Kathryn Fairfull-Smith obtained her B.Sc degree with honors in 2000 from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. She received her Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from Griffith University in 2004, working on alternative organophosphorus-based reagents for the Mitsunobu reaction. From 2004 to 2006, she was a Postdoc Research Associate at Sheffield University, England, where she worked on anti-inflammatory surface coatings based on resorcinarene-peptide conjugates. From 2006 to 2011, she was employed at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, as a Postdoc Research Associate and Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow as part of the ARC Center of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology, and her main research interests are in the area of free radicals where she aims to develop novel fluorescence imaging agents, drug delivery agents, and antihypertensives.
Biography Updated on 15 October 2013