School of Life Sciences

Mr Lethukuthula Ngobese


Mr Ngobese is an emerging researcher and academic with research interests in (1) Genetic engineering of yeast strains to study the flocculation phenotypes (2) Yeast Glycoprotein research: studies on glycoproteins for biotechnological and medical application. (3) Yeast killer toxins for the purpose of isolating, purification and use as a bio-agent against contaminating non-Saccharomyces yeast during the fermentation process.

Research interests

  • Yeast genetics
  • Yeast glycoproteins
  • Yeast killer toxins

Research profiles