Dr. Natasha Ann Keasberry



Educational Qualifications: MChem, PhD (Imperial College, London)

Research Interests

  • Synthesis of ligands and complexation to metals
  • Lanthanide chemistry
  • Nanoparticles for various applications, including medical imaging and as a solid support


  • SC-1211 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry (laboratory component)
  • SC-1483 Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • SC-2212 Transition Metal Chemistry
  • SC-4318 Nuclear Chemistry and the f-block elements
  • CU-0304 Unibridge Sciences for University (Chemistry component)

Research Publications

  • Azureen Mohamad, Huisian Teo, Natasha Ann Keasberry, Minhaz Ahmed, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 2018, Recent developments in Colorimetric Immunoassays using Nanozymes and plasmonic nanoparticles. (DOI: 10.1080/07388551.2018.1496063)

  • Azureen Mohamad, Natasha Ann Keasberry, Minhaz Uddin Ahmed, Analytical Sciences, 2018, Enzyme-free gold-silver core-shell nanozyme immunosensor for the detection of haptoglobin. (DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P176)

  • Mohammad Rizwan, Noor Faizah Mohd-Naim, Natasha Ann Keasberry, Minhaz Uddin Ahmed, Analytical Methods, 2017, 9, 2570 – 2577, A highly sensitive and label-free electrochemiluminescence immunosensor for beta 2-microglobulin. (DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00263G)

  • N A Keasberry, C W Yapp, A Idris, Biochemistry (Moscow), 2017, Vol 82, No 6, pp 655-662, Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as a Carrier Platform for Intracellular Delivery of Nucleic Acids. (DOI: 10.1134/S0006297917060025)

  • Lim YC, Rajabalaya R, Lee SHF, Tennakoon KU, Le Q-V, Idris A, Zulkipli IN, Keasberry N, David SR, Molecules, 2016, 21(8), 1048, Parasitic mistletoes of the genera scurrula and viscum: from bench to bedside. (DOI: 10.3390/molecules21081048)

  • Lester Thoo, Mochamad Zakki Fahmi, Ihsan Nazurah Zulkipli, Natasha Keasberry, Adi Idris, Central European Journal of Immunology, 2016, In press, Interaction and cellular uptake of surface-modified carbon dot nanoparticles by J774.1 macrophages.

  • N Keasberry, J Gallo, G Stasiuk, M Banobre-Lopez, C Wood, N Long, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 16119, Tuning the relaxation rates of dual mode T1/T2 nanoparticle contrast agents: a study into the ideal system. (DOI: 10.1039/C5NR04400F)