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Dr Kulsum Kondiah

Dr Kulsum Kondiah
Department of Biotechnology and ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Food Technology
Senior Lecturer (Biotechnology) and Deputy HOD

Contact Details
John Orr Building Room 2210
+27 (0) 11 559 6102
DFC

Qualifications
PhD - Microbiology (UFS)
MSc - Microbiology (UFS)
BSc Honours - Microbiology (UFS)
BSc – Biological Sciences (UFS)

Teaching
Biochemistry 2
Applied Disease and Immune Response 

Research interest/keywords
Nanobiotechnology, heavy metals, water pathogens, biosorbents, diagnostics, protein expression, green synthesis of metal nanoparticles.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles
Keshav, V., Franklyn, P., Kondiah, K. (2019). Recombinant fusion protein PbrD cross-Linked to calcium alginate nanoparticles for Pb remediation. ACS Omega, 4, 16816−16825. 

Keshav, V., Dirr, H., Achilonu, I., Kondiah, K. (2019). Recombinant expression and purification of a functional bacterial metallo-chaperone PbrD-fusion construct as a potential biosorbent for Pb(II). Protein Expression and Purification, 158, 27-35.

Ho, N.R., Kondiah, K., De Maayer, P. (2018). Complete genome of Enterobacter xiangfangensis Pb204: A South African strain capable of synthesising gold nanoparticles. Microbiology Resource Announcements https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01406-18.

External links
Google Scholar
Researchgate
ORCID