Tackling carbohydrate-processing enzymes head on
Address the development of chemical tools using novel methodologies, both organic and biological
Evaluate the effectiveness of such tools using molecular modelling, enzyme kinetics and protein chemistry
Use these tools to identify new, and learn how, carbohydrate-based enzymes are involved in biological systems
Research team leader: Associate Professor Keith Stubbs
I completed my undergraduate and PhD studies at UWA, followed by postdoctoral studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. I am currently a Research Associate Professor and head of the GlycoPlus laboratory. My research interests are synthetic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry and glycobiology.
Step 3 - Lodge application
After you have discussed your project with the research team leader, you should be in a position to proceed to the next step of the UWA application process: Lodge an application. Different application procedures apply to domestic and international students.
- Professor David Vocadlo, Simon Fraser University
- Professor Gideon Davies, University of York
- Dr Brian Mark, University of Manitoba
- Dr Alisdair Boraston, University of Victoria
- Dr Sean Sweeney, University of York
- Dr Elizabeth Ficko-Blean, French National Center for Scientific Research
Researchers interested in collaborating on this project are encouraged to contact the research team leader.
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