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Vernon Coyne, PhD

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Associate Professor , Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Research field: Biological Sciences
Marine Biotechnology; aquaculture; abalone; seaweed; molecular biology; innate immunity in marine invertebrates; defence response; stress response

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Vernon Coyne obtained a BSc degree in Microbiology and Zoology from Rhodes University in 1978, a BSc (Hons) degree and a PhD degree in Microbiology from UCT in 1979 and 1985, respectively. In 1986, he left for Washington, D.C. where he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Microbiology Dept. at Georgetown University. From 1987 until 1990, he was a member of the Centre of Marine Biotechnology at Maryland University where he was a Research Assistant and later a Research Assistant Professor. He returned to the New South Africa in 1991 to take up a position as a Lecturer in the Microbiology Dept. at UCT. He was promoted ad hominem to Senior Lecturer in 1998, Assoc. Prof. in 2006 and became Head of Department in 2007.

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2006 - Present
Associate Professor at Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Education


Feb 1981 - Dec 1985
University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 1979 - Dec 1979
University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa
BSc (Hons)
Feb 1976 - Dec 1978
Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa
BSc

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Cape Town, South Africa
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