Designation: Senior Lecturer (Organic Chemistry)
Qualifications: BSCHON (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG)
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office: NATURAL SCIENCE BUILDING Building
Synthesis of antituberculosis and antimalarial drugs using triazine as a linker. Synthesis of antidiabetic drugs. Isolation of biologically active ingredients from natural products.
List of selected publications: Isaiah DI Ramaite, Musa D Maluleke, Simon S Mnyakeni Moleele “Synthesis and Evaluation of Isoflavones as Potential Anti-inflammatory inhibitors”, Arab. J. Sci. Eng. 2017, 42, 4263–4271  Chigayo K, Mojapelo PEL, Mnyakeni Moleele SS, Misihairabgwi J ‘Phytochemical and antioxidant properties of different solvent extracts of Kirkia wilsii tubers,” Asian Pac J. Trop Biomed, 2016. 6, 1037-1043  David Gravestock, Amanda L. Rousseau, Anna C. U. Lourens, Simon S. Moleele, Robyn L. van Zyl, Paul A. Steenkamp. “Expeditious synthesis and biological evaluation of novel 2, N6-disubstituted 1,2-dihydro-1,3,5-triazine-4,6-diamines as potential antimalarials” Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2011, 46, 2022-2030  Moira L. Bode, David Gravestock, Simon S. Moleele, Christiaan W. van der Westhuyzen, Stephen C. Pelly, Paul A. Steenkamp, Heinrich C. Hoppe, Tasmiyah Khan and Lindiwe A. Nkabinde, “Synthesis and biological evaluation of imidazo[1,2-a]pyridin-3-amines as HIV-1 non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs)”, Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2011, 19, 4227-4237  S S Moleele, J P Michael and C B de Koning, “Tetralones as precursors for the synthesis of 2,2’-disubstituted 1,1’-binaphthyls and related compounds”, Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 10573-10580
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