Dr. Ramulifho Elelwani

Dr. Ramulifho Elelwani is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow under the  Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Cape Town. She holds a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from Wits University, a Master of Science degree in Botany (Cum Laude) from the University of Free State, and a professional degrees in Biotechnology from the university of Pretoria. Dr. Elelwani is a scientist in the field of plant sciences with vast experience in molecular cell biology and Plant Biotechnology, including lecturing at various universities. She loves researching on, inter alia, genetic engineering of crops to improve their health and consumption rate, functional characterization of resistance gene orthologues in plants using gene editing and proteomic mapping of crops cell suspension culture secretome and identifying their drought stress responsive proteins. She is highly skilled with techniques such as PCR, Nucleic acid and protein extractions, Cloning, Tissue culture, Gene silencing (CRISPR/cas and VIGS), DNA sequencing, Transformation and Sample collection.