Mr Christian Dzuvor

PhD Student
Chemical Engineering
Monash University

chrisdzuv.cd@gmail.com

Research Activities

  • Engineering bifunctional protein nanoparticle as antibiotics to kill superbugs
  • Engineering supramolecular enzyme nanoparticle to tackle antimicrobial resistance
  • Engineering multienzyme assemblies as a novel antimicrobial agent to fight bacterial infections

Techniques/Expertise

  • Protein engineering
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Biopharmaceuticals and biomolecules
  • Biomanufacturing ( upstream and downstream processing ) 
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Cell Culture and MIcrobial fermentation
  • Discovery of novel antimicrobial agents 

Collaborations

Dr Lizhong He ( Monash University)
A/Prof Victoria Haritos ( Monash University)
Dr. Hsin-Hui Shen ( Monash University)

Disease Models

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)
  • Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA)
  • Streptococcus pneumonia
  • carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
  •  Klebsiella pneumonia, 
  • multidrug-resistant(MDR) Clostridium difficile, 
  • Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter 

Genetically Modified Organisms

Gram positive and Gram negative Bacteria

Other Lab Members

Lizhong He
Victoria Haritos
Bhuvana Shanbhag
Eugene Obeng
Li Ji
Puja Paul
Tayyaba Younas
Sarra Barricella
Chang Liu
Zongsheng Zou
Gina Pacheco Arredondo

Other members with similar research interests

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 16

    12th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

    The Sofitel Brisbane MORE INFO
  • Aug 23

    19th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections

    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Sep 11

    Zoonoses Conference

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