The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameMicrobiology and Genetics
Research Programme DescriptionNuclear architecture and long range chromatin interactions
Research Programme TechniquesGeneral molecular biology (PCR, transformation, plasmid prep, digestions, ligations, cloning), Caesium chloride gradient centrifugation.
Research Programme KeywordsPhages, bacteria, antibiotics, antimicrobials, microbacteria, genetics, phage culture, phage isolation, phage purification, phage and bacterial DNA extraction, genomic library construction, bacterial transformation, genetic tool construction, electrophoresis.
Research FieldHIV
Responsible PersonShibayama, Youtaro

Associated Scientists

Last Name First Name Title E-mail Address Department & Institution
Shibayama Youtaro Dr Biosciences Division, CSIR