Laboratory of Polypeptide Drugs and Delivery

Dr Peter Moyle (@moylelab) - the University of Queensland School of Pharmacy

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We Welcome New PhD Student Sayed Ebrahim Alavi to the Lab

We welcome Sayed Ebrahim Alavi to the lab, who will be working on polymeric delivery systems for peptide-based type 2 diabetes therapeutics

New Paper – “Investigation of bombesin peptide as a targeting ligand for the gastrin releasing peptide (GRP) receptor”

Congratulations Anjuman Begum on the acceptance of your first paper from your PhD.

Begum, A.A., Moyle, P.M., Toth, I., Investigation of Bombesin peptide as a targeting ligand for the gastrin releasing peptide (GRP) receptor, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2016.09.039


Welcome Maricris Santos

We welcome Maricris Santos to our lab, who will be conducting a semester long project as part of her University of Queensland Master of Biotechnology on inhibitors of bacterial sortase enzymes.

UQ Summer Research Research Scholarships – Currently Open

Are you a UQ enrolled student, and interested in laboratory or research experience during the 2016-17 summer holidays (Nov-Feb; 6-10 weeks). Then consider applying for a UQ Summer Research Scholarship. Information on how to apply, and requirements are available at

Project information is available at

Applications close 31 August 2016.

New paper – “Peptide-based multicomponent oligonucleotide delivery systems”

Congratulations to Khairul Kamaruzaman on his first paper from his PhD.

Kamaruzaman KA, Moyle PM, Toth I. Peptide-based multicomponent oligonucleotide delivery systems: Optimisation of poly-L-lysine dendrons for plasmid DNA delivery. Int J Pept Res Ther 2016; DOI: 10.1007/s10989-016-9545-5

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