Team members – Patrick Ball


Graduate students:


Patrick Ball

Pat studied at Bangor University where he obtained his MChem degree in Chemistry. Pat first worked with the group in the summer of his 3rd year where he undertook a summership placement investigating cancer prodrug therapy. Pat returned to the group during his final year to work on his masters project where he focused on the suitability of a range of enzymes for their use in MNDEPT. Now back working with the group as a P.hD. student funded by the Life Sciences Research Network Wales, in the field of chemotherapy treatments. Pat already has his first paper and is training to lead this area of research in the field of cancer prodrug therapy.

• V. V. Gwenin, P. Paramasivan, J. Halliwell, P. Ball, G. Robinson, C. D. Gwenin, (2015). Identification of novel nitroreductases from Bacillus cereus and their interaction with the CB1954 prodrug, Biochem Pharmacol, 98, 392-402 . DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2015.09.01

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School of Chemistry, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, UK

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Applied Research in Chemistry and Public Health (ARCH)


News: October 2018

MSP101-e1532964586693Save the date February 8th 2019

We are currently organising a joint event with the team at M-SParc to promote CALIN and the newly opened Science Park.

News: August 2018

Congratulations to Nagina Kanwal who joins us from Pakistan

Nagina Kanwal

News: June 2018

We presented at the North Wales Clinical Research Centre Conference


News: June 2018

Congratulations to Mohammad Rizwan who will be joining us on the CALIN project from August

Mohammad Rizwan

News: May 2018

Alice held a successful CALIN PhD forum