Areas of Expertise

  • Sterol 14-alpha demethylases (CYP51)
  • NADPH-Cytochrome P450 reductases
  • Azole antifungals (pharmazoles and agriazoles)
  • Enzymology
  • Protein Biochemistry
  • Protein Purification
  • Centre for Cytochrome P450 Biodiversity Homepage ( http://www.p450swansea.co.uk/ )
  • Co-investigator on BEACON ( http://www.beaconwales.org )

Publications

  1. et. al. In vitro and in vivo antifungal profile of a novel and long acting inhaled azole, PC945, on Aspergillus fumigatus infection. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, AAC.02280-16
  2. & The Tetrazole VT-1161 Is a Potent Inhibitor of Trichophyton rubrum through Its Inhibition of T. rubrum CYP51. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 61(7), e00333-17
  3. & Azole Antifungal Sensitivity of Sterol 14α-Demethylase (CYP51) and CYP5218 from Malassezia globosa. Scientific Reports 6, 27690
  4. & The Investigational Drug VT-1129 Is a Highly Potent Inhibitor of Cryptococcus Species CYP51 but Only Weakly Inhibits the Human Enzyme. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 60(8), 4530-4538.
  5. & The Clinical Candidate VT-1161 Is a Highly Potent Inhibitor of Candida albicans CYP51 but Fails To Bind the Human Enzyme. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 58(12), 7121-7127.

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Teaching

  • PM-336 Biomedical Laboratory Techniques

    The module will provide practical and in depth theory of applications and equipment available to MSci students in the biomedical research laboratories based at the Medical School. The module will provide guidelines and rationale for experimental design, and data and statistical analysis.