Tagwa Mohammed

Research Interests:

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

metal detoxification.

Education:

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)

Publications:

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.