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Physical Sciences
Medical & Zoological
Technical Forum
Wednesday 1st
Thursday 2nd
Registration – Lecture Theatre Complex
Welcome & Opening – Lecture Theatre 5
Registration – Lecture Theatre Complex
27th John Matthews Memorial Lecture
20th Boris Balinsky Lecture
Lecture Theatre 5
Lecture Theatre 5
Theatre 1
Theatre 3
Theatre 4
Theatre 1
Theatre 3
Theatre 4
Posters – Foyer
Theatre 4
Posters – Foyer
Lecture Theatre 5
Friday 3rd
Lecture Theatre 1
Lecture Theatre 3
Lecture Theatre 4
Posters – Foyer
Lecture Theatre 4
Programme: Tuesday 30th November
18:30 till late
Programme: Wednesday Morning, 1st December
Welcome and Opening
Welcome: Mike Witcomb, President, MSSA
Official opening: Prof R Crewe,
Conference announcements: Alan Hall
27th John Matthews Memorial Lecture
Lecture Theatre 5
Transmission Electron Microscopy of
Nanostructured Materials
Programme: Wednesday Morning, 1st December
Lecture Theatre 1
Lecture Theatre 3
Lecture Theatre 4
Medical and Zoological Sciences
Papers Botany
Physical Sciences
Chair: Yogis Naidoo
Chair: Mary-Catherine
Chair: Johan Malherbe
10:30 – 10:50 Paclobutrazol-induced leaf, stem
Morphological features of the
Solubility of Fe2O3 in ZnO:
and root anatomical
rostral palatine region of the Nile
quantitative EELS analysis at the
modifications in potato
crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus
detection limit
10:50 – 11:10 An atlas of Asteraceae cypselas: a Villous architecture and feto-
Deposition of a homogeneous
preliminary report on the tribe
maternal interdigitation in the
single-phase Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin
African buffalo (Syncerus caffer)
film by selenisation of metallic
during different gestation stages
11:10 – 11:30 Scanning electron microscopy of
Modified small muscular arteries
An investigation to establish a
the seeds of the Kalahari Devil's
in the shoulder joint capsule of
laser induced damage threshold
Claw Harpagophytum procumbens the dog
on metallic surfaces during laser
11:30 – 11:50 Preharvest kaolin treatment
Distribution of intermediate
Preliminary investigation of the
interferes with commercial wax
filament proteins in healthy and
microstructure of complex Pt-
application on mangoes
atretic ovarian follicles in the
based alloys
immature ostrich, Struthio
11:50 – 12:10 Ontogeny and ultrastructure of
Microrecanalization of proximal
Investigation of the Ni-Pt-Ru
mango fruit cuticle
efferent ducts of the testis
phase diagram
W. du Plooy, C. van der Merwe and following their obstruction in
An electron microscope investiga-
tion of tensile samples of Pt-based
Programme: Wednesday Afternoon, 1st December
Posters - Foyer
Lecture Theatre 4
Medical and Zoological Sciences
Technical Forum: New products and services
Chair: Eddie Green
Chair: Luc Harmsen
Ultrastructural assessment of primary ciliary
dyskinesia in a Staffordshire bull terrier
X-ray analysis based on the 3rd generation of silicon
M. De Scally, R.G. Lobetti and E. van Wilpe drift detectors (sdd)
How does a gecko stick to a wall?
Bernd Altrichter and Ralf Terborg, Röntec Gmbh. The micromorphology of the falcon louse
Laemobothrion tinnunculi (Linnaeus 1758)
Aspects of the ultrastructure of Argulus
Vacuum pumps - service and maintenance
personatus Cunnington, 1913 (Crustacea:
Branchiura) from lake Tanganyika, northern
Distribution and concentration of copper,
zinc, cadmium and lead in the housefly's
thorax and abdomen
G. Tylko, J. Borowska, Z. Banach, E. Pyza, J.F. Parallel-beam wavelength dispersive X-ray
Life-time exposure of male rats to phyto-
oestrogens and p-nonylphenol: Implications
for spermatogenesis stages VII - VIII
L.M. McClusky, C. de Jager and M.S. Bornman Role of the Domain With No Name (DWNN)
gene in colon cancer
LSM 510 meta and LSMm 5 live - two superior
Reassessing early hominid bone tool traditions members of the LSM 5 famil
through experimentation and microscopic
A dualbeam for 3D material characterization,
industrial failure analysis and process control
The new Leo EVO scanning electron microscope
Papers – Lecture Theatre 4
Technical Forum: General
Chair: Malcolm Roberts
Making a conference poster
In search of the faultless MSSA conference abstract
Status of the ISO/TC202 activities for 2004 – national and international
A masters programme in structural biology
Some observations on the Chinese EM market

18:30 till late
and Whisky Tasting
Programme: Thursday Morning, 2nd December
20th Boris Balinsky Lecture
Lighting up the secretory pathway
Lecture Theatre 5
Lecture Theatre 1
Lecture Theatre 3
Lecture Theatre 4
Papers Botany
Medical and Zoological Sciences
Physical Sciences
Chair: Jan Coetzee
Chair: Elly Grossman
Chair: Jan Neethling
10:30 – 10:50 Intracellular ice, cell repair and
Roughness, wave or profile: how
Structure and properties of Pt-
survival of cryopreserved
best to determine surface
Al-Co alloys
desiccation-sensitive embryonic
topography of restorative
10:50 – 11:10 Cyto- and nucleoskeletal
Inorganic deposits inside ADEC
Dislocation distribution in Pt-
disposition after dehydration in
tubing of dental unit waterlines
based analogues of Ni-based
embryonic axes of recalcitrant
caused by electrochemically
Bridelia micrantha seeds
activated water solutions
11:10 – 11:30 Seed coat characteristics of peanut Bristle morphology influences
RMS roughness dependence on
(Arachis hypogaea) varieties
biofilm formation on toothbrushes areaic dose of InP after N +
resistant and susceptible to
Aspergillus flavus
11:30 – 11:50 Three-dimensional fluorescence
A novel ubiquitin-like Domain
An investigation of transverse
microscopy investigation of the
With No Name (DWNN)
shear in corrugated board
influence of cooking on sorghum
accumulates in the cytoplasm in
and maize proteins
oesophageal carcinoma
11:50 – 12:10 A fluorescent microscopical study
Involvement of the Domain With
Statistical control of the
of pollen tube growth in styles of
No Name (DWNN) gene and
monitoring of silicon EDS
three Eucalyptus species
apoptosis in the pathogenesis of
detector resolution
renal diseases
12:10 – 12:30 Lenticel discolouration - unwanted
A study of equilibrium in the
natural defense in mango
platinum-chromium alloy
Programme: Thursday Afternoon, 2nd December
Posters – Foyer
Physical Sciences
Chair: James Wesley-Smith
Chair: Alison Tuling
Structural changes during hydrothermal
A study of topography and transport properties of
processing of cowpea seeds
epitaxial Cr-Al thin films
A.M. Mwangwela, R.D. Waniska, A.N. Hall and A.R.E. Prinsloo, O. Nemoraoui, N. van der Berg, H.A. Derret, H.L. Alberts and C.J.S. Sheppard The relationship between photosynthesis and
An investigation of Al-Fe-Mn-Si precipitates in Al
leaf anatomy of salt stressed amaranth
H. Lombard, P.R. Berndt, J.H. Neethling, M.N. James Chemical change in the essential composition
Structural characterisation of Cu (In1-xGax)(Se1-
of Lippia scaberrima caused by postharvest
ySy)2 thin films
S. Combrink, A.A. Bosman, G.W. du Plooy, B.M. Botha, F.D.H. Visser and R.I. McCrindle Citric acid as pre-fixation treatment of phenol
TEM study of chrome passivation of tin plate
laden shoot axes of Syzygium cordatum
A.S. Tuling, M. Bierman and T. van Moltke Organisms epiphytic on the pneumatophores of Unusual iridescence in Bostrychia hagedash
the mangrove, Avicennia marina
D.J. Brink, N.G. van der Berg, A.J. Botha and Ultrastructural response of Solenostemon
Chemically dated obtained ages of detrital
rotundifolius explants to sucrose, mannitol and
monazites from the Sibaya Formation
R.B. August, M.P. Roberts and J.N. Dunlevey Aspects of structure and function of
An investigation of ZnO thin films grown on GaAs
plasmodesmata in monocotyledonous leaves
P.R. Berndt, C. Weischel, O. Pagni, A.W.R. Leitch Ultrastructural responses of the seeds of
Characterisation of GaSb epilayers on (100) GaAs
Trichilia emetica Vahl. to different storage
by infrared spectroscopy and scanning microscopy
J.A.A. Engelbrecht, J.R. Botha and K. van Someren J.I. Kioko, P. Berjak and N.W. Pammenter A SEM study of the hand-sheets made from
wood of Pinus patula
15:30 – 17:00
Lecture Theatre 5
Free evening / Student Evening
Programme: Friday Morning, 3rd December
Lecture Theatre 1
Lecture Theatre 3
Lecture Theatre 4
Papers Microbiology
Medical and Zoological Sciences
Physical Sciences
Chair: Jacques Theron
Chair: Leon McClusky
Chair: Alistair Douglas
08:30 – 08:50 Application of scanning electron
Application of fluorescence- and
A heat treatable platinum
microscopy in the identification of a phase contrast microscopy in
copper alloy for jewelery
new South African pathogen
evaluating decondensation in
DTT-treated spermatozoa
08:50 – 09:10 Interaction between Agaricus
Effect of Urginea sanguinea on
Order-hardening in platinum 10
bisporus and Mycogene perniciosa,
embryo neural morphology
at. % chromium
the wet bubble pathogen
09:10 – 09:30 Three-dimensional structure of a
Sperm morphology in four
Erosion resistance of ceramic
type III Glutamine synthetase by
species of African platypleurine
single particle reconstruction
cicadas (Hemiptera:
Auchenorhyncha: Cicadidae)
09:30 – 09:50 The algicidal effect of predatory
Aspects of pathology of Lampro-
Chromium distribution in Anglo
bacteria on Microcystis aeruginosa
glena clariae Fryer, 1956
Platinum furnace feed, slag and
(Copepoda: Lernaeidae) from the matte
Vaal River system
09:50 – 10:10 Cell immobilization technique for
Functional micromorphological
Analysis of a WV-VC-Co
the preservation of probiotics
specializations of the human head hardmetal sintered in the
presence of nitrogen
10:10 – 10:30 German cockroach (Blattella germa- Functional micromorphology of
Identification of WC particles at
nica) association with microorga-
the elephant seal louse
the diamond film / silicon
nisms and its effects on food quality Lepidophthirus macrorhini
and safety.
Lecture Theatre 3
Lecture Theatre 4
Papers Technical Forum: Biological applications & techniques Technical Forum: X-ray microanalysis
Chair: Tony Bruton
Chair: Deon de Bruin
11:00 – 11:20 Freeze fracture of "difficult" botanical specimens for the Statistical procedures for evaluating an EDS
proficiency scheme
11:20 – 11:40 Case report: identification of foreign body in peri-apical
Sampling techniques for microprobe analysis of
furnace slag
A.N. Hall, J.T. Marais and W.F.P. van Heerden 11:40 – 12:00 The interpretation of the morphological characteristics of The evidence against carbon analysis using the
hair in identification processes
EDS quantitative technique
Imaging and microanalysis solve customer
complaints on defects in glass
Danél van Tonder , Martinus Cloete, Maria The application of the MLA package on the
Philips / FEI XL and quanta series scanning
electron microscopes.
Mineral stoichiometry 1: what it’s all about for
Programme: Friday Afternoon, 3rd December
Posters - Foyer
Papers Lecture Theatre 4
Technical Forum: X-ray microanalysis
Chair: Fanie Botha
Chair: Jan Coetzee
Biofilm development of Listeria species on caco-2
S.M. Botha, J.B. Weyers and C.M. Leonard Mineral stoichiometry 2: approaches to dealing with
Scanning electron microscopy of bacteria in
mixed ferrous/ferric iron-bearing minerals
laboratory-scale and field landfill leachate
N.K. Muthraparsad, V.M. Gray, A.B. Fourie, A. von Biofilm formation on yeast processing equipment
surfaces as studied by scanning electron microscopy
S.S. O'Brien, D. Lindsay and A. von Holy Practical aspects of maintaining an EDS system for
Inhibition of African horse sickness virus NS1
analyses “with standards”
expression in mammalian cells using short
interfering RNA (siRNA)
H.J. Roos, H. Huismans, A.N. Hall and J. Theron The use of transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
to differentiate enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
(ETEC) fimbrial lectins
E. Madoroba, I. Ncube, E. van Driessche, Monitoring of detector contamination using a
polished quartz sample
Inactivation of novel htp gene cluster of
Pseudomonas aeruginosa alters cell morphology
A. van Schalkwyk, V.S. Brözel, A.N. Hall and Construction and structural evaluation of chimeric
VP7 protein of African horse sickness virus
L. Burger, H. Huismans, A.N. Hall and J. Theron Incomplete charge collection (ICC) and the
The antimicrobial effect of aged anolyte and its
implications for silicon EDS detector performance
ability to control biofilms
R.M. Maluleke, T.E. Cloete and A.N. Hall A study of Enterococcus faecalis biofilm formation
using scanning electron microscopy
C.A. Christison, S.S. O'Brien, D. Lindsay and Scanning electron microscopy study of a binary
bioremediation biofilm
D. Lindsay, S.S. O'Brien, V.M. Gray and A. von Holy Scanning electron microscopy study of biofilm
formation using different C:N:P ratios
L. Thompson, V.M. Gray, D. Lindsay and A. von Holy 19:00 till late


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