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Dr Yollande Fomogne

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Dr Yollande Fomogne was born and raised in Yaoundé, Cameroon. She is married with two children. She completed her schooling at the General Leclerc High School in 1996. She then pursued her undergraduate studies and received her BSc in chemistry in 2002 at the University of Yaoundé. In 2003 she obtained an honours degree in chemistry and later an MSc (with distinction) in chemistry in 2004, from the same University. In 2005, she enrolled at the Organic Chemistry Department, University of Yaoundé I for a Ph.D in Medicinal Natural Products. She afterwards entered at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg in 2010 for a Ph.D in Medicinal Natural Products and Nanomaterials.

Dr Fomogne’s research involves the search of novel compounds from number of medicinally important African plants and the construction of nano-drug delivery system based biocompatible renewable polymers that will control and differentiate the release and the delivery of anti-TB drugs along with anti-retroviral (ARVs).


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