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					UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA



                           CURRICULUM VITAE: E PRETORIUS




EVALUATION DATE: (Office use only)




                              1. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH




1.1   GENERAL INFORMATION
Surname                         Pretorius


First names                     Etheresia                    ID Number           6811260128081




Citizenship                     South African                Title     Prof      Female




Place of birth                                               Date of birth
                                Virginia                                         26/11/1968

Population group                White

                                Anatomy
Department                                                   Position
                                                                                 Professor

                                012 319 2533                 Direct              012 319 2240
Direct Telephone
                                                             Telefax


E-mail
                                resia.pretorius@up.ac.za


Date of appointment
                                June 1999                  Permanent full-time
1.2    ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED

Degree/                                             Higher education
                                 Field of study     institution             Year   Distinctions
Diploma

                                 Natural Sciences   University         of   Jan
                                                    Stellenbosch            1990
BSc

BSc (Hons)                       Natural Sciences   University         of   Dec    Cum Laude
                                                    Stellenbosch            1990


MSc                              Natural Sciences   University         of   1993
                                                    Stellenbosch


                                 Biological         UP                      1999
                                 Sciences
PhD

                                 Special   Needs    UP                      2003   Cum Laude
                                 Education
Postgraduate education diploma
1.3      WORK EXPERIENCE TO DATE

                                                                        Period
         Name of employer                Capacity and/or type of work
                                                                        From
                                                                        (mm//yy to mm//yy)

                                         Lecturer                       Jan 1997 to May 1999

MEDUNSA

                                         Lecturer                       May 1999 to Dec 2000

UP

                                         Senior lecturer                Jan 2001 to Dec 2002

UP

                                         Associate professor            Jan 2003 to 2007

UP



UP                                       Professor                      Jan 2008 till present




                                     2. TEACHING ACTIVITIES




2.1 Courses presented

                                                                Self developed
Course                      Level (e.g. second year, Masters)
                                                                (Yes or No)



BSc ANA 126                 First year                          No



BSc ANA 226                 Second year                         No



BSc ANA 214                 Second year                         Yes
BSc ANA 324                Third year                         Yes

BSc ANA 328 (part of the
course)
                           Third year                         Yes



Block 1 (Histology)        First year                         No



Block 3 (Histology)        Second year                        No



Block 4 (Histology)        Second year                        No



Block 11 (Histology)       Fourth year                        No



Block 13 (Histology)       Fourth year                        No

BSc (Hons) Cell Biology

                           Fourth year                        Yes

BSc (Hons) Neuro-
anatomy (part of the
course

                           Fourth year                        Yes




2.2 Other education and pedagogic courses presented



Course                                               Year           Institution



NA




                                        3. TEACHING OUTPUTS
3.1   Educational publications and products

      Provide full details including full titles, names of all the authors, publishers, dates,
      page numbers etc. Specify your exact contribution to the publications or products.
      Note that the publications here should be of a didactic nature e.g. articles in
      educational publications, papers presented at educational conferences, etc. A
      summary and description of educational products developed can be provided (e.g.
      study guides, learning materials, multimedia productions (CDs), educational videos,
      web materials, text books etc.) relevant to university education.



              CD for Histology students
              CD for Sports Medicine
              Study guides for: ANA 126; 226; 214; 324; 328
              Help with translation of Histology (Coetzee et al.) text book from Afrikaans to
              English




                            4. OTHER TEACHING CONTRIBUTIONS




4.1 Membership of national and international bodies

       List all the teaching associations or societies to which you belong. Name your
       involvement, e.g. honorary member, founder member, full member, chairman,
       president, secretary.

       None




4.2 Visits to local and overseas universities as guest professor or lecturer in regard
    to teaching


         None



4.3 Participation in national and international teaching associations, bodies,
committees

       List all memberships of associations and bodies, as well as teaching committees (e.g.
       curriculum and assessment committees, teaching review committees, etc) in which
you participate. Name the type and extent of participation.

None
                                 5. POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION




5.1 Supervision or co-supervision of BSc (Hons) specialization in Cell Biology who have
completed degrees

         Year                                    Name of student



2000                      5



2002                      5



2003                      6



2004                      3



2005                      3



2006                      5



2007                      9



2008                      6



2009                      12



2010                      10




5.2 Supervision or co-supervision of BSc Hons students who are currently busy with BSc
(Hons)

             Year                                 Name of student

2011                      3




       5.3     Supervision or co-supervision of students who have completed degrees

                                                                       Co-         Duration
                                Degree and date
    Name of student                                 Supervisor      supervisor(   of studies
                                  completed
                                                                        s)          (years)

Linda Greyling                MSc 2002              Prof JH         E Pretorius   5
                                                    Meiring




Petro Humphries               MSc 2003              E Pretorius                   2




Nana Motsoane         (Cum    MSc 2004              E Pretorius     MJ Bester     3
Laude)



Jorika Marx (cum laude)
A2S3 bronze medal 2006:
best    MSc      at    the    MSc 2005              E Pretorius     MJ Bester     2
University of Pretoria




A da Silva thesis (cum
laude)
                              MSc 2005              E Pretorius     MJ Bester     2

                                                    Prof D
                                                    Naudé
M Claassen                    MSc 2006                              E Pretorius   2



E Smit (Cum Laude)            MSc 2006              E Pretorius     MJ Bester     2
AA Fouché              MSc 2007             E Pretorius   MJ Bester     6



YScholtz               MSc 2007             M Steyn       E Pretorius   2



B Boca                 PhD 2007             E Pretorius   Z             6
                                                          Apostolides



J van Tonder           MSc 2007             E Pretorius   MJ Bester     2

                                            E Pretorius                 4

P Humphries            PhD 2007

                                            E Pretorius                 1

HM Oberholzer (Cum     MSc 2008
Laude)

                                            E Pretorius                 2

Q Wessels              MSc 2008

                                            E Pretorius   MJ Bester

M Potgieter            MSc 2008                                         1

M van der Zeyden       MSc 2009             E Pretorius   MJ Bester     4



                                                          MJ Bester     3

Okobi Ekpo             PhD 2008             E Pretorius

H Steyn                MSc 2009             E Pretorius                 3

Wendy J van der Spuy   MSc 2010             E Pretorius                 1

HM Oberholzer          PhD March 2010       E Pretorius                 2



M Potgieter            PhD March 2010       E Pretorius                 2

WA Vieira              MSc September 2010   E Pretorius                 1

QW Wessels             PhD April 2011       E Pretorius                 3

J Olivier              MSc September 2011   E Pretorius                 4
A de Lange                 MSc September 2011        E Pretorius                   1

MJ Engelbrecht             MSc September 2011        E Pretorius                   1



                  5.4    Current post-graduate MSc and PhD students

                                 Shortened
   Name of         Degree                                              Co-         Year of
                                                  Supervisor
   student       enrolled for                                       supervisor   registration
                                 Project title

