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Professor of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University

Erick Strauss is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University, where he leads a research group focused on finding new avenues for the development of infectious diseases. These include exploiting the production and utilization of coenzyme A (CoA), an essential metabolic cofactor that derives from a B-vitamin, as well as attempting to augment the body's own natural immune defenses against bacterial infections.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University

Education

  • 2003 
    Cornell University, PhD