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Core Research Projects of the ABCRF

Below are examples of the work the ABCRF is currently involved in


 

Synthesis

 

Chemoenzymatic Methods in the Asymmetric Synthesis of Bioactive Compounds.

Dr. Anita R. Maguire, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Dr. Daniel G. McCarthy Organic Chemistry


 

Design and Synthesis of Chiral Iminophosphine compounds and their Group 10 and 11 complexes: Novel Anti-Cancer Agents.
&
Palladium(II) and platinum(II) iminophosphine complexes: synthesis and biological activity

Dr. Orla Ní Dhubhghaill, Bioinorganic Chemistry/Professor (Emeritus) W. Brian Jennings, Organic Chemistry.
 


 

 

Separation



Microscale Separations for Bioanalysis: Metabolomics.

&

Trace Metal Speciation.

Professor Jeremy D. Glennon, Analytical Chemistry & Dr Clare MM Smith (left UCC), Analytical Chemistry
 

 

Bioseparative approaches for Selection of Proteins for Proteomic Comparison.

Dr David Sheehan, Biochemistry, UCC


 

 

Detection/Characterisation



New Generation Biosensors for Medical, Environmental and Food Sciences.

Professor (Emeritus) George G. Guilbault , Analytical Chemistry.

 

Analysis of Biochemically Important Organohalogens by High-Resolution Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry and by Immunological Methods.

Professor James J.A. Heffron, Biochemistry.
 

Advanced Probes and Spectroscopic Techniques for Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Biological Molecules/Processes.
Professor
Dmitri B.Papkovsky, Biochemistry