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Gadolinium complexes as new theranostic agents for brain cancer

The 5-year survival rate for patients afflicted with aggressive and intractable brain tumours (gliomas) is less than 4%.  In this project, we will incorporate Gd3+ ions into mi more...

Supervisor(s): Rendina, Louis (Professor)

Why are Ionic Liquids Extraordinary Solvents?

The use of ionic liquids has exploded over the last decades as solvents for unusual or difficult chemical syntheses.  These liquids consist solely of ions and have melting poin more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Laboratory Exobiology: Prebiotic Environments in Ionic Liquids?

Life in the universe is widely presumed only to be viable in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ around a star, where liquid water is available.  Some have speculated that Titan more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Carboranes as unique boron frameworks in medicinal chemistry

Boron-based drugs are increasingly being investigated in many disease categories, with numerous pharmaceutical companies (e.g. GSK, Anacor, and Takeda) dramatically expanding their more...

Supervisor(s): Rendina, Louis (Professor)

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry — Design, Synthesis and Testing of Novel Anti-Cancer Agents

Are you interested in applying your laboratory expertise to the development of new drugs for cancer and other diseases?  Become part of a multi-disciplinary team involved in dr more...

Supervisor(s): Groundwater, Paul (Professor), Hibbs, David (Dai) (Professor)

New epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors for the treatment of cancer

Molecular modelling and synthesis and characterisation of the hit compounds, biological testing in cell based assays and the determination of the inhibition of receptor dimerisation more...

Supervisor(s): Hibbs, David (Dai) (Professor)

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry — Design, Synthesis and Testing of New Anti-Bacterial Agents

This project would appeal to those with interests in pharmaceutical applications of medicinal and protein chemistry. more...

Supervisor(s): Groundwater, Paul (Professor), Church, W Bret (Dr), Hibbs, David (Dai) (Professor)

The Cosmic Growth of Super-Massive Black Holes

In the heart of every massive galaxy is a super-massive black hole (a million to a billion times the mass of the Sun) that is built up in mass over cosmic time by gas accretion. Usi more...

Supervisor(s): Croom, Scott (Professor)

Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery opportunities

The Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgical Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital performs a large volume of complex hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery mainly for malignant disease. more...

Supervisor(s): Hugh, Thomas J (Professor)

Conjoint use of NIR and XRF spectroscopy in the field

Proximal soil sensing techniques are an efficient and effective way to gather information about the soil in the field. They are used to identify and map the areal variations of soil more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)