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Associate Professor (Biotechnology) and Vice-Dean Teaching and Learning
Name: Kulsum Kondiah
Location: John Orr Building Room 2210 Doornfontein Campus
Biotechnology and Food Technology Staff, Faculty of Science  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 6102


About Prof Kulsum Kondiah

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

Biochemistry 2
Applied Disease and Immune Response

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

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Maclean, F. O. J. P. Njamo, M. H. Serepa-Dlamini, K. Kondiah and Green, E. (2022). Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from professional SCUBA divers with otitis externa, swimming pools and the ocean at a diving operation in South Africa. Pathogens. 11: 91

A. Adebo, A. B. Oyedeji, J. A. Adebiyi, C. E. Chinma, S. A. Oyeyinka, O. O. Olatunde, E. Green, P. B. Njobeh and K. Kondiah (2021). Kinetics of phenolic compounds modification during maize flour fermentation. Molecules 26: 10.3390/molecules26216702

E. Olifant, K. Kondiah and M. Mamo (2021). Application of candle soot CNPs-TiO2-PVP composite in the detection of volatile organic compounds with aldehyde, amine and ketone functional groups by resistance and impedance responses. Nano Express 2:020010.

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