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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Gwenin - Applied Research in Chemistry and Public Health (ARCH)

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

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Applied Research in Chemistry and Public Health (ARCH)


News: February 2018

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News: January 2018

We have another postdoc post available please see our jobs and opportunities page


News: December 2017

Gwenin - Applied Research in Chemistry and Public Health (ARCH)Dr Robert Hobbs will be attending the UK HealthTech conference delivered by Mediwales that will be held in Cardiff on 5th December. It is hoped that new valuable links and collaborations can be formed at the event for the both the ARCH research group and CALIN. The event promises to provide the latest insights and strategic trends for both the life science and health technology communities.

News: November 2017

Dr Robert Hobbs was invited to present at the Academic Grand Round held at Ysbty Gwynedd on 10th November.

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