Dr Pu-Chun Ke
Principal Research Fellow
The University of Queensland


Pu-Chun is a Principal Research Fellow at AIBN, UQ since Jan 2021. Previous to that he was a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University.
Research roles: study protein aggregation in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and their mitigation

Pu-Chun Ke is a Signature Project Leader at CBNS-Monash and a Principal Fellow at the University of Queensland. He was a CSIRO Distinguished Visiting Scientist and tenured Associate Professor at Clemson University, USA. Dr Ke was recipient of a CAREER Award (US National Science Foundation) and LJIS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biophysics (Burroughs Wellcome Fund through the University of California, San Diego). He has authored 150 papers (15 featured as covers), including 18 reviews, on amyloid diseases and mitigation, protein corona, single molecules, and environmental health and safety of nanomaterials.

Featured Publications

Publication Year Authors
Inhibition of hIAPP Amyloid Aggregation and Pancreatic β-Cell Toxicity by OH-Terminated PAMAM Dendrimer 2016 Gurzov,E. N.; Wang, B.; Pilkington, E. H.; Chen, P.; Kakinen, A.; Stanley, W. J.; Litwak, S. A.; Hanssen, E. G.; Davis, T. P.; Ding F.; Ke, P. C
Implications of peptide assemblies in amyloid diseases 2017 Pu Chun Ke, Marc-Antonie Sani, Feng Ding, Aleksandr Kakinen, Ibrahim Javed, Frances Separovic, Thomas P. Davis, Raffaele Mezzenga
NanoEHS beyond toxicity – focusing on biocorona 2017 Sijie Lin, Monika Mortimer, Ran Chen, Aleksandr Kakinen, Jim E. Riviere, Thomas P. Davis, Feng Ding and Pu Chun Ke