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DR John Karas

Positions

Publications

Selected publications

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2016
  • MBA, La Trobe University 2010
  • PGrad Dip, University of Melbourne 1999
  • BSc, University of Melbourne 1999

Awards and honors

  • 2018 International SPARK Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Course - Travel Scholarships, 2018
  • Albert Shimmins Writing-up Award, The University of Melbourne, 2016
  • Travel bursary, 5th Modern Solid-phase Peptide Synthesis and its Applications Symposium, The University of Melbourne, 2015
  • Travel bursary, 11th Australian Peptide Conference, The University of Melbourne, 2015
  • Bio21 Institute Travel Award, The University of Melbourne, 2015
  • Student prize, Peptide User’s Group meeting, The University of Melbourne, 2013
  • Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2013
  • Travel bursary, 4th Asia-Pacific International Peptide Symposium, The University of Melbourne, 2013

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • My research focus is on the development of: 1. New peptide-based antibiotics. 2. Glucose-responsive and thermostable insulin for the management of type 1 diabetes. 3. Improved methods for the chemical synthesis of proteins for applications in structural biology and drug discovery. 4. Improved methods for the synthesis of cyclic peptides.