Curriculum Vitae: H. Pretorius
Full names & surname: Henda Pretorius (Maiden name: Landman)
ID number: 8601230112085
Place of birth: Bethlehem
Nationality: South African
Age: 29 Years
Marital status: Married
Physical address: 18 Kleinbosch, Koppie street, Langenhovenpark, Bloemfontein, 9300
Postal address: P.O. Box 31357, Fichardtpark, Bloemfontein, 9317, South Africa
Cell phone: (+27) 071 379 1776
Home language: Afrikaans
Other languages: English (read, write and speak good)
Last school: Fichardtpark High
(Bloemfontein, South Africa)
University of the Free State, South Africa:
2005 – 2007: B.Sc Human Biology
2008: B.Sc Honn Zoology (Cum Laude)
2009 – 2011: M.Sc Zoology
2009 – 2010: Opportunity study in Consumer Science (Cum Laude)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, U.S.A:
2012: Opportunity study in Apiculture (Cum Laude)
Southeast Community College, Lincoln, U.S.A:
2013: Nursing assistant (Cum Laude)
Rewards & Bursaries received:
2008: University of the Free State’s Woman’s Club merit award for exceptional study in Honors year
2009: Awarded the Best Student Paper Presentation at the 19th Nematological Society of Southern Africa Symposium
2008: Awarded an academic merit bursary at the University of the Free State, South Africa
2009: Awarded an academic merit bursary at the University of the Free State, South Africa
2009: Awarded a VLIR bursary to attend Short Course in Nematology, held at the North West University, South Africa
2009: Awarded a National Research Fund (NRF) research bursary
2010: Awarded a National Research Fund (NRF) research bursary
– Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
2008: Completed a short course on parasites of the Free State (identification and management) at the University of the Free State, South Africa
2009: Completed a short course in Nematology with distinction (best average in class) at the North-West University, South Africa
2010: Completed a short course on Entomopathogenic Nematodes at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Taxonomic review of the genus Histotylenchus Siddiqi, 1971 (Nematoda: Belonolaimidae) in South Africa.
• Attended the XXIII International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2008) in 2008, hosted in the city of Durban, South Africa.
• Attended the Soil Borne Plant Disease Interest group meeting hosted in the city of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2008.
• Landman, H. & Jansen van Rensburg, C. (2008). Poster: Plant parasitic nematodes associated with a sunflower cultivar in the Free State. 46th International Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (MSSA), Gaborone (Botswana).
• Landman, H., Jansen van Rensburg, C., & Marais, M. (2009). Oral Presentation: The genus Histotylenchus Siddiqi, 1971 in South Africa. 19th Nematological Society of Southern Africa Symposium, Hazyview (South Africa).
• Pretorius, H., Bradshaw, J. & Harveson, R. (2013). Poster: Effect of tillage and crop rotation on the sugar beet cyst nematode, Heterodera schachtii Schmidt, 1871. 37th American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists general meeting, Anaheim, CA (U.S.A.)
November 2000- December 2000:
Worked as shop assistant at the Rooi Alwyn Padstal, Riversdale.
November 2003- November 2004:
Worked as sales assistant in CUM Books, Bloemfontein.
November 2004- April 2008:
Worked as sales assistant in Fancy Face and Scroffy Café, Bloemfontein.
Research assistant during the University of the Free State, Department of Zoology and Entomology’s Okavango Fish Parasite Project field trip to the Lesiding Research Station in Botswana.
Research assistant and demonstrator during the annual Zoology and Entomology Departmental (University of the Free State, South Africa) excursion to De Hoop Nature Reserve.
January 2008 – August 2010:
Lecturing at the University of the Free State for the subject ‘Adaptations and Survival Strategies in Desert Environments’ and also act as a demonstrator for the subject ‘Invertebrate Zoology’ in the Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, South Africa
September 2011- May 2012:
Laboratory assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Plant Pathology, Lincoln, N.E., U.S.A.
May 2011- December 2014:
Internship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Panhandle Experimental and Research Station, Department of Entomology, Scottsbluff, N.E., U.S.A.
February 2014 – November 2014:
Certified nursing assistant at Regional West Medical Center, Scottsbluff, N.E., U.S.A. on Orthopedic/ Neurology Surgical Unit 2 East.
Dr. J. Bradshaw
University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Panhandle Research and Extension Center
Scottsbluff, NE, U.S.A, 69361
Phone: + 01 (308) 632-1369/ E-mail: email@example.com
Stacey Powell, RN
Regional West Medical Center
4021 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE, U.S.A.
Phone: + 01 (308) 630-2220
Dr. M. Ellis
University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Lincoln, NE, U.S.A, 68503
Phone: +01 (402) 472-8696
Prof S vdM Louw
University of the Free State
Department of Zoology and Entomology
Phone: +27 (051) 401 9219 / +27 083 463 2515
Dr. M Marais
Agricultural Research Council
Plant Protection Research Institute
Phone: +27 012 8088263
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