Dr Anne Rich

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Scientific Officer

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Scientific Officer in the Spectroscopy Laboratory. Responsible for user training, instrument management and maintenance. The first contact for guidance and interpretation of data for undergraduate and post-graduate students, and external users of the laboratory.

BSc (Hons) USyd., PhD (Chemistry) USyd.

• X-ray Instrument Specialist in the Bragg Institute, ANSTO.
• Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at University of Sydney, University College London (UK), and Dartmouth College, Hanover (USA).
• Research Chemist - Electrochemistry, Polartechnics, Sydney.


Conference Abstracts

Braidy N; Poljak A; Marjo C; Rutlidge H; Rich A; Inestrosa N; Sachdev PS, 2017, 'Identification of Cerebral Metal Ion Imbalance in the Brain of Ageing Octodon Degu: a Natural Model for Alzheimer's Disease [Poster Abstract P2-080]', in Alzheimer's and Dementia, Elsevier, London, UK, Vol. 13, pp. P636 - P637, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017, London, UK, 16 July 2017 - 20 July 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.729

Conference Papers

Marjo CE; Bhadbhade M; Kumar N; Aldilla V; Rich A; Bhattacharyya S, 2017, 'Crystal engineering of self-complementary NH center dot center dot center dot N chloro-triazine tapes', in ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA A-FOUNDATION AND ADVANCES, INT UNION CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, pp. C673 - C673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2053273317089008
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Bhadbhade MM; Marjo C; Aldilla V; Anne RH; Kumar N; Bhattacharya S, 2014, 'Temperature dependent conformational switching of alkyl chains in N-propyl-triazines', in ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA A-FOUNDATION AND ADVANCES, INT UNION CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, pp. C769 - C769, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000481527800772&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
Gonzalez Torres AD; Henderson R; Marjo C; Rich A, 2014, 'Biochemical characterisation of algal flocs using spectroscopic techniques: towards improved understanding of coagulation and flocculation', in Biochemical characterisation of algal flocs using spectroscopic techniques: towards improved understanding of coagulation and flocculation, 7th IWA International Young Water Professionals Conference,, Taipei, Taiwan, presented at 7th IWA International Young Water Professionals Conference,, Taipei, Taiwan, 07 December 2014 - 11 December 2014

