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Nolwazi BhembeCountry of origin: Swaziland Currently in: South Africa, Alice General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Degrees2017 Doctorate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Current Research Activities
Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Publications resulting from Research:
1. Bhembe NL, Nwodo UU, Govender S, Hayes, C, Ndip RN, Okoh AI, Green E. Molecular detection and characterization of resistant genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex from DNA isolated from tuberculosis patients in the Eastern Cape Province South Africa. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 4;14:479. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-479.
2. Bhembe NL, Nwodo UU, Okoh AO, Obi L, Mabinya LV, Green E. Clonality and genetic profiles of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. MicrobiologyOpen. 2017 ; 00:1-10. Doi:10.1002/mbo3.449.
3. Bhembe NL, Jaja, I, Nwodo UU, Okoh AI, Green E. Prevalence of tuberculosis lymphadenitis from slaughtered cattle in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Infectious diseases - Elsevier doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2017.05.005 (accepted for publication, under press).
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchI am a researcher, interested in investigating the prevalence of tuberculosis caused by different Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex members.
Workshop and Conference Attended2013 (24-27 November) Forever Resorts Warmbaths, Bela-Bela, South Africa South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM) conference2016 (21-23 June) Cineworld The O2, London, United Kingdom The 2016 TB summit2014 (13-14 October) University of Fort Hare Alice campus, South Africa University of Fort Hare Postgraduate conference2016 (10-14 July) International Convention Center (ICC), East London, South Africa South African Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB) conference
Presentation given2013Prevalence of extensive drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) from MDR-TB Patients in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.Forever Resorts Warmbaths, Bela-Bela, South AfricaEvent: South Africa Society of Microbiology (SASM) conference2016Clonality and genetic profiles of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Eastern Cape Province, South AfricaCineworld The O2, London, United Kingdom.Event: The 2016 TB summit2016Investigation of slaughtered cattle for Mycobacterium bovis infection from selected abattoirs in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.International Convention Centre (ICC), East London, South Africa.Event: South African Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB) conference2014Differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) DNA using Region of differences (RDs)University of Fort Hare Alice campus, South Africa.Event: University of Fort Hare Postgraduate conference