Lisa Martin

Assoc Professor

1985 …2020
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Biography

Lisa works in the School of Chemistry at Monash University as an Associate Professor

The Martin group uses a multi-disciplinary approach to answer research questions ranging from Inorganic Chemistry through to Chemical Biology. Our philosophy is that biology raises the questions and chemistry provides the solutions.

Of particular interest is the use of lipid membranes as a biomimetic material to explore activity, structure and function of (i) redox active membrane proteins, including protein assembly in membranes and (ii) peptide-membrane interactions; including anti-microbial peptides (AMP), carrier peptides (eg. Tat), insulin and neurodegenerative peptides that aggregate. We employ a wide range of physicochemical techniques combined with synthetic chemistry, molecular and electronic (redox) considerations in order to target biomedical problems. Thus our research applies novel, innovative and highly cross-disciplinary methodologies to exciting and challenging research problems; strong national and international collaborations are involved.

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Projects 2003 2020

Research Output 1985 2019

A Systematic (Spectro-) Electrochemical Approach to the Synthesis and Characterisation of Co(II) and Ni(II) Compounds Containing Reduced Forms of TCNQF

Vo, N. T., Martin, L. L. & Bond, A. M., 2 Jan 2019, In : ChemElectroChem. 6, 1, p. 221-228 8 p.

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Amyloid aggregation and membrane activity of the antimicrobial peptide uperin 3.5

Martin, L. L., Kubeil, C., Piantavigna, S., Tikkoo, T., Gray, N. P., John, T., Calabrese, A. N., Liu, Y., Hong, Y., Hossain, M. A., Patil, N., Abel, B., Hoffmann, R., Bowie, J. H. & Carver, J. A., 1 May 2018, In : Peptide Science. 110, 3, 9 p., e24052.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A Tribute to Alan Bond on his 70th Birthday: 50 Years of Electrochemistry

Martin, L. L., O'Mullane, A. P., Rusling, J. F. & Scholz, F. H., 1 Mar 2018, In : ChemElectroChem. 5, 6, p. 821-822 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOther

Biomolecules Come Alive: A Computer-Based Laboratory Experiment for Chemistry Students

Haworth, N. L. & Martin, L. L., 11 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 95, 12, p. 2256-2262 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Critical effects of polar fluorescent probes on the interaction of DHA with POPC supported lipid bilayers

Flynn, K. R., Sutti, A., Martin, L. L., Leigh Ackland, M. & Torriero, A. A. J., 1 May 2018, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1860, 5, p. 1135-1142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review