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Tagwa Mohammed

Research Interests:

My project focuses on developing cyclen and cyclam inspired tetrapeptides as chelating agents for

metal detoxification.


Pursuing PhD in Bioinorganic Chemistry - Department of Chemistry, University of  Zurich, Switzerland

M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry (2018) - Department of Organic Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan 

B.Sc. in Pharmacy (2013) - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Awards and Fellowships:

The Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship

The University of Khartoum, Faculty of Pharmacy - prize for the best academic performance (four consecutive years)

Best Oral Presentation in Medicinal Chemistry, Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) Fall Meeting 2022


Sauser L., Mohammed T. A., Kalvoda T., Feng S-J., Spingler B., Rulíšek L., Shoshan M. S.*

"Thiolation and Carboxylation of Glutathione Synergistically Enhance its Lead-Detoxification Capabilities"

Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 24, 18620-18624.

Tsukano C.,* Yagita R., Heike T., Mohammed T. A., Nishibayashi K., Irie K., and Takemoto Y.* "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Shagenes A and BAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, early view. 

Mohammed T. A., Meier C. M., Kalvoda T., Kalt M., Rulíšek L., and Shoshan M. S.* "Potent Cyclic Tetrapeptide for Lead DetoxificationAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 12381-12385.

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