Title of Project
Anti-inflammatory and cytotoxicity agents from insect-fungi
Name of Advisor/s
College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Science
Summary of Project
North Queensland is rich in insect-fungi. The fungi produces numerous compounds that modulates immune system of their host. Taking cues from this, the project aims to isolate, identify and characterize anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic (cancer cell lines) compounds from the selected insect-fungi.
Anti-inflammatory, cytotoxicity, insect-fungi
Would suit an applicant who
Preferable (not essential) to have candidates with background on: natural products/medicinal chemistry, analytical technology (NMR, HPLC, LCMS and GCMS), drug discovery and in vivo experimental design.