A Report on the 21st GFPP Meeting

CONFERENCE REPORT 21st GFPP Meeting Amboise, France 12–16 May 2019   The 21st meeting of the French Peptides and Proteins Group (GFPP) was held in Amboise 500 years and a couple of days after the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, who spent his last years in the Chateau du Clos-Lucé, located a few kilometers away from conference center, in the beautiful and historic Loire valley area. This conference followed earlier meetings that have taken place Continue reading

Professor Maurice Manning receives International Award

Dr. Maurice Manning, professor of Cancer Biology at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, was the recent recipient of an award at the World Congress on Neurohypophysial Hormones in Ein Gedi, Israel, in “Recognition for His Lifelong Contributions to the Field of Neurohypophysial Hormones.” In his award address, entitled “Design and Synthesis of Receptor Selective Oxytocin and Vasopressin Agonists and Antagonists: An Odyssey of Chance Encounters and Surprising Discoveries,” he paid tribute to all the Continue reading

Postdoctoral research position on antimicrobial peptides at Uppsala University

This is a two year fixed salary position in peptide pharmacognosy. You will work in research focused on antimicrobial peptides of animal origin. The research involves discovery and characterization of antimicrobial peptides as well as studying their antibiotic and immunological properties. For more information please visit the Uppsala University job announcement page at https://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/join-us/details/?positionId=253487  (deadline 5th of April).

Job Offer – Peptide Chemist

“Caring for the world… one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that are anchored in the internationally applicable Credo. Janssen in Schaffhausen belongs to the group of Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies and manufactures and develops high quality pharmaceutical products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and medical devices. Senior Scientist in Small Molecule API Process R&D Peptide Group Continue reading

EPS Mobility Fellowships

The European Peptide Society (EPS) invites applications from PhD students for EPS Mobility Fellowships   Mobility and interdisciplinarity nowadays are important assets in research careers. The European Peptide Society provides fellowships for PhD students who want to visit another laboratory in Europe to acquire new methodology or perform experiments that are not possible at the home institution. Eligibility At the time of the application the PhD student must be member of the European Peptide Society Continue reading

Postdoctoral researcher position

Postdoctoral researcher position @ Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium   Topic: Peptide Hