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Dr Roshila Moodley

Moodley
 
Dr Moodley has been lecturing in the School of Chemistry and Physics, primarily to access students, since 2002. Her research focus areas are analytical/ environmental chemistry and natural products chemistry with a particular attention on indigenous medicinal plants.

Her research group includes senior professor, Prof SB Jonnalagadda as well as Masters and PhD students who share an interest in the nutritional and the medicinal value of different indigenous species found in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

 
Quote:   “It’s better to keep your harsh words in as these are benign but once spoken they have the potential to become malignant.”
Position:
  Lecturer
Qualifications:
  PhD (Chemistry)
MSc (Chemistry)
BSc (Chemistry, Computer Science)
   
Discipline:   Chemistry
Campus:   Westville
Telephone:
  031 260 8127
 Email:   moodleyrosh@ukzn.ac.za
     
Research Areas:   Medicinal Chemistry
     
Recent Publications:   Title: Elemental composition and nutritional value of the edible fruits of Harpephyllum caffrum and impact of soil quality on their chemical characteristics
Authors: Roshila Moodley, Neil Koorbanally and Sreekanth B. Jonnalagadda.
Journal: Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. 2013, 48, 539-547.

Title: Elemental composition and fatty acid profile of the edible fruits of Amatungula (Carissa macrocarpa) and impact of soil quality on chemical characteristics.
Authors: Roshila Moodley, Neil Koorbanally and Sreekanth B. Jonnalagadda.
Journal: Analytica Chimica Acta,2012, 33-41.

Title: Soil nutrient content on elemental uptake and distribution in sweet potatoes.
Authors: Nomfundo Mahlangeni, Roshila Moodley and Sreekanth B. Jonnalagadda.
Journal: International Journal of Vegetable Science, 2012, 18, 1-15.
         

     


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