Kellie Tuck

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1997 …2023

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Our research focusses predominantly on the synthesis of bioactive compounds (peptidomimetics and natural products) with potential therapeutic applications, as well as the development of luminescent sensors for environmentally- and biologically-relevant species.

More information can be found at the group website,

Research area keywords

  • Chemical Biology
  • sensors
  • lanthanide probes
  • medicinal chemistry
  • analgesics
  • luminescence
  • organic synthesis

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Research Output

  • 75 Article
  • 2 Review Article
  • 1 Encyclopaedia / Dictionary Entry
  • 1 Abstract

Near-Infrared Electrochemiluminescence from Bistridentate Ruthenium(II) Di(quinoline-8-yl)pyridine Complexes in Aqueous Media

Majuran, M., Armendariz-Vidales, G., Carrara, S., Haghighatbin, M. A., Spiccia, L., Barnard, P. J., Deacon, G. B., Hogan, C. F. & Tuck, K. L., Feb 2020, In : ChemPlusChem. 85, 2, p. 346-352 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Interaction of Nucleotides with a Trinuclear Terbium(III)-Dizinc(II) Complex: Efficient Sensitization of Terbium Luminescence by Guanosine Monophosphate and Application to Real-Time Monitoring of Phosphodiesterase Activity

Aulsebrook, M. L., Starck, M., Grace, M. R., Graham, B., Thordarson, P., Pal, R. & Tuck, K. L., 7 Jan 2019, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 58, 1, p. 495-505 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Recent progress in lab-on-a-chip systems for the monitoring of metabolites for mammalian and microbial cell research

Dervisevic, E., Tuck, K. L., Voelcker, N. H. & Cadarso, V. J., 18 Nov 2019, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 19, 22, 36 p., 5027.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tranexamic acid is an active site inhibitor of urokinase plasminogen activator

Wu, G., Mazzitelli, B. A., Quek, A. J., Veldman, M. J., Conroy, P. J., Caradoc-Davies, T. T., Ooms, L. M., Tuck, K. L., Schoenecker, J. G., Whisstock, J. C. & Law, R. H. P., 12 Mar 2019, In : Blood Advances. 3, 5, p. 729-733 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibition of human N- and T-type calcium channels by an ortho-phenoxyanilide derivative, MONIRO-1

McArthur, J. R., Motin, L., Gleeson, E. C., Spiller, S., Lewis, R. J., Duggan, P. J., Tuck, K. L. & Adams, D. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 175, 12, p. 2284-2295 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


  • 1 Membership of industry collaboration/ network

Monash Antimicrobial Resistance Group (Event)

Trevor Lithgow (Chair/Co-Chair), Max Cryle (Member), Kellie Tuck (Member), Ana Traven (Member), Thomas Naderer (Member), Julian Rood (Member), Dena Lyras (Member), Anton Peleg (Member), Mibel Aguilar (Member), Fasseli Coulibaly (Member), Sheena McGowan (Member), Meredith Anne Okeeffe (Member), Matthew Belousoff (Member), Philip Heraud (Member)
1 Mar 20171 Jan 2019

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of industry collaboration/ network