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CURRENT STUDENTS:

PhD Students

Name

Supervisor

Co-supervisor(s)

Ngonidzashe Faya

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

Rowan Hatherley

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

Ayoub Kasouri

Prof B Bouhaouala-Zahar

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Roxann Morrison

Dr B Wilhelmi

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Vuyani Moses

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Prof B Pletschke

Thommas Musyoka

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Dr Kevin Lobb

Candice Ryan

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

MSc Students

Name

Supervisor

Co-supervisor(s)

David Brown

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

Gaone Mokhawa

Dr K Lobb

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

Sheldon Steyn

Prof V Oosthuizen

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 One-Year MSs Bioinformatics

Nkosikhona Hlatshwayo

Prof P Machanick

 

Lavious Matareke

Prof P Machanick

 

Sipho Moyo

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

David Penkler

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

Caroline Ross

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Dr C Knox

Lester Takunda

Dr K Lobb

 

 

Honours Students

Name

Supervisor

Co-supervisor(s)

Nicole Upfold

Dr C Knox

Prof O Tastan Bishop

Greg Woolf

Prof H Hoppe

Prof O Tastan Bishop

 

STUDENTS GRADUATED:

Rhodes University graduates:

 

Name

Degree

Registered

Graduated

Supervisor

Cosupervisor

1

Nicodemus Mautsa

PhD

2008

2011

Prof G. Blatch

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

2

Anna E.J. Yssel

MSc

2009

2011

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

3

Fortunate Mokoena

MSc

2009

2012

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

4

Matthys C. Kroon

MSc

2009

2012

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

5

Joyce N. Njuguna

MSc*

2011

2012

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

6

Alexander M. Mathu

MSc*

2011

2012

Dr. K. Lobb

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

7

Rowan Hatherley

MSc*

2011

2012

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

8

Samson Adeyemi

MSc*

2012

Thesis is with external

Dr A. Edkins

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

9

Crystal-Leight Clitheroe

MSc*

(Distinction)

2012

2013

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

10

Aquillah M. Kanzi

 

MSc*

2012

2013

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

Dr K Lobb

11

Esther Kihara

 

MSc*

2012

Thesis is with external

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

Dr A Edkins

12

Harris Onywera

 

MSc*

2012

Thesis is with external

Dr. K. Lobb

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

13

Candice Ryan

 

MSc*

(Distinction)

2012

2013

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

Prof O Reva

14

Vuyani Moses

Honours

2012

2012

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

15

Dustin Laming

Honours

2011

2011

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

16

Rowan Hatherley

Honours

2010

2010

Prof G. Blatch

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 * In one-year MSc Bioinformatics programme.

 

University of Pretoria graduates:

 

Name

Degree

Registered

Graduated

Supervisor

Cosupervisor

1

Claudia M. Harrison

MSc

2007

2009

Prof. F. Joubert

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

2

Matthys Kroon

Honours

2008

2008

Dr O. Tastan Bishop

 

 

POSTGRADUATE THESES:

2013:

  • Crystal-Leigh Clitheroe (One year coursework and research MSc, with Distinction): In-silico analysis of Plasmodium falciparum Hop protein and its interactions with Hsp70 and Hsp90.
  • Aquillah M. Kanzi (One year coursework and research MSc): Falcipains as malarial drug targets
  • Matthys C. Kroon (Research MSc): High-throughput modelling and structural investigation of cysteine protease complexes with protein inhibitors.
  • Candice N. Ryan (One year coursework and research MSc, with Distinction): Sequence and structural investigation of the nonribosomal peptide synthetases of Bacillus atrophaeus UCMB 5137(63Z).

 

2012:

  • Rowan Hatherley (One year coursework and research MSc): In silico characterisation of the four canonical Plasmodium falciparum 70 kDa heat shock proteins
  • Alexander M Mathu (One year coursework and research MSc): Structural analysis of effects of mutations on HIV-1 Subtype C Protease active Site
  • Fortunate Mokoena (Research MSc): Malarial drug targets: Cysteine proteases as hemoglobinases
  • Joyce N Njuguna (One year coursework and research MSc): Structural analysis of prodomain inhibition of cysteine proteases in Plasmodium species

 

2011:

  • Nicodemus Mautsa (PhD): Nicodemus Mautsa (PhD): Structural and functional characterisation of the protein inhibitor of activated STAT3 (PIAS3)
  • Anna E.J. Yssel (Research MSc): The spatial evolution of the chemotaxis proteins of the Bacillus subtilis group