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Biography

Ang Chee Wei joined Monash University Malaysia as a research fellow in August 2020. She graduated with a PhD from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland. Her PhD studies focused on development of new anti-infective agents against tuberculosis and parasitic infections. She has more than five years of experience as a research officer at the Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine, University Sains Malaysia, working on drug modification, bioconjugation, and development of immunoassays. Chee Wei has a strong interest in finding new therapeutics to address the unmet medical needs in infectious diseases. She is currently focusing on small molecule synthesis but is also venturing into natural products and metal-based bioactive compounds.

Research interests

  • medicinal chemistry
  • drug discovery
  • organic synthesis
  • infectious diseases
  • natural products

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medicinal Chemistry, MSc, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science Malaysia)

Analytical Chemistry, BSc, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science Malaysia)

Medicinal Chemistry, PhD, University of Queensland

Research area keywords

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Analytical Chemistry

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