                                Conidibiolus
                                coronatus
F Hoogendijk     MSc            infection         E Pretorius                    2004
                                studied with
                                SEM

                                Cell culture
                                and anti-
C Robinson       MSc            oxidant           E Pretorius      MJ Bester     2006
                                investigation
                                using confocal
                                microscopy



M van der Walt   MSc            Comparison of     E Pretorius                    2008
                                herbal dermal
                                fillers using
                                animal an
                                model

W Reid           MSc            Effect of Wi-Fi   E Pretorius                    2009
                                on rat animal
                                model

A Lensink        MSc            Laboratory        E Pretorius                    2010
(Buys)                          fibrin
                                techniques

G Dempsey        MSc            Laboratory        E Pretorius      HM            2010
                                fibrin                             Oberholzer
                                techniques

WJ van der       PhD                              E Pretorius                    2010
Spuy

Jenny du Plooy   MSc            Platelets and     E Pretorius                    2011
                                confocal
                                Microscopy
                                         6. RESEARCH FUNDING




6.1     Obtaining research funds (Optional)

Origin of research
                                                                               Money allocated
funds (e.g. contract
                                 Title of research project or                  (R) (Optional -
research, THRIP,                                                    Duration
                                          programme                            exact amounts not
international funding
                                                                               required)
organisations, other(s)

Roche products                 PhD project Brenda Boca              2001 to    R200 000
                                                                    2006

Highveld Biological             Investigating parameters            2001       R10 000
                               influencing the k-526 cell line: a
                               cell culture assay for potential
                               application to water quality
                               assessment in South Africa.
                                                                    2002       R20 000

                               The influence of different agents    2000       R3000
                               on the nuclear decondensation
Du Buisson and Partners        ability and morphology of normal
                               as well as infertile human
                               spermatozoa.

University of Groningen        Funding of BSc Hons project          2002       R30 000
in Holland




                               Research into traditional asthma     2005 –     R325 000
                               medications                          2008
NRF



Ontario Cancer Institute       3 BSc (Hons) projects                2002 and   R30 000
                                                                    2003

University    of      Porto,   Cocaine and its effects on           2002       R10 000
Portugal                       cellular function
UCB Pharma                 Canova research                    2006/2007     R60 000



Canova South Africa        Canova research                    2008          R60 000



Southern Medical           Burn wound research                2008          R50 000



Southern Medical           Burn wound research                2010          R20 000



MRC 3 year grant           Thrombosis research                2010          R84 500




                                           7. RESEARCH OUTPUTS




7.1 Publications in peer-reviewed or refereed journals

Year 2000
   1. E Pretorius and MJ Bester. 2000. What every health worker should know: the allergic
       potential of surgical gloves. The South African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection.
       15: 43-45.


   2. E Pretorius and FC Clarke. 2000. Geometric morphometric analysis of the male and
       female body shape of Hyalomma truncatum and H. marginatum rufipes (Acari: Ixodidae).
       International Journal of Acarology 26: 229 – 238.


   3. E Pretorius and MJ Bester. 2000. Biological system to assess the potential toxicity of
       surgical gloves. South African Journal of Science 96: 540 and 566.


Year 2001
   4. E Pretorius and CH Scholtz. 2001. Geometric Morphometrics and the analysis of higher
       taxa: a case study based on the metendosternite of the Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera).
       Biological journal of the Linnaean Society 74(1): 35-50.


   5. E Pretorius, K Philips and CH Scholtz.          2001. Geometric morphometrics, the
       metendosternite and its uses in phylogenetics of the Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera). Elytron
       14: 119 – 140.


   6. E Pretorius, NA Motsoane and MJ Bester. 2001. Evaluation of the biological safety of
       condoms using an in vitro cell culture method. South African Medical Journal 91: 51.
   7. NV Nkomo, E Pretorius and MJ Bester. 2001. Prevalence of latex allergies amongst a
       group of South African dentists. South African Dental Journal. 56: 381-382.
   8. E Pretorius, MJ Bester and PJ Becker 2001. Latex Allergy within a South African
       population of Health Care Professionals: a Need for Guidelines. The South African
       Journal of Epidemiology and Infection. 16: 46-70.


   9. LL Meyer, E Pretorius and JM Whitcutt 2001. Investigating parameters influencing the k-
       562 cell line: a cytotoxicity assay for potential application to water quality assessment.
       The South African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection. 16: 77-81.


   10. E Pretorius and FC Clarke 2001. Geometric morphometric analysis of the male and
       female body shape of Amblyomma gemma, A. variegatum and A. hebraeum.
       International Journal of Acarology 27 (4): 271-279.


   11. NA Motsoane, E Pretorius and MJ Bester. 2001. Evaluation of the biological safety of
       condoms using an in vitro cell culture method. Analytical and Cellular Pathology. 23: 51-
       59.


Year 2002
   12. E Pretorius. 2002. Intraocular lenses and possible side effects.       The South African
       Optometrist 61 (1): 15-22.


   13. E Pretorius, H Naudé and CJ van Vuuren. 2002. Can cultural behavior have a negative
       impact on the development of visual integration pathways? Early Child Development and
       Care. 172(2): 173-181.


   14. E Pretorius 2002. Basic principles of allergic reactions. South African Dental Journal. 57:
       274-277.


   15. E Pretorius, H. Naudé and PJ Becker 2002. Can excess bilirubin levels cause learning
       difficulties? Early Child Development and Care. 172 (4): 391-404.


   16. E Pretorius, H Naudé and E du Plessis. 2002. The importance of determining vision
       functioning in remedial teaching. The South African Optometrist. 61 (3): 101 – 103.


   17. E Pretorius and H Naudé 2002. The use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in
       identifying Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Acta Criminologica. 15 (3): 111 – 117.


   18. AN van Schoor, E Pretorius, N Lizamore and JH Meiring. 2002. Prevalence of latex
       allergies among medical and dental students with minimum pervious latex exposure.
       The South African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection. 17: 34-35.


   19. E Pretorius. 2002. Allergic reactions caused by dental restorative products.          South
       African Dental Journal 57: 239-242.
   20. BM Boca, E Pretorius, R Gochin, R Chapoullie and Z Apostolides. 2002. An overview on
       the validation approach for moist heat sterilization (Part 1). Pharmaceutical Technology.
       26 (9): 62 –70.

   21. BM Boca, E Pretorius, R Gochin, R Chapoullie and Z Apostolides. 2002. An overview on
       the validation approach for moist heat sterilization (Part 2). Pharmaceutical Technology.
       26(10): 96 – 112.

   22. E Pretorius and H Naudé. 2002. A culture in transition: Poor reading and writing ability
       among children in South African townships. Early Child Development and Care. 172 (5),
       439 – 449.

   23. E Pretorius and H Naudé. 2002. Results from an empirical study: the impact of carrying a
       child on the back on the development of visual integration pathways. Early Child
       Development and Care. 172 (6): 585-594.


   24. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2002. Addressing educational strategies for children with
       HIV/AIDS. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs. November. Electronic –
       Journal Vol 2 (3): www.nasen.uk.com


   25. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2002. The quest for an instructional delivery framework for
       children with Gerstmann’s syndrome. Early Child Development and Care. 172 (6): 643-
       658.


   26. E Pretorius and H Naudé. 2002. Cannabis use in South Africa. SAMJ.92 (12): 927 - 928


Year: 2003
   27. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2003. Investigating the applicability of the ‘hue and cry’
        requirement within the framework of psychological testimony regarding criminal sexual
        behavior. Acta Criminologica. 16(1): 45 – 62.


   28. H Naudé, E Pretorius and J Viljoen. 2003. The impact of impoverished language
       development on preschoolers’ readiness-to-learn during the foundation phase. Early
       Child Development and Care. 173: 271 – 292.


   29. H Naudé, E Pretorius and S Vandeyar. 2003. Teacher professionalism – an innovative
       programme for teaching mathematics to foundation level learners with limited language
       proficiency. Early Child Development and Care. 173: 293 – 316.


   30. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2003. Proposing an instructional framework for children with
       HIV/AIDS. British Journal of Special Education. 30:138-143.


   31. MJ Bester, F Erasmus and E Pretorius. 2003. Presenting an in vitro cell culture model to
       determine the cytotoxic affect of benzoyl peroxide vapours. SADJ. 58 183-188.


   32. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2003. A diagnostic profile of Gerstmann’s syndrome: a case
       study. Early Child Development and Care. 173 (5): 519-526.


   33. E Pretorius and H Naudé. 2003. Dental amalgam: should dentists be concerned? SADJ.
    58 (10): 366 – 369.


34. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2003. Can Herpes simplex virus encephalitis cause aphasia?
    Early Child Development and Care. 173 (6): 669-679.


35. H Naudé and E Pretorius. 2003. Investigating the effects of asthma medication on the
    cognitive and psychosocial functioning of primary school children with asthma. Early
    Child Development and Care. 173 (6): 699-709.


36. NA Motsoane, MJ Bester, E Pretorius and PJ Becker. 2003. An in vitro study of biological
    safety of condoms and their additives. Human and Experimental Toxicology. 22: 659-
    664.


37. H Naudé, CS. du Preez and E Pretorius. 2003. The impact of child abuse as traumatic
    environmental stressor on the plasticity of intelligence. Child Abuse Research in South
    Africa. 4(2): 10-26.


38. E Pretorius and H Naudé. 2003. Rohypnol: The drug of choice for date rape. The South
    African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection. 18 (4): 109 – 112.


Year: 2004



39. TK Philips, E Pretorius, CH Scholtz. 2004. A phylogenetic analysis of dung beetles
    (Scarabaeinae: Scarabaeidae):      unrolling    an   evolutionary history.   Invertebrate
    Systematics. 18: 53-88.


40. E Pretorius. 2004. Asthma medication may influence the psychological functioning of
    children. Medical Hypothesis. 63(3): 409-413.


41. M Steyn, E Pretorius and L Hutten. 2004. Geometric morphometric analysis of the
    greater sciatic notch in South Africans. HOMO 54 (3): 197-206.


42. J. Marx and E. Pretorius. 2004. Asthma, a risk factor for dental caries. SADJ 59 (8): 274-
    279.


43. AN van Schoor, H Naudé and M van Rensburg, E Pretorius and JM Boon. 2004.
    Permanent temporal lobe lesions in a child who suffered from Herpes simplex virus
    encephalitis: a case study. Early Child Development and Care. 174(5): 487-500.


44. H. Naudé, C.S. du Preez and E. Pretorius. 2004.       Executive Emotional System
    Disruption As Causal Agent In Frontal Lobishness Among Abused Children. Early Child
    Development and Care. 174(5): 437-460.


45. E. Pretorius. 2004. Corticosteroids, depression and the role of serotonin.    Reviews in
    the Neurosciences.15 (2): 109-116.
46. E. Pretorius and H. Naudé. 2004. Should dagga be legalized? The South African Journal
    of Epidemiology and Infection. 19 (2):69-74.


47. E. Pretorius and J Marx. 2004. Direct and Indirect effects of corticosteroids on astrocyte
    functioning. Reviews in the Neurosciences 15 (2): 199-207.


48. CS du Preez, H Naudé, E Pretorius. 2004. The influence of child neglect on language
    development. CARSA 5(2) 25-30.


Year: 2005

49. E. Pretorius. 2005. Asthma medication and the role of serotonin in the development of
    cognitive and psychological difficulties. Early Child Development and Care. 175 (2): 139-
    152.


50. H. Naudé, E. Pretorius, A.N. van Schoor. 2005. Neurological Integration As It Relates To
    Learning Among Children Who Presented With Excess Bilirubin Levels At Birth. British
    Journal of Developmental Disabilities. 51: 41-56.


51. E. Pretorius. 2005. Using geometric morphometrics to investigate wing dimorphism in
    males and females of Hymenoptera – a case study based on the genus Tachysphex
    (Sphecidae: Larrinae). Australian Journal of Entomology. 44:113-121.


52. A. C. Oettlé, E. Pretorius and M. Steyn. (2005) Geometric Morphometric Analysis of
    Mandibular Ramus Flexure. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 138 (3): 623-
    629.


53. W. Potgieter, J.H. Meiring, J.M. Boon, E. Pretorius, J.P. Pretorius, P.J. Becker. 2005.
    Mandibular landmarks as an aid in minimizing injury to the marginal mandibular branch –
    a metric and geometric anatomical study. Clinical Anatomy. 18: 171-178.


54. E. Pretorius, H. Naudé and U. Pretorius. 2005. Training the hippocampus and amygdala
    of preschool children by means of priming tasks: should parents rather focus on learning
    of facts than reading fairytales? Early Child Development and Care. 175 (4): 303-312.


55. E. Pretorius, H. Naudé, C. Ribbens, M.C. Bosman. 2005. Discussing Pelizaeus-
    Merzbacher Disease, a developmental disorder affecting myelin formation in the nervous
    system. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 17(2): 173-183.


56. B.M. Boca, Z. Apostolides, E. Pretorius. 2005. Cleaning validation for dual active
    ingredient: anti-malarial drug. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 37(3):
    461-468.


57. J. Marx, E. Pretorius, W. Espag, M.J. Bester 2005. Urginea sanguinea: medical wonder
    or death in disguise? Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 20: 26-34.
   58. E. Pretorius and M.S. Bornman. 2005. Estrogen, endocrine disrupters and their non-
       genomic function: a review of current opinions.       South African Journal of Science
       100:125-131.


   59. E. Pretorius and M.S. Bornman. 2005. Calcium-mediated aponecrosis play a central role
       in the pathogenesis of estrogenic chemical-induced neurotoxicity. Medical Hypotheses
       65: 893-904.


   60. P. Humphries, E. Pretorius and J. M. Whitcutt. 2005. Determining water quality in South
       Africa: a review of available bioassays South African Journal of Science 101: 330-334.


   61. F.C. Clarke and E. Pretorius. 2005. A comparison of geometric morphometric analysis
       and cross-breeding as methods to determine relatedness in three Amblyomma species
       (Acari: Ixodidae). International Journal of Acarology 31 (4): 393-405.


   62. E. Pretorius, J. Marx. 2005. Datura stramonium, a traditional asthma remedy, may cause
       foetal neurotoxicity due to nicotinic and muscarinic receptors dysfunction. South African
       Journal of Science. 101:495-496.


Year: 2006



   63. J. Marx, H. Naudé, E Pretorius. 2006. Hypo- and hypervitaminosis A - Involvement in
       foetal nervous system development and post-natal sensorimotor functioning. The British
       Journal of Developmental Disabilities 102:47-64.


   64. E. Pretorius, M. Steyn, Y. Scholtz. 2006. An Investigation into the Usability of Geometric
       Morphometric Analysis in Assessment of Sexual Dimorphism. American Journal of
       Physical Anthropology 129 (1): 64-70. (Second place in Faculty: best publication 2006;:
       non- clinical)


   65. J. Marx, E. Pretorius, M.S. Bornman. The neurotoxic effects of prenatal cardiac glycoside
       exposure: a hypothesis. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 28(1):135-43.


   66. J. Marx, E. Pretorius, M.J. Bester. 2006. Effects of Urginea sanguinea, a traditional
       asthma remedy, on embryo neuronal development. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 104:
       315-321. 76 ( winner in Faculty: best publication 2006: young researcher: non-clinical)




   67. R. Britz, M. J. Bester, A. da Silva, N. A. Motsoane, J. Marx, H. Naudé and E. Pretorius.
       2006.Piracetam: its possible mode of action in children with learning disabilities and its
       effect on in vitro cell growth. Earl Child Development and Care. 176: 285–298.


   68. C.F. Hoogendijk, W.F.P. van Heerden, E. Pretorius, H.F. Vismer and J.F. Jacobs. 2006.
       Rhino-orbitocerebral Entomophthoramycosis. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 35: 277-
       280.


   69. E. Pretorius, J. Marx. 2006. Datura stramonium in asthma treatment and possible effects
       on prenatal development. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 21: 331-337.


   70. C.F. Hoogendijk and E. Pretorius. 2006. Cavernous sinus anatomy as a basis for
       interpretation of the clinical picture and radiological investigations in a case of
       Entomophthorales infection. Clinical Anatomy, 19(6):535-539.


   71. C.F.Hoogendijk, E.Pretorius, W van Heerden, J Marx, A Imhof and M Schneemann.
       2006. Detection of Villous Conidia of Conidiobolus coronatus in a blood sample by
       Scanning Electron Microscopy investigation. Ultrastructural Pathology 30(1):53-8. (Third
       place in Faculty: best publication 2006; young researchers: clinical)


   72. E. Pretorius, S. Briedenhann, J. Marx, R.C. Franz. 2006. Structural changes in the fibrin
       network of a Pretoria family with dysfibrinogenaemia: a scanning electron microscopical
       study. Ultrastructural Pathology 30(3):167-76 ( winner in Faculty: best publication 2006:
       clinical)


   73. E Pretorius, B Wallner, J Marx. Cortisol resistance in conditions like asthma and the
       involvement of 11 -hsd-2: a hypothesis. Hormone and Metabolic Research 38: 368 –
       376.


   74. C Strydom, C Robinson, E Pretorius, JM Whitcutt, J Marx, MS Bornman. 2006. The
       effect of selected metals on the central metabolic pathways in biology. Water SA. 32(4):
       543-554.


   75. E Pretorius, MS Bornman, J Marx, E Smit, CF van der Merwe. 2006. Ultrastructural
       effects of low dosage endocrine disrupter chemicals on neural cells of the chicken
       embryo model. Hormone and Metabolic Research 38: 639-649.


   76. CF Hoogendijk, J Marx, EM Honey, E Pretorius, and AL Christianson.                  2006.
       Ultrastructural investigation   of   Zimmermann-Laband     Syndrome.       Ultrastructural
       Pathology 30 (6): 423 – 426.


2007



   77. A.A. da Silva, M.J. Bester and E. Pretorius. 2007. Effects of mandrax and cannabis on
       the cellular function of chick embryonic neurons. Environmental Toxicology and
       Pharmacology 23: 82-88.


   78. E. Pretorius, H. Naudé, M.J. Bester and A.A. da Silva. The White Death: Investigating
       the physical and psychological effects of Cocaine Dependence and Abuse. The South
       African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection. (Accepted for publication).

   79. H. Naudé, J. Marx, E. Pretorius, N. Hislop-Esterhuyzen. 2007. Evidence of early
       childhood defects due to prenatal over-exposure to vitamin a: a case study. Early Child
        Development and Care 177(3): 235-253.


  80. M Mutanen and E Pretorius. 2007. Subjective Visual Evaluation versus Traditional and
        Geometric Morphometrics in Species Delimitation: A Comparison on Moth Genitalia.
        Systematic Entomology 32: 371-386.

  81. M Claassen, H Naudé, E Pretorius and MC Bosman 2007. The contribution of prenatal
        stress to the pathogenesis of autism as a neurobiological developmental disorder – a
        dizygotic twin study. Early Child Development and Care 177: 1-25.


  82. E. Pretorius, E, Briedenhann, S, Marx J, Smit E, van der Merwe CF, Pieters M, Franz
        RC. 2007. Ultra-structural comparison of the morphology of three different platelet and
        fibrin fiber preparations. Anatomical Record. 290: 188 – 198.


  83. E Smit, E Pretorius. 2007. Combining the gold chloride and toluidine blue stains to
        investigate chick embryo neural tissue. Journal of Microscopy 226: 26-32.


  84. E Pretorius, P Humphries, OE Ekpo, E Smit, CF van der Merwe. 2007. Comparative
        Ultrastructural Analyses of Mouse, Rabbit and Human Platelets and Fibrin Networks.
        Microscopy,       Research    and     Technique           70(9):  823-827. http://0-
        onlinelibrary.wiley.com.innopac.up.ac.za/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0029


  85. E Pretorius, OE Ekpo, E Smit. 2007. Comparative ultrastructural analyses of platelets
        and fibrin networks using the murine model of asthma. Experimental and Toxicologic
        Pathology 59 (2): 105-114.


