Our Students


These students are being supported in their further studies as indicated (M.Sc – 2 Years / Ph.D – 3 Years)

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Ms. L. Robbertse University of Pretoria
1st Year
Ph.D Genetics specializing in immunophenotyping
3 Years
Comparative immunoprofiling of three economicallty important cattle breeds using blood, skin and lymph node tissues following cattle tick infestation. Prof. C. Maritz-Olivier
 
Ms. T. Stempa Fort Hare
1st Year
Ph.D Animal Science
3 Years
Effects of pre-slaugter stress and animal class on sheep blood cortisol, urinary catecholamines, heat shock proteins, muscle glycolytic potential, mutton quality and shelf-life. Prof. V. Muchenje
Mr. T. G. Xulu University of Zululand
1st Year
Ph.D Genomics and Nutrition
3 Years
Fecal microflora prevalence, nutritionally-related blood metabolites and pre-slaugter stress response in Nguni, Merino and Dorper sheep raised on pasture. Prof. N.W. Kunene
Prof. C. Bezuidenhout
Photo A.Linde Square Ms. D.A. Linde Pretoria
2nd Year
M.Sc Animal Science
2 Years
Gene expression: Nguni and Bonsmara cattle. Prof. E. Marle-Kὃster
Prof. M.M. Scholtz
 Bulelani Elivis Mazizi Square
Mr. B.E. Mazizi Fort Hare
2nd Year
M.Sc Animal Science
2 Years
Consumer perceptions, microbial counts and lipid oxidation of meat and meat products sold on the informal market of Nkonkobe and Buffalo City Municipalities. Prof. V. Muchenje
Daphney Rasebotsa Ms. N.D. Rasebotsa Free State
2nd Year
M.Sc Food Science
2 Years
On-the-hook-ageing of beef Prof. A. Hugo
 Sihosana Ms. T. Sikhosana Pretoria
2nd Year
M.Sc Biochemistry
2 Years
Protein production and in vivo validation of Bm86-based vaccines in Holstein-Friesian calves against the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus. Prof. C. Maritz-Olivier
  Ms. S. Baron Pretoria
1st Year
Ph.D Genetics
3 Years
Acaricide resistance mechanisms and genetic relatedness in economically important cattle ticks for improved cattle health and management. Prof. C. Maritz-Olivier
  Ms. A. Basson Pretoria
2nd Year
Ph.D Animal Science
3 Years
Meat quality (especially tenderness).  Genotypes (alternative genes to the calpain system).
Prof. E. Webb

Prof. E. Koster

Dr. L. Frylinck

  Mrs. T.D. Ramulongo Pretoria
2nd Year
Ph.D Microbiology
3 Years
Immune refocusing of a SAT2 foot-and-mouth disease vaccine. Dr. F. F. Maree
  Ms. Z. Soji Fort Hare
2nd Year
Ph.D Agriculture
(Animal Science)
3 Years
Carcass quality, fatty acid profile, nano-structure, technological and sensory attributes of the South African A, AB, B and C beef classes. Prof. V. Muchenje
  Ms. M. Ferreira Pretoria
2nd Year
Ph.D Genetics
3 Years
In vivo evaluation, localization and differential gene expression of Rhipicephalus microplus in response to Bm86 and BP1. Prof. C. Maritz-Olivier
  Ms. J. Steyn Pretoria
3rd Year
Ph.D (Medical Virology)
3 Years
The role of Culicoides midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) and mosquitoes (Diptera: CulicidaeI in transmission of zoonotic viruses of the families flaviviridae, bunyaviridae and togaviridae arboviruses responsible for acute febrile syndrome and/or neurological disease in cattle and wildlife. Prof. M. Venter (Ph.D Medical Virology)
  Ms. B. van Wyngaard (Liebenberg) Free State
3rd Year
Ph.D Food Science, (Meat Science)
3 Years
Effect of Echium oil supplementation on pork quality. Prof. A. Hugo (Ph.D Food Science)
   Ms. T. Needham Stellenbosh
3nd Year
Ph.D Agriculture (Animal Science)
3 Years
The effects of environmental enrichment on the behaviour, stress, growth performance and meat quality of Sus scrofa domesticus. Prof. L.C. Hoffman (Ph.D)
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