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Ruth Nahurira

Country of origin: Uganda Currently in: Uganda, Kabale General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Academic Background

Degrees

2019 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Interdisciplinary

Environmental biotechnology, Bio-degradation and Bioremediation of Organic compounds


Publications resulting from Research: 


1. Eltoukhy Adel, Yang Jia, Nahurira Ruth, Abo-Kadoum M. A., Khokhar Ibatsam, Wang Junhuan , Yan Yanchun (2020). Biodegradation of Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A by Pseudomonas putida Strain YC-AE1 Isolated from Polluted Soil, Guangdong, China. BMC Microbiology; 20, 11 (https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-020-1699-9)

2. Nahurira Ruth, Wang Junhuan, Yan Yanchun, Jia Yang, Fan Shuanghu, Khokhar Ibatsam and Eltoukhy Adel (2019). In silico genome analysis reveals the metabolic versatility and biotechnology potential of a halotorelant phthalic acid esters degrading Gordonia alkanivorans strain YC-RL2. AMB Express (https://doi.org/10.1186/s13568-019-0733-5)

3. Khokhar Ibatsam, Jia Yang, Mukhtar Irum, Wang Junhuan, Nahurira Ruth, Eltoukhy Adel, Fan Shuanghu, Li Xianjun, Wang Jiayi, Yan Yanchun (2019). First report of Rhizopus oryzae causing postharvest fruit rot on pear in China. Plant Disease. 10.1094/PDIS-11-18-1993-PDN.

4. Khokhar Ibatsam, Jia Yang, Mukhtar Irum, Wang Junhuan, Nahurira Ruth, Eltoukhy Adel, Fan Shuanghu, Li Xianjun, Wang Jiayi, Yan Yanchun (2019). First Report of Paecilomyces Rot on Apples in China. Plant Disease. 10.1094/PDIS-11-18-1993-PDN

5. Ting Yang, Lei Ren Yang Jia, Shuanghu Fan, Junhuan Wang, Jiayi Wang, Ruth Nahurira, Haisheng Wang and Yanchun Yan (2018). Biodegradation of Di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate by Rhodococcus ruber YC-YT1 in Contaminated Water and Soil. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15050964).

6. Nahurira Ruth, Lei Ren, Wang Junhuan, Jia Yang, Fan Shuanghu, Cheng Qiao, Wang Haisheng, Yan Yanchun (2018). Biochemical and structural characterization of a mono-ethylhexyl phthalate hydrolase from Gordonia alkanivorans strain YC-RL2. Acta Microbiologica Sinica DOI: 10.13343/j.cnki.wsxb.20170142)

7. Nahurira Ruth, Lei Ren, Jinlong Song, Yang Jia, Junhuan Wang, Shuanghu Fan, Haisheng Wang, Yanchun Yan. Degradation of Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate by a novel Gordonia alkanivorans strain YC-RL2, Current Microbiology. 2017, 74 (3): 309–319

8. Lei Ren, Yang Jia, Nahurira Ruth, Yanhua Shi, Junhuan Wang, Cheng Qiao and Yanchun Yan*. Biotransformations of bisphenols mediated by a novel Arthrobacter sp. strain YC-RL1. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2016 (100), 1967-1976

9. Lei Ren, Yang Jia, Nahurira Ruth, Baisuo Zhao and Yanchun Yan. Complete genome sequence of an aromatic compound degrader Arthrobacter sp. YC-RL1. Journal of Biotechnology, 2016(219), 34–35

10. Lei Ren, Yang Jia, Nahurira Ruth, Cheng Qiao, Junhuan Wang, Baisuo Zhao and Yanchun Yan. Biodegradation of phthalic acid esters by a newly isolated Mycobacterium sp. YC-RL4 and the bioprocess with environmental samples. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2016 (23), 16609–16619

11. Lei Ren, Shuanghu Fan, Junhuan Wang, Nahurira Ruth, Cheng Qiao, Yang, Jia, Yanchun Yan*. Complete genome sequence of a phthalic acid esters degrading Mycobacterium sp. YC-RL4. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 2016 ,23(16):16609-19

12. Junhuan Wang, Lei Ren, Yang Jia, Nahurira Ruth, Yanhua Shi, Cheng Qiao and Yanchun Yan. Degradation characteristics and metabolic pathway of 4-nitrophenol by a halotolerant bacterium Arthrobacter sp. CN2. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 2016(98), 226-240



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2012

PHD Graduation 2019