Miss Oi Wei Mak

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Oi Wei obtained her Degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry (Pass with Distinction) in University of Malaya under Malaysian National Public Service Department Scholarship. She then completed Erasmus Mundus Master of Science (SERP-CHEM) in Université Paris-Sud with the funding of EACEA European Commission Scholarship. She is now studying PhD in University of Auckland with the offer of UoA Doctoral Scholarship to investigate infantile neurodenegerative disorder. 

Research | Current

Enzymology of DHHC 3/7-mediated protein palmitoylation,

Protein NMR, 

Virtual Screening,

Organic synthesis for inhibitor optimisation,

PTM of proteins- Crispr/Cas9 


Areas of expertise

Mak, O. W., Seman, N., Harun, N. H., Hussen, R. S. D., Rodzi, N. M., & Heidelberg, T. (2015). Nanovesicles Based on Mixtures of a Biantennary Glycolipid with Ionic CoSurfactants. Journal of Surfactants and Detergents,18(6), 973-980. 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Mak, O. W., Chand, R., Reynisson, J., & Leung, I. K. H. (2019). Identification of Isoform-Selective Ligands for the Middle Domain of Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90). International journal of molecular sciences, 20 (21).10.3390/ijms20215333
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ivanhoe Leung, Raina Chand


Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
New Zealand

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