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2020 Fellows of the Academy of Science announced

  • 29 May 2020
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Congratulations to Professor Kate Jolliffe FAA on election to the Australian Academy of Science for her world-leading contributions to organic synthesis, anion recognition and molecular self-assembly. Professor David Craik FAA, CIPPS Director, welcomed her to the Academy and noted that this is a fitting honour for her sustained contributions to the field. Kate’s profile video […]

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Circular peptides featured on theconversation.com

  • 24 May 2019
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In a recent article on theconversation.com, two scientists working under CIPPS director Professor David Craik explain how circular peptides called cyclotides were initially discovered, why their peculiar circularity makes them special (circular peptides are rare compared to linear ones) and how it gives them one of a kind properties that might one day lead to […]

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Major breakthrough in Antibiotic research

  • 24 May 2019
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A team under the lead of CIPPS researcher Max Cryle have discovered how a crucial step in the biosynthesis of ‘last-resort’ antibiotics occurs. Their breakthrough discovery led to two publications in prestigious journals Proceedings of the National Academy of Scoences of the USA (PNAS) and Chemical Science. You can find further information about this great accomplishment […]

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