Dr Martin R. Gill
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and Group Leader
Martin is from near Llanelli in west Wales and obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield in 2010. After staying in the steel city with EPSRC and Wellcome Trust Fellowships, Martin then undertook further postdoctoral research at the Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford. In 2019, Martin returned to his native Wales in the brand new Department of Chemistry at Swansea University. Martin is a fan of both the Scarlets and Wales and his other interests include music, gaming and travel.
Natália studied at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics before starting her PhD in the group in October 2021. Her research is examining the chemical biology of mismatch DNA utilising ruthenium metallo-intercalators.
A Swansea Chemistry graduate, Steffan joined the group in October 2022 to undertake an MSc by Research. His research is developing highly luminescent MLCT DNA "light switch" complexes for imaging applications.
Gan Yian Chee
Gan Yian Chee from Johor, Malaysia, received her BSc. (Hons) in Petroleum Chemistry from the University of Putra Malaysia in 2019. Her current PhD work is concerned with synthesis, DNA binding properties, and drug combination studies of Ru(II) anticancer complexes.
Gan is co-supervised with Prof. Haslina Ahmad, UPM.
Nur Aininie Yusoh
Ninie started her PhD at the Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia in October 2020. Her research is on anti-cancer drug combinations utilizing PARP inhibitor olaparib.
Ninie is co-supervised with Prof. Haslina Ahmad, UPM.
Elias Ash, Joe Luff
Dr Chris Elgar. Chris was the group's first postdoc, played a vital role in setting up the lab, and has now moved on to a position in Leicester.
Paul Tiley. Paul joined the group as an MRes student and the first official member of the group! He is now undertaking a PhD in Reading.