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Andrew Care is a Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellow in the Department of Molecular Sciences at Macquarie University. His research combines techniques from synthetic biology and nanobiotechnology to engineer functional protein-based nanoparticles for the targeted delivery and controlled release of therapeutics in the treatment of diseases, primarily cancer.

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Peptides Engineering & Materials Science
Silicon Dioxide Chemical Compounds
Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds
Enzymes Engineering & Materials Science
Glucaric Acid Chemical Compounds
Proteins Engineering & Materials Science
Photodynamic therapy Chemical Compounds
Zeolites Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2018

Research Outputs 2014 2020

A novel framework for the cell-free enzymatic production of glucaric acid

Petroll, K., Care, A., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., Jan 2020, In : Metabolic Engineering. 57, p. 162-173 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Glucaric Acid
Immobilized Enzymes

Elucidating the binding mechanism of a novel silica-binding peptide

Bansal, R., Elgundi, Z., Care, A., Goodchild, S. C., Lord, M. S., Rodger, A. & Sunna, A., Jan 2020, In : Biomolecules. 10, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Silicon Dioxide
Fusion reactions

Bioproducts From Euglena gracilis: synthesis and applications

Gissibl, A., Sun, A., Care, A., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., 15 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 7, 16 p., 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Euglena gracilis
Dietary Proteins

Developing protein-based nanoparticles as versatile delivery systems for cancer therapy and imaging

Sandra, F., Khaliq, N. U., Sunna, A. & Care, A., Sep 2019, In : Nanomaterials. 9, 9, p. 1-25 25 p., 1329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Imaging techniques
Medical nanotechnology

Development of screening strategies for the identification of paramylon-degrading enzymes

Gissibl, A., Care, A., Sun, Y., Hobba, G., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 46, 6, p. 769-781 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
Escherichia coli

Activities 2017 2019

  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

MQ BioNetwork Brain Cancer Hackathon Research Symposium

Heinrich Kroukamp (Organiser), Andrew Care (Organiser), William Redmond (Organiser), JJB Timmins (Participant)
2 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...


Helena Nevalainen (Participant), Alexander Gissibl (Participant), Yu-hsin Sun (Participant), Andrew Care (Participant), Graham Hobba (Participant), Anwar Sunna (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...