School of Life Sciences

Dr Ofentse Pooe

Senior Lecturer

Dr Ofentse Pooe is a protein biochemist with a focus on identifying medicinal and commercially viable biologics. Prior to joining UKZN, Ofentse completed his postdoctoral training on the production and characterization of plant-made protein biosimilars.

Research interests

  • Biotechnology
  • Protein Biochemistry
  • Phytomedicines

Research profiles