News

  • Rhino research that matters at UP

    Posted on July 11, 2016

    Dr Cindy Harper and her team from UP's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory have developed a ground-breaking technique to collect and catalogue DNA from rhinos and rhino horns.

  • Experts agree to enhanced international DNA testing of rhinos

    Posted on July 05, 2016

    The RhODIS system for profiling and indexing rhino DNA, developed by UP's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory and partners, could become the standard for producing DNA profiles that can be analysed and compared in a global database.

  • Black Impala Mutation Test

    Posted on February 01, 2015

    The VGL recently identified the mutation responsible for the black phenotype in the impala and has developed a test for this mutation.

  • Rhino DNA Mapping

    Posted on February 01, 2015

    Interview with Dr. Cindy Harper about how vital their work in mapping the DNA of rhinos has become in the war against poachers.

  • Alzu Rhino Museum

    Posted on February 01, 2015

    Alzu Petroport launches rhino museum in partnership with the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory of the University of Pretoria.

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