Professor Gary Schenk


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54144



  • DipChem, Berne
  • Phd, The University of Queensland


  • Hussein, Waleed M., Feder, Daniel, Schenk, Gerhard, Guddat, Luke W. and McGeary, Ross P. (2019) Synthesis and evaluation of novel purple acid phosphatase inhibitors. MedChemComm, 10 1: 61-71. doi:10.1039/c8md00491a

  • Costal, Rafael O., Ferreira, Sarah S., Pereira, Crystiane A., Harmer, Jeffrey R., Noble, Christopher J., Schenk, Gerhard, Franco, Roberto W. A., Resende, Jackson A. L. C., Comba, Peter, Roberts, Asha E., Fernandes, Christiane and Horn Jr, Adolfo (2018) A new mixed-valence Mn(II)Mn(III) compound with catalase and superoxide dismutase activities. Frontiers in Chemistry, 6 491. doi:10.3389/fchem.2018.00491

  • Gumulya, Yosephin, Baek, Jong-Min, Wun, Shun-Jie, Thomson, Raine E. S., Harris, Kurt L., Hunter, Dominic J. B., Behrendorff, James B. Y. H., Kulig, Justyna, Zheng, Shan, Wu, Xueming, Wu, Bin, Stok, Jeanette E., De Voss, James J., Schenk, Gerhard, Jurva, Ulrik, Andersson, Shalini, Isin, Emre M., Bodén, Mikael, Guddat, Luke and Gillam, Elizabeth M. J. (2018) Engineering highly functional thermostable proteins using ancestral sequence reconstruction. Nature Catalysis, 1 11: 878-888. doi:10.1038/s41929-018-0159-5

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Book Chapter

  • Mitić, Nataša, Miraula, Manfredi, Selleck, Christopher, Hadler, Kieran S., Uribe, Elena, Pedroso, M. M. and Schenk, G. (2014). Catalytic mechanisms of metallohydrolases containing two metal ions. In Christo Z. Christov (Ed.), Metal-containing enzymes (pp. 49-81) Waltham, MA, United States: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/bs.apcsb.2014.07.002

  • Smith, Sarah J., Hadler, Kieran S., Schenk, Gerhard, Hanson, Graeme R. and Mitic, Nataša (2010). Manganese Metalloproteins. In Graeme Hanson and Lawrence Berliner (Ed.), Metals in Biology: Applications of High-Resolution EPR to Metalloenzymes (pp. 273-341) New York, USA: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1139-1_9

  • Mitić, Nataša, Schenk, Gerhard and Hanson, Graeme R. (2009). Binuclear non-heme iron enzymes. In Graeme Hanson and Lawrence Berliner (Ed.), High resolution EPR: applications to metalloenzymes and metals in medicine (pp. 269-395) New York, NY, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-84856-3_7

  • Solomon, E. I., Neidig, M. L. and Schenk, G. (2004). Magnetic circular dichroism of paramagnetic species. In J. A. McCleverty and T. J.Meyer (Ed.), Comprehensive coordination chemistry II: From biology to nanotechnology 2nd ed. (pp. 339-349) Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier/Pergamon.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision