School of Life Sciences

Prof Johnson Lin

Researcher & Professor

Dr Lin has been a lecturer in tertiary institutions at South Africa over 20 years. Dr Lin has been involving in the environmental monitoring (bacterial, viral and physio-chemical parameters) in KwaZulu Natal. Dr Lin is also working on bioremediation or prevention on oil/aromatic compounds degradation and metal corrosion using bacteria or the enzymes involved in the drug developments based on biological-processes. He also works on the applications of endophytic microorganisms. 

Research interests

  • Environmental Microbiology – Water Quality Monitoring and Treatments
  • Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion
  • Bioremediation of Industrial Wastes – Phenolic Compounds and Hydrocarbon Degradations
  • NanoTechnology – Applications of Nano-Particles Produced by Microorganisms
  • Molecular cloning/Enzymology

Research profiles