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Associate Professor and Head of Department
Name: Mahloro Hope Serepa-Dlamini
Location: John Orr Building, Room 2209b Doornfontein Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 6271


About Prof. Mahloro Hope Serepa-Dlamini


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

Research interest/keywords

Bacterial Genomics

Bacterial Taxonomy





Fundamental Genetics


Recent Publications

Malomane, M.T., Kondiah, K* and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H. 2023. Genetic Engineering of Escherichia coli BL21 (DE3) with a codon-optimized insecticidal toxin complex gene tccZ. Access Microbiology, 5(1):000426.

Maela, P.M, van der Walt, H and Serepa-Dlamini, M.H.* 2022. The Antibacterial, Antitumor Activities, and Bioactive Constituents’ Identification of Alectra sessiliflora Bacterial Endophytes. Frontiers in Microbiology 13:870821.

Diale, M.O, Kayitesi E and Serepa-Dlamini M.H.* 2021. Genome In Silico and In Vitro Analysis of the Probiotic Properties of a Bacterial Endophyte, Bacillus paranthracis Strain MHSD3. Frontiers in Genetics. 12:672149. https://doi:10.3389/fgene.2021.672149

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.

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