Professor James Fraser


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54868



  • PhD, Mleb.
  • Bachelor of Science - Honours, University of Melbourne


  • Agnew-Francis, Kylie A., Tang, Yu Cheng, Lin, Xin, Low, Yu Shang, Wun, Shun Jie, Kuo, Andy, Elias, S. M. A. Sayeed Ibn, Lonhienne, Thierry G., Condon, Nicholas, Pimentel, Bruna Natalia Alves da Silva, Vergani, Carlos, Smith, Maree T., Fraser, James A., Williams, Craig M. and Guddat, Luke W (2020). Herbicides that target acetohydroxyacid synthase are potent inhibitors of the growth of drug resistant Candida auris. ACS infectious diseases, 6 (11) acsinfecdis.0c00229, 2901-2912. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00229

  • Chua, Sheena M. H. and Fraser, James A. (2020). Surveying purine biosynthesis across the domains of life unveils promising drug targets in pathogens. Immunology and Cell Biology, 98 (10), 819-831. doi: 10.1111/imcb.12389

  • Lonhienne, Thierry, Low, Yu Shang, Garcia, Mario D., Croll, Tristan, Gao, Yan, Wang, Quan, Brillault, Lou, Williams, Craig M., Fraser, James A., McGeary, Ross P., West, Nicholas P., Landsberg, Michael J., Rao, Zihe, Schenk, Gerhard and Guddat, Luke W. (2020). Structures of fungal and plant acetohydroxyacid synthases. Nature, 586 (7828), 317-321+. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2514-3

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  • (2021) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Fraser, J., Hsueh, Y., Findley, K. and Heitman, J. (2007). Evolution of the Mating-Type Locus: The Basidiomycetes. Sex in Fungi: Molecular Determination and Evolutionary Implications. (pp. 19-34) edited by Heitman, J., Kronstad, J., Taylor, J. and Casselton, L.. Washington, DC: ASM Press. doi: 10.1037/11499-002

  • Fraser, James A. and Heitman, Joseph (2006). Sex, MAT, and the Evolution of Fungal Virulence. Sex, MAT, and the Evolution of Fungal Virulence. (pp. 13-33) edited by Heitman, J, Filler, SG, Edwards, JE and Mitchell, AP. WASHINGTON: AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY.

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Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision