Tristan Clemons


  • The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 155 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
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Personal profile


Tristan Clemons is a key member of the BioNano research team based in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Western Australia. Tristan, along with his research interests, is heavily involved in student outreach and is an advocate for exciting students about the great opportunities a career in science can provide.

Funding overview

NHMRC Peter Doherty Australian Biomedical Fellowship (2014 - 2018)
Australian Nanotechnology Student Ambassador Award (2012 - 2014)

Previous positions

2013 – 2014 Postdoctoral Research position. Cardiophysiology research group, University of Western Australia, Perth WA.

2010 – 2013 PhD Nanotechnology. University of Western Australia, Perth WA
Nanotechnology and its applications in drug delivery - The main aim of this work is to develop multimodal polymeric nanoparticles which can be used as effective delivery vehicles of therapeutic agents to a range of diseases including cancer; and injuries including damage to the central nervous system.

Teaching overview

CHEM 1003 - 1st Year Chemistry


- Multifunctional nanoparticle synthesis
- Therapeutic delivery
- Disease treatment
- Wound healing
- Chemistry education research


  • Nanotechnology and therapeutic delivery

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2011 2018

2 Citations

Coherency image analysis to quantify collagen architecture: implications in scar assessment

Clemons, T., Bradshaw, M., Toshniwal, P., Chaudhari, N., Stevenson, A., Lynch, J., Fear, M., Wood, F. & Swaminatha Iyer, K., 2018, In : RSC Advances. 8, 18, p. 9661-9669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Image analysis

Intracellular speciation of gold nanorods alters the conformational dynamics of genomic DNA

Ho, D. W., Kretzmann, J., Norret, M., Toshniwal, P., Veder, J. P., Jiang, H., Guagliardo, P., Munshi, A. M. A., Chawla, R., Evans, C., Clemons, T., Nguyen, M., Kretzmann, A., Blythe, A., Saunders, M., Archer, M., Fitzgerald, M., Keelan, J., Bond, C., Kilburn, M. & 3 othersHurley, L., Smith, N. & Swaminatha Iyer, K., Dec 2018, In : Nature Nanotechnology. 13, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deoxyribonucleic acid


Award for Exceptional Contribution to Education Futures

Dino Spagnoli (Recipient), Tristan Clemons (Recipient) & Shannan Maisey (Recipient), 2016

Prize/award: Prize


Best Student Oral Presentation prize

Tristan Clemons (Recipient), 2013

Prize/award: Prize


Curtin Young Alumnus Award

Tristan Clemons (Recipient), 2015

Prize/award: Prize