Welcome to the Tranmer Research Group Website

Principal Investigator: Geoffrey K. Tranmer, PhD

Tenured Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba.

Appointed Adjunct in the Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba.

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Senior Research Chemist, Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, Supervisor: Prof. Steven V. Ley.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Princeton University, Supervisor: Prof. Martin Semmelhack.

PhD, University of Guelph, Organic Chemistry, Supervisor: Prof. William Tam.

BSc (Hons), Brock University, Chemistry, Supervisor: Prof. Fred Capretta.


Research Focus

Program 1: The Development and Application of Flow Chemistry Methods

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Program 2: The Development of Hypoxia-Targeting Cancer Therapies and Imaging Agents

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Program 3: Structure-based Drug Design: Development of Novel Drug Candidates

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• CEM Explorer 12 Hybrid Microwave Synthesizer

• Waters Alliance 2695 HPLC, with 996 PDA Detector

• Vapourtec R2C+/R4 Flow Chemistry System with UV-150 Photochemical Reactor

• Teledyne Isco Combiflash Rf 200 Purification System

Research Interests

•  Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Chemical Biology, Organic Synthesis

•  Flow Chemistry: Development and application of new synthetic technologies in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology programs

•  Development of targeted cancer therapies

•  Development of novel bioconjugation methodologies for use in chemical biology

Contact Information

Geoff Tranmer, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Pharmacy

(Adjunct) Department of Chemistry

University of Manitoba

321 Apotex Centre

750 McDermot Ave

Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0T5

Tel. 204-474-8358

Email: Geoffrey.Tranmer@umanitoba.ca