January 2012

Gjoko Buncic has received excellent examiners reports for his PhD thesis entitled “Synthesis and Application of Molecular Probes for Biologically Important Metal Ions”. He has been appointed as a research scientist with Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a spin-off company with Dr Paul Donnelly.

Dr Zhiguang Xiao and Professor Wedd attended the 2012 Conference of the International Society for Zinc Biology in Melbourne. Dr Xiao presented his lecture “The Art of Measuring Metal-Protein/peptide Affinities and A Case Study of Zinc Selectivity in Biology”.