  86. Robb, L, Marx J., Steenkamp G, van Heerden WFP, Pretorius E. 2007.Scanning
        Electron Microscopic Study of the Dentinal Tubules in Dog Canine Teeth. Journal of
        Veterinary Dentistry ;24(2):86-89.


  87. MS Bornman, E Pretorius, J Marx, E Smit, CF van der Merwe. 2007. Ultrastructural
        effects of DDT, DDD and DDE on neural cells of the chicken embryo model.
        Environmental Toxicology 22, (3): 328 – 336.


  88. E Pretorius and P Humphries. 2007. Ultrastructural changes to rabbit fibrin and platelets
        due to aspartame. Ultrastructural Pathology 31(2):77-83.




  89. O.E. Ekpo, E. Pretorius. 2007 Possible anti-inflammatory uses for the plant Euphorbia
        hirta. SAJS 103: 201-203.


2008

90.    P Humphries,E Pretorius, H Naudé. 2008. Direct and indirect cellular effects of aspartame on the
       brain. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 62: 451-462.
91.    MB Boca, E Pretorius, C Kgajeb, Z Apostolides. Assessment of MEKC 2008. suitability for residue
       drug   monitoring     on     pharmaceutical      manufacturing  equipment.      Journal       of
       Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 46: 631-638.


92.    P. Humphries, E. Smit, E. Pretorius. 2008. Ultrastructural morphology of platelets and fibrin
       networks of lactating and non-pregnant rabbits. Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia 37: 285–288.




93.    E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer E Smit. 2008. Ultrastructure of activated mouse platelets: a qualitative
       scanning electron microscopy study. Microscopy Research and Technique 71(6): 413-417. http://0-
       onlinelibrary.wiley.com.innopac.up.ac.za/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0029




94.    E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, E Smit, E Steyn, S Briedenhann, RC Franz. 2008. Ultrastructural
       changes in platelet aggregates of HIV patients: a scanning electron microscopy study.
       Ultrastructural Pathology 32:3: 75-79.




95.    E Smit, E Pretorius, R Anderson, J Oommen, M. Potjo. 2008. Differentiation of human monocytes in
       vitro following exposure to Canova in the absence of cytokines. Ultrastructural Pathology 32: 147-
       152.


96.    QB Wessels and E Pretorius. 2008. Collagen based tissue engineering scaffold for dermal
       regeneration. SAJS 104: 513-516.


97.    HM Oberholzer, E Pretorius, E Smit, OE Ekpo, P Humphries, RE Auer. 2008. Investigating the effect
       of Withania somnifera, selenium and hydrocortisone on blood count and bronchial lavage of
       experimental asthmatic BALB/c mice. Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science 34 (4):
       239-248.


98.    O.E Ekpo, E. Pretorius. 2008. Using the BALB/c asthmatic mouse model to investigate the effects of
       hydrocortisone and an herbal asthma medicine on animal weight. Scandinavian Journal of
       Laboratory Animal Science 35(4):265-280.




2009




99.    E Pretorius, P Bronkhorst, S Briedenhann, E Smit, RC Franz. 2009. Comparisons of the fibrin
       networks during pregnancy, non-pregnancy and pregnancy during dysfibrinogenaemia using the
       scanning electron microscope. Blood, Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 20(1):12-16.


100. P Humphries and E Pretorius. Addressing comments by JD Fernstrom. 2009. European Journal of
       Clinical Nutrition 63: 695-698.


101. E. Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, E. Smit. 2009. Ultrastructure of platelets and fibrin networks of
      asthmatic mice exposed to selenium and Withania somnifera. Anatomical Science International
      84(3):210-7.


102. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, E Smit, E Steyn, S Briedenhann, RC Franz. 2009. Investigating the
      ultrastructure of platelets of HIV patients treated with the immuno-regulator, Canova: a qualitative
      scanning electron microscopy study. Histology and Histopathology 24: 399-405.


103. E Pretorius and HM Oberholzer. 2009.Ultrastructural changes of platelets and fibrin networks in
      human asthma: a qualitative case study. Blood, Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 20(2):146-149.


104. E. Pretorius, WA Vieira, N Oberholzer and REJ Auer. 2009. Comparative scanning electron
      microscopy of platelets and fibrin networks of humans and different animals. International Journal of
      Morphology 27(1):69-76.


105. AC Oettlé, E Pretorius, M Steyn. 2009. Geometric morphometric analysis of the use of mandibular
      gonial eversion in sex determination. HOMO 60(1):29-43.


 106. M Potgieter, E Pretorius, H M Oberholzer. 2009. Qualitative electron microscopic analysis of
       cultured chick embryonic cardiac and skeletal muscle cells: the cellular effect of coenzyme q10
       after exposure to triton-x 100. Ultrastructural Pathology 33: 93-101.


 107. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, PJ Becker. 2009. Comparing the Cytotoxic Potential of Withania
       somnifera Water and Methanol Extracts.        African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and
       Alternative Medicine. 6(3): 275-280.


 108. E Pretorius, MS Bornman, S Reif, HM Oberholzer , RC Franz.     2009. Ultrastructural changes of
       platelet aggregates and fibrin networks in a patient with renal clear cell adenocarcinoma: a
       scanning electron microscopy study. Microscopy, Research and Technique. 72: 679–683.


 109. E Pretorius. 2009. The role of Alternative and Complementary Treatments of Asthma. 2009.
       Acupuncture      and     Electro-Therapeutics     Research.      34(1-2):15-26         (Sited    by
       www.slideworld.net)




 110. W van der Spuy and E Pretorius. 2009. The role of Resveratrol in the prevention and treatment of
       obesity: A Review. Nutrition Research Reviews. 22:1-7.




 111. HM Oberholzer and E Pretorius. 2009. Investigating lung remodeling in MODUL8® -treated
       BALB/c asthmatic animals. Micron 40(8):775-82.


 112. E Pretorius. 2009. The role of serotonin and cholesterol in asthma. Progress in Neuro-
       Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 33(5):910-911.




 113. E Pretorius. 2007/2008 (2009December issue). The role of platelet and fibrin ultrastructure in
       identifying disease patterns. Pathophysiology, Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 36: 251-258
 114. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy JH Meiring. 2009. Macrothrombocytopenia:
       Investigating the ultrastructure of platelets and fibrin networks using scanning and transmission
       electron microscopy. Ultrastructural Pathology 33(5):216-21.


 115. E Smit, HM Oberholzer and E Pretorius. 2009. A review of immunomodulators with focus on the
       homeopathic     product     Canova®.          Homeopathy        98:     169-176.      (Sited     by
       leaddisc@leaddiscovery.co.uk)


 116. HM Oberholzer, WA Vieira and E Pretorius. 2009. Investigating the effect of the homeopathic
       immunomodulator, MODUL8®, on blood count, bronchial lavage and fibrin ultrastructure on
       experimental asthmatic BALB/c mice. International Journal of Morphology. 27(3):955-963.


2010

 117. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy and JH Meiring. 2010. Age-related changes in fibrin
       networks and platelets of individuals over 75: a scanning electron microscopy study showing
       ‘‘thrombotic preparedness’’ . Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 29 (3): 271-275.


 118. WJ van der Spuy, M Potgieter, E Pretorius, WA Vieira. 2010. Differential Leukocyte Counts of
       SJL/J Mice with Dysferlinopathy treated with resveratrol and coenzyme q10. Scandinavian Journal
       of Laboratory Animal Science 37: 1-7.


 119. E. Pretorius 2010. The influence of acceleration voltage on scanning electron microscopy of
       human blood platelets. Microscopy, Research and Technique. 73(3):225-8



 120. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy, JH Meiring. 2010. Smoking and coagulation: the
       sticky fibrin phenomenon. Ultrastructural Pathology 34(4):236-9.


 121. HM Oberholzer and E Pretorius. 2010. The role of vitamins and minerals in the alleviation of
       asthma symptoms. Early Child Development and Care 180(7): 913–920.


 122. WA Vieira and E Pretorius. The impact of asthma on the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). Journal of
       Asthma and Allergy 3: 123-130.


 123. E Pretorius. 2010. The changing coagulation profile of females: can ultrastructure of fibrin teach us
       something? The Journal of Coagulation Disorders (Accepted for publication)


 124. E Pretorius, UB Windberger, HM Oberholzer,REJ Auer. 2010. Comparative ultrastructure of fibrin
       networks of a dog after thrombotic ischemic stroke. Onderstepoort Veterinary Journal . 77 (1):
       (eprint) http://www.ojvr.org/index.php/ojvr/issue/view/1/showToc



 125. E Pretorius, R Crookes, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy. 2010. Investigating the effect of a
       platelet additive solution on apheresis platelet and fibrin network ultrastructure. Transfusion and
       Apheresis Science 43(3):347-51.


 126. Y Scholtz, M Steyn, E Pretorius. 2010. A geometric morphometric study into the sexual
       dimorphism of the human scapula. HOMO 61: 253–270.



 127. E. Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy, JH Meiring. 2010. The changed ultrastructure of
       fibrin networks during use of oral contraception and hormone replacement. Journal of Thrombosis
       and Thrombolysis 30:502-506.




 128. M.A. Oosthuizen, E. Pretorius, H.M. Oberholzer, W.J. van der Spuy. 2010. Ultrastructural Analyses
       of Platelets and Fibrin Networks in BALB/c Mice after Inhalation of Spherical and Rod-Shaped
       Titanium Nanoparticles. International Journal of Morphology 28: 1263-1271.


2011




 129. M. Potgieter, E. Pretorius, C.F. Van der Merwe, M. Beukes, W.A. Vieira, REG Auer, M Auer, S
       Meyer. 2011. Histological assessment of SJL/J mice treated with the antioxidants Coenzyme Q10
       and Resveratrol. Micron 42: 275-282.


 130. E. Pretorius. 2011. The Forgotten Science: Reviving Morphology. J of Microscopy 241(2): 219-
       220.


 131. E. Pretorius. 2011. Traditional coating techniques in scanning electron microscopy compared to
       uncoated charge compensator technology: looking at human blood fibrin networks with the ZEISS
       ULTRA plus FEG-SEM. Microscopy, Research and Technique 74:343–346




 132. E. Pretorius, AC Swanepoel, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy. W Duim, PF Wessels. A
       descriptive investigation of the ultrastructure of fibrin networks in thrombo-embolic ischemic stroke.
       Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis (in press).


 133. E. Pretorius, H.M. Oberholzer, W.J. van der Spuy, A.C. Swanepoel, P. Soma 2011. Scanning
       electron microscopy of fibrin networks in rheumatoid arthritis: a qualitative analysis. Rheumatology
       International (in press).


 134. E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer, WJ van der Spuy, AC Swanepoel, P Soma. 2011. Qualitative
       scanning electron microscopy analysis of fibrin networks and platelet abnormalities in diabetes.
       Blood, Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (In Press).


 135. E Pretorius. 2011. Quantifying changes in fibrin fiber network morphology. Ultrastructural
       Pathology (In Press).


 136. M Potgieter, E Pretorius. 2011. Coenzyme Q10 supplementation in statin therapy: an overview for
       physicians. Nutrition Research Reviews (In Press).
7.2 Books and/or chapters in books



137. E. Pretorius. 2005. Adverse reactions, with particular focus on asthma, occurring in a
     dental practice. Book Chapter In: Trends in Asthma Research; Nova Science Publishers,
     New York. Pp 177- 199.


138. E Pretorius. 2008. African plants and herbs in asthma therapy. Encyclopaedia of
     Botanical Plants in Clinical Practice. Chapter 3 pages 20 – 30.


139. E Pretorius. 2008. Anti-inflammatory Medicinal Plants: New Insights and Research
     Techniques. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 22: Phytopharmacology and
     Therapeutic Values IV. Pages 205-226.


140. E Pretorius, JJ van Tonder, J Mac Donald, HM Oberholzer. 2009. Historical Overview of
     Ethnopharmacology: looking back in time for treatment of modern diseases. Trends and
     Developments in Ethnopharmacology.


141. E Pretorius. 2009. Latest techniques in studying Ethnopharmacology: using the systems
     biology approach and animal models. Trends and Developments in Ethnopharmacology.


142. E Smit, W Vieira, E Pretorius, HM Oberholzer. 2011. Cytokine modulation or regulation:
     Monocytes exposed to a complex homeopathic medicine (CHM) that is a possible
     immunomodulator. NOVA BOOK PUBLICATIONS




7.3 Editor of Books
Editor of book: Trends and Developments in Ethnopharmacology 2009(commissioned by
Research Signpost)




                8. OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH-BASED CONTRIBUTIONS




8.1 Participation in conferences, workshops and short courses - specify type of
contribution

        Provide full details of participation in national and international conferences etc



8.1.1    National


Entomological society of Southern Africa: Johannesburg, South Africa; June 1994.

Attendance


Zoological Society of Southern Africa: Durban, South Africa; July 1995.

Attendance and presentation
The usefulness of internal structures for phylogenetic reconstruction.



First meeting of the Southern African Acarology Society: Pretoria, South Africa; November
1998.

Attendance


  th
30 Annual Conference of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa: Stellenbosch, South
Africa; April 2000.

Attendance and Presentation
Geometric Morphometrics performed for the first time on Arachnida.



Second conference of the Southern African Society for Systematic Biology; Durban, July
2000.

Poster presentation
Geometric Morphometrics analysis of higher taxa: with specific reference to the
 Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera).



 Parasitology Society of Southern Africa; Durban, August 2000.

 Poster presentation
 Geometric morphometric analysis of the male and female body shape of Hyalomma
 truncatum and H. marginatum rufipes (Acari: Ixodidae).




 XVI International Symposium of Morphological Sciences; Sun City South Africa,           July
 2001.

 Poster Presentations
 1. Suspected latex sensitivity among a group of healthcare professionals.

2. Determining the decondensation ability of fertile and infertile spermatozoa after treatment
with DTT.

3. The development and validation of a method for the determination and quantification of
Vitamin D3 in dog food samples when using reverse phase liquid chromatography.



 Anatomical Society of South Africa: 32nd Annual Conference: Durban, April 2002

 Oral presentations
 The evaluation of the cytotoxic Effect of Condom Material on HeLa Cells     in vitro.



 Anatomical Society of South Africa: 33rd Annual Conference: Golden Gate, April 2003.

 Student Oral Presentations at this conference

 A da Silva, MJ Bester and E Pretorius. The neurotoxic effects of cocaine on the rat adult
 and the developing foetal brain.

                 PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST-TIME PRESENTER

 NA Motsoane, MJ Bester and E Pretorius.          Determining the cytotoxic effect of latex
 condoms on L-929 and HeLa cells.

 WJ Espag, MJ Bester and E Pretorius. Determining the cytotoxic effect of two traditional
 abortifacients on cells in culture.

                 SPECIAL MENTION: YOUNG PRESENTER

 M Steyn, E Pretorius and L Hutten. Geometric morphometric analysis of the greater sciatic
 notch in a South African population.
32nd Annual Conference of the parasitological Society of Southern Africa 2003.

Oral Presentation
FC Clarke and E Pretorius. Traditional methods versus geometric morphometric analysis
in determining relatedness in three Amblyomma species.



Anatomical Society of South Africa: 35th Annual Conference: Eastern Cape, April 2005.

Student oral presentations

Marx J, Pretorius E, Bester MJ. Investigation of the Cytotoxic Potential of Aqueous
Extracts of Dicerocaryum Zanguebarium and Urginea sanguinea.

Hoogendijk CF, Pretorius E, Marx J.     SEM as a diagnostic modality for Conidiobolus
coronatus infection.

Da Silva AA, Bester JM, Pretorius E. The effect of Mandrax and Cannabis, common drugs
of abuse in South Africa, on the cellular function of chick embryonic neurons.

Oral Presentation

Pretorius E, Marx J. Cellular impact of hydrocortisone on prenatal development.

Pretorius E, Bornman MS. Possible role for calcium-mediated aponecrosis in the
pathogenesis of estrogenic-induced neurotoxicity.



  rd
33 Annual Meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Southern Africa held on 22 and
23 June 2005

Oral presentation

Changes in the fibrin network of a Pretoria family with dysfibrinogenaemia: a scanning
electron microscopical (sem) study

Pretorius E, Briedenhann S, Marx J, Franz RC



Anatomical Society of South Africa: 36th Annual Conference: Golden Gate, April 2006.

Oral Presentation

P Humphries, Pretorius E. Cellular effects of Aspartame.
WINNER: best poster presentation.
Anatomical Society of South Africa: 36th Annual Conference: Golden Gate, April 2007

Oral Presentations



Anatomical Society of South Africa: 36th Annual Conference: Magaliesburg, April 2007.

Oral Presentations
1. Comparative ultrastructural analyses of platelets and fibrin networks using the murine
model of asthma

E Pretorius, Ekpo OE, E Smit

2. Comparisons of the fibrin networks during pregnancy, non-pregnancy and pregnancy
during dysfibrinogenaemia using the scanning electron microscope

E Pretorius, S Briedenhann, E Smit, P Bronkhorst, RC Franz



  th
35 Annual Meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Southern Africa held in June
2007

Oral presentation



Ultra-structural comparison of the morphology of three different platelet and fibrin fiber
preparations

Pretorius E, Briedenhann S, Marx J, Franz RC

WINNER: Best oral presentation.
8.1.2 International



Systematic Association Biennial Conference: Glasgow Scotland; August 1999.

Attendance and presentation
Grant awarded to present a paper at conference.

Presentation title: Geometric Morphometrics used for the first time at superfamily level:
analysis of the metendosternites of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera).



Entomology Society of America; Montreal; December 2000.

Poster presentation
The origin of the sacred Scarab and its kin.



 th
7 Congress of the European Society for Analytical Cellular Pathology; Caen, France,
April 2001.

Poster Presentation
Evaluation of the biological safety of condoms using an in vitro cell culture method.



Second Southern African Acarology meeting: Nairobi, December 2001.

Poster presentation
Uses of geometric morphometrics in Tick taxonomy.



Meeting of the International Acarology Society: Mexico, October 2002

Poster presentation

The male and female body shape of              three Amblyomma species analysed through
geometric morphometric methods.



Learning Conference: Beijing, July 2002

Presentation

Proposing an instructional framework for children with HIV/AIDS.

Plenary speaker: World Entomological Conference (Brisbane, Australia) August 2004:
Invited by Prof Chris Klingenberg (UK) to present uses of Geometric Morphometrics at
the.
International Euro-India Conference on Holistic Medicine: (ICHM-2008): 21-23August,
2008, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Presentation

Investigating the immunomodulatory capacity of Canova with specific focus on monocytes
and ultrastructure of platelets of HIV patients treated with Canova: a qualitative scanning
electron microscopy study



Invited speaker and chair of session



17th International Microscopy Congress (IMC 17), Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro,
19-24 Sept 2010

Posters presented

Investigating lung remodeling in Modul8-treated BALB/c asthmatic animals (HM
Oberholzer, E Pretorius)

Posters presented

The Effects of Resveratrol and Coenzyme Q10 Treatment on the Gluteus Complex Muscle
Membrane Morphology of SJL/J Mice with Dysferlinopathy

(WJ van der Spuy, E Pretorius)



NACA CONFERENCE, POLOKWANE "National Association for Clean Air" kongres in
Polokwane (Pietersburg). October 2010

Presentation

Can existing south african air quality standards be applied to nanoparticles?
(Maria A. Oosthuizen, Etheresia Pretorius, Hester M. Oberholzer, and Wendy J. van der
Spuy)



8.2 Teamwork and collaboration with others:

Other researchers (national and international)

Members other departments of the faculty of Medical sciences (UP)
    Prof Lindeque (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) – cervical cell cultures
    Prof Roux (Ophthalmology) – corneal cell cultures

Other faculties in the University of Pretoria
    Prof C Scholtz (Zoology and Entomology) - geometric morphometrics and its uses in
    beetle taxonomy
    Prof D Naudé (Educational Psychology)
    Prof J Viljoen (Educational Research)

Other South African universities
          Prof F Clarke (MEDUNDSA) – uses of geometric morphometrics in tick taxonomy
          Prof C van Vuuren (UNISA) – learning difficulties

      Internationally
          Prof D Hedley (University of Toronto) – student exchange program (cell culture)
          Prof K Philips (Western Kentucky University) - geometric morphometrics and its uses
          Prof B Danforth, Cornell University – geometric morphometrics and its used in Bee
          Taxonomy
          Prof G ter Horst (Groningen) – student exchange program (Neuro-anatomy)
          Prof B Wallner (University of Vienna, Austria) – cortisone and its effect on neural
          development (Neuro-anatomy)
          Prof Dorly Buchi (Brazil) – Canova research
          Dr Lev (Israel) – Ethnopharmacology
          Dr Chan (Korea) – Ethnopharmacology


      Industry

          Roche SA
          Highveld Biological
          SABS (South African Bureau of Standards)
          Prof E Sevenster (Ophthalmologist) research into using the basal lamina in eye
          surgery
          Southern Laboratories – Cell culture research/burn wound research
          UCB Pharma – Canova research
          Canova SA – Canova research




8.3    Membership in national and international bodies

        List all the scientific associations or societies to which you belong. Name your
        involvement, e.g. honorary member, founder member, full member, chairman,
        president, secretary

      Systematic Association (London)
      Elytron (Europe)
      Systematic and Applied Acarology Society (America)
      Cellular and Analytical Pathology (Europe)
      Anatomical Society of Southern Africa (South Africa)




                               9. ARTISTIC OUTPUTS (if applicable)
9.1 Provide full details of   artistic outputs, including public reviews of work, coordinating
reports by

     experts in the field, publisher, production company etc

NA




                          10. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES




 10.1 List your involvement in departmental activities (e.g. administrative functions), faculty
      (e.g. Faculty Committees) or other university activities.


 Administration
    Prof Pretorius is Section Head of Histology and Cell Biology and is responsible for the
    administration and funding initiatives of the section (2001 – 2002) and member of the
    departmental Exco (2000 – present).
    Prof Pretorius was course coordinator of the ANA 121, 122, 125 and 126 courses (1999
    – 2001) and course coordinator for BSc second year during 2002. She is also course
    coordinator of the Cell Biology section of ANA 214, 324, ANA 700 (BSc (Hons, with
    specialization in Cell Biology) and joint course leader of ANA 700 (BSc (Hons)) with
    specialization in Neuro-Anatomy, MSc and PhD courses in Cell Biology (2000 –present).
    Registered: Centre of Applied Morphology 2008

 Facilities and maintenance
          Management of facilities and allocation of lecturing venues of the section Histology
          and Cell Biology.

 Staff management
        Management of the following activities of staff within the section Histology and Cell
        Biology:
                   Job description
                   Key Performance Areas of staff
                   Leave of staff
                   Appointment of new members of staff
                   Allocation of lecturing activities of staff
                   Planning of research activities of staff
                   Managing and allocation of research funds to staff

 Staff development
         Arrangement of additional courses for staff

 Budget and finances
        Involvement in planning of departmental budget
        Financial management of orders within the section of Histology and Cell Biology

Departmental committees
   Chairperson of the departmental research task group: Histology and Cell Biology (1999
   – present)
   Chairperson on the Cell Biology Focus area of the Department of Anatomy (2001 –
   present).
   Member of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa (1999 - present) and served as a
   member of the organizing committee of the XVI International Symposium on
   Morphological Sciences that was hosted in July 2001 at Sun City (South Africa).

Faculty committees
   Member of the UPKonders newsletter (2001 - 2002).
   RESCOM (School Research Committee) committee member (2005 to present).
   Member of faculty RESCOM (2006 to present)
   Member of MSc protocol committee - Faculty of Health Sciences (2007)
   Chair: MSc Protocol committee - Faculty of Health Sciences (2008 to present)
   Member of GALA evening function committee - Faculty of Health Sciences (2007)
   Chair: of GALA evening function committee - Faculty of Health Sciences (2008 to
   present)
   Member of the Appointment committee - Faculty of Health Sciences (2007 to 2010)




                    11. COMMUNITY SERVICE OR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS




11.1   Outreach projects

       2011 – COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECT: IntoMyHealth.blogspot.com

       Blog set up for second years BSc students to communicate health issues to their
       family and peers



11.2   Professional service performed

       (e.g. courses presented, lectures at professional associations/clubs, radio or TV
       appearances, outside expert or appointment committee, etc.)

       NA



11.3   Clinical service

       (e.g. full detail of rank/level of joint appointment, level of clinical service rendering
       responsibilities, university administration and academic responsibilities, CPD
       involvement, clinical trials involvement, etc.)
       NA



11.4   Involvement with other universities/scientific institutions

       (e.g. external examiner, editor of journal, advisory council, CSIR, SA Council for
       Scientific Professions)


Editorial responsibilities
        Regional editor: Early Child Development and Care (England)
        Editorial board: American Journal of Immunology
        Associate Editor: Journal of Holistic and Integrative Medicine (England)




11.5   Referee duties

       (e.g. journals, dissertations/theses)


Reviewer for journals
      South African Optometrist
      Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
      South African Dental Journal
      International Journal for Insect Science
      Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society
      Child Neuropsychology
      Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling
      Journal of Mammalogy
      Journal of Microscopy
      Life Sciences
      Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics
      Invertebrate Biology
      Mediators of Inflammation
      The Philippine Agricultural Scientist
      Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research
      South African Journal of Science
      Journal of Clinical Anatomy
      Biological Psychiatry
      Hormones and Behaviour
      Environmental Research
      Central European Journal of Biology
      Journal of the Entomological Research Society
      Frontiers in Zoology
      Acta Biomaterialia
      Journal of Asthma
      Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
      Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy
      Neurocase
      Complementary Therapies in Medicine
      Journal of Asthma
      American Journal of Perinatology
      Biophysical Journal

Dissertations examined
MEDUNSA: PhD Chantel Baker: 2006
University of Limpopo: MSc MC Madiga: 2007
University of Johannesburg: TL Botha MSc 2011




                 12. AWARDS AND SCIENTIFIC/SCHOLARLY RECOGNITION




12.1   Evaluation status as scientist/scholar

       NRF Young researcher (2003-2008)




12.2   Research awards and prizes

Miss Jorika Marx - MSc thesis (cum laude) (September 2005) A2S3 bronze medal 2006:
best MSc at the University of Pretoria



Miss Eureke Smit - MSc thesis (cum laude) (2007) A2S3 bronze medal 2008: runner-up:
best MSc at the University of Pretoria



E. Pretorius. 2005. Using geometric morphometrics to investigate wing dimorphism in males
and females of Hymenoptera – a case study based on the genus Tachysphex (Sphecidae:
Larrinae). Australian Journal of Entomology. 44:113-121. Most read article on Synergy
from Wiley Publishers 2006



Most popular article August 2010:       2 articles published in Blood, Coagulation and
Fibrinolysis



Exceptional Young Researcher 2008: University of Pretoria

				
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