Journal articles

Constantine M; Mooney S; Hibbert B; Marjo C; Bird M; Cohen T; Forbes M; McBeath A; Rich A; Stride J, 2021, 'Using charcoal, ATR FTIR and chemometrics to model the intensity of pyrolysis: Exploratory steps towards characterising fire events', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 783, pp. 147052 - 147052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147052
Chen G; Taherymoosavi S; Cheong S; Yin Y; Akter R; Marjo CE; Rich AM; Mitchell DRG; Fan X; Chew J; Pan G; Li L; Bian R; Horvat J; Mohammed M; Munroe P; Joseph S, 2021, 'Advanced characterization of biomineralization at plaque layer and inside rice roots amended with iron- and silica-enhanced biochar', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, pp. 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80377-z
Aldilla VR; Chen R; Martin AD; Marjo CE; Rich AM; Black DSC; Thordarson P; Kumar N, 2020, 'Anthranilamide-based Short Peptides Self-Assembled Hydrogels as Antibacterial Agents', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-57342-6
Yao Y; Aldilla VR; Bhadbhade M; Bhattacharyya S; Gong B; Kumar N; Rich AM; Sando D; Cheong S; Tilley R; Yin S; Marjo CE, 2020, 'Synthetic Bilayers on Mica from Self-Assembly of Hydrogen-Bonded Triazines', Langmuir, vol. 36, pp. 13301 - 13311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02377
Rich AM; Bhattacharyya S; Aldilla VR; Beves JE; Bhadbhade M; Kumar N; Luis ET; Marjo CE, 2019, 'Quantifying alkyl chain disorder in crystalline models of lipid bilayers using Raman spectroscopy', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol. 50, pp. 63 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrs.5501
Joseph S; Kammann CI; Shepherd JG; Conte P; Schmidt HP; Hagemann N; Rich AM; Marjo CE; Allen J; Munroe P; Mitchell DRG; Donne S; Spokas K; Graber ER, 2018, 'Microstructural and associated chemical changes during the composting of a high temperature biochar: Mechanisms for nitrate, phosphate and other nutrient retention and release', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 618, pp. 1210 - 1223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.200
Aldilla VR; Martin AD; Nizalapur S; Marjo CE; Rich AM; Ho KKK; Ittner LM; Black DSC; Thordarson P; Kumar N, 2018, 'Glyoxylamide-based self-assembly hydrogels for sustained ciprofloxacin delivery', Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol. 6, pp. 6089 - 6098, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8TB01290C
Marjo CE; Gatenby S; Rich AM; Gong B; Chee S, 2017, 'ATR-FTIR as a tool for assessing potential for chemical ageing in Spandex/Lycra®/elastane-based fabric collections', Studies in Conservation, vol. 62, pp. 343 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00393630.2016.1198868
Aldilla VR; Bhadbhade M; Bhattacharyya S; Kumar N; Rich AM; Marjo CE, 2017, 'Controlling the distance between hydrogen-bonded chloro-: S -triazine tapes: Crystal engineering using N -alkyl chains and the influence of temperature', CrystEngComm, vol. 19, pp. 4749 - 4758, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7ce01049d
Braidy N; Poljak A; Marjo C; Rutlidge H; Rich A; Jugder B-E; Jayasena T; Inestrosa N; Sachdev P, 2017, 'Identification of cerebral metal ion imbalance in the brain of ageing Octodon degus', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 9, pp. 66 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00066
Aldilla VR; Nizalapur S; Martin A; Marjo CE; Rich A; Yee E; Suwannakot P; Black DS; Thordarson P; Kumar N, 2017, 'Design, synthesis, and characterisation of glyoxylamide-based short peptides as self-assembled gels', New Journal of Chemistry, vol. 41, pp. 13462 - 13471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nj02248d
Gonzalez-Torres A; Rich AM; Marjo CE; Henderson RK, 2017, 'Evaluation of biochemical algal floc properties using Reflectance Fourier-Transform Infrared Imaging', Algal Research, vol. 27, pp. 345 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.09.017
Labine-Romain M; Beckmann S; Bhadbhade M; Bhattacharyya S; Manefield M; Marjo CE; Rich AM, 2017, 'Polymorphs of Neutral Red, a Redox-Mediating Phenazine in Biological Systems', Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 70, pp. 1032 - 1038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CH17141
Braidy N; Poljak A; Marjo C; Rutlidge H; Rich A; Jugder BE; Jayasena T; Inestrosa NC; Sachdev PS, 2017, 'Corrigendum: Identification of cerebral metal ion imbalance in the brain of ageing octodon degus [Front. Aging Neurosci., 9, (2017) (66)] DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00066', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00134
Hazrin-Chong NH; Marjo CE; Das T; Rich AM; Manefield M, 2014, 'Surface analysis reveals biogenic oxidation of sub-bituminous coal by Pseudomonas fluorescens', Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 98, pp. 6443 - 6452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00253-014-5832-2
