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Dr Previn Naicker

CSIR senior researcher

Naicker’s research interest include the development of point-of-care diagnostic and vaccine-matching tests for livestock diseases, as well as the development of high-throughput screening and automatable tools for accelerating proteomics research.

Full Profile

Naicker holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Witwatersrand. He joined the CSIR in 2014 and is a postdoctoral researcher in the development of point-of-care diagnostic and vaccine-matching tests for livestock diseases, as well as the development of high-content/throughput screening and automatable tools for accelerating proteomics research. He has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed papers, most recently on insights into reduced drug susceptibility and dimer stability.

Academic qualifications: 
  • BSc (Biomedical Science), University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2008
  • BMedSci (Honours) (Medical Biochemistry), University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2009
  • PhD (Biochemistry), University of Witwatersrand, 2014

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Contact Person

Dr Previn Naicker

pnaicker1@csir.co.za