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Vernon Coyne

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town
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Recent publications

  • Reclassification of Alteromonas colwelliana to the Genus Shewanella by DNA-DNA Hybridization, Serology and 5S Ribosomal RNA Sequence Data

    • Coyne V
    • Pillidge C
    • Sledjeski D
    • et al.
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    28Citations
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  • Expression and regulation of a Vibrio alginolyticus sucrose utilization system cloned in Escherichia coli

    • Scholle R
    • Coyne V
    • Maharaj R
    • et al.
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    13Citations

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town

January 2006 - Present

Education

University of Cape Town

February 1981 - December 1985(5 years)

BSc (Hons)

University of Cape Town

February 1979 - December 1979(10 months)

BSc

Rhodes University

February 1976 - December 1978(3 years)

About

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 served as Head of Department from 2007-2016.

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