Biochemistry
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Van Niekerk Group

​​​​​​GROUP LEADER: Dr Dawie van Niekerk

Position: Lecturer

Office:      A107 JC Smuts Building

Phone:    +27-(0)21-808-5842

Fax:        +27-(0)21-808-5863

Email:     ddvniekerk@sun.ac.za

Educational and Professional Background​

PhD, Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2010

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2011-2012

Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2013-

Research Emphasis

Mathematical and Computational Systems Biology, Dynamical Systems, Pharmacometrics

Selected Publications

A. Gustavsson, D. D. van Niekerk, C. Adiels, F. du Preez, M. Goksor, J. L. Snoep. Heterogeneity of glycolytic oscillatory behaviour in individual yeast cells. FEBS Letters 588, 3 (2014).

A. Gustavsson, D. D. van Niekerk, C. Adiels, F. du Preez, M. Goksor, J. L. Snoep. Sustained glycolytic oscillations in individual, isolated yeast cells. FEBS Journal 279, 2810 (2012).

F. du Preez, D. D. van Niekerk, J. L. Snoep. From steady-state to synchronized yeast glycolytic oscillations II: model validation. FEBS Journal 279, 2823 (2012).

F. du Preez, D. D. van Niekerk, B. Kooi, J. Rohwer, J. L. Snoep. From steady-state to synchronized yeast glycolytic oscillations I: model construction. FEBS Journal 279, 2837 (2012).

D. D. van Niekerk, B. I. S. van der Ventel, N. Titus and G. C. Hillhouse. Relativistic description of inclusive quasielastic proton-nucleus scattering with relativistic distorted-wave impulse approximation and random-phase approximation. Physical Review C 83, 044607 (2011).

N. Titus, B. I. S. van der Ventel, D. D. van Niekerk and G. C. Hillhouse. Relativistic distorted-wave analysis of quasielastic proton-nucleus scattering. Physical Review C 83, 044616 (2011).

G. B. Adera, B. I. S. van der Ventel, D. D. van Niekerk and T. Mart. Strange particle production via the weak interaction. Physical Review C 82, 025501 (2010).

D. D. van Niekerk and B. I. S. van der Ventel. The weak production of hypernuclei. European Physical Journal A 33: 273 - 276 (2007). ​

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