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Phone: 
(+263 772) 138-619
Address: 
P.O. Box MP1512, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe

Fellow
Chetsanga
Christopher J.
Current position: 
Professor Emeritus
Current nationality: 
Zimbabwe
Current residence: 
Zimbabwe
Affiliation/Institution: 
University of Zimbabwe
Biodata: 
Chetsanga (PhD Univ. of Toronto, 1969; postdoc fellow, Harvard Univ., 1969-72) is prof. of Biochemistry at the Univ. of Zimbabwe, Harare since 1983 and former chair of the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education and the Zimbabwe Research and Intellectual Exposition Program (2009-2016). Previous positions include: inaugural Dir. Gen., Scientific and Industrial Research Centre (1993-03); pro-vice chancellor, Univ. of Zimbabwe, Harare (1991-93); member, UNESCO Exec. Board (1996-99); pres., Zimbabwe Acad. of Sciences (2004-2010); prof. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Michigan (1972-83). He is a member of African Academy of Sciences and American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. His honours include: President’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Science and Technology (1990); honorary D.Sc. degrees (2000, 2010).
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
12 - Responsible consumption and production
15 - Life on land
Keywords: 
DNA damage and repair, chemical carcinogenesis, medical biotechnology, gene cloning, science and technology leadership in Zimbabwe.
Elected
1988
Place of Birth: 
Murewa
Country of birth: 
Zimbabwe

Date of birth

22
August
1935
Section:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Last updated on 06/03/2018