Prof Theo Schetters

Extraordinary Professor : DVTD

BSc (Biology) MSc (Immunology/Parasitology) PhD (Medicine)

Prof Theo Schetters

Room 2-37, Paraclinical Building

Postal address
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Room 2-37
Private Bag X04
Onderstepoort 0110

South Africa


Professional and academic experience

  • 39 years experience as researcher
  • 15 years experience as lecturer (visiting professor University of Montpellier, France)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Netherlands Society of Parasitology
  • Member of the International Society of Vaccines
  • Member of the International Veterinary Vaccine Network
  • Member of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
  • Member of the African Vaccine Network
  • Associate Member of the European Veterinary Parasitology College

Subjects taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

  • Parasitological pathogenesis
  • Veterinary vaccine development

Research interests

Recombinant vaccine development against ticks and tick-borne diseases


National and International

Postgraduate students

  • Dr. D. Breed; Dr. C. Carret; Dr. A. Vallet ; Dr. S. Delbecq; Dr. A.-L. Finizio; Dr. J. Trentelman

Research output/publications

  • 94 publications in peer-reviewed or refereed journals
  • 4 book chapters
  • 3 Special Issues of International Scientific Journals
  • 11 patent applications

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