Associate Professor Ross McGeary

Associate Professor

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science

Overview

Synthetic organic chemistry; Medicinal chemistry; Carbohydrate chemistry; Peptide Chemistry.

My research centres on synthetic organic chemistry, but covers areas ranging from the development of new synthetic methodologies through to medicinal chemistry, drug delivery, enzymatic transformations and even biophysics.

Qualifications

  • Master of Technology Management, The University of Queensland
  • BSc (First Class Honours), Monash University
  • PhD (Organic Chemistry), Monash University

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • McGeary, R. P. (2003). Systemic antifungal agents. In G. Keri and I. Toth (Ed.), Molecular Pathomechanisms and New Trends in Drug Research 1 ed. (pp. 281-287) London & New York: Taylor & Francis.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Soh, M., McGeary, R. and Lynch, J. (2015). Discovery and characterization of potent biphasic alpha 5GABA(A) receptor modulators. In: Special Issue: 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry Jointly with the 13th Meeting of the Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry in Conjunction with the 35th Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society. 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry Jointly with the 13th Meeting of the Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry in Conjunction with the 35th Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society, Cairns, QLD Australia, (207-207). 23-27 August 2015. doi:10.1111/jnc.13188

  • Ross, Benjamin P., Palanivelu, Manoj, Arumugam, Thiruma V, McGeary, Ross P. and Shaw, Paul N. (2012). Synthesis and effect of dendrimers on the aggregation and neurotoxicity of Alzheimer's amyloid-beta peptide. In: Atta-ur-Rahman, David Fairlie, William J. Hoekstra and Bernard Pirotte, Abstracts: 4th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy. 4th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (186-186). 12-15 February 2012.

  • Rao, VM, Pham, HL, Shaw, PN, McGeary, RP and Ross, BP (2011). Effect of pH, salts and glycosaminoglycans on the fibrillization of amyloid beta protein A beta 1-28. In: Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. 241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), Anaheim Ca, (). Mar 27-31, 2011.

  • Palanivelu, Manoj Kumar, McGeary, Ross P., Shaw, Paul N. and Ross, Benjamin P. (2010). Facile synthesis of surface modified poly-(L-lysine)dendrimers by solid phase peptide synthesis. In: L. Emmerton, A. Peters, D. Ross and B. Ross, Proceedings of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference. Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, (). 6-9 December 2010.

  • Rao, Venkatesan Moorthy, Shaw, Paul N., McGeary, Ross P. and Ross, Benjamin P. (2010). Optimisation of Alzheimer's amyloid beta (1-28) fibrillisation for Thioflavin T assay. In: L. Emmerton, A. Peters, D. Ross and B. Ross, Proceedings of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference. Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, (). 6-9 December 2010.

  • Rajaram, Hemalatha, Marcano, Kara L, McGeary, Ross P., Shaw, Paul N. and Ross, Benjamin P. (2010). Optimisation of glycopeptide dendrimer synthesis on solid phase. In: L. Emmerton, A. Peters, D. Ross and B. Ross, Proceedings of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference. Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, (). 6-9 December, 2010.

  • Simerska, Pavla, McGeary, Ross P., Abdel-Aal, Abu-Baker M., Moyle, Peter M., Olive, Colleen, Good, Michael F. and Toth, Istvan (2009). Vaccine delivery utilizing liposaccharides. In: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Peptides for Youth. The Proceedings of the 20th American Peptide Symposium. The 20th American Peptide Symposium, Montreal, Canada, (345-346). 26-30 June, 2007. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73657-0_153

  • Simerska, P., Abdel-Aal, A. B., McGeary, R., Moyle, P.M., Fujita, Y., Good, M.F. and Toth, I. (2007). Peptide-lipid-carbohydrate based vaccine against group A Streptococcal infection.. In: International Proceedings of the 13th International Congress of Immunology. 13th International Congress of Immunology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (). August 21-25.

  • Simerska, P., Moyle, P. M., Zhong, W., McGeary, R., Abdel-Aal, A. B., Good, M. F. and Toth, I. (2007). Vaccine Delivery Utilizing Liposaccharides. In: Biopolymers: 20th American Peptide Symposium. 20th American Peptide Symposium, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, (534-534). 26-30 June 2007. doi:10.1002/bip.20783

  • Simerska, P., Bong, Y. K., McGeary, R. P., Moyle, P. M. and Toth, I. (2006). Liposaccharide based vaccine carrier adjuvant systems. In: Drug Design Amongst the Vines, Hunter Valley, (). 3 - 7 December 2006.

  • Gilbert, C. M., Charles, B. G., McGeary, R. P. and Filippich, L. J. (2004). Microscale HPLC determination of doxorubicin and doxorubicinol in canine and avian plasma samples. In: Warwick P. Anderson, 8th World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2004 - Abstracts. CPT2004, Brisbane, (57-57). 1-6 Aug 2004.

  • McGeary, R. P. (2004). Modern vaccine adjuvants and carbohydrate antigens. In: Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network 2004. GPEN 2004, Kyoto, ((Abstract)). 26-28 May, 2004.

