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Conference papers presented at international conferences

  1. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. and Hall, N. 2015. The potential contribution of lamb and mutton offal products (organ meats) to dietary diversity in South Africa. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7 – 9 September 2015, Tsogo Sun Elangeni Maharani Complex, Durban, South Africa
  2. Biofortification of staple food crops in Africa - focus on Cereals. Southern African Plant Breeding Association Conference, Bloemfontein, 2014, (invited keynote paper)
  3. Botha, K., Ferreira, R. & Cook, E. Teachers' perceptions of the food consumption practices and needs of a resource-constrained community. Research Indaba, University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education, 9 October 2014.
  4. Botha, K., Ferreira, R. & Fraser, W. Developing an interdisciplinary health-promoting intervention in support of a South African resource-constrained community. Research Indaba, University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education, 9 October 2014.
  5. Botha, K., Ferreira, R., Fraser, W. & Du Toit, P. Developing an interdisciplinary health-promoting intervention in support of Grade 4-6 learners in a resource- constrained community. ASSAf 4th Annual South African Young Scientists’ Conference, 14 -16 October 2014, Pretoria.
  6. Cardoso C. L., Lukamba S. D. and Esposito G. 2016. Neonate immunity, growth and puberty in dairy calves: Influence of dietary conjugated linoleic acid supplementation of the dam. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA 19-23 July (poster).
  7. Esposito G., Chapwanya A., Webb E.C., Irons, P.C. 2014. Possible markers of uterine and metabolic health in transition dairy cows.  ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Kansas City, USA 20-27 July (presentation).
  8. Esposito G., Irons P. C., Lim J. J., Tasara T., Webb E.C. and Chapwanya A. 2016. The endometrial microbiome in transition cows fed an energy-restricted diet. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA 19-23 July (poster).
  9. Hall, N & Schönfeldt H.C. 2013: Changes in the nutrient content of South African red meat. SAAFECS 11the International Conference and the 6th IFHE Africa Regional Conference. 27 February – 1 March 2013. St George’s hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.
  10. Haller-Barker, A. 2016. South African Food Law and Consumer Protection. University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference (UPICLC), 20-22 September 2016, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
  11. Hendriks SL (2015).  Ensuring food security: The critical element in addressing inequality and poverty. Invited panel presentation at the DST Science Forum, 9 December 2015, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria.
  12. Hendriks SL (2016).   Agriculture, Food Security & Policy in Africa. Invited presentation at the 5th ISIbalo Conference of African Young Statisticians, 13-17 June 2016, Saint George Hotel, Pretoria.
  13. Hendriks SL (2016).  Contextualisation of Food Security. Invited presentation to the Joint Workshop on Food Security and Food Safety: Portfolio Committees on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Health, Social Development and the Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources, 2 February, 2016, Cape Town.
  14. Hendriks SL (2016). Food security and climate change. MODEXTREME stakeholder workshop, 17 August, 2016, University of Pretoria.
  15. Hendriks SL. (2015). Critical and emerging issues for food security and nutrition: A note by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS).  Inter-Agency Programme meeting Halle, Germany, 1 June 2015. 
  16. Hendriks SL. (2015). Prospects for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa.  Panel discussion: Agriculture and Food Systems in a Transforming World. 2nd Global Food Security Conference, 14th October, Ithaca, New York State, USA.
  17. Jooste, A.E.C. & Krϋger, K. Mealybug transmission efficiency of four Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 (GLRaV-3) genetic variants. 18th Congress of the International Council for the Study of Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Grapevine (ICVG). Ankara, Turkey, September 2015. pp. 42-43.
  18. Krüger K. & Laubscher, K. The South African suction trap network: first aphid monitoring results.Proceedings of the Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (NJF) Seminar 468, Bäckaskog, Sweden, October 2013. pp. 16-19.
  19. Kruger MC, Kasonga A, Deepak V, Coetzee M. Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and bone health. Invited Plenary, French Bone and Mineral Society meeting, 4- 6 February 2015.
  20. Kruger MC, Kasonga A, Deepak V, Coetzee M. Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and bone health. Invited talk, NZIFST annual conference, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 30 June-2 July 2015.
  21. Kruger MC, Tousen Y, Katsumata S, Tadaishi, M, Kasonga AE, Deepak V, Coetzee M, Ishimi Y. Selective effects of soy phytoestrogens and New Zealand functional foods on bone health. Oral presentation, Proceedings of the Asia Congress on Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015.
  22. Krüger, K., Beetge, L. & Kfir, R. Climate change: effect of heat and water-deprived plants on the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae, and its parasitoid Aphidius ervi. 13th Symposium Ecology of Aphidophaga”. Freising, Germany, August/September 2016. pp. 52-53.
  23. Krüger, K., Beetge, L. & Kfir, R. High temperature, plant water stress and performance of an aphid parasitoid. XVIII. International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC), Berlin, Germany, August 2015.
