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Dr Mahloro Hope Serepa-Dlamini

Dr Mahloro Hope Serepa-Dlamini
Department of Biotechnology and ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Food Technology
Senior Lecturer (Biotechnology) and Deputy HOD

Contact Details
John Orr Building, Room 2209b
+27 (0) 11 559 6271
DFC

Qualifications
PhD - Microbiology and Biotechnology (Bacterial Genomics), University of the Witwatersrand
MSc - Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand
BSc Honours - Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of the Witwatersrand
BSc - Microbiology and Biotechnology; Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of the Witwatersrand

Teaching
Microbiology
Fundamental Genetics
Bioinformatics

Research interest/keywords
Bacterial Genomics, Metabolomics, Transcriptomics and Metagenomics, Biopesticides.

Recent Publications
Tshishonga, K and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. 2019. Draft genome sequence of Enterobacter hormaechei strain MHSD6, a plant endophyte isolated from medicinal plant Pellaea calomelanos. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8:e01251-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01251-19. 

Makuwa, S.C and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. 2019. Data on draft genome sequence of Bacillus sp. strain MHSD28, a bacterial endophyte isolated from Dicoma anomala. Data in Brief, 26, 104524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104524. 

Lulamba, T.E, Green, E. and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. 2019. Entomopathogenic nematodes, potential industrial pest control agents: A South African perspective. Journal of Entomology and Nematology, 11(1): pp.1-12, doi: 10.5897/JEN2018.0210.

Mahlangu, S.G. and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. (2018). Draft genome sequence of Pantoea ananatis strain MHSD5 isolated from surface sterilized leaves of medicinal plant, Pellaea calomelanos obtained in South Africa. Data in Brief, 19, 1727-1732. Doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.06.039. 

Mahlangu, S.G. and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. (2018). The first report of bacterial endophytes from the leaves of Pellaea calomelanos in South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 114, pp. 9-10.Doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2018/4235. 

Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. and Gray, V.M. (2018). A new species of entomopathogenic nematode Oscheius safricana n. sp. (Nematoda: Rhabditidae) from South Africa. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, doi: 10.1080/03235408.2018.1475281.

Serepa, M.H, Gray V.M. (2014). Draft whole-genome sequence of Serratia marcescens strain MCB, associated with Oscheius sp. MCB (Nematoda: Rhabditidae) isolated from South Africa. Genome Announcements, 2(5):e00911-14. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00911-14.

External links
Google Scholar
Research Gate
ORCID