Dr. Vince Carbone


E: Vince.Carbone@agresearch.co.nz


2010: PhD in Pharmaceutical Science, Victorian College Pharmacy, Monash University
2004: Masters of Pharmaceutical Science, Victorian College Pharmacy, Monash University
2001: Bachelor of Science with Honours, Department of pathology, University of Melbourne

Research interests & activities

I am a research scientist within the Department of Animal Nutrition & Health at AgResearch, within the ongoing chemogenomics programme. This work employs my research specialities within the fields of protein crystallization, X-ray structure determination, structure-based drug design, molecular modelling.


2004-2008 Australian Postgraduate Award, Monash University
2004-2008 Monash Synchrotron top up scholarship


Carbone V, Schofield LR, Beattie AK, Sutherland-Smith AJ and Ronimus RS (2013). The crystal structure of methenyltetrahydromethanopterin cyclohydrolase from Methanobrevibacter ruminantium. Proteins, 81, 2064-70.

Carbone V and Velkov T (2013). Interaction of phthalates and phenoxy acid herbicide environmental pollutants with intestinal intracellular lipid binding proteins. Chem Res Toxicol, 26, 1240-50.
McMillan DG, Ferguson SA, Dey D, Schroder K, Aung HL, Carbone V et al (2011). A1Ao-ATP synthase of Methanobrevibacter ruminantium couples sodium ions for ATP synthesis under physiological conditions. J Biol Chem, 286, 39882-92.

Carbone V, Hara A and El-Kabbani O (2008). Structural and functional features of dimeric dihydrodiol dehydrogenase. Cell Mol Life Sci, 65, 1464-74.