Research topics

C–H activation

Enantioselective catalysis

Diastereoselective synthesis

Organic electrosynthesis

Total synthesis

Material science


Anticancer agents

Antimalarial agents

Provided services

Drug discovery projects on a contract research base

Development of synthetic routes for large scale synthesis

Custom synthesis of screening compounds

Latest news

June 2021

Undergraduate and Master’s students from our team have successfully graduated from University of Latvia. Congrats!

November 2020

The head of our laboratory Edgars, has been awarded the Order of the Three Stars (3rd class). Congratulations!

October 2020

Students from our group receive scholarships from University of Latvia Foundation for 2020/2021 academic year. Congrats!


Recent publications

38. Imitation of β-lactam binding enables broad-spectrum metallo-β-lactamase inhibitors

Brem, J.; Panduwawala, T.; Hansen, J. U.; Hewitt, J.; Liepins, E.; Donets, P.; Espina, L.; Farley, A. J. M.; Shubin, K; Campillos, G. G.; Kiuru, P.; Shishodia, S.; Krahn, D.; Leśniak, R. K.; Schmidt (Adrian), J.; Calvopiña, K.; Turrientes, M. C.; Kavanagh, M. E.; Lubriks, D.; Hinchliffe, P.; Langley, G. W.; Aboklaish, A. F.; Eneroth, A.; Backlund, M.; Baran, A. G.; Nielsen, E. I.; Speake, M.; Kuka, J.; Robinson, J.; Grinberga, S.; Robinson, L.; McDonough, M. A.; Rydzik, A. M.; Leissing, T. M.; Jimenez-Castellanos, J. C.; Avison, M. B; Pinto, S. S.; Pannifer, A. D.; Martjuga, M.; Widlake, E.; Priede, M.; Navratilova, I. H.; Gniadkowski, M.; Belfrage, A. K.; Brandt, P.; Yli-Kauhaluoma, j.; Bacque, E.; Page, M. G. P.; Björkling, F.; Tyrrell, J. M.; Spencer, J.; Lang, P. A.; Baranczewski, P.; Cantón, R.; McElroy, S. P.; Jones, P. S.; Baquero, F.; Suna, E.; Morrison, A.; Walsh, T. R.; Schofield, C. J. Nat. Chem 2021.

DOI: 10.1038/s41557-021-00831-x

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