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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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Kelly Wyres

Department of Infectious Diseases Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Ms Stephanie Louch

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 1

    World AIDS Day

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  • Dec 5

    2019 Hot Topics in Infection & Immunity in Children

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  • Dec 8

    Australasian Society for Immunology Conference 2019

    Adelaide Convention Centre MORE INFO