Education

(2007) B. Med. Chem (Adv) (Hons) @ The University of Wollongong

Honours Project
  1. Achieved a Class 2.1 Honours in Research
  2. HIV drug design and development using molecular modeling and synthesis
  3. Initial drug design in silico (on a supercomputer), followed by synthesis in the wet lab
  4. Thesis entitled - "Novel 4,4-Bypyrimidine Inhibitors of HIV Reverse Transcriptase" (View Here)
Extra-Curricular Activities
  1. Toastmasters (Secretary on the Executive Committee)
  2. ChemSoc (Chemistry Society)
  3. Unimed First Aid Services @ Music Festivals
First Year Subjects (2004)
  1. BIOL104 - Evolution, Biodiversity & the Environment (55/P)
  2. BMS101 - Systemic Anatomy (66/C)
  3. BMS103 - Human Growth, Nutrition & Exercise (69/C)
  4. CHEM101 - Chemistry 1A (67/C)
  5. BIOL103 - Molecules, Cells & Organs (69/C)
  6. BMS112 - Human Physiology I: Principles (67/C)
  7. CHEM102 - Chemistry 1B (68/C)
  8. STAT252 - Statistics for the Natural Sciences (63/P)
Second Year Subjects (2005)
  1. BIOL213 - Principles of Biochemistry (63/P)
  2. BMS202 - Human Physiology II: Cont Mech (59/P)
  3. CHEM211 - Inorganic Chemistry II (58/P)
  4. CHEM212 - Organic Chemistry II (61/P)
  5. BIOL214 - Biochemistry Energy & Metabolism (61/P)
  6. BIOL215 - Introductory Genetics (48/PR)
  7. CHEM213 - Molecular Structure (58/P)
  8. CHEM214 - Analytical & Environmental Chemistry (66/C)
Third Year Subjects (2006)
  1. BMS352 - Fundamentals of Neuroscience (61/P)
  2. CHEM350 - Principles of Pharmacology (75/D)
  3. CHEM364 - Molecular Structure & Spectrometry (66/C)
  4. CHEM320 - Bioinformatics (75/D)
  5. CHEM321 - Organic Synthesis & Reactivity (58/P)
  6. CHEM330 - Medicinal Chemistry (73/C)
Fourth Year Subjects (2007)
  1. CHEM440 - Selected Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (76/D)
  2. CHEM460 - Medicinal Chemistry Honours Project (82/D)
  3. BIOL303 - Biotechnology: Applied Cell & Molecules (70/C)
PhD Application & Acceptance

I also applied for a PhD Programme and Scholarship and was accepted.

But opted to take a different path - in to business...

(2003) Higher School Certificate (HSC) @ Caringbah Selective High School

Studied: Business Studies, Legal Studies, Chemistry, 2U Adv Mathematics, 2U Adv English