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Prof Steven Stanforth

Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Steve Stanforth is Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Applied Sciences. He studied for his undergraduate degree at the University of Sheffield and thereafter continued studying at Sheffield for his PhD degree with Professor David Ollis, FRS. After a further year at Sheffield as a post-doctoral researcher, he was awarded a European Exchange Scholarship and moved to the CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France to work with Professor Sir Derek Barton, FRS. He then took up a lectureship at Northumbria University.

Steven Stanforth

Key Publications

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  • Detection of Microbial Nitroreductase Activity by Monitoring Exogenous Volatile Organic Compound Production Using HS-SPME-GC-MS, Thompson, R., Perry, J., Stanforth, S., Dean, J. 19 Nov 2020, In: Separations
  • Detection of β-alanyl aminopeptidase as a biomarker for Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the sputum of patients with cystic fibrosis using exogenous volatile organic compound evolution, Dean, J., Stanforth, S., Perry, J., Sykes, H., Stephenson, D., Thompson, R. 12 Mar 2020, In: RSC Advances
  • The synthesis of trifluoromethylated N-nitroaryl-2-amino-1,3-dichloropropane derivatives and their evaluation as potential anti-cancer agents, Chappel, L., Chun Wong, L., Leong, C., Mai, C., Ian, M., Stanforth, S., Truong, V. 15 Feb 2020, In: Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • Fluorogenic 7-azidocoumarin and 3/4-azidophthalimide derivatives as indicators of reductase activity in microorganisms, Chalansonnet, V., Lowe, J., Orenga, S., Perry, J., Robinson, S., Stanforth, S., Sykes, H., Truong, T. 15 Aug 2019, In: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • Fluorogenic L-alanylaminopeptidase substrates derived from 6-amino-2-hetarylquinolines and 7-amino-3-hetarylcoumarins and their potential applications in diagnostic microbiology, Cellier-Rastit, M., James, A., Orenga, S., Perry, J., Robinson, S., Turnbull, G., Stanforth, S. 15 May 2019, In: Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • Rapid detection of hydrogen sulfide produced by pathogenic bacteria in focused growth media using SHS-MCC-GC-IMS, Thompson, R., Perry, J., Stanforth, S., Dean, J. 1 Jul 2018, In: Microchemical Journal
  • The synthesis of novel chromogenic enzyme substrates for detection of bacterial glycosidases and their applications in diagnostic microbiology, Burton, M., Perry, J., Stanforth, S., Turner, H. 15 Sep 2018, In: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry
  • A chromatographic approach to distinguish Gram-positive from Gram-negative bacteria using exogenous volatile organic compound metabolites, Ramírez-Guízar, S., Sykes, H., Perry, J., Schwalbe, E., Stanforth, S., Perez-Perez, M., Dean, J. 9 Jun 2017, In: Journal of Chromatography A
  • Addition of phenylisocyanate to 3,5-diphenyl-1,2-dithiolium-4-olate gives a thioketone, Probert, M., Ramsden, C., Stanforth, S. 5 Apr 2017, In: Tetrahedron Letters
  • Analysis of Listeria using exogenous volatile organic compound metabolites and their detection by static headspace–multi-capillary column–gas chromatography–ion mobility spectrometry (SHS–MCC–GC–IMS), Taylor, C., Lough, F., Stanforth, S., Schwalbe, E., Fowlis, I., Dean, J. Jul 2017, In: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

PGR Supervision

  • Viet Thang Truong Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Enzymatic Substrates to aid the Detection and Identification of Clinically Important Microorganisms Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 04/03/2020
  • Charlotte Marsh Synthesis and application of novel fluorogenic substrates in diagnostic microbiology. Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 20/05/2021
  • Nicolo Scalacci Tackling the Antibiotic Resistance in Tuberculosis: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Antitubercular Agents and Development of Novel Methodologies for the Synthesis of Heterocycles Start Date: 18/09/2015 End Date: 14/07/2017
  • Ari Rasul Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Chromogenic and Fluorogenic Substrates for Microorganism Identification Start Date: 01/09/2011 End Date: 13/11/2014
  • Graeme Turnbull Preparation and Evaluation of Novel Heterocycles for the Detection and Identification of Clinically Important Microorganisms Start Date: 01/09/2009 End Date: 08/11/2012
  • Shaun Robinson Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Nitroreductase and Aminopeptidase Substrates for the Detection of Microorganisms Start Date: 01/10/2011 End Date: 29/01/2015
  • Hayley Turner Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Chromogenic Enzyme Substrates as Reagents in Diagnostic Microbiology Start Date: 19/03/2008 End Date: 25/04/2013
  • Alexander Twist Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Fluorogenic Compounds for the Detection and Identification of Microorganisms Start Date: 01/09/2014 End Date: 10/10/2018
  • Jonathan Lowe Novel Enzyme Substrates and Cell Labelling Reagents for Use in Diagnostic Microbiology Start Date: 01/11/2013 End Date: 20/04/2017
  • Christopher Cains Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Enzyme Substrates and Inducers as Reagents in Diagnostic Microbiology Start Date: 01/09/2011
  • Amy Garcha Synthesis and evaluation of novel substrates and inducers for the detection of enzyme activity and identification of microorganisms. Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Hannah Sykes Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Fluorogenic Substrates for the Detection, Identification and Differentiation of Clinically Important Microorganisms Start Date: 01/07/2014 End Date: 26/03/2018

Qualifications

  • Chemistry PhD October 10 1983
  • Member (MRSC) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1984


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