December 5, 2014
Ngonye Keroletswe is a Natural Product Chemist who graduated with a PhD in Chemistry at University of Botswana in 2015. Her previous research entailed isolation, characterization and screening isolates plus plant extracts for antimicrobial and antioxidant activities for potential therapeutic applications. She also carried out some synthetic work particularly on heterocyclic chemistry as well as synthesis of natural products of plant origin. From August 2008 to May 2014, she was working at the University of Botswana as a Demonstrator; teaching Chemistry Practical lessons and tutorials. Her recent research projects include but not limited to incorporating polymers into electrospun nanomaterials for application in water purification, microbe testing and polymer functionalization.