The Tuck Group

Chemical Biology | Medicinal Chemistry | Environmental Sensors

Welcome to the website of Dr Kellie Tuck and her research group.

We are based within the School of Chemistry at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

See research for an overview of our current research directions and publications for already published work.

Interested in joining the group? Click here!


Jan 14, 2015:
Our paper entitled "Generation of pseudocontact shifts in proteins with lanthanides using small "clickable" nitrilotriacetic acid and iminodiacetic acid tags" has been accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal.
Dec 17, 2014:
Congratulations to Dr Sunny Kim who graduated today! Sunny, we wish you all the best for your future.
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Dec 10, 2014:
Congratulations to Maggie on presenting her poster at the RACI National congress 2014 in Adelaide!
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Dec 5, 2014:
Tim and Maggie presented their work at the 39th Annual Synthesis symposium. Great work!
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Nov 21, 2014:
Ethan Watkins gave an excellent third year talk today. Well done Ethan, we hope to see you next year!
Sep 3, 2014:
Our paper entitled "Enantioselective Total Syntheses of the Proposed Structures of Prevezol B and Evaluation of Anti-Cancer Activity" has just been accepted for publication in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. It is the second paper from Anna’s PhD work. Well done Anna and everyone else involved!
Jul 28, 2014:
Welcome to Ethan Watkins. Ethan will be undertaking a third year project unit (CHM3990) with us this semester. He will be investigating novel strategies for the detection of Zn(II).
Jul 18, 2014:
Congratulations to Sunny on the submission of her PhD thesis titled “Absolute Molecular Configuration Strategies Using Preparative Gas Chromatography and Multidimensional Gas Chromatography with Spectroscopy”.
Jul 11, 2014:
Farewell to Matt Probert. Matt has completed his student placement and will be having a well-deserved holiday in Australia before returning to the UK to complete his degree. Good luck Matt!
May 28, 2014:
Congratulations to Maggie on presenting her poster at the Biosensor 2014 conference!
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May 20, 2014:
Dr Zelong Lim and Dr Anna Leung will be attending their doctoral graduation tonight. Congratulations to you both!
Also congratulations to Elle Gleeson who will be graduating with first class honours!
May 12, 2014:
Our paper entitled "An iterative in silico and modular synthetic approach to aqueous soluble tercyclic α-helix mimetics" has just been accepted for publication in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. It is the first paper from Ze’s PhD work. Well done Ze and everyone else involved!
May 5, 2014:
Good luck to Dr Anna Leung who is leaving the group to take up a position at ANSTO.
Apr 16, 2014:
Our paper entitled "The synthesis of luminescent lanthanide-based chemosensors for the detection of zinc ions" has just been published online in Tetrahedron. It reports part of the work conducted by Maggie Aulsebrook during her Honours year. Well done Maggie and everyone else involved!
Apr 7, 2014:
Welcome to Matt Probert, who is doing a student placement in the lab for 14 weeks. Matt is studying an undergraduate Chemistry degree at the University of Warwick. We hope you enjoy your time here Matt!
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