  24. Krüger, K., Pietersen, G., Smit, N. & Carstens, R. Epidemiology of aster yellows phytoplasma: alternate host plants and the vector Mgenia fuscovaria (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in South Africa 18th Congress of the International Council for the Study of Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Grapevine (ICVG). Ankara, Turkey, September 2015. pp. 126-127.
  25. Krüger, K., Venter, F. & Schröder, M.L. First insights into the influence of aster yellows phytoplasmas on the behaviour of the leafhopper Mgenia fuscovaria. Third Meeting of the International Phytoplasmologist Working Group (IPWG). Mauritius, January 2015.
  26. Krϋger, K. Current innovations in insect pest control - Plant volatiles as targets for plant breeding. DuPont Plant Breeding Symposium 2015, Pretoria, South Africa, September 2015.
  27. Krϋger, K., la Grange, R., Schröder, M.L., Ignell, R., Glinnwood, R. Influence of aster yellows phytoplasma in grapevine on the leafhopper vector Mgenia fuscovaria. 40 Years of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group “Pheromones and Other Semio-Chemicals in Integrated Production” The Good Sense of Scent. Jerusalem, Israel, November 2015. p. 31.
  28. McIntyre AM, Hendriks SL (2015). South Africa’s changing food security landscapes: Using mixed methodologies for analysis. Paper presented at the 2nd Global Food Security Conference, 14 October 2015, Cornell University, Ithaca, New YorkTaylor JRN, Botha, K. Developing a health promoting intervention in support of Grade 4-6 learners in a resource-constrained community. International Conference on of Learning, 14-17 July 2014, New York City.
  29. Pietersen, G., Louw, M., Krüger, K., Faure, B. & van Rensburg, H. Grapevine leafroll disease spread from old to replacement vineyards. 18th Congress of the International Council for the Study of Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Grapevine (ICVG). Ankara, Turkey, September 2015. pp. 106-107.
  30. Pretorius, B. and Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) The contribution of portion size of processed pork to total salt intake in the diet. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015.
  31. Schönfeldt, H.C. &MCLACHLAN, M. Country profile: South Africa - an academic perspective. Meeting of the Minds - On Nutrition Impact of Food Systems. Geneva, 25-28 March 2013. Invited speaker.
  32. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Basic principles of compilation. Presented at the11th International Food Data Conference Pre conference Workshop 1, Hyderabad, India, 1 November 2015.
  33. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Food composition in policies/ programmes to adress food security. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015.
  34. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Recipe calculation. Presented at the11th International Food Data Conference Pre conference Workshop 1, Hyderabad, India, 1 November 2015.
  35. Schönfeldt, H.C. UNSCN: Meeting of the Minds - On Nutrition Impact of Food Systems. Geneva, 25-28 March 2013. Invited participant and Moderator.
  36. Taylor, J. and Taylor J.R.N. 2013.Cereal prolamin bioplastic materials: What is preventing the commercialisation of these natural polymers? SAAFoST 2013 International Congress, Pretoria Invited speaker.
  37. Taylor, J.R.N. 2015 minor cereals and their ethnic foods what they can teach us in Developing Better Gluten-free Products. ICC 3rd Latin America Cereals Conference and ICC 60th Anniversary Conference, 30 March – 1 April 2015 Curitiba, Brazil (invited paper)
  38. Taylor, J.R.N. 2015. Can the Ancient Cereals Really Feed the World: Developed and Developing World Perspective. AACC International Centennial Meeting, 18-21 Septebmer 2015 Minneapolis (invited paper)
  39. Taylor, Janet. 2015. A bioplastic application for kafirin the sorghum prolamin protein, but what is needed to enable its commercialization. AACC International Centennial Meeting, 18-21 Septebmer 2015 Minneapolis.
  40. TaylorJRN, Janet Taylor, J Kruger and LS da Silva biofortification of cereal grains for improved nutrition in africa: strategies, benefits and challenges. South African Association for Food Science and Technology Congress, Pretoria, 2013, (invited paper)
  41. TaylorJRN, Janet Taylor, J Kruger and LS da Silva BIOFORTIFICATION OF SORGHUM GRAIN- IMPACTS ON NUTRITIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL QUALITY. International Association for Cereal Science and Technology, Australia Conference, 2013, (invited paper)
  42. Tigist Gebrehiwot, Steve Cornelius, L Korsten, 2015 Effect of international intellectual property law on food control: The case of Southern Africa. Paper presented at the symposium on “Current issues of agricultural law in a global perspective” Pisa, Italy, 17-18 Sept 2015
  43. Van Niekerk, C. Schönfeldt, H.C., Hall, N and Pretorius, B. (2015) Potato (Solanum tuberosum) classification as informed by dry mater and starch content. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015.
  44. Vermeulen, H. and Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Changing meat consumption patterns due to class mobility in South Africa. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  45. Vermeulen, H. Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) Analysing the impact of supply shocks on staple food affordability in South Africa.. World Nutrition Cape Town 2016. Knowledge Policy Action. 30 August 2016 – 2 September 2016. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
  46. Zhou, AC, Hendriks SL (2015). Do cash and food social transfers improve food security among targeted households in Mozambique? Paper presented at the 2nd Global Food Security Conference, 13 October 2015, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York..

 

Conference papers at local conferences

 

  1. du Rand GE. & Ferriera, D. 2014. Consumer perception of food safety and fresh produce. Workshop for small scale farmers for sustainable fresh produce production and value-adding. Postharvest Technology Workshop. Pretoria, 28-29 October 2014.
  2. du Toit, P.J., Ferreira, R., Fraser, W., Gericke, G. & Botha, K. Schools as sites for social change: Applying the TEARS principle. International Conference on Learning, 14-17 July 2014, New York City.
  3. du Toit, P. J., Jansen Van Rensburg, A., Janse Van Rensburg, D. C., Grant, C. C.,Mahomed, A. F., Nortje, E., Kleynhans, M., Krüger, P. E., Wood, P., Theron, J., Joubert, A., Stander, A., Ferreira, J., Fletcher, L. Influence of two sports vision training techniques on visual skills performance of university students
  4. Duodu, K.G. In vitro, ex vivo and in vivo models of bioactive properties of grain phenolics. Oral presentation at the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition, 14 – 17 October 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
  5. Duodu, K.G. Overview of the effect of processing on non-nutritive phytochemicals in grains and implications for the health food market. Oral presentation at American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI) 2013 Annual Meeting, 29 September – 2 October 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  6. Duodu, K.G. Phenolic composition and bioactive properties of marama bean, cowpea and sorghum: Implications for potential food uses. Oral presentation at the South African PlantLibra Symposium, 5 March 2014, Pretoria, South Africa
  7. Duodu, K.G. Research progress on the role of bioactive compounds in indigenous South African foods in combating chronic life-style diseases. Oral presentation at the IFNuW Nutrition Symposium, 31 May 2013, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  8. Duodu, K.G., Kayitesi, E., Shelembe, J.S., de Kock, H.L., Cromarty, D., Bester, M.J. and Minnaar, A. Phenolic compounds and bioactive properties of marama bean (Tylosema esculentum) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) – Implications for potential food uses. Oral presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  9. Ebersohn, R., Van Schoor, A., Du Toit, P.J., Suleman, F. & Velleman, M.D. X-Ray or MRI for pre-operative graft length determination? 42nd Annual Conference of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa, 13-16 April 2014, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  10. Elhassan, M. 2015. Effects of starch type and protein digestibility on the functional properties of flours from conventionally bred and genetically modified biofortified sorghums. SAAFoST Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015
  11. Esposito G., Chapwanya A., Webb E.C., Irons P.C. (2013). Effect of negative energy balance on productivity, uterine and metabolic health of periparturient dairy cows in a South African zero grazing system. Livestock Health and Production Group Congress. Proceedings 2013 (Oral presentation)
  12. Esposito G., Chapwanya A., Webb E.C., Irons P.C. (2013). Uterine and metabolic health and productivity of periparturient dairy cows in induced negative energy balance status. (oral presentation) 46'h SASAS congress 23-26 June 2013
  13. Cardoso C. L. and Esposito G. (2016). CLA dietary supplementation in transition dairy cows affects calves’ performance. 49th SASAS Congress, Stellenbosh, 3-7 July (presentation).
  14. Invited speaker: Esposito G. 2015. Updates on CLA trials on dairy and beef cattle. BASF customer event: the great unveiling, Sun City (NW- South Africa) 29 February-1 March.
  15. Esposito G. 2015. Interactions between negative energy balance, metabolic diseases, uterine health and immune response in transition dairy cows. 8th Veterinary and Paraveterinary South African Veterinary Association Congress 27-30 July 2015 (presentation).
  16. Esposito G. 2015. Possible nutritional strategies to improve the health of the transition cows. 8th Veterinary and Paraveterinary South African Veterinary Association Congress 27-30 July 2015 (presentation).
  17. Ferreira, R., Fraser, W., Botha, K., Du Toit, P.J. & Gericke, G. Teachers and parent’s voices as building blocks of a health promoting intervention in a vulnerable community. International Conference on Learning, 14-17 July 2014, New York City.
  18. HALL, N & Schönfeldt H.C. 2013.: Changes in the nutrient content of South African red meat. SAAFECS 11the International Conference and the 6th IFHE Africa Regional Conference. 27 February – 1 March 2013. St Georges hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.
  19. Hall, N., Schönfeldt, H.C. Pretorius, B. 2014. The fatty acid composition of South African beef: grass fed vs. grain fed. Johannesburg. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa. 16-19 September 2014.
  20. Hendriks SL (2015).  Ensuring food security: The critical element in addressing inequality and poverty. Invited panel presentation at the DST Science Forum, 9 December 2015, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria.
  21. Hendriks SL. (2015). Food Security in South Africa: Causes, nature and extent of the problem and required interventions. NACI Roundtable Discussion on the State of Food Security in South Africa. 11 August 2015. The Agricultural Research Council (ARC), Pretoria.
  22. Jansen van Rijssen, W., Korsten, L., Naidoo, V. and Eloff, K. 2014. The South African bio-economy strategy: The toxicologist’s dilemma. 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 10-14 August 2014.
  23. Kafirin and Zein bioplastic materials: Properties, Problems and Potential. Taylor, J. Anyango, J.O. Links, M and Taylor, J.R.N. 2013. ICC Conference 2013  In association with the 63rd Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Freemantle, Australia.
  24. Kasonga AE, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. In vitro effects of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in human CD14+ monocytes. Physiological Society of SoutherbAfrica, Parys, 6-9 Sept 2015.
  25. Kasonga AE, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. In vitro effects of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in human CD14+ monocytes. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014; Congress of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria, September 2013.
  26. Korsten, L. 2014. A different look on food schemes (invited keynote speaker). ISO CASCO 30th Plenary meeting and workshop 24- 26 September 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.
  27. Korsten, L. 2014. A different look on food schemes. 30th ISO Committee on conformity Assessment (CASCO) Plenary and Workshop, Geneva, Switzerland, 26 September 2014. Keynote speaker.
  28. Korsten, L. 2014. Food safety standards and compliance. Workshop for small scale farmers for sustainable fresh produce production and value-adding. Postharvest Technology Workshop. Pretoria, 28-29 October 2014.
  29. Korsten, L. 2014. Linking urban and village agricultural economies for sustainable food security. Indicative programme of round table on Urban Economies, Village Economies and Agriculture. ARC, Pretoria, 7 November 2014.
  30. Korsten, L. 2014. Mushroom health and safety and food safety compliance status for the SA Mushroom industry. SAMFA Conference, Kleine Zalze, Stellenbosch 27-28 May 2014.
  31. Korsten, L. 2014. Risks of microbial contamination of food/feed commodities which may also have negative impact on trade. Workshop organised by DAFF. ARC VOPI Roodeplaat, 30 July 2014.
  32. Kruger, J. Is dairy good for you? focus on bone health. The South African Society of Dairy Technology, 49th symposium. Sustainable Dairy: nutrition & Composition. 9-12 May, 2016. (Invited Keynote Address)
  33. Kruger, J. 2015. Replacing electrolytic iron with NaFeEDTA increases iron and zinc availability from African maize porridgesSAAFoST Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015.
  34. Kruger Johanita, Andrè Oelofse and John Taylor reduction in phytate content does not guarantee increased iron availability in staple grains – non-clinical assays. Nutrition congress, Johannesburg, 2014,
  35. Kruger, J., Taylor, J.R.N., Lönnerdal, B., Oelofse, A. Which commonly used assays are best suited to measure the effect of phytate reduction on the iron availability in sorghum. 20thSAAFoST Biennial International Congress, Pretoria, 2013.
  36. Kruger, Johanita, Roya Minnis-Ndimba, Christopher Mtshali, Amanda Minnaar, John Taylor, Carlos Pineda-Vargas the potential of in situ elemental maps to improve mineral nutritive value of grains, Nutrition congress, Johannesburg, 2014.
  37. Krüger, K. Leafhopper transmission of aster yellows phytoplasma in South Africa. Virus and Phytoplasma Diseases. SASEV/Winetech Workshop. Stellenbosch, South Africa, November 2013.
  38. la Grange, M.R., Schröder, M., Glinwood, R., Ignell, R., Krüger, K. Preference for phytoplasma-infected plants by an insect vector: a visual or olfactory mechanism? 19th Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa. Grahamstown, South Africa, July 2015.
  39. Kupolati, MD., MacIntyre, UE. & Gericke, GJ. Nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices of learners and teachers in primary schools in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa & 13th Congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, September 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  40. Nanoscale systems from cereal starches for improved nutrition and functionality. MN Emmambux. IUFoST Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 2014, Invited Paper
  41. Nortje, E. Stander, A. & Du Toit, P. In vitro evaluation of selectively targeting in silico designed anticancer compounds on breast cancer cells. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa, 6-9 September, Parys, South Africa
  42. Pretorius, B. & Schonfeldt, H.C. 2013. Analytical Heme Iron values vs. Estimated values for South African Lean Meat. 10th International Food database Conference September, 12-14, 2013. Spain, Granada.
  43. Ranthla M, Kruger MC, Coetzee M, Deepak V. Ellagic acid: a polyphenol inhibits RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation in RAW 264.7 macrophages in vitro. Faculty of Health Sciences, Research day, University of Pretoria, 19 August 2015.
  44. Schoeman, M., Du Toit, P.J., van Schoor, A. Creation of an arterial anatomy reference data set for a south african population – a preliminary report. 43rd annual conference of the anatomical society of Southern Africa, 9-13 May, Parys, South Africa
  45. Schönfeldt, H.C., Hall, N. & Pretorius, B. 2014. South Africa food composition database and its application. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th congress of the association for dietetics in South Africa. 16-19 September 2014.
  46. Schröder, M.L. & Krüger, K. Colour vision and host-plant preference of the bird- cherry oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi (Hemiptera: Aphididae). 18th Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa. Potchefstroom, South Africa, June/July 2013.
  47. Starch modification with stearic acid for ‘clean label staches’. MN Emmambux. 65th Starch Convention April 09th–10th 2014, Detmold, Germany. Invited paper.
  48. Taaljaard, I. & Schönfeldt, H.C. 2014 Consumer perception of and purchase and usage behaviour towards red meat. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th congress of the association for dietetics in South Africa. 16-19 September 2014.
  49. Taylor, JRN .Developments in Improving the Quality of Gluten-free Bread Made from Non-wheat Cereals through Modification of their Starch and Protein Properties. IUFoST Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 2014, Invited Keynote Paper
  50. Taylor, J.R.N. 2015. Traditional African cereal foods and beverages - how they can help us develop better gluten-free products. SAAFoST Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015.
  51. Taylor, Janet 2015. Two diverse potential biopolymer applications for kafirin, the prolamin of sorghum. SAAFoST Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015.
  52. van Buuren, H., Kruger, P.E. & Du Toit, P. Comparison between general and tennis specific endurance training over 4 weeks on estimated fitness and tennis specific agility
  53. Van der Laan, M., Taverna-Turisan, D., Fessehazion, M., Jarmain, C., Bastidas, E.O., Annandale, J.G., Dlamini M. and Steyn, J.M. Watching the grass grow from space: Can satellite imagery be used to estimate evapotranspiration and biomass accumulation for irrigated maize? Combined Congress, George, 19-22 January 2015.
  54. Vermeulen, H. & Schönfeldt, H.C. 2014. Food consumption patterns in South Africa – What can we learn from household-level expenditure data? Johannesburg. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th congress of Association for Dietetics in South Africa. 16-19 September 2014.
  55. Webb, E.C., (2014). Effects of myostatin genes on animal production and product quality, Myostatin Workshop, Aldam Stockman School, October 2014. (Invited paper at Myostatin workshop)
  56. Webb, E.C. (2015). Description of carcass classification goals, 12 Meat Symposium, Relevance of the South African Carcass Classification System, 7 November 2014, University of Pretoria, Pretoria. (Invited paper)

 

Posters presented at international conferences

 

  1. Adelakun, O.E. and Duodu, K.G. Effect of simulated in vitro gastrointestinal digestion on phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of a sorghum-cowpea composite porridge. Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  2. Adetunji, A.I., Duodu, K.G. and Taylor, J.R.N. Development of methodology for inactivating condensed tannins in sorghum flour. Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  3. Apea Bah, F.B., Minnaar, A., Bester, M.J. and Duodu, K.G. Does sorghum-cowpea composite porridge hold promise for alleviating oxidative stress? Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  4. BESTER, M., SCHöNFELDT, H.C., PRETORIUS, B. & HALL, N. 2013. Physical composition of South African takeaways. 10th International Food database Conference September, 12 – 14, 2013. Spain, Granada. Poster
  5. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. and Hall, N. (2015) The potential contribution of lamb and mutton offal products to dietary diversity in South Africa. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015
  6. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. And Hall, N. (2015) The potential contribution of lamb and mutton offal products (organ meat) to dietary diversity in South Africa. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  7. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. And Hall, N. 2015. Marketplace servings of fresh South African chicken products. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7 – 9 September 2015, Tsogo Sun Elangeni Maharani Complex, Durban, South Africa
  8. Bester, M., Schönfeldt,H.C.. Pretorius, B. and Hall, N. 2013. Physical composition of South African takeaways, 20th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7-9 October 2013, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Poster
  9. Botha, K., Ferreira, R., Fraser, W. & Du Toit, P. Supporting household food insecurity in poor communities: Example of an interdisciplinary school-based health promotion and education intervention.International Conference on Innovation in Social Sciences, Bussiness and Education, 12-14 June 2015, New York, USA:
  10. Deepak V, Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Inhibitory effects of carvacrol on osteoclast formation, function and survival. European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) and International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS) symposium, Rotterdam, Netherlands, April 2015.
  11. Du Plessis, I., Taylor, J.R.N. and Duodu, K.G. Effect of flavonoids in the bran of white maize and white and red non-tannin sorghum on the activity of porcine pancreatic α- amylase. Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  12. Du Plooy, Z., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Hall, N. (2015) The role of tradisional foods in Food-Based Dietery Guidlines. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015.
  13. Du Plooy, Z., Schönfeldt,H.C. and Hall, N. Vermeulen, H. 2013. A perspective on health benefit claims as related to dairy products. 20th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7-9 October 2013, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria, south Africa. Poster
  14. Hachibamba, T., Dykes, L., Awika, J.M., Minnaar, A. and Duodu, K.G. Effect of cooking and simulated in vitro gastrointestinal digestion on phenolic composition and antioxidant properties of cooked cowpeas. Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  15. Hall, N. and Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) The fatty acid composition of South African beef: grass fed vs grain fed. 11th International Food Data Conference :Food composition and public health nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 3-5 November 2015.
  16. Hall, N., Schönfeldt H.C. and  Pretorius, B. (2015) Effect of feeding regime on the fatty acid composition of South African beef. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  17. Hall, N., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) Nutrition sensitivity of the South African policy environment. World Nutrition Cape Town 2016. Knowledge Policy Action. 30 August 2016 – 2 September 2016. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Poster.
  18. Hall, N., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) The effect of production systems on the fatty acid profile of South African beef: Grain vs Grass-fed beef12th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL). 5-9 September 2016. University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  19. Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid inhibit osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in human CD14+ monocytes, in vitro. Presented at the European Calcified Tissue Society Conference ECTS 2014, Prague, Czech Republic. Bone Abstracts Vol 3, PP159 (doi: 10.1530/boneabs.3.PP159).
  20. Kayitesi, E., De Kock, H.L., Duodu K.G and Minnaar, A., 2012. Effects of micronisation on cowpea phenolic compounds and potential health promoting properties. Poster presentation at Global Pulse Researchers Meeting 2012, Kigali, Rwanda "Transforming Grain-Legume Systems to Enhance Nutrition and Livelihoods"
  21. Kruger, J., Taylor, J.R.N., Lönnerdal, B., Oelofse, A. Genetically reduced phytate staple cereal grains to increase iron intake in sub-Saharan Africa – the case of sorghum20th International Union of Nutrition Sciences – International Nutrition Congress (IUNS-ICN), 15-20 September 2013, Granada, Spain (Poster)
  22. Moosa S, Kasonga A, Deepak V, Marais S, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) tea extract inhibits osteoclast formation and bone resorption in RAW264.7 murine macrophages, in vitro. Poster, European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Rome, Italy, May 2016.
  23. Muller, C., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) Glycaemic Index of Potatoes. World Nutrition Cape Town 2016. Knowledge Policy Action. 30 August 2016 – 2 September 2016. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Poster.
  24. Nderitu, A.M., Dykes, L., Awika, J.M., Minnaar, A. and Duodu, K.G. Phenolic composition and inhibitory effect against oxidative DNA damage of cooked cowpeas as affected by in vitro upper gastrointestinal digestion. Poster presentation at the 20th Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology, 7 – 9 October 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
  25. Pretorius, B. & Schönfeldt, H.C. & Hall, N. 2012. Relative biovailability of iron of South African lean meat (beef, lamb, pork and chicken). Nutrition Congress Africa. 1- 4 October 2012. University of the Free State. The Nutrition Congress Africa which is a joint scientific meeting of the 24th congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 12th congress of Association for Dietetics in South Africa and the 5th African Nutrition Epidemiology Conference. Poster
  26. PRETORIUS, B. & SCHöNFELDT, H.C. 2013. Fatty acid profile of South African lamb and mutton. 20th International Nutrition Conference 16 – 20 September 2013. Spain, Granada. Poster
  27. Pretorius, B. & Schönfeldt, H.C. 2013. Total and heme iron content of South Africa lean meat. International Nutrition Conference September, 16-20, 2013. Spain, Granada. Poster
  28. Pretorius, B., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Vermeulen, H. (2016) Food in the basket in different soci-economic groups. World Nutrition Cape Town 2016. Knowledge Policy Action. 30 August 2016 – 2 September 2016. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
  29. Rajput, I., Schönfeldt, H.C., Vermeulen, H. And D’haese, L. (2013). The relationship between livestock ownership and the intake of animal protein foods under low income consumers in the Limpopo province of South Africa. SAAFECS 11th International Conference and the 6th IFHE Africa Regional Conference. 27 February – 1 March 2013. St Georges Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Poster
  30. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Food composition in policies/programmes to address food security. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  31. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2016) Food in the basket of different socio-economic groups. 2016 Autum International Scientific Conference on Food Safety and Security (FsaS), Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-18 May 2016.
  32. Schönfeldt, H.C., HALL, N &PRETORIUS, B. 2012. Estimating nutritional exposure from animal foods in a developing country. 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology. 14 – 27 August 2012. Canada. Poster
  33. Schönfeldt, H.C., HALL, N. &BESTER, M. Development of a data collection tool to be used during animal intake studies in illiterate, low- income communities. International Nutrition Conference September, 16 – 20, 2013. Spain, Granada. Poster
  34. Schönfeldt, H.C., HALL, N. &PRETORIUS, B. A nutrient perspective on climate change and sustainable red meat production and consumption. 20th International Nutrition Conference 16 – 20 September 2013. Spain, Granada. Poster
  35. Shepherd N, de Jager C, Kasonga AE, Marais S, Tousen Y, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and phytoestrogens modulate osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in RAW 264.7 macrophages. Presented at the European Symposium on Calcified Tissue Society Conference ECTS 2013, Lisbon, Portugal. Bone Abstracts Vol 1, PP224 (doi: 10.1530/boneabs.1.PP224)
  36. Taylor, J. and Taylor J.R.N. Improving Kafirin Functionality for Gluten-Free Applications 3rd International Gluten-free Symposium, Vienna, Austria, June 2013.
  37. Taylor, J. Muronzwa J., Links, M. and Taylor J.R.N. Microparticle delivery of sorghum polyphenolic bioactives. ICC International Symposium on Bioactive Compounds in Cereal Grains and Foods, Vienna, Austria, May 2014.

 

Posters presented at local conferences

 

  1. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. And Hall, N. (2015) The potential contribution of lamb and mutton offal products (organ meat) to dietary diversity in South Africa. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  2. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. And Hall, N. 2014. Translating the South African food-based dietary guidelines into chicken marketplace servings. Johannesburg. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th Congress of the association for the dietetics in South Africa./ 16-19 September 2014. Poster.
  3. Bester, M., Schönfeldt, H.C., Pretorius, B. And Hall, N. 2015. Marketplace servings of fresh South African chicken products. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7 – 9 September 2015, Tsogo Sun Elangeni Maharani Complex, Durban, South Africa
  4. Bester, M., Schönfeldt,H.C.. Pretorius, B. and Hall, N. 2013. Physical composition of South African takeaways, 20th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7-9 October 2013, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Poster
  5. De Bruin, W., Van der Merwe, C.F., Bornman, M.S. & Korsten, L. 2015. Comparison of two methods to visualise plant membrane damage. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Conference of the Microscopy Society of Southern Africa at St Georges Hotel, 28 Nov – 4 Dec 2015
  6. Deepak V, Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Eugenol inhibits RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis in RAW264.7 murine macrophages. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014.
  7. Dlamini, N. 2015. Effects of compositing sorghum with cowpea flour and salt addition on the sensory properties of extruded snacks. SAAFoST, Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015.
  8. Ebersohn, R., Van Schoor, A. & Du Toit, P.J. The use of maximum femoral epicondylar width to determine adequate graft length for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. 42nd Annual Conference of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa, 13-16 April 2014, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  9. Finn, C. & Du Toit, PJ. The effect of functional electrical stimulation on the basal ganglia of a Parkinson’s patient; Using SPECT scans for a quantitative analysis of synaptic plasticity. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  10. Geyle, S. & Du Toit, PJ. The importance of sports vision techniques of male rugby players of different ages. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  11. Hall, N., Schönfeldt H.C. and  Pretorius, B. (2015) Effect of feeding regime on the fatty acid composition of South African beef. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  12. Hall, N., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) The effect of production systems on the fatty acid profile of South African beef: Grain vs Grass-fed beef12th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL). 5-9 September 2016. University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  13. Jansen van Vuuren, S.P., Nyakale, N.E., Hlophe, Y., Stander, A., Grobbelaar, C., Kleynhans, M., Janse van Rensburg, C., Nel, H.W., Clauss, R.P., Du Toit, P.J. & Sathekge, M.M. Utilising SPECT quantification to determine the extent of perfusion changes in neurologically compromised patients after Zolpidem administration. South African Society of Nuclear Medicine, 19-21 September 2014, Durban.
  14. Kasonga AE, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid inhibit osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in human CD14+ monocytes, in vitro. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014.
  15. Kasonga AE, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. In vitro effects of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in human CD14+ monocytes. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, August 2013.
  16. King, B. L. 2015. Formation of a viscoelastic dough from total zein (α-, β- AND γ-ZEIN) isolated from white maize. SAAFoST, Biennial Congress, Durban, 6-9 September 2015.
  17. Kupolati, MD., Gericke, GJ. & MacIntyre, UE. Teachers’ perspectives of the impact of school nutrition education on learners’ eating behaviours – A qualitative exploration. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  18. Kupolati, MD., MacIntyre, UE. & Gericke, GJ. Nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices of learners and teachers in primary schools in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. Poster presentation at the 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa & 13th Congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, September 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  19. Kupolati, MD., MacIntyre, UE. & Gericke, GJ. Promoting healthy eating among grade five and six learners: a theory-based nutrition lesson plan template. Poster presentation at the 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa & 13th Congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, September 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  20. Kupolati, MD., MacIntyre, UE. & Gericke, GJ. Promoting healthy eating among grade five and six learners: a theory-based nutrition lesson plan template. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  21. Links M.R., C.F. van der Merwe, J. Taylor, K.G. Duodu and J.R.N. Taylor. (2013). Condensed tannin encapsulation in kafirin (sorghum prolamin protein) microparticles, Microscopy Society of Southern Africa Conference, 2013
  22. Links MR, J Taylor, MT Kruger and JRN Taylor. Encapsulation of sorghum condensed tannins in kafirin microparticles to inhibit digestive amylases. Nutrition Society of South Africa Congress, 2014
  23. Logan, G. & Du Toit, PJ. Effect of sport specific testing and training on performance. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  24. Marais S, Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Differential effects of charcoal- stripped foetal calf serum and unstripped foetal calf serum on RAW 264.7 murine monocytes treated with genistein and daidzein. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014.
  25. Marais S, Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. In vitro osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption are modulated by a combination of polyunsaturated fatty acids and soya phytoestrogens in murine RAW 264.7 monocytes. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, August 2013; Congress of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria, September 2013; Jaarkongres van die Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns: Afdeling Biologiese Wetenskappe, Pretoria, October 2013.
  26. Moosa S, Kasonga AE, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. In vitro effects of Aspalathus linearis herbal tea on RANKL-mediated osteoclast formation in RAW 264.7 murine macrophages. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014.
  27. Pretorius, B. & Schönfeldt, H.C. & Hall, N. 2012. Relative biovailability of iron of South African lean meat (beef, lamb, pork and chicken). Nutrition Congress Africa. 1- 4 October 2012. University of the Free State. The Nutrition Congress Africa which is a joint scientific meeting of the 24th congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 12th congress of Association for Dietetics in South Africa and the 5th African Nutrition Epidemiology Conference. Poster
  28. Pretorius, B. & Schönfeldt, H.C. & Hall, N. 2014. The necessity of a harm iron database to determine dietary iron absorption. Johannesburg
  29. Pretorius, B. & Schönfeldt, H.C. 2013. Analytical heme iron values vs. Estimated values for South Africa lean meat. 20th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7-9 October 2013, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Poster
  30. Pretorius, B. And Schönfeldt, H.C. 2015. The contribution of portion size of processed pork products to total salt intake in the diet. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7 – 9 September 2015, Tsogo Sun Elangeni Maharani Complex, Durban, South Africa.
  31. Pretorius, B. And Schönfeldt, H.C. 2015. The contribution of portion size of processed pork products to total salt intake in the diet. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7 – 9 September 2015, Tsogo Sun Elangeni Maharani Complex, Durban, South Africa
  32. Rajput, I. and Schönfeldt, H.C.2013. The perception towards and utilization of animal products by different socioeconomic groups in South Africa. 20th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. 7-9 October 2013, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Poster
  33. Sagar T, Kruger MC, Coetzee M, Deepak V. Ferulic acid: a hydroxycinnamic acid attenuates RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation in RAW 264.7 macrophages, in vitro. Faculty of Health Sciences, Research day, University of Pretoria, 19 August 2015.
  34. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2015) Food composition in policies/programmes to address food security. 21th SAAFOST Biennial International Congress. October 2015, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa.
  35. Schönfeldt, H.C. (2016) Food in the basket of different socio-economic groups. 2016 Autum International Scientific Conference on Food Safety and Security (FsaS), Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-18 May 2016.
  36. Schönfeldt, H.C., Hall, N &Pretorius, B. 2012. Estimating nutritional exposure from animal foods in a developing country. Nutrition Congress Africa. 1 – 4 October 2012. University of the Free State. The Nutrition Congress Africa 2012 which is a joint scientific meeting of the 24th congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 12th congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa and the 5th African Nutrition Epidemiology Conference. Poster
  37. Silver, M. & Du Toit, PJ. The effect of clomiphene citrate on the expression of kisseptin and downstream FSH and LH secretion in female rats. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  38. Speek, J. & Du Toit, PJ. Performance evaluation of male rugby players at different ages based on physical & skill-related fitness. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  39. Swanepoel, E. & Du Toit, PJ. Importance of anthropometric testing on the assessment of male rugby players of different ages. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  40. Van Deventer, M.M., Schönfeldt, H.C. and Pretorius, B. (2016) Mcotoxin occurence in red meat and red meat products. 2016 Autum International Scientific Conference on Food Safety and Security (FsaS), Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-18 May 2016. Poster.
  41. Van Niekerk, C., Gericke GJ., White, Z. Effect of nutrition education on eating behaviour and body composition of Grade 2 and 3 primary school children in an eastern suburb, Pretoria. Poster presentation at the 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa & 13th Congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, September 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  42. Van Niekerk, J. & Du Toit, PJ. The effects of risperidone-induced hyperprolactinemia on the reproductive axis in female rats. Poster presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences research day, University of Pretoria, August 2014, Pretoria.
  43. Vilakati, N, UE MacIntyre, A Oelofse and JRN Taylor Children aged 2 – 5 years in Western Kenya consume a varied diet. Nutrition congress, Johannesburg, 2014,
  44. Visagie A, Moosa S, Kasonga A, Kruger MC, Coetzee M. Effects of Honeybush (Cyclopia spp.) tea extract on osteoclast formation and bone resorption in RAW 264.7 murine macrophages. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty day, University of Pretoria, 20 August 2014. 

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