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Department of Chemistry and Biology


Gideon M. Wolfaardt


Dr. Gideon M. Wolfaardt

Professor; Canada Research Chair in Environmental Interfaces and Biofilms

BSc and MSc (University of Pretoria); BEd (University of South Africa); PhD (University of Saskatchewan)

Teaching Interests:

Applied microbiology; applied ecology; environmental biotechnology

Research Interests:

The study of biofilms as structures that improve microbial survival against antibiotics and biocides, their role in proliferation, as well as the role of biofilms and aggregates as environmental repositories for pathogens…

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