Drug Discovery Unit

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    Asghar, Soneela

    Person: Research

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    Bayliss, Tracy

    Person: Research

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    Bellany, Fiona

    Person: Research



    Research Output

    8-Alkynyl-3-nitroimidazopyridines display potent antitrypanosomal activity against both T. b. brucei and cruzi

    Fersing, C., Boudot, C., Castera-Ducros, C., Pinault, E., Hutter, S., Paoli-Lombardo, R., Primas, N., Pedron, J., Seguy, L., Bourgeade-Delmas, S., Sournia-Saquet, A., Stigliani, J. L., Brossas, J. Y., Paris, L., Valentin, A., Wyllie, S., Fairlamb, A. H., Boutet-Robinet, É., Corvaisier, S., Since, M. & 8 others, Malzert-Fréon, A., Destere, A., Mazier, D., Rathelot, P., Courtioux, B., Azas, N., Verhaeghe, P. & Vanelle, P., 8 Jul 2020, In : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 202, p. 1-15 15 p., 112558.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A One Health Approach to Tackle Cryptosporidiosis

    Innes, E. A., Chalmers, R. M., Wells, B. & Pawlowic, M. C., Mar 2020, In : Trends in Parasitology. 36, 3, p. 290-303 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    A platform for target prediction of phenotypic screening hit molecules

    Homeyer, N., van Deursen, R., Ochoa-Montaño, B., Heikamp, K., Ray, P., Zuccotto, F., Blundell, T. L. & Gilbert, I. H., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modelling. 95, p. 1-9 9 p., 107485.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    The Brian Cox Prize for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research: Project of the Year

    Bellany, Fiona (Recipient), Bell, Mark (Recipient), Caldwell, Nicola (Recipient), Davis, Susan (Recipient), Wheldon, Mary (Recipient), Floyd, Ali (Recipient), Karen Dowers (Recipient) & Mattia Cocco (Recipient), 15 Jan 2020

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Other

    Family Fun with Women in STEM Training Event

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), , Amy Rogers (Organiser), , Ewa Bieniecka (Participant), , Irene Hallyburton (Participant), , Amy Learmonth (Participant), , Elizabeth Mills (Participant), , Esther Sammler (Participant), & Susan Morrison (Host)

    13 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Women Making Waves in STEM - Dundee Women's Festival 2020

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), , Amy Rogers (Organiser), , Rolf Black (Organiser), , Annalu Waller (Speaker), , Elizabeth Mills (Speaker), , Irene Hallyburton (Speaker), , Amy Learmonth (Speaker), , Senga Robertson-Albertyn (Speaker), & Maggie Bartlett (Speaker)

    10 Mar 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Press / Media

    A Forensic Approach to Street Drugs

    Craig McKenzie & Kevin Read


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Tuberculosis drug may also target visceral leishmaniasis

    Alan H. Fairlamb & Kevin Read


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Student theses

    Discovery of high quality molecular leads and screening collections for CNS drug targets

    Author: Farnaby, W., 2019

    Supervisor: Ciulli, A. (Supervisor) & Read, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    Spontaneous Raman spectroscopy: Exploring applicability in drug discovery and the medical sciences

    Author: Rabl, T., 2018

    Supervisor: Read, K. (Supervisor) & McGloin, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    The metabolism of bicyclic nitro drugs in Leishmania

    Author: Norval, S., 2016

    Supervisor: Read, K. (Supervisor) & Fairlamb, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy