Centre for Biodiscovery

The Centre for Biodiscovery’s mission is to enhance health and wellbeing through discovery and application of nature-inspired products and processes.

Research at the interface of Chemistry and Biology

The Victoria University Centre for Biodiscovery is an interdisciplinary research centre that brings together researchers from the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, the Ferrier research Institute and the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research.

Our major strengths are natural products and synthetic chemistry, associated mechanism of action studies, vaccine design, protein engineering and directed evolution, synthetic biology, and Mātauranga Māori guided biodiscovery.

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