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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com) 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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