Leslie Gunatilaka

Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Natural products science focusing on innovative strategies for the discovery and development of small-molecule natural products for medicine and agriculture, chemistry and biology of arid land plants and symbiotic microorganisms, biodiversity conservation, plant-fungal interactions, medicinal plants, and application of environmentally-friendly techniques for production of plant biomass and plant secondary metabolites with pharmaceutical potential.


  • PhD, Chemistry, Imperial College, University of London, UK, 1974