IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

Our medicinal chemistry laboratories are targeting drug design and development targeting C. difficile including the sporulation process. We also have expertise in anti-viral drug development. Recent projects also include the evolution of indigenous knowledge in natural product investigations in the search for natural dyes for healthier living.

Research projects

Publications and funding

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Jamie Smyth Chiral ligand development for stereoselective synthesis of drugs
Matthew Perry Indigo chemistry for bioactive compounds
Jess Semken Drug Design and development targeting C. difficile
Stephanie Beaupark Indigenous colour chemistry for healthy artistry
Sarfaraz Ali Indigo chemistry for bioactive compounds

Honours students

Djordji Suleski Drug Design and development targeting C. difficile
Olivia Pearson Fluorescent probes for the early detetcion of neurodegenerative disease
Kayla Mitrevski Chiral ligand development for stereoselective synthesis of drugs