Close Menu

Post Graduates

Dr. Marcia Roye, Supervisor

  • Raxon Simmonds-Gordon - M. Phil.  “Molecular characterization of the geminiviruses associated with Jamaican weeds” (On Leave).
  • Soyanni Holness - M. Phil.  "Identification and characterization of viruses affecting tomato and peppers in Jamaica using miRNAs".
  • Adriel Ramkisoon - M. Phil.  "Determination and characterization of ARV resistance in paediatric AIDS cases in Jamaica".
  • Kimani Kitson-Walters - M. Phil.  "The genetic diversity of the Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) in the Jamaican artisanal fisheries".
  • Chantal Marriott - M. Phil. "Molecular characterization of begomoviruses associated with common weeds and ornamental plants in Jamaica"

Dr. Sylvia Mitchell, Supervisor


  • Cheryl Green (2019) "Genetic, biochemical and histological analysis of turmeric (Curcuma longa) rhizomes".
  • Chenielle Delahaye (2019) "Analysis of antibacterial and antifungal components in tissue culture and wild extracts of Callistemon viminalis growing in Jamaica".
  • Olivia Dyce (2019) "Investigating the role of biochar in maximising the productivity of bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris) plantlets".
  • Antoni Comrie (2018) "DNA barcoding and micropropagation of Jamaican Smilax varieties with investigations into the antimicrobial properties of Smilax extracts".
  • Sharae Clarke (2016) "Development of a stable micropropagation system for banana (Musa acuminata, Cavendish subgroup, Robusta var.) from shoot tip to field".
  • Adwalia Fevrier-Paul (2015) "Investigating the role that hazardous elements from the physical environment play in the progression of diabetic nephropathy in Jamaican and St Lucian patients: A Comparative Study".



 Dr. Paula Tennant, Supervisor

  • Deiondra Robinson - M. Phil.    "Assessment of the phyto-sanitary status of citrus in Jamaica: Use of molecular techniques to identify viroids and other citrus pathogens plaguing the citrus industry".

Prof. Helen Asemota and Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Supervisors

  • Racquel Wright - Ph D.  "Phytochemical screening of Moringa oleifera and assessment of the antioxidant activities".
  • Lowen Williams, M Phil.  "Synthesis of novel metal semi-carbazone in the treatment of diabetes and hypercholersterolnemia".
  • Nikashae Scott, M Phil. "Investigations into the Bioactive Principles in Renta Yam".
Top of Page