Yuri Munsamy

Work History

Work History
Jul 2013 - Present

UFS101 Logistics Coordinator

University of the Free State
Logistical arrangements and curriculum development pertaining to the multi-disciplinary core curriculum module, UFS101.
2013 - 2013

UFS101 Learning Facilitator

University of the Free State
Facilitating tutorials, marking assessments and logistical arrangements for the core curriculum module, UFS101.
2010 - Nov 2012

Laboratory Assistant

University of the Free State
Support for teaching, diagnostic and research activities within the Veterinary Biotechnology group.
Mar 2008 - Oct 2008

Laboratory Assistant

University of the Free State
Technical assistance to researchers Lipid extraction Fatty acid metabolism analysis Electron Microscopy

Education

Education
2011 - 2014

Master of Science (MSc)

University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat
Thesis title: "Improving the current diagnostic strategy for Beak and feather disease virus in parrots." Serological test development (ELISA & Plate Agglutination) Molecular diagnosis (PCR & Real Time PCR) Cloning & Protein Expression
2010 - 2011

BSc honours

University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat
Research project titled “Investigation into a bacterial expression system for production of Beak and Feather Disease Virus coat protein”, 2011. Techniques: DNA extraction from blood spots, PCR, Sequencing, Real-time PCR, Bacterial cloning
2006 - 2009

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat
Received bursary from Department of Education to pursue undergraduate degree Top 15 % of academic achievers at University of the Free State awarded by Golden Key International Honours Society Graduated with distinction, majored in Microbiology, Biochemistry Newsreader at student radio station

Skills

Skills

Photography

Event Planning

Marketing

Project Management

MS Project

Curriculum Development

Procurement

Logistics

Bacterial Transformation

Virology

Microbiology

DNA extraction

real-time PCR

PCR

ELISA