School of Life Sciences

Prof Dean Goldring

Full Professor

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/ Full Professor in Biochemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering Distinguished Teacher Award 2016

Research interests

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.

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