Prof Terry K Smith

Prof Terry K Smith

Director of Biomedical Sciences Research Complex


Researcher profile

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Research areas

1) Biosynthesis and uptake of phospholipids in protozoan parasites.

2) The enzymology of biosynthetic enzymes in parasites.

3) Lipidomics and focussed metabolomics of pathogens.

4) Carbohydrate synthesis and “simple” chemistry towards drugs for neglected disease.

5) Structure, function & biosynthesis of parasite glycoconjugates including GPI anchors.

PhD supervision

  • Rachel Humann
  • Veronica Harris
  • Nora Von Xylander
  • Peter Black
  • Ngoc Anh Thu Trinh
  • Vytautas Kuodis
  • Berta Fatas

Selected publications


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