Extra-Ordinary Appointments: Biodiversity and Conservation Ecology

Prof Alan Channing

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +27 85 401 2204
E-mail: amietia2@gmail.com
Affiliation: Retired from University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Expertise: Taxonomy, systematics and life histories of African frogs

Prof Eddie Ueckermann

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +27 84 534 2406
E-mail: edalbert@lantic.net or albertueckermann@gmail.com
Affiliation: Retired from ARC-Plant Health and Protection Research: Biosystematics, South Africa
Expertise: Agricultural, veterinary and medical important mites (Acari)

Prof Ash Bullard

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +01 334 844 9278
E-mail: ash.bullard@auburn.edu
Affiliation: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Expertise: Parasitology, Taxonomy, Aquatic Animal Health

Prof Olivier Verneau

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +33 6 32 57 09 27
E-mail: verneau@univ-perp.fr
Affiliation: CEFREM, University of Perpignan, France
Expertise: Systematics and phylogeny of parasitic Platyhelminthes

Prof Yuriy Kuzmin 

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +38 050 640 2619
E-mail: rhabdias@gmail.com
Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine
Expertise: Helminths of Amphibians and Reptiles, Animal-Parasitic Nematodes

Prof Les Minter

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +27 28 572 1621
E-mail: les.minter@gmail.com
Affiliation: Retired from University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa
Expertise: Amphibian systematics, Entomology, Geology

Prof Trent Garner

Extra-ordinary Professor
Telephone: +44 7961 949271
E-mail: trent.garner@ioz.ac.uk
Affiliation: Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
Expertise: Epidemiology, Amphibian diseases

Mr Marius Burger

Extra-ordinary Lecturer
Telephone: +27 83 231 7452
E-mail: sungazer@iafrica.com
Affiliation: Freelance environmental consultant, South Africa
Expertise: Herpetology

Mr Pieter Bester

Extra-ordinary Senior Lecturer
Telephone: +27 12 843 5141
E-mail: s.bester@sanbi.org.za
Affiliation: South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), National Herbarium (PRE), South Africa
Expertise: Plant Systematics (Apocynaceae, Ericaceae & Scrophulariaceae)

Prof Atsushi Kurabayashi

Extra-ordinary Associate Professor
Telephone: +81 749 64 8122 
E-mail: kuraba@nagahama-i-bio.ac.jp
Affiliation: Department of Bio-Science, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, Japan
Expertise: Amphibian biology, Systematics, Molecular Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, Genomics