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Dr Andrew Boa

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of York)
  • PhD (University of York)

Summary

Dr Andrew Boa is a senior lecturer in chemistry.

Journal Article

N-cinnamoylanthranilates as human TRPA1 modulators: Structure-activity relationships and channel binding sites

Chandrabalan, A., McPhillie, M. J., Morice, A. H., Boa, A. N., & Sadofsky, L. R. (2019). N-cinnamoylanthranilates as human TRPA1 modulators: Structure-activity relationships and channel binding sites. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 170, 141-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2019.02.074

Sulfonated sporopollenin as an efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for dehydration of D-xylose and xylan into furfural

Wang, Y., Len, T., Huang, Y., Diego Taboada, A., Boa, A. N., Ceballos, C., …Len, C. (2017). Sulfonated sporopollenin as an efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for dehydration of D-xylose and xylan into furfural. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 5(1), 392-398. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01780

Interconvertible geometric isomers of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase inhibitors exhibit multiple binding modes

McConkey, G. A., Bedingfield, P. T., Burrell, D. R., Chambers, N. C., Cunningham, F., Prior, T. J., …Boa, A. N. (2017). Interconvertible geometric isomers of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase inhibitors exhibit multiple binding modes. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 27(16), 3878-3882. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2017.06.052

Sporopollenin as an efficient green support for covalent immobilization of a lipase

de Souza, S. P., Bassut, J., Marquez, H. V., Junior, I. I., Miranda, L. S. M., Huang, Y., …de Souza, R. O. M. A. (2015). Sporopollenin as an efficient green support for covalent immobilization of a lipase. Catalysis science & technology, 5(6), 3130-3136. doi:10.1039/c4cy01682c

Protein free microcapsules obtained from plant spores as a model for drug delivery: Ibuprofen encapsulation, release and taste masking

Diego-Taboada, A., Maillet, L., Banoub, J. H., Lorch, M., Rigby, A. S., Boa, A. N., …Mackenzie, G. (2013). Protein free microcapsules obtained from plant spores as a model for drug delivery: Ibuprofen encapsulation, release and taste masking. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(5), 707-713. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2tb00228k

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Interreg - Sullied Sediments

Funder

EC European Commission

Grant

Started

1 January 2017

Status

Ongoing

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Boa welcomes applications for postgraduate supervision in his areas of expertise.

Conference presentation

EuCheMS 2018 Conference (oral contribution)

2018 - 2018

‘Applications of surface-modified plant spore exines’, EuCheMS 2018, Liverpool, 26th - 30th August 2018.

RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-organic Group Postgraduate Symposium (conference poster)

2018 - 2018

Studies towards design of a potential therapeutic anticancer agent O. I. Adeniran*, A.N. Boa, C Ettelaie, and A Maraveyas, RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-organic Group Postgraduate Symposium, Leeds, 10th May 2018

Annual meeting of the British Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis (conference poster)

2018 - 2018

Design and analysis of small compounds to restrain the functions of tissue factor within tumour cells’ O. I. Adeniran*, M. A. Mohammad, A. Maraveyas, A. N. Boa, C. Ettelaie, Annual meeting of the British Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Warwick, 8-9th November 2018.

Presentation on the University of Hull (oral contribution)

2019 - 2019

A short presentation on the University of Hull (it's research and teaching, predominantly FOSE/FOHS) was made at the IUT Bethune, during their international meeting on the theme of “New Directions in International Cooperation” (March 21st-22nd, 2019) . Attendees came from Austria, Ireland, Poland, Romania and France.

ID Week 2018 (conference poster)

2018 - 2018

Conference presentation (by external collaborator) at "ID Week 2018" (San Francisco) October 3 - 7, 2018 The Role of Whole-Genome Sequencing in Characterizing the Mechanism of Action of Anti-Tuberculosis Compounds: Demonstrated With Para-Amino Salicylic Acid and Its Analogue Satta*, Witney, Ere (Hull), Disney (Hull), Begum, Ortiz , Ratledge (Hull), Boa (Hull), and McHugh Abstract published at Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2018, Vol 5 (suppl_1), S286 and https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy210.805

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

FHEA

2014

Other

Professeur Invité Université d'Artois

2018 - 2019

Invited by Université d'Artois for a visit to discuss common research projects with IUT Bethune, ENSAIT and Université d'Artois.