Dr Nick Fletcher

Research Fellow/Senior Research off

Centre for Advanced Imaging
Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
+61 7 334 60359



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor, The University of Queensland


  • Jia, Xinying, Chin, Yanni K.-Y., Zhang, Alan H., Crawford, Theo, Zhu, Yifei, Fletcher, Nicholas L., Zhou, Zihan, Hamilton, Brett R., Stroet, Martin, Thurecht, Kristofer J. and Mobli, Mehdi (2023). Self-cyclisation as a general and efficient platform for peptide and protein macrocyclisation. Communications Chemistry, 6 (1) 48, 1-10. doi: 10.1038/s42004-023-00841-5

  • Lim, Malcolm, Fletcher, Nicholas L., Saunus, Jodi M., McCart Reed, Amy E., Chittoory, Haarika, Simpson, Peter T., Thurecht, Kristofer J. and Lakhani, Sunil R. (2023). Targeted hyperbranched nanoparticles for delivery of doxorubicin in breast cancer brain metastasis. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 20 (12), 6169-6183. doi: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.3c00558

  • Agrez, Michael, Chandler, Christopher, Thurecht, Kristofer J., Fletcher, Nicholas L., Liu, Feifei, Subramaniam, Gayathri, Howard, Christopher B., Blyth, Benjamin, Parker, Stephen, Turner, Darryl, Rzepecka, Justyna, Knox, Gavin, Nika, Anastasia, Hall, Andrew M., Gooding, Hayley and Gallagher, Laura (2023). An immunomodulating peptide with potential to suppress tumour growth and autoimmunity. Scientific Reports, 13 (1) 19741, 19741. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-47229-y

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Fletcher, Nicholas and Thurechta, Kristofer (2016). Molecular imaging utilizing aptamer-targeted probes. Aptamers: tools for nanotherapy and molecular imaging. (pp. 287-317) edited by Rakesh N. Veedu. Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing. doi: 10.1201/b20047-11

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Daniel, Sarah, Houston, Zachary, Fletcher, Nicholas, Bell, Craig, Atcheson, Nicole, Al-Najjar, Aiman, Howard, Christopher, Mahler, Stephen, Straw, Rod and Thurecht, Kristofer (2020). Canine PET/CT imaging with 64Cu-nanomedicines. SNMMI Annual Meeting, Online, 11-14 July, 2020. Reston, VA, United States: Society of Nuclear Medicine.

  • Yeh, Mei-Chun, Tse, Brian W. C., Fletcher, Nicholas L., Huston, Zachary H., Stewart, Chelsea, Sokolowski, Kamil, Jeet, Varinder, Wissmueller, Sandra, Thurecht, Kristofer J., Campbell, Douglas H., Walsh, Bradley J., Nelson, Colleen C. and Russell, Pamela J. (2018). Targeted beta therapy of human prostate cancer in vivo with Lu-177 labelled MIL-38 antibody against glypican-1 (GPC-1). 19th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference, Brisbane Australia, Aug 22-25, 2018. HOBOKEN: WILEY.

  • Lilja, Andrew R., Strong, Campbell W., Bailey, Benjamin J., Thurecht, Kristofer J., Houston, Zachary H., Fletcher, Nicholas L. and McGhee, John B. (2018). Design-led 3D visualization of nanomedicines in virtual reality. 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (ACM VRST), Tokyo, Japan, Nov 28- Dec 01 2018. New York, NY, United States: Association for Computing Machinery. doi: 10.1145/3281505.3281572

  • Thurecht, Kristofer, Zhou, Yongmei, Fletcher, Nicholas and Houston, Zachary (2018). Development of polymer theranostics to probe the behaviour of nanomaterials in biology. 255th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) - Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water, New Orleans, LA United States, 18-22 March 2018. Washington, DC United States: American Chemical Society.

  • Anitha, A., Fletcher, Nicholas, Houston, Zachary, Thurecht, Kristofer and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2016). Evaluation of the in vivo fate of ultrapure alginate in mice model. 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, Canada, 17 May - 22 May 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland: Frontiers Research Foundation. doi: 10.3389/conf.FBIOE.2016.01.02237

Other Outputs

  • Fletcher, Nicholas (2015). Bioproduction and self-assembly of designer peptides. PhD Thesis, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/uql.2015.436

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision