Research Group

Prof. van Otterlo’s group functions within the Group of Medicinal and Organic Chemistry (GOMOC) in the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Sciences and collaborates with Prof. Arnot and Drs Blackie and Kaschula.

Current Research Group

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Ronewa Nematswerani

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JB Hay

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Brigg SE

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Students under Present Supervision

  1. Mr A. Botes, PhD (van Otterlo & Pelly)
  2. Ms A. van der Westhuyzen, PhD (van Otterlo & Klumperman)
  3. Mr J.B. Hay, PhD (Blackie & van Otterlo)
  4. Ms M.L.C. Mamogobo, PhD (van Otterlo & Abbaspour Tehrani (Univ. Antwerp, Belgium)
  5. Ms S.E. Brigg, PhD (Strauss (Biochemistry) & van Otterlo)
  6. Mr M. Avgenikos, MSc (van Otterlo & Kaschula)
  7. Mr K. Steyn, MSc (van Otterlo & de Villiers)
  8. Mr K. Gould, MSc (van Otterlo & Blackie)
  9. Mr C. Jurisch, PhD (Arnott & van Otterlo)
  10. Ms R. Nematswerani, MSc (Blackie & van Otterlo)

Students Graduated

  1. Mr E.L. Ngidi, MSc with distinction (December 2004, van Otterlo & de Koning)
  2. Dr R. Pathak, PhD (December 2004, de Koning & van Otterlo)
  3. Ms A.N.C. Lötter, MSc (April 2006, de Koning & van Otterlo)
  4. Ms S. Govender, MSc with distinction (July 2006, de Koning & van Otterlo)
  5. Ms B.A.A. Aderibigbe, MSc (July 2006, van Otterlo & Michael)
  6. Ms J.-L. Panayides, MSc with distinction (July 2006, van Otterlo & de Koning)
  7. Mr T.S. Sello, MSc (April 2008, de Koning & van Otterlo)
  8. Mr G.L. Morgans, PhD (October 2008, Michael & van Otterlo)
  9. Ms S. M. Scalzullo, MSc (April 2009, van Otterlo & Michael)
  10. Ms N. Kunjuzwa, MSc (November 2009, Coville & van Otterlo)
  11. Ms Z. Tetana, MSc (November 2009, Coville & van Otterlo)
  12. Mr W. Thompson, MSc with distinction (April 2010, van Otterlo)
  13. Ms C. Reynolds, MSc (November 2010, de Koning, Bode (CSIR) & van Otterlo)
  14. Mr M. Mamo, PhD (November 2010, Coville & van Otterlo)
  15. Ms M.S. Maubane, MSc (November 2010, Coville & van Otterlo)
  16. Mr L.G. Madeley, MSc with distinction (April 2011, van Otterlo)
  17. Ms N. Ramsuran, MSc (part-time, November 2011, Cukrowska & van Otterlo)
  18. Ms T. Jeftic, MSc (November 2011, van Otterlo & de Koning)
  19. Dr J.-L. Panayides, PhD (July 2012, van Otterlo & Rey)
  20. Mr L. Ngodwana, MSc (December 2012, Arnott & van Otterlo)
  21. Mr L. Jacobs, MSc (March 2013, Blackie & van Otterlo)
  22. Mr L. Taleli, MSc (March 2013, Pelly & Blackie)
  23. Dr S. M. Scalzullo, PhD (December 2013, Michael & van Otterlo)
  24. Ms. R. Müller, MSc (December 2013, Pelly & van Otterlo)
  25. Mr A. Hamman, MSc (March 2014, Blackie & van Otterlo)
  26. Mr L. Hodson, MSc (March 2014, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  27. Ms L. van der Westhuizen, MSc (December 2014, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  28. Mr J. de Jager, MSc (December 2014, Pelly & van Otterlo)
  29. Ms A. van der Westhuyzen, MSc with distinction (March 2015, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  30. Ms N. Pribut, MSc with distinction (March 2015, Pelly & van Otterlo),
  31. Mr M.G. Botes, MSc (March 2015, van Otterlo, Pelly & Blackie)
  32. Ms L. Barnard, PhD (December 2015, Strauss & van Otterlo)
  33. Mr L. Ngodwana, PhD (December 2016, Arnott & van Otterlo)
  34. Mr L. Taleli, PhD (December 2017, Klumperman & van Otterlo)
  35. Ms P.M. Wessels, MSc with distinction (March 2018, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  36. Mr A. Hamann, PhD (March 2018, Blackie & van Otterlo)
  37. Ms N. Pribut, PhD (December 2018, Pelly & van Otterlo)
  38. Ms T. Mabank, PhD (April 2019, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  39. Ms J. Botha, MSc (April 2019, Blackie & van Otterlo)
  40. Mr L. Hodson, PhD (to graduate December 2019, van Otterlo & Pelly)
  41. Ms M. Janse van Rensburg, MSc (to graduate December 2019, van Otterlo & Arnott)
  42. Ms L. van der Westhuizen, PhD (to graduate December 2019, van Otterlo & Pelly)

Post Doctoral Fellow Supervision

  1. Dr E.M. Coyanis (Argentina), 2001-2002 (de Koning & van Otterlo)
  2. Dr P. Kislitsyn (Russia), 2005-2006 (van Otterlo)
  3. Dr R. ul-Islam (India), 2007-2008 (van Otterlo, de Koning and Arbuthnot (Med School)
  4. Dr U. D. Bhoga (India), 2010 (van Otterlo and de Koning)
  5. Dr D.B. Yadav (India), 2010-2011 (van Otterlo and de Koning)
  6. Dr S. Chakravorty (India), 2010-2011 (van Otterlo and Coville)
  7. Dr H. Mohammad (India), 2010-2012 (van Otterlo and Pelly)
  8. Dr A. Taher (India), 2011-2012 (van Otterlo and Pelly)
  9. Dr V. Mavumengwana (RSA), 2012-2013 (van Otterlo and Pelly)
  10. Dr R. Domingo (RSA), 2012-present (Strauss and van Otterlo)
  11. Dr I.M. Mulani (India), 2013-2014 (Pelly and van Otterlo)
  12. Dr A. Hamann (RSA), 2018-2019 (Strauss and van Otterlo)

Research Affiliates

  1. Ms S. Reinhold, Dortmund Technical University, Dortmund, Germany (October-December 2010)
  2. Mr T. Xhurdebise, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium (February-May 2011)
  3. Mr N. Kaiser, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany (August-September 2011)
  4. Ms L. Vondung, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany (August-September 2011)
  5. Ms E. Gago Benedi, Barcelona, Spain (October -December 2012)
  6. Ms S. Malzkuhn, University of Göttingen (October 2013-March 2014)
  7. Mr Sébastien Depaifve, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium (January-May 2014)
  8. Mr V. Delmez, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium (Feb-May 2017)
  9. Mr P. Motta, University Frederico III, Naples, Italy (April 2017)
  10. Ms N. Serino, University Frederico III, Naples, Italy (August 2017)
  11. Ms J. de Meester, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium (Feb-June 2019)
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