Dr. Nathan Boase
P803A, build. P-Block, 8th floor
Phone: +61 73138 2429

email: nathan.boase@qut.edu.au

Project Description: Nitroxide-containing polymers for controlling bacterial biofilms

Brief Curriculum Vitae
I Refereed Journals Publication List I Invited Conference Contributions

Brief Curriculum Vitae

since 09/15
Associate Lecturer under the supervision of A/Prof. Kathryn Fairfull-Smith at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Working in collaboration with the Free Radical Group and the Soft Matter Materials Group
10/14 - 09/15
Preclinical Imaging Facility Officer at the Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia
05/11 - 11/14
PhD under supervision of A/Prof. Kristofer Thurecht and A/Prof Idriss Blakey, at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and the Centre for Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia.Thesis title: Hyperbranched Polymers for In Vivo Multimodal Molecular Imaging
11/10 - 05/11
Research associate, A/Prof. Kristofer Thurecht and A/Prof Idriss Blakey, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Studies of pure chemistry, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), KIT, Germany
08/04 - 11/10
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Chemistry major, University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia

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Refereed Journals Publication List

In Vivo Fate of Carbon Nanotubes with Different Physicochemical Properties for Gene Delivery Applications
Cifuentes-Rius, A., Boase, N. R. B., Font, I., Coronas, N., Ramos-Perez, V., Thurecht, K. J., and Borrós S. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 11461-11471, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b00677.
Overcoming Instability of Antibody-Nanomaterial Conjugates: Next Generation Targeted Nanomedicines Using Bispecific Antibodies
Howard, C. B., Fletcher, N., Houston, Z. H., Fuchs, A. V., Boase, N. R. B., Simpson, J. D., Raftery, L. J., Ruder, T., Jones, M. L., de Bakker, C. J., Mahler, S. M., and Thurecht, K. J. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016, 5, 2055-2068, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201600263.
Synthesis of 19F nucleic acid-polymer conjugates as real-time MRI probes of biorecognition
Sicilia, G., Davis, A. L., Spain, S. G., Magnusson, J. P., Boase, N. R.B., Thurecht, K. J., and   Alexander, C.Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 7, 2180-2191, DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01883H.
The in vivo fate of nanoparticles and nanoparticle-loaded microcapsules after oral administration in mice: Evaluation of their potential for colon-specific delivery
Ma, Y., Fuchs, A. V., Boase, N. R. B., Rolfe, B. E., Coombes, A. G. A, Thurecht, K. J. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2015, 94, 393-403, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2015.06.014
In vivo evaluation of folate decorated cross-linked micelles for the delivery of platinum anticancer drugs
Eliezar, J., Scarano, W., Boase, N. R. B., Thurecht, K. J., and Stenzel, M. H. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 515-523, DOI: 10.1021/bm501558d.
Synthesis of a multimodal molecular imaging probe based on a hyperbranched polymer architecture
Boase, N. R. B., Blakey, I., Rolfe, B. E., Mardon, K. and Thurecht, K. J. Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 4450-4458, 10.1039/C4PY00513.
Imaging tumour distribution of a polymeric drug delivery platform in vivo by PET-MRI
Puttick, S., Boase, N. R. B., Blakey, I., Thurecht, K. J. Journal of  Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2014, 90, 1237-1244, DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4489, (Joint first author with S. Puttick)
Multimodal Polymer Nanoparticles with Combined F-19 Magnetic Resonance and Optical Detection for Tunable, Targeted, Multimodal Imaging in Vivo
Rolfe, B. E., Blakey, I., Squires, O., Peng, H., Boase, N. R. B., Alexander, C., Parsons, P. G., Boyle, G. M., Whittaker, A. K. and Thurecht, K. J. Journal of  American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 2413-2419, DOI: 10.1021/ja410351h.
Aptamer-targeted hyperbranched polymers: towards greater specificity for tumours in vivo
Coles, D. J., Rolfe, B. E., Boase, N. R. B., Veedu, R. N. and Thurecht, K. J. Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 3836-3838, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC00127J.
Molecular Imaging with Polymers
Boase, N. R. B., Blakey, I. and Thurecht, K. J. Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, 1384-1389, DOI: 10.1039/C2PY20132A.

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Invited Conference Contributions

Getting students to speak our language, adaptive tools for teaching nomenclature
Boase, N. R. B. MACRO – World Polymer Congress, July 2018, Cairns, Australia.
Polymeric Theranostics and In Vivo Multimodal Imaging
Boase, N. R. B., Blakey, I., Thurecht, K. J. 6th Asian Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations Congress, November 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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