AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

Professor Robert Capon

Robert Capon

Professor Robert Capon focuses on detecting, isolating, characterising, identifying, and evaluating new bioactive metabolites from Australian marine and terrestrial plants, animals, and microbes.

These natural products span all known biosynthetic structure classes and represent valuable new leads in searching for new therapeutic drugs.

Professor Capon also studies synthetic organic chemistry, microbial metabolism, and chemical ecology.

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