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American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics National Meeting 

7 April, 2019

Dr Abishek Iyer and Prof David Fairlie attended the Experimental Biology (American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics) National Meeting in Orlando and presented on liver fibrosis in a session on Inflammation and Tissue Injury.


American Chemical Society National Meeting 

3 April, 2019

Dr Robert Reid and Prof David Fairlie attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting (Organic Session on Heterocycles) in Orlando and presented on heterocycles and GPCRs. 

Welcome to New Staff and Students

31 January, 2019

Welcome to new students who joined the Fairlie Group this month:

Louise Friberg (Master's in Chemistry at University of Uppsala, Sweden) who will work with Dr Tim Hill on medicinal chemistry.

Yu Zhe Peng (Master's in Biotechnology at UQ) who will work with Dr James Lim on cancer cell biology.  

Xun Li (Master's in Biotechnology at UQ) will work with Dr Ligong Liu on medicinal chemistry in immunology.  


Farewell to Ben

10 January, 2019

Thank you to Ben Ahern for your efforts. Ben was an exchange student from Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, USA (Bachelor's in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) who completed a three-month lab practice training (Aug-Oct 2018) and two-month summer research program (Nov 2018 to Jan 2019) with Dr Ligong Liu on synthesis of drug metabolites with immunological activities. He has returned to the USA to continue his bachelor degree studies.


Highly Cited Researchers 2018 

1 January, 2019

The Fairlie Group was acknowledged by Clarivate Analytics (formerly ISI) with notification of "Global Highly Cited Researcher 2018" for Fairlie DP. 

Congratulations to all group members for their contributions to impactful research publications.