This lecture commences with a synopsis of the present activities and organization of the world-famous Veterinary Research Institute in South Africa, colloquially and internationally known as Onderstepoort. Some of the major historic features which contributed to the origin, firm establishment and excellent reputation of Onderstepoort are subsequently outlined. Finally, the future of the institute is considered in terms of existing and expected scientific challenges.
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