Organic Chemistry

Research in the field of organic chemistry from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.

Researchers

Paul Donnelly     Synthetic inorganic chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry, metal-based drugs and the study of metal ions in biological systems; diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.

Andrew Holmes     Applications of synthesis to problems in materials and biology.

Craig Hutton     Development of new methods for peptide ligation, synthesis of biologically active cyclic peptides and radiolabelled peptides for cancer imaging.

David Jones     Design and synthesis of organic semiconducting and light harvesting materials for energy conversion.

Richard O'Hair     Using mass spectrometry to study gas phase reactions in organic biomolecules and inorganic and organometallic ions.

Anastasios Polyzsos     Catalysis and organic chemistry for molecular discovery.

Gavin Reid     Development and application of quantitative proteome and lipidome analysis strategies to identify functional biomarkers of disease, and for mass spectrometry based clinical diagnostics.

Mark Rizzacasa     The chemical synthesis of bioactive natural products and the development of synthetic methods.

Jonathan White     DNA-binding radiomodifiers.

Uta Wille     How environmental radical and non-radical oxidants are involved in diseases of the respiratory tract by damaging biological molecules that are in direct contact with the atmospheric environment.

Spencer Williams     Application of organic chemistry to the study of biological systems, including carbohydrate chemistry and glycobiology.

Wallace Wong     Design and synthesis of organic semiconducting and light harvesting materials for energy conversion.

Research in this area is conducted in the School of Chemistry.