgraduate students

Current MSc students                                              Go back to the Department

Name of student

Degree, 1stregistration

Project title

Supervisor

Co-supervisor

Mary Magashoa

MSc 2009

Isolating and characterizing antifungal compounds from Combretum molle

JN Eloff

P Masoko

Cindy Mabunda

MSc 2010

Evaluation of the use of TLC in identifying important herbal me

JN Eloff

R van Brummelen

Erika van Zyl

MSc 2011

Anthelmintic efficacy of selected plants

JN Eloff

FS Botha

Zandile Mahlangu

MSc 2011

Screening of South African plants for activities against salmonellosis

EE Elgorashi

FS Botha E Madoroba

Stella Makgabo

MSc 2012

Antimicrobial activity of berries, leaves, barks and roots of the edible plant, Grewia flava against four enteric pathogens

FS Botha

C van Wyk

AR Mudau

MSc 2013 (Unisa)

Ethnobotanical survey of six medicinal plants and their antifungal activities in Vhembe district, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Sm Mahlo

JN Eloff

Current PhD students

Name of student

Degree, 1stregistration

Project title

Supervisor

Co-supervisor

Lita Pauw

PhD 2007

Evaluating the predictive value of a database developed from the antimicrobial activities of leaves of several hundred southern African tree species

JN Eloff

 

Noluthando Nkoana

PhD 2007

Plant breeders rights in relation to intellectual property and indigenous knowledge in the commercialization of indigenous plants

JN Eloff

WJ van Rijssen

Daniel Shuping

PhD 2010

Evaluating the use of Melianthus extracts in combating plant fungal pathogens

JN Eloff

FS Botha

Nana Boaduo

PhD 2010

Chemical and microbiological evaluation of a plant species successfully used to replace antibiotic feed additives

JN Eloff

J Wallace,

Tshepiso Makhafola

PhD 2010

Evaluation genotoxicity and antigenotoxicity of plants used traditionally and characterizing the active compounds

JN Eloff

L McGaw

Thanyani Ramadwa

PhD 2011

Labelling of bioactive compounds with stable or radioisotopes for pharmacokinetic and metabolic studies

JN Eloff

J Zeevaart

Rinah Sathekge

PhD 2011

Investigating the potential use of plant extracts to control fungal infections of plants

FS Botha

JN Eloff

Monate Mkolo

PhD 2011

(UL)

In depth evaluation of antidiabetic properties ofHypoxis hemerocallidea (Hypoxidaceae)

V Naidoo

JN Eloff

Lérica le Roux-Pullen

MSc 2011 – PhD 2013

Comparing xenobiotic transporter protein expression and functionality in caprine mammary epithelial cells collected from lactating udders of the boer goat in the presence and absence of prolactin

L Meyer

R Gehring

LJ McGaw

Dr Kemi Iji

PhD 2011

Primary gill epithelium cultures of the African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as a sensitive in vitro model for assessment of toxicity associated with acid mine drainage (AMD)

LJ McGaw

J Myburgh

Abimbola Aro

PhD 2012

Evaluation of the antimycobacterial and immune modulatory activity of some South African medicinal plants

LJ McGaw

JN Eloff

Abimbola Aro

PhD 2012

Evaluation of the antimycobacterial and immune modulatory activity of some South African medicinal plants

LJ McGaw

JN Eloff

Dr Prudence Kayoka-Kabongo

PhD 2012

Unisa

Mycobacterium species: prevalence and antimycobacterial activity of selected plant extracts

LJ McGaw

CL Obi

JN Eloff

CJ Henley-Smith

PhD 2012

Heteropyxis natalensis: A South African plant’s potential in combating oral pathogens

N Lall

FS Botha

Ishaka Leo

PhD 2013

Using plant extracts to replace antibiotic feed additives in poultry production

JN Eloff

FS Botha

Emmanuel Nyahangare

PhD 2013

Evaluating plants that are used traditionally to control ticks in Zimbabwe

JN Eloff

B Mvumi
G Fouche

Alexander Jambalang

PhD 2013

Prevalence of Salmonella species in poultry eggs in Gauteng Province, South Africa and their zoonotic relationship.

FS Botha

E. Buys

Raduis Melong

PhD 2013

Identification and structure elucidation of bioactives metabolites from Parkia biglobosa (Fabaceae),

JN Eloff

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Sanusi Mada

PhD 2013

The curative effect of aqueous extract of Momordica charantia linn on lead induced genotoxicity in male albino rats

C Botha

JN Eloff

Bellonah Sakong

PhD 2014

Using plants to control ticks in animal production

JN Eloff

V Naidoo G Fouche

Katlego Motlhatlego

PhD 2014

using plants to control fungal infections in

LJ McGaw

?

Bukola Adenubi

PhD 2014

Using plants to control ticks  in animal production

V Naidoo

JN Eloff

G. Fouche

Students who have graduated from this programme     

To see a list of MSc degrees conferred click here         

To see a list of PhD degrees conferred click here   

 

Post doctoral Fellows guided

Name

Research speciality

Period

Funder

Home country

Dr David Katerere

Phytochemistry of Combretaceae

1999-2003

UP

Zimbabwe

Dr Lyndy McGaw

Bioassays, guiding students

2002-2007

Claude Leon Foundation

South Africa

Dr Lyndy McGaw

Toxicology

2008

UP Research Fellow

South Africa

Dr John Githiori

Parasitology

2004-2005

NRF

Kenia

Dr Mutalib Aderogba

Phytochemist, anti-oxidant activity

2005-2006

NRF

Nigeria

Dr Ladislaus Mdee

Phytochemistry

2005-2007

NRF

Tanzania

Dr Ezekiel Iwalewa

Pharmacologyt

2007

NRF

Nigeria

Dr Chima Igwe

Phytochemistry

2007-2008

NRF

Nigeria

Dr Esam Elgorashi

Bioassays and guiding students

2008-2009

NRF and UP

Sudan

Dr Babatunde Samuel

Phytochemistry

2008-2009

NRF

Nigeria

Dr Isaiah Ademola

Parasitology

2008-2009

NRF

Nigeria

Dr Philip Kerr

Chemistry

2009

NRF

Australia

Dr Lyndy McGaw

Bioassays, toxicology

2010-2011

UP Research Fellow

South Africa

Dr Maurice Awauofack

Phytochemistry

2012-2013

UP

Cameroon

Dr Jean Paul Dzoyem

Microbiology

2013-2014

UP

Cameroon

Dr Lillian Mukandiwa

Animal Production

2013

DAAD

Zimbabwe

Dr Mohd Sajjad Ahmad Khan

Microbiology

2013-2015

UP

India

 

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