Wouter le Roux

CSIR senior researcher

Le Roux studies various water-borne pathogens and water microbiology aspects such as microbial source tracking, fate and transport, microbial bioremediation and rapid detection methods.

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Le Roux holds an MSc in microbiology from the University of Pretoria. His area of interests lie in the application of novel molecular techniques in studying and understanding bacteria and applying the knowledge in mitigating the risks associated with water-borne microbes and also finding environmental bioremediation solutions that exploit their beneficial properties.

Expertise: Microbiology; Water quality; Water-borne pathogens; Bioremediation

Academic qualifications: 
  • BSc Microbiology, University of Pretoria, 2001
  • BSc (Hons), University of Pretoria, 2002
  • MSc (Microbiology), University of Pretoria, 2006


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Wouter le Roux