  • Hutley, L., Shurety, W., Newell, F. S., Grant, J.A., Whitehead, J. P., Prins, J. B. and McGeary, R. P. (2004). Targeting adipocyte number as an obesity treatment. In: 4th Annual Queensland Health and Medical Scientific Meeting. 4th Annual Queensland Health and Medical Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, (266-266). 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2004.

  • Toth, I., Horvath, A., McGeary, R. P., Hayman, W. A., Olive, C. and Good, M. F. (2002). Lipid-core-peptides for vaccination: Structure-activity relationship. In: E. Benedetti and C. Pedone, Peptides 2002. 27th European Peptide Symposium, Sorrento, Italy, (634-635). 31 Aug. - 6 Sept. 2002.

  • Toth, I., Blanchfield, J. T., McGeary, R. P., Ross, B. P. and Chan, Y. (2002). Liposaccharides in drug delivery. In: XX1st International Carbohydrate Symposium Program. XX1st International Carbohydrate Symposium, Cairns, (442-442). 7-12 July 2002.

  • Toth, I., McGeary, R. P. and Tang, V.W.S. (2002). Reactions of carbohydrate tosylates and mesylates with nucleophiles: Control of inversions of stereochemistry. In: R. Stick, XX1st International Carbohydrate Symposium Program. XX1st International Carbohydrate Symposium, Cairns, (222-222). 7-12 July 2002.

  • Mcgeary, R. P., Wright, K. and Toth, I. (2001). Allosamines and galactosamines from glucosamine: Control of stereochemical inversions at C-3 and C-4. In: A.P. Rauter, Proceedings of 11th European Carbohydrate Symposium. 11th European Carbohydrate Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, (167-167). 2-7 Sept 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P., Wright, K. and Toth, I. (2001). Allosamines and galactosamines from glucosamine: Control of stereochemical inversions at C-3 and C-4.. In: Brisbane Biological and Organic Chemistry Symposium 2001. Brisbane Biological and Organic Chemistry Symposium 2001, UQ, Brisbane, (1-1). 30 Nov 2001.

  • Toth, I., Mcgeary, R. P. and Blanchfield, J. T. (2001). Applications of lipoamino acids and liposaccharides for peptide delivery and enhancing immunogenicity. In: Peptides: The Wave of the Future. 2nd International Peptide Symposium, 17th American Peptide Symposium, San Diego, USA, (21-21). 9-15 June 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P. and Toth, I. (2001). Carbohydrate-based carrier adjuvants in vaccine technology. In: G. van Binst, Proceedings of 4th Peptido & Proteino Mimetics. Peptidomimetics Symposium 2001, Belgium, (12-12). 9-14 Sept 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P., Blanchfield, J. T., Rhee, H., Alewood, P.F. and Toth, I. (2001). Enhancing peptide delivery using lipoamino acids and liposaccharides.. In: 7th International Symposium on Solid Phase Synthesis & Combinatorial Chemical Libraries. 7th International Symposium on Solid Phase Synthesis & Combinatorial Chemical Libraries, Southampton, UK, (15-15). 18-22 Sept 2001.

  • Toth, I., Mcgeary, R. P., Blanchfield, J. T., Rhee, H., Alewood, P.F. and Good, M. F. (2001). Lipids and sugars: Application for peptide delivery and for enhancing synthetic peptide immunogenicity. In: Abstracts from: From Discovery to Therapeutics: 4th Australian Peptide Conference. 4th Australian Peptide Conference, Lindeman Is., Queensland, (2-2). 7-12 Oct 2001.

  • Toth, I., Mcgeary, R. P., Blanchfield, J. T., Rhee, H., Alewood, P. F., Adams, D. J. and Good, M. F. (2001). Liposaccharides: Utilisation for peptide delivery and for enhancing synthetic peptide immunogenicity.. In: M. Lebl and R.A. Houghten, Peptides: The wave of the future. 2nd International & 17th American Peptide Symposium, San Diego, California, US, (937-939). 9-14 June, 2001.

  • Moyle, P.M., Mcgeary, R. P. and Toth, I. (2001). Solid-phase synthesis of oligosaccharides utilising a novel Dde-based linker. In: S.A. Charman, Proceedings of APSA Annual Conference 2001. APSA Annual Conference 2001, Melbourne, (105-105). 9-12 Dec 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P. and Toth, I. (2001). Synthetic vaccines built on carbohydrate cores. In: M. Hearn, From Discovery to Therapeutics. 4th Australian Peptide Conference, Lindeman Is., Qld, (10-10). 7-12 Oct 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P., Schubert, A., Olive, C., Hayman, W., Good, M. F. and Toth, I. (2001). Synthetic vaccines containing multiple copies of group A streptococcus peptide epitopes.. In: S.A. Charman, Proceedings of APSA Annual Conference 2001. APSA Annual Conference 2001, Melbourne, (84-84). 9-12 Dec 2001.

  • Mcgeary, R. P., Schubert, A., Olive, C., Hayman, W., Good, M. F. and Toth, I. (2001). Synthetic vaccines: Enhanced immunogenicity of Streptococcus peptide epitopes.. In: Brisbane Biological & Organic Chemistry Symposium 2001. Brisbane Biological & Organic Chemistry Symposium 2001, University of Queensland, Brisbane, (1-1). 30 Nov 2001.

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision