Zoology staff

  Professor Ché Weldon

  +27 18 299 2375
  Building G23A, Room 216, Potchefstroom
  Conservation, ecology and diseases of amphibians

  Prof Courtney Cook

  Building G23A, Room 302, Potchefstroom
  PhD Zoology
  Blood Haemoparasites (e.g. Apicomplexans & Flagellates of Ectotherms, & Potential Vectors). Tick-borne Pathogens Infecting Reptiles.

  Ms Cynthia Huyser

  Senior Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 299 4348
  Building E4, Office G10, Potchefstroom

   Prof Hannalene du Plessis

  +27 18 293 3863
  Building E6, Eco-rehabilitation Laboratory, Potchefstroom
  Entomology and integrated pest management

   Ms Heleen Vermeulen

  Administrative Officer: Zoology
  +27 18 299 2524
  Building G23A, Office 206, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom

  Prof Henk Bouwman

  +27 18 299 2377
  Building G23A, Room 231, Potchefstroom
  Ecotoxicology; Bird Ecology; Terrestrial, Aquatic, Marine and Space Biology

  Prof Johnnie van den Berg

  +27 18 299 2376
  Building E6, Room G07, Potchefstroom
  PhD Entomology
  Agricultural Entomology; Grain Cropping Systems; Arthropod Diversity; Non-target Organisms, Insect Resistance Management in Bt Crops.

  Prof Kerry (Hadfield) Malherbe

  +27 18 299 4252
  Building G23A, Room 232, Potchefstroom
  PhD Zoology
  Aquatic parasitology, Predominately Parasitic Crustacea

   Mr Lieb Venter

  Laboratory Manager
  +27 18 299 2369
  Building E6, Office G19, Potchefstroom Campus , Potchefstroom
  Environmental ecotoxicology in water. Small Mammal Ecology, Health and Safety

  Prof Louis du Preez

  +27 18 299 2372
  Building G23A, Room 228, Potchefstroom
  Amphibian Conservation & Amphibian Parasite Diversity

  Prof Mark Maboeta

  +27 18 299 2501
  Building G23A, Room 303, Potchefstroom
  Earthworm ecotoxicology; Soil ecotoxicology; Vermicomposting

  Prof Nico Smit

  +27 18 299 2128
  Building G23A, Room 208, Potchefstroom
  Aquatic Ecology, Wildlife Parasitology

  Prof Oriel Thekisoe

  +27 18 299 2521
  Building G23A, Room 220, Potchefstroom
  PhD Veterinary Sciences
  Veterinary Parasites & Zoonoses with Emphasis on Vectors and Vector-borne Diseases & Zoonotic Pathogens. Application of Molecular Techniques for Diagnosis, Characterization, Epidemiology & Control of Parasites & Pathogens of Zoonotic Importance.

  Prof Rialet Pieters

  +27 18 299 02379
  Building G23A, Room 230, Potchefstroom
  PhD Zoology
  Determining Biological Effects such as Endocrine Disruption and Oxidative Stress from Environmental Samples using Cell Based Bioassays; Instrumental Chemical Analysis & Biological Effects

  Prof Victor Wepener

  +27 18 299 2385
  Building G23A, Room 212, Potchefstroom
  PhD Zoology
  Principal Investigator in the National Aquatic Bioassay Facility (NABF), Nanoecotoxicology; Expert in Ecological Risk Assessment.