School of Chemistry

Staff Profile

Dr Michael Carroll

Senior Lecturer

Research

Research Interests

My research background has centred on the discovery of new technologies in areas such as asymmetric catalysis, organometallic chemistry, total synthesis and radiopharmaceuticals.

Our research group is involved in the development of novel synthetic methodology and its application to the synthesis of biologically active targets, with current areas of investigation being directed towards the design of efficient asymmetric transformations. Fluorinated compounds are of particular interest as they have been shown to possess unique activity in vivo when compared to their non-fluorinated counterparts. A major goal of our research, through the preparation of selectively fluorinated compounds, is to determine why this is so.

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