Membership type: full
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Christelle Noelle Dzesse TekouoCountry of origin: Cameroon Currently in: Cameroon, Ngaoundere General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Degrees2009 Master Chemical Sciences2018 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Current Research Activities
Syntheses and characterization of novel MOFs for biological applications specifically in drug loading for cancer therapy.
Publications resulting from Research:
1-Christelle N. Dzesse T., Emmanuel N. Nfor and Susan A. Bourne. Vapor sorption and solvatochromism in a metal-organic framework of an asymmetric pyridylcarboxylate, Crystal growth & Design, 2018, 18(1), 416-423.
2-Gift Mehlana, Chad Wilkinson, Christelle N. Dzesse T., Gaelle Ramon, and Susan A. Bourne. Structural diversity observed in 2D square lattice metal-organic frameworks assembled from Zn(II) and 3-(4-pyridyl)benzoate, Crystal growth & Design, 2017, 17, 6445-6454.
3-Emmanuel N. Nfor, Luke K. Keenan, Justin Nemwa, Peter T. Ndifon, Romanus N. Njong, Christelle N. Dzesse T., Offiong E. Offiong. A novel mixed-ligand dinuclear complex of cobalt (II): Synthesis, characterization and magnetic studies, Crystal Structure Theory and Applications, 2014, 3, 22-29.
4-Jean Ngoune, Christelle N. Dzesse T., Georges C. Dongmo and Pierre Tane. Model compound of metalloproteins of zinc: synthesis and characterizations of bisformatobis(2-isopropylimidazole)zinc(II), Cameroon Journal of experimental sciences, 2011, 01, 07.
5- Three manuscripts are on preparation
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchTeachingTeaching, research, mentoring young girls to foster their career on science.
Workshop and Conference Attended2019 Yaounde, Cameroon Official launching ceremony and workshop of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Cameroon national chapter on Women in STEM: contribution of research and innovative technology for the sustainable development of Cameroon a2019 Accra, Ghana 2nd Pan-African Conference on Crystallography (PCCr2) and African Light Source (AfLS2) jointly organized at the Bank of Ghana conference hall, on crystallography, a tool for sustainable development in Africa2017 Ziguinchor, Senegal Openlab in crystallography on Laboratory and synchrotron X-ray crystallography: application to emerging countries2017 Hyderabad, India 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)2017 Cape Town, South Africa 10th Annual Science Postgraduate Symposium by the Postgraduate students’ council on Science through an African lens2017 Stellenboch, South Africa Young Chemists’s Symposium at the University of Stellenbosch organized by the South African Chemical Institute (SACI)2016 Dschang, Cameroon 1st Pan-African Conference on Crystallography (PCCr1) jointly organized by International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) and Cameroonian Crystallography Association (CCA) on crystallography for a sustainable development in Africa2016 Cape Town, South Africa 9th Annual Science Symposium organized by the Postgraduate students’ council2016 Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town Regional forum of the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future2016 Brest, France 42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC), Brest, France, co-organized by the laboratory of electrochemistry and molecular analytical chemistry of Brest and the institute of chemical sciences of Rennes2016 Kuwait city, Kuwait 5th General Assembly and International Conference of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) on Women in Science and Technology for the Developing World in Kuwait, organized by the Kuwaiti Institute for Scientific Research (K2015 Western Cape, South Africa Young Chemists’ Symposium at the University of Western Cape organized by the South African Chemical Institute (SACI).2015 Johannesburg, South Africa Young scientists conference 2015 at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo conference centre Johannesburg, on Inspiring change post-2015: the role of science, technology and innovation in empowering women in Africa co-organized by Department of Science and Technology2013 Dschang, Cameroon 7th edition of Analytical Chemistry Sciences day on Electroanalysis, bioanalysis, and phytoremediation for the promotion of a healthy environment organized by the Cameroonian Group of Analytic Chemistry (GC2A2013 Dschang, Cameroon 2nd workshop of crystallography on ‘Radiocristallographie: Application aux déterminations structurales par diffraction des poudres ou monocristaux’ organized by International Union of Crystallography (IUCr).2012 Dschang, Cameroon 1st workshop on advanced crystallography course at the University of Dschang organized by International Union of Crystallography (IUCr).
AffiliationsRoyal Society of ChemistryOrganization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)Cameroon Association of Crystallography
Presentation given2019Single crystal to single crystal transformationsin Co(II)-tricarboxylate metal-organic frameworks.Accra, GhanaEvent: 2nd Pan-African Conference on Crystallography (PCCr2) and African Light Source (AfLS2)2016Co(II)-tricarboxylate Metal-Organic Frameworks for CO2 and H2 adsorptionBrest, FranceEvent: 42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC2017Dynamic Cobalt metal organic framework and applicationsHyderabad, IndiaEvent: 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography2016Cobalt metal organic framework for sensing applicationDschang, CameroonEvent: 1st Pan-African Conference on Crystallography (PCCr1
Other AwardsOct 2016excellent poster presentation at the 1st Pan-African Conference of Crystallography (PCCr1).Apr 2014prize of the best PhD student in Department of Chemistry for the meritorious services to research advancement at the Faculty of Scienceprize of the best PhD student in Department of Chemistry for the meritorious services to research advancement at the Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon
Fellowship with OWSD
Fellowship with OWSD
Fellowship awarded 2013
Early Career Fellowship awarded 2020
PHD Graduation 2019