Matthew Pledge

PhD Student

Monash University

Matt is a Monash-Warwick Alliance PhD Student working on the polyketide antibiotic enacyloxin IIa. He is focused on using X-ray crystallography, computational analysis and site-directed mutagenesis to elucidate the molecular basis for the allosteric inhibition of Acinetobacter baumannii EF-Tu by enacyloxin IIa. Outside of the lab, Matt enjoys playing and watching soccer and hockey.