Professor JP Dean Goldring

Prof Goldring is a lecturer in the School of Life Sciences. He has BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Dundee, Scotland. PhD on Insect Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase activity from the University of Zimbabwe. Post-Doc 1 Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, USA. T-cell immunity in malaria. Post-Doc 2 Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK. Cytoadherence and cerebral Malaria. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. Biochemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor. Biochemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering Distinguished Teacher Award 2016

Position:    Associate Professor
Qualifications:    PhD Biochemistry
BSc Biochemistry
Discipline:   Biochemistry
Campus:   Pietermaritzburg
Telephone:   033 260 5466
Research areas:   

Malaria. Malaria Biochemistry. Malaria diagnostics. Malaria copper metabolism. Malaria vaccines. Malaria monocyte interactions in the presence of anti-malarial drugs.

Biochemical isolation and characterisation of crocodile serum proteins. Protein staining techniques in solution, in polyacrylamide electrophoresis gels and on nitrocellulose and nylon membranes. Protein concentration techniques. Protein separation techniques.

Biochemistry education.

 Recent Publications:  

Krause R., Hurdayal R., Choveaux D., Przyborski J., Coetzer T.H.T. and Goldring J.P.D. (2017). Plasmodium glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase: a potential malarial diagnostic target. Experimental Parasitology. 179: 7 – 19.

Krause R., Grobler A., and Goldring J.P.D. (2015). Comparing antibody responses in chickens against Plasmodium Falciparum lactate dehydrogenase and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase with Freund’s and Pheroid® adjuvants. Immunological Investigations. 44, 627-643.

Goldring J.P.D. (2015) Measuring protein concentration on nitrocellulose and after the electrophoretic transfer of protein to nitrocellulose, 3, 19-25. In Detection of blotted proteins ed B.T. Kurien and R. H. Scofield. Springer. Methods in Molecular Biology 1314, 19 - 25.

Goldring J.P.D. (2015) Methods to concentrate proteins for protein isolation, proteomic and peptidomic evaluation, 2, 5-18. In Detection of blotted proteins” ed B.T. Kurien and R. H. Scofield. Springer. Methods in Molecular Biology 1314, 5 - 18.

Choveaux D., Krause R., Przborski J., and Goldring J.P.D.  (2015). Identification and initial characterisation of a Plasmodium falciparum Cox17 copper metallochaperone. Experimental Parasitology 148, 30 – 39 

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