About AID

Established in 2011, the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland, and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

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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