Dr Nontobeko Mvubu


Dr Nontobeko Mvubu is a Lecturer and Research Scientist at the University of KwaZuku-Natal, School of Life Sciences, Microbiology. 

 Quote:   "A life well lived is a life well shared".
Position:   Lecturer
Qualifications:   PhD
Discipline:   Microbiology
Campus:   Westville
Telephone:   031 260 7404
 Email:   MvubuN@ukzn.ac.za
Research Areas:    Elucidating host/pathogen associated factors involved during infection by genetically diverse strains of M. tuberculosis

Identification of essential virulence factors involved during early infection of innate cells

Profiling strain-specific splicing events and diverse isoforms regulated by clinical strains of M. tuberculosis in innate cells

High throughout RNA Sequencing analysis of mammalian transcriptome using Bioinformatics tools

 Recent Publications:  

Mvubu NE, Pillay B, McKinnon LR,  Pillay M. 2017. Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains induce strain-specific cytokine and chemokine response in pulmonary epithelial cells. Cytokine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2017.09.027.

Websites:    View Researchgate profile

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