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Molecular virologist

Maria Venter, South African molecular virologist.

Background

Venter, Maria was born on August 6, 1974 in Pretoria, South Africa. Daughter of Johannes Lotter and Diana Van Aardt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1995. Bachelor of Science (honorary), University Pretoria, South Africa, 1996. Master of Science, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1999.

Doctor of Philosophy in medical virology, University of Witwaters and Johannesburg, 2003.

Career

Researcher Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa, 1998—1999. Medical natural scientist National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, since 1999. Tutor in genetics University Pretoria, 1997-1998.

Head respiratory syncytial virus research laboratory National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, 1999-2002, principal Medical Natural Scientist Special Pathogen Unit, since 2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, ballet, reading, camping.

Connections

Married Johannes Petrus Venter, November 1, 1997.

father:
Johannes Lotter

mother:
Diana Van Aardt

spouse:
Johannes Petrus Venter