Post Doctoral Researchers

 

Dr Chris Smedley

Chris completed his undergraduate studies in 2013 obtaining an MSci in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. He later moved on to beginning a PhD in the Moses Lab at Nottingham, focusing on the development of new SuFEx methodology and applications. In 2015 Chris completed a secondment in Sardinia at Kemotech srl as part of the Marie-Curie RISE project. In 2017 Chris relocated to Melbourne Australia with Prof. Moses to completed his studies in 2018 at La Trobe University in the Institute for Molecular Science. In his spare time Chris enjoys the occasional game of golf and aims to apply his chemistry skills in beer brewing.

Postgraduates

Ric Ellis

Ric completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wales in 1999 obtaining a BSc in Applied Chemistry. In 2001 Ric moved on to work at Lovibond Tintometer as a chartered chemist in research and development focusing on the development of water testing reagents. Ric is now carrying out a part time PhD in the Moses Lab.

 

Alessandra Ottonello

Alessandra completed her undergraduate studies in 2015 obtaining an MSci in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Sassari, Italy. In 2016, she concluded a secondment in UK at the University of Nottingham as part of the Marie-Curie RISE project. Alessandra is now part of the Moses group at La Trobe University in the Institute for Molecular Science, Melbourne. In December 2017, she moved on to begin her PhD in Australia, focussing on the development of new antibiotics. In her spare time, Alessandra enjoys travelling and exploring.

Timothy Gialelis

Tim completed his undergraduate studies in 2016 obtaining a BSc in  Chemistry and Microbiology at La Trobe university. He then moved on to complete an honors degree at La Trobe working with the Victoria Police Forensic Services Department on the synthesis and characterization of illicit substances. In 2018 Tim began his PhD with the Moses group working on the development of novel methodologies. In his spare time Tim enjoys fishing and 3D printing.