Professor John Blunt  - People - Chemistry - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Emeritus Professor John Blunt 


Emeritus Professor

Fields of Study 

Marine natural products
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Contact Details

Telephone: 021 351 688
Fax: +64 3 364 2110

Postal Address:
Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand

Research Interests


Recently retired as co-leader (with Murray H G Munro) of Marine Chemistry group, the focus of which was on the isolation and characterisation of novel biologically-active metabolites from marine invertebrates and fungi. Continues to be actively involved in writing articles and reviews, and until recently maintained the bibliographic databases (MarinLit and AntiMarin) of the marine natural products literature.

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Representative Publications

  • Phone: +64 3 364 2100
    Fax: +64 3 364 2110
  • Department of Chemistry
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
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