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Core Research Projects of the ABCRF

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




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.




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




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.
Dmitri B.Papkovsky, Biochemistry