Genome mining of virulent small molecules in human fungal pathogens
Research team leader: Dr Yit Heng Chooi
I was awarded an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) in 2013. In 2015, I joined the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UWA to start a new research group. My research interests are on the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in fungi and to uncover their bio-ecological roles using a combination of functional genomics, synthetic biology and chemical ecology.
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