Braidy N; Poljak A; Marjo C; Rutlidge H; Rich A; Jayasena T; Inestrosa NC; Sachdev P, 2014, 'Metal and complementary molecular bioimaging in alzheimer's disease', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2014.00138
Dickson CF; Rich AM; D'Avigdor WMH; Collins DAT; Lowry JA; Mollan TL; Khandros E; Olson JS; Weiss MJ; Mackay JP; Lay PA; Gell DA, 2013, '-Hemoglobin-stabilizing Protein (AHSP) Perturbs the Proximal Heme Pocket of Oxy- -hemoglobin and Weakens the Iron-Oxygen Bond', Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 288, pp. 19986 - 20001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M112.437509
Ward AJ; Masters AF; Maschmeyer T; Rich AM, 2013, 'Unprecedented blue-shift in bismuth oxide supported on mesoporous silica', New Journal of Chemistry, vol. 37, pp. 593 - 600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2nj40847c
Chia C; Gong B; Joseph S; Marjo CE; Munroe PR; Rich AM, 2012, 'Imaging of mineral-enriched biochar by FTIR, Raman and SEM-EDX', Vibrational Spectroscopy, vol. 62, pp. 248 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2012.06.006
Rich AM; Bombarda E; Schenk AD; Lee PE; Cox EH; Spuches AM; Hudson LD; Kieffer B; Wilcox DE, 2012, 'Thermodynamics of Zn2+ binding to Cys2His2 and Cys2HisCys zinc fingers and a Cys4 transcription factor site', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, pp. 10405 - 10418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja211417g
Marjo CE; Bhadbhade M; Hook JM; Rich AM, 2012, 'Polymorphism and a metastable solvate of duloxetine hydrochloride', Molecular Pharmaceutics, vol. 8, pp. 2454 - 2464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/mp200455u
Bhadbhade M; Hook JM; Marjo CE; Lin Q; Rich AM, 2009, 'Duloxetine hydrochloride', ACTA Crystallographica Section E - Structure Reports Online, vol. 65, pp. o2294 - o2294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S1600536809033996
Spuches AM; Kruszyna HG; Rich AM; Wilcox DE, 2005, 'Thermodynamics of the As(III)−Thiol Interaction:  Arsenite and Monomethylarsenite Complexes with Glutathione, Dihydrolipoic Acid, and Other Thiol Ligands', Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 44, pp. 2964 - 2972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic048694q
Feng L; Gell DA; Zhou S; Gu L; Kong Y; Li J; Hu M; Yan N; Lee C; Rich AM; Armstrong RS; Lay PA; Gow AJ; Weiss MJ; Mackay JP; Shi Y, 2004, 'Molecular mechanism of AHSP-mediated stabilization of alpha-hemoglobin', Cell, vol. 119, pp. 629 - 640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2004.11.025
Nugent J, 2001, 'Photosynthetic water oxidation: towards a mechanism', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, vol. 1503, pp. 138 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0005-2728(00)00223-1
Weder JE; Hambley TW; Kennedy BJ; Lay PA; Foran GJ; Rich AM, 2001, 'Determination of the Structures of Antiinflammatory Copper(II) Dimers of Indomethacin by Multiple-Scattering Analyses of X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Data', Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 40, pp. 1295 - 1302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic0007815
Evans MCW; Rich AM; Nugent JHA, 2000, 'Evidence for the presence of a component of the Mn complex of the photosystem II reaction centre which is exposed to water in the S2 state of the water oxidation complex', FEBS Letters, vol. 477, pp. 113 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0014-5793(00)01742-7
Cheng M-C; Rich AM; Armstrong RS; Ellis PJ; Lay PA, 1999, 'Determination of Iron−Ligand Bond Lengths in Ferric and Ferrous Horse Heart Cytochrome Using Multiple-Scattering Analyses of XAFS Data', Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 38, pp. 5703 - 5708, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic990395r
Rich AM; Ellis PJ; Tennant L; Wright PE; Armstrong RS; Lay PA, 1999, 'Determination of Fe−Ligand Bond Lengths and the Fe−N−O Bond Angles in Soybean Ferrous and Ferric Nitrosylleghemoglobin Using Multiple-Scattering XAFS Analyses', Biochemistry, vol. 38, pp. 16491 - 16499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi990730n
Rich AM; Armstrong RS; Ellis PJ; Lay PA, 1998, 'Determination of the Fe−Ligand Bond Lengths and Fe−N−O Bond Angles in Horse Heart Ferric and Ferrous Nitrosylmyoglobin Using Multiple-Scattering XAFS Analyses', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 120, pp. 10827 - 10836, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja980253g
Rich AM; Armstrong RS; Ellis PJ; Freeman HC; Lay PA, 1998, 'Determination of Iron−Ligand Bond Lengths in Horse Heart Met- and Deoxymyoglobin Using Multiple-Scattering XAFS Analyses', Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 37, pp. 5743 - 5753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic9714549
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Spectroscopy Laboratory
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Chemical Sciences Building (F10)
UNSW Sydney
Kensington NSW 2052


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