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Research Fellow

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Medicinal Chemistry

Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research interests

  • Antimalarial agents with a novel mechanism of action
  • Design and synthesis of anticancer agents based on the natural product noscapine

Monash teaching commitment

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science:

  • BPS2021 Synthetic Chemistry I - Structure and Reactivity
  • PSC3121 Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, La Trobe University

B.Sc. (Hons), La Trobe University

Research area keywords

  • Medicinal Chemistry

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Projects 2016 2021

Research Output 2003 2019

A Novel Class of N-Sulfonyl and N-Sulfamoyl Noscapine Derivatives that Promote Mitotic Arrest in Cancer Cells

Yong, C., Devine, S. M., Gao, X., Yan, A., Callaghan, R., Capuano, B. & Scammells, P. J., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : ChemMedChem.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Engaging students with multiple problem-solving pathways for complex problems

Yuriev, E., Burton, J., Devine, S., Vo, K., Maher, S., Thompson, C. & Scanlon, M., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Identification of the Binding Site of Apical Membrane Antigen 1 (AMA1) Inhibitors Using a Paramagnetic Probe

Akter, M., Drinkwater, N., Devine, S. M., Drew, S. C., Krishnarjuna, B., Debono, C. O., Wang, G., Scanlon, M. J., Scammells, P. J., McGowan, S., MacRaild, C. A. & Norton, R. S., 5 Mar 2019, In : ChemMedChem. 14, 5, p. 603-612 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Development Process for Discovery and Clinical Advancement of Modern Antimalarials

Ashton, T. D., Devine, S., Mohrle, J., Laleu, B., Burrows, J. N., Charman, S., Creek, D. & Sleebs, B. E., Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)


Lecturer of the Year 2017 - 3rd year Pharmaceutical Sciences

Shane Devine (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)