Dr Zyta Ziora

Senior Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
z.ziora@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 62156

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Wroclaw
  • Master of Science, Wroclaw

Publications

  • Blaskovich, Mark A T, Hansford, Karl A, Gong, Yujing, Butler, Mark S, Muldoon, Craig, Huang, Johnny X, Ramu, Soumya, Silva, Alberto B, Cheng, Mu, Kavanagh, Angela M, Ziora, Zyta, Premraj, Rajaratnam, Lindahl, Fredrik, Bradford, Tanya A, Lee, June C, Karoli, Tomislav, Pelingon, Ruby, Edwards, David J, Amado, Maite, Elliott, Alysha G, Phetsang, Wanida, Daud, Noor Huda, Deecke, Johan E, Sidjabat, Hanna E, Ramaologa, Sefetogi, Zuegg, Johannes, Betley, Jason R, Beevers, Andrew P G, Smith, Richard A G, Roberts, Jason A, Paterson, David L and Cooper, Matthew A (2018) Protein-inspired antibiotics active against vancomycin- and daptomycin-resistant bacteria. Nature communications, 9 1: 22. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02123-w

  • Möhler, Jasper S., Kolmar, Theresa, Synnatschke, Kevin, Hergert, Marcel, Wilson, Liam A., Ramu, Soumya, Elliott, Alysha G., Blaskovich, Mark A.T., Sidjabat, Hanna E., Paterson, David L., Schenk, Gerhard, Cooper, Matthew A. and Ziora, Zyta M. (2017) Enhancement of antibiotic-activity through complexation with metal ions - Combined ITC, NMR, enzymatic and biological studies. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 167 134-141. doi:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2016.11.028

  • Azmi, Fazren, Elliott, Alysha G., Marasini, Nirmal, Ramu, Soumya, Ziora, Zyta, Kavanagh, Angela M., Blaskovich, Mark A. T., Cooper, Matthew A., Skwarczynski, Mariusz and Toth, Istvan (2016) Short cationic lipopeptides as effective antibacterial agents: design, physicochemical properties and biological evaluation. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 24 10: 2235-2241. doi:10.1016/j.bmc.2016.03.053

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Ziora, Zyta, Skwarczynski, Mariusz and Kiso, Yoshiaki (2011). Medicinal chemistry of a-hydroxy-b-amino acids. In Andrew B. Hughes (Ed.), Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Chemistry: Volume 4 - Protection Reactions, Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Synthesis (pp. 189-234) Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH.

  • Ziora, Zyta, Skwarczynski, Mariusz and Kiso, Yoshiaki (2011). Medicinal chemistry of α-Hydroxy-β-amino acids. In Andrew B. Hughes (Ed.), Amino acids, peptides and proteins in organic chemistry: protection reactions, medicinal chemistry, combinatorial synthesis (pp. 189-245) Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/9783527631827.ch6

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Skwarczynski, Mariusz, Liu, Tzu-Yu, Hussein, Waleed M., Jia, Zhongfan, Ziora, Zyta M., McMillan, Nigel A. J., Monteiro, Michael J. and Toth, Istvan (2014). Synthesis of therapeutic vaccine against cervical cancer. In: Yuji Nishiuchi and Tadashi Teshima, Peptide Science 2013: Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific International Peptide Symposium held in conjunction with the 50th Japanese Peptide Symposium. 4th Asia-Pacific International Peptide Symposium in conjunction with 50th Japanese Peptide Symposium, Osaka, Japan, (65-68). 6-8 November 2013.

  • Skwarczynski, M., Fuaad, A. A. H. A., Zaman, M., Jia, Z., Kowapradit, J., Rustanti, L., Ziora, Z. M., Monteiro, M. L. J., Batzloff, M. R., Goodc, M. F. and Toth, I. (2012). Nanoparticles-based peptide subunit vaccines against group A Streptococcus. In: 32nd European Peptide Symposium, Athens, Greece, (S53-S53). 2-7 September 2012. doi:10.1002/psc.2448

  • Gong, Y., Muldoon, C. A., Premraj, R., Ziora, Z. M., Bradford, T. A., Cheng, M., Ramu, S., Huang, J. X., Kavanagh, A., Pelingon, R., Lee, J. C., Wong, K., Butler, M. S., Blaskovich, M. A. and Cooper, M. A. (2012). New glycopeptidic antibiotics to combat multidrug resistant pathogens. In: 32nd European Peptide Symposium, Athens, Greece, (S65-S66). 2-7 September 2012. doi:10.1002/psc.2449

  • Ziora, Zyta, Shuto, Daisuke, Kasai, Soko, Liu, Ping, Hidaka, Koushi, Igawa, Nagai, Nagamine, Ayaka, Stochaj, Monika, Hamada, Takashi, Kimura, Tooru, Hayashi, Yoshio and Kiso, Yoshiaki (2006). Modification of P4 position in beta-Secretase (BACE1) inhibitors containing phenylnorstatine. In: Tateaki Wakamiya, Peptide Science 2005: Proceedings of the 42nd Japanese Peptide Symposium. 42nd Japanese Peptide Symposium, Osaka, Japan, (321-324). 27-29 October 2005.

  • Sohma, Youhei, Sasaki, Masato, Ziora, Zyta, Takahashi, N., Kimura, Tooru, Hayashi, Yoshio and Kiso, Yoshiaki (2004). A novel approach for the hydrophobic peptides synthesis and purification through O-N intramolecular acyl migration reaction. In: Michael Chorev, Tomi K. Sawyer and American Peptide Society, Peptide revolution: Genomics, proteomics & therapeutics: Proceedings of the eighteenth American Peptide Symposium. 18th American Peptide Symposium, Boston, MA, U.S.A., (67-68). 19-23 July 2003.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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