Ms Biyun Sun

PhD Student


Room 301 PEMS North (Bldg 22) School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA


Field of Study: Chemistry

Supervisor: Prof Grant Collins

Co-Supervisor: Assoc Prof Cliff Woodward

Research Topic: Oligonuclear ruthenium complexes as antimicrobial and anticancer agents

Journal articles

Sun B; Musgrave IF; Day AI; Heimann K; Keene FR; Collins JG, 2018, 'Eukaryotic cell toxicity and HSA binding of [Ru(Me 4 phen)(bb 7 )] 2+ and the effect of encapsulation in cucurbit[10]uril', Frontiers in Chemistry, vol. 6,

Liu X; Sun B; Kell REM; Southam HM; Butler JA; Li X; Poole RK; Keene FR; Collins JG, 2018, 'The Antimicrobial Activity of Mononuclear Ruthenium(II) Complexes Containing the dppz Ligand', ChemPlusChem, vol. 83, pp. 643 - 650,

Sun B; Southam HM; Butler JA; Poole RK; Burgun A; Tarzia A; Keene FR; Collins JG, 2018, 'Synthesis, isomerisation and biological properties of mononuclear ruthenium complexes containing the bis[4(4′-methyl-2,2′-bipyridyl)]-1,7-heptane ligand', Dalton Transactions, vol. 47, pp. 2422 - 2434,

Conference Abstracts

Sun B; Keene R; Collins G, 2018, 'New class of mononuclear ruthenium complexes as antimicrobial agents', in ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, Boston, MA, Vol. 256, presented at 256th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) - Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Beyond, Boston, MA, 19 August 2018 - 23 August 2018,