Staff Profiles

Dr. Daphne Mapolelo

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Faculty of Science


Senior Lecturer

Location: Block 237 Office 239
Phone: +267 355 2482
Email Dr. Daphne Mapolelo

PhD (University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, July 2010);

MSc (Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, June, 2004);

PGDE (University of Botswana, October 2000);

BSc (University of Botswana, October 1999).

Inorganic Chemistry: Undergraduate and graduate level courses

BioInorganic Chemistry: Undergraduate and graduate level

The role of transition metal complexes in medicine.

Special emphasis is on the synthesis and characterization of ruthenium polydentate pyridine-based complexes and their application as antitumor/cancer drugs.


The Role of Transition Metal Complexes as Anti-Cancer and Anti-HIV Agents

In pursuit of academic excellence