Letlhogonolo Sello is currently enrolled for a BSc Honours Degree in Botany at the University of Johannesburg. She is working on a DNA barcoding project with the aim of creating a DNA barcode reference library for commercially-traded herbal products in South Africa. Her interests lie in DNA barcoding, biodiversity and conservation.
She is a Microbiology Practical Demonstrator for second-year students at the University of Johannesburg and volunteers as a Math and Natural Sciences tutor for Grade 8 & 9 learners at Rantailane Secondary School in Ga-Rankuwa, Tshwane West.
Letlhogonolo completed her undergraduate degree in Life and Environmental Sciences (Botany and Biochemistry majors) in 2016 at the University of Johannesburg.
She is a hardworking individual with excellent communication skills (verbal and in writing), good interpersonal skills, research abilities, good work ethic and problem solving skills. As a motivated, driven and an enthusiastic individual, she is passionate about plants and is eager to learn. She enjoys working in the laboratory, doing field work, traveling and reading.
2016 Third Year Life & Environmental Sciences Top Achiever