Researcher biography

Professor Alewood is a Group Leader within the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at the University of Queensland and former Head of the Division of Chemical and Structural Biology. He was formerly Associate Professor in the Centre for Drug Design and Development (UQ), Assistant Professor of Peptide Chemistry at Bond University and Lecturer at the Victorian College of Pharmacy. He is internationally and nationally recognised for his research in the field of bioactive peptides and synthetic proteins and is the author of over 300 publications in high quality journals – he is widely recognized for his research on peptide synthesis, structure-activity relationships and peptide toxins.