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Edmond Sanganyado

ABD at University of California, Riverside

Summary

Extensive teaching experience in two continents with expertise in general chemistry and analytical chemistry, teaching and laboratory supervision. 

Work History

Sep 2011Jun 2016

Graduate Research Assistant

University of California Riverside

Investigated environmental fate, transport and toxicity of pharmaceuticals under the direction of Prof Jay Gan.

Engaged in literature searches, designed experiments, performed data analysis and co-authored 2 peer-reviewed journal articles, won numerous travel grants

Sep 2014Dec 2015

Teaching Assistant

University of California Riverside

Prepared and facilitated pre-lab tutorials for undergraduate Molecular and Cell Biology, and Organismal Biology classes.

Student evaluations were consistently above department and campus averages.

Sep 2006Aug 2007

Analytical Chemist Intern

Tobacco Research Board

Carried out pesticide residue and product/formulations analysis using chromatography instruments at an ISO 17025 accredited third-party lab.

Successfully developed and authored analytical procedures and validation documents.

Skills

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Chromatography

Competent use and maintenance of mass spectrometers, liquid and gas chromatography instrumentation.

10
Method Development

Developed extraction, separation and detection methods of pharmaceuticals in complex matrices. chiral methods of analysis.

8
Data Analysis

Successfully employed several statistical packages for dissertation work including Origin, Minitab 17, SigmaPlot and SigmaStat 4.

10
Quality Management

Detail and quality assurance oriented. Experience working under an ISO 17025 certified laboratory.

8
Science Communication

Published 3 book chapters, 2 journal articles with 3 in preparation and made more than 10 oral and poster presentations.

Education

Sep 2011Jun 2016

PhD Environmental Toxicology

University of California Riverside

Dissertation: “Stereoselective occurrence, fate and toxicity of chiral pharmaceuticals in the environment

Project 1: Mechanisms of chiral separation of basic pharmaceuticals in polar ionic mode liquid chromatography

Project 2: Effect of surfactants on stereoselective sorption of beta blockers in wastewater plants

Project 3: Stereoselective biodegradation of chiral pharmaceuticals in surface water and wastewater

Project 4: Leveraging existing pharmacological data for prioritization of environmental risk of chiral pharmaceuticals

Aug 2004May 2008

BSc. (Honors) Applied Chemistry

National University of Science and Technology

Thesis: “Occurrence of acrylamide in selected traditional foods consumed in Zimbabwe

Project 1: Determination of uncertainty of measurement in the analysis of DDTs in tobacco using GC-ECD

Project 2: An analytical method for determination of fipronil in commercial products

Project 3: Determination of acrylamide in roasted cereals and nuts using LC-MS/MS

Publication

Original Research

  1. Sanganyado, Edmond, Quiguo Fu, Jay Gan. "Structural Basis of Stereoselective Biodegradation of Beta-Blockers in Wastewater." (manuscript in preparation)
  2. Sanganyado, Edmond, Quiguo Fu, Jay Gan. "Enantiomeric selectivity in adsorption of chiral beta-blockers on Sludge." Environmental Pollution (manuscript in revision)
  3. Fu, Qiuguo, Edmond Sanganyado, Qingfu Ye, and Jay Gan. "Meta-analysis of biosolid effects on persistence of triclosan and triclocarban in soil."Environmental Pollution 210 (2016): 137-144.
  4. Sanganyado, Edmond, Zhijiang Lu, and Jay Gan. "Mechanistic insights on chaotropic interactions of liophilic ions with basic pharmaceuticals in polar ionic mode liquid chromatography." Journal of Chromatography A 1368 (2014): 82-88.
  5. Sanganyado, Edmond., C. T. Parekh, and Sune Eriksson. "Analysis of acrylamide in traditional foodstuffs in Zimbabwe." African Journal of Food Science 5.17 (2011): 910-913.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Sanganyado, Edmond, Basil K. Munjanja, and Vincent Nyakubaya. "Biopesticide Residues in Water." Biopesticides Handbook. Ed. Leo M. L. Nollet and Hamir Singh Rathore. Boca Raton: CRC, 2015. 93–118.
  2. Sanganyado, Edmond, and Stephen Majoni. "Herbicide Residue." Handbook of Food Analysis. Ed. Leo M. L. Nollet and Fidel Toldrá. 3rd ed. Vol. 2. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2015. 215-240.
  3. Munjanja, Basil K, and Edmond Sanganyado. "UV-Visible Absorption, Fluorescence and Chemiluminescence Spectroscopy." Handbook of Food Analysis. Ed. Leo M. L. Nollet and Fidel Toldrá. 3rd ed. Vol. 2. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2015. 572-583.

Awards and Recognitions

Fellowships

  • Fulbright Foreign Student, (ID# 15110816), Sept 2011 – Aug 2013

 

Awards

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science /Science Program for Excellence in Science, Oct 2015
  • Roy Fukuto Travel Grant, Environmental Toxicology Program, Aug 2015
  • Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, University of California Riverside, Aug 2015
  • AGRO Education Award, Aug 2015
  • Benjamin L. Van Duuren Travel Grant, Institute of International Education, July 2015
  • Roy Fukuto Travel Grant, Environmental Toxicology Program, Aug 2014
  • Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, University of California Riverside, Aug 2014
  • Student Travel Award, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Nov 2013
  • (Honors) Applied Chemistry (Summa cum laude), National University of Science and Technology, May 2008
  • ACOL Best Graduating Student, National University of Science and Technology, May 2008