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Ncediwe Ndube-TsolekileCountry of origin: South Africa Currently in: South Africa, Western Cape - Cape Town General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Degrees2020 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Current Research Activities
Publications resulting from Research:
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sundararajan Parani, Mangaka C Matoetoe, Sandile P Songca and Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi. 2017. Evolution of ternary I-III-VI QDs: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application. Nanostructures & Nano-Objects: 12.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Vuyelwa Ncapayi, Sundararajan Parani, El Hadji Mamour Sakho, Mangaka C Matoetoe, Sandile P Songca and Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi, S. 2018. Synthesis of CuInS2/ZnS – Porphyrin conjugated for Biological Application. MRS Communication, 8, 398.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Vuyelwa Ncapayi, Gabriel K Obiyenwa, Mangaka Matoetoe, Sandile Songca, Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi. 2019. Synthesis of meso-tetra-(4-sulfonatophenyl) porphyrin (TPPS4): CuInS/ZnS quantum dots conjugate as an improved photosensitizer. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 14, 7065.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Simphiwe Nelana and Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi. 2019. Porphyrin as Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agent. Molecules, 24,14,2669.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sundararajan Parani, Vuyelwa Ncapayi, Rodney Maluleke, Mangaka Matoetoe, Sandile Songca, Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi. 2020. Synthesis, Structural and Fluorescence Optimization of Ternary CuInS Quantum dots passivated with ZnS. Journal of Luminescence, 227, 117541.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sara Nahle, Nkosingiphile Zikalala, Sundararajan Parani, El Hadji Mamour Sakho, Olivier Joubert, Mangaka C. Matoetoe, Sandile P. Songca and Oluwatobi S. Oluwafemi. 2020. Cytotoxicity, fluorescence tagging and gene-expression study of CuInS/ZnS QDS - meso(hydroxyphenyl) porphyrin conjugate against human monocytic leukaemia cells. Scientific Report, 10, 4936.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sundararajan Parani, Rodney Maluleke, Olivier Joubert, Mangaka C. Matoetoe, Sandile P. Songca, Oluwatobi S. Oluwafemi. 2021. Green synthesis of amino acid functionalized CuInS/ZnS- mTHPP conjugate for biolabeling application. Dyes and Pigments, 185, 108960.
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sundararajan Parani, Erenilda Ferreira de Macedo, Thabang Calvin Lebepe, Rodney Maluleke, Vuyelwa Ncapayi, Mangaka Clara Matoetoe, Sandile Phinda Songca, Katia Conceição, Dayane Batista Tada, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi.(2022) Photodynamic Therapy and Antibacterial Activities of a Novel Synthesized Quaternary Zn-Cu-In-S/ZnS QDs-mTHPP Porphyrin Conjugate. International Journal of Nanomedicine. Taylor & Francis5315-5325.
Tsolekile N, Mngcutsha N, Vitshima N (2022) Application of Quantum Dots in Lateral Flow Immunoassays: Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases. Quantum Dots - Recent Advances, New Perspectives and Contemporary Applications. [DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.107947].
Ncediwe Tsolekile, Sundararajan Parani, Thabang Calvin Lebepe, Rodney Maluleke, Vuyelwa Ncapayi, Mangaka Clara Matoetoe, Sandile Phinda Songca, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi. (2023)Cell Viability Study of ZnCuInS/ZnS–TPPS4 Conjugates against Different Cell Lines as a Promising Fluorescent Probe. Organics 4: 126-136.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchTeaching
Other AwardsFeb 2020Golden Key International Honour Membership recipientMembership into Golden Key is offered to graduates recognized as among the top 15% of their class by GPA.Feb 2023HOPE FellowThe title “HOPE” signifies the promise held by young scientists and optimism for a bright science and technology future in the Asia-Pacific and Africa region.Oct 2021National Research Fund (NRF) Y2 RatingAn NRF Y2 researcher is recognized by all or the overriding majority of reviewers as having the potential to establish him/herself as a researcher (demonstrated by recent research products).