Hugh Harris

Professor Hugh Harris

Professor

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Bioinorganic Chemistry/Metals in Biology
Metabolism and benefits of dietary selenium
Heavy metal toxicology in mammals (As, Se, Hg, Cd)
Metalloprotein active site structures and mechanisms
Application of X-ray absorption and X-ray fluorescence techniques to intact tissues

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 Professor University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2012 Associate Professor University of Adelaide, Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    The University of New South Wales Australia PhD
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2016 Principal Supervisor Development of Antibacterial Silver-based Coordination Polymers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Harley Dwane Betts
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Uncovering the Role of Biomineralisation in Otolith Trace Element Uptake by Microstructural and Microchemical Analysis Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Ms Aoife McFadden
    2015 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Isolation of New P450s and the Modification of Existing P450s for Biocatalysis Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Ian Cheuk-Kei Lau
    2014 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Utilising CYP199A4 from Rhodopseudomonas palustris HaA2 for investigation of the mechanism of cytochrome P450-catalysed oxidations Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Tom Coleman
    2013 - 2015 Principal Supervisor The Efficient and Selective Catalytic Oxidation of Terpenoids and Aromatic Hydrocarbons by the P450 Monooxygenase CYP101B1 Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Emma Ashleigh Hall
    2011 - 2014 Principal Supervisor The Distribution and Speciation of Trace Elements in Bovine Ovaries Using Synchrotron Techniques Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Melanie Ceko
    2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Behaviour of silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles in the environment:
    Effects on wastewater treatment processes and soil organisms
    Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Casey Louise Doolette
    2010 - 2013 Principal Supervisor The Combined Application of XAS and XFM Techniques to the Problem of Selenium Speciation in Biological Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Claire Weekley
    2008 - 2011 Co-Supervisor ß-Strand Mimicry as the Basis for a Universal Approach to Protease Inhibition Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Seth Adam Jones
    2007 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Imaging Investigations of the Ruthenium(III) Anti-Cancer Drugs, NAMI-A and KP1019, and Novel Analogues Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sumy Antony
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83135060
  • Email: hugh.harris@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4380
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Badger, floor 2
  • Room: 2 31
  • Org Unit: Chemistry

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