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Mr. Simbarashe Sithole


BSc Chemical Technology Midlands State University (2007), MSc Chemistry UZ (2018), DPhil Candidate (Natural Products Chemistry)

Academic Appointments:

Laboratory Technician

Research Interests:

Antibacterial and Anticancer properties, Natural products chemistry

Faculty: Science
Department: Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Research Category: Bioscience

Phone: +263242303211

1. Nyamuriya R., Sithole, S. & Mukanganyama, S., (2018), Combining Fluconazole and Leaf Extracts from Vernonia adoensis Enhances the Antifungal Effects on Candida krusei, Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology, 5(5): 1077.
2. Sithole, S. & Stanley Mukanganyama, S., (2017), Evaluation of the Antiproliferative Activity of Maerua edulis (Capparaceae) on Jurkat-T cells, Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 7(3): 214-227, DOI: 10.1080/22311866.2017.1342561
3. Shava, C., Mutsaka, P., Moyo, B., Sithole, S., Chitemerere, T. & Mukanganyama, S., (2016), Antibacterial and Anticancer Properties of Dolichos kilimandscharicus (Fabaceae), Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 6(2): 112-135, DOI: 10.1080/22311866.2016.1184990
4. Mapfunde, S., Sithole, S. & Mukanganyama, S., (2016), In vitro toxicity determination of antifungal constituents from Combretum zeyheri, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16: 162-173, DOI 10.1186/s12906-016-1150-9

Patented Work:

Grants & Funding (current and Past projects):

YaBiNaPA Fellowship

Awards & Achievements:

1. NAPRECA-Zimbabwe, 2012, Natural Products Chemistry Symposium, Oral presentation, Harare, Zimbabwe
2. Pan Africa Chemistry Network, 2014, Natural Products Symposium, Poster presentation, Cape Town, South Africa
3. NAPRECA, 2017, The 17th Symposium of NAPRECA, Oral presentation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia SASBMB - FASBMB Conference, 2018, Poster presentation, North-West University (NWU) in Potchefstroom, South Africa

Consultancy and advisory work (current and past):

Supervision information (MPhil, DPhil, etc.):

Professional membership, Committees, Boards:

NAPRECA-Zimbabwe Executive Committee member

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