Novel antimicrobial wound dressing by encapsulation of bacteriocins in nanofibers
Antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens is a major cause of concern for modern medicine, as this renders these “miracle drugs” ineffective. The accidental discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming and the countless lives saved by this antibiotic in the 1940’s pioneered modern medicine. However, injudicious use of penicillin and various other antibiotics has […]
Upcoming Departmental Seminars
Venue: JC Smuts Building, 3rd floor, Room A309 @12h00-13h00
9 Feb 2011
Marko Viktor (MSc defence)
The expression of fungal enzymes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for bio-ethanol production from raw cornstarch.
Munyaradzi Mubazangi (MSc defence)
Optimization of the conversion of lignocellulosic agricultural by-products to bioethanol using different enzyme cocktails and recombinant yeast strains.
11 Feb 2011
- World experts to discuss biobased economy
- Post-Graduate Programme in Biofuels
- PhD Student Winschau Fayghan van Zyl Wins Best Poster Award @ the 9th Biotechnology Congress of America
- MSc student Steffi Davison tutoring primary school learners at Lynedoch Primary School
- Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Solar Pasteurization Treatment Systems in Enkanini Informal Settlement (Stellenbosch)