Browsing Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute by Issue Date

Browsing Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute by Issue Date

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  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-01-22)
    Sir Arnold Theiler, the founder of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, in front of the main building.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-01-23)
    Dr Gertrud Theiler was a world renowned parasitologist and published a massive series on ticks in Africa and their effects on animals.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-01-23)
    Getrud Theiler, younger daugther of Sir Arnold Theiler with her elder sister, Margaret and Thelma Gutsche. Thelma Gutsche was the author of the book "There was a man" which was on the life of Sir Arnold Theiler.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-01-23)
    Prof Neitz was a world-renowned protozoologist who studied the pathogenic protozoa causing diseases of domestic and wild animals in Southern Africa. He was appointed at Onderstepoort in the section of protozoology and ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    P.J. du Toit succeeded Theiler in 1927 as director of the Veterinary Research Institute, Onderstepoort. W.O. Neitz was the head of the Pathology section at that stage.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    For many years the South African Veterinary Medical Association (now the South African Veterinary Association) held its annual congress in the Library hall of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Dr. Louis Pasteur, born in France, was one of the "fathers" of Bacteriology in the latter 1800's
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Robert Koch, born in Germay, is regarded as one of the fathers of bacteriology. He was younger than Louis Pasteur by 21 years. He was the first to describe the causative agent of tuberculosis in 1882 and he developed ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Sir John M'Fadyean was principal of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and a microbiologist in London. Arnold Theiler collaborated with him.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Sir David Bruce came to Natal in 1894. He was the first to established in 1895 that the cause of a fatal disease of livestock, known as nagana, was due to a trypanosome transmitted by tsetse flies (Glossina spp.). The ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Prof. R.K. Reinecke was head of the Section of Helmintology at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute. He was a well known helminthologist.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Missionaries, such as David Livingstone, travelling in Africa, were among the first to encounter the many African diseases of livestock during their travels. Livingstone, in 1857, is wrongly credited with the first report ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Dr. Duncan Hutcheon, MRCVS, qualified at the Royal Veterinary College (Royal Dick) in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1869. He came to the Cape Colony in 1880 to join the Colonial Service. An exceptional veterinarian in all respects ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-04)
    Samuel Wiltshire was Chief Colonial Veterinarian in the Natal Colony during Theiler's time.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    Prof. Henning worked at the OVI and was also Professor of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Pretoria. In 1938 he was awarded the DVSc degree by the University of South Africa for his thesis "The ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    Gilles van der Wall de Kock was one of the first two students to be sent abroad (to the Royal College in London) by the South African Government (in 1909) to be trained as a veterinarian. When the Faculty of Veterinary ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    Dr. P.J. du Toit succeeded Sir Arnold Theiler as director of the OVI in 1927, a post he held until 1948. His main area of expertise was protozoology. He had also become Professor of Tropical Diseases at the Veterinary ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    On 15 October 1928 he was appointed Research Officer at Onderstepoort and later Professor of Medicine at the Veterinary Faculty at the Institute. He will best be remembered for his transmission work on dourine in equines. ...
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    J.W. Groenewald was Professor of Animal Nutrition in the 1950's. He authored a book "Animal Nutrition" which was used by veterinary students and others.
  • Unknown; Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) (2008-02-11)
    Prof. du Toit was head of the Entomology section. He will best be remembered for determining that bluetongue disease of sheep and horse sickness are transmitted by the midges of the Culicoides genus. Both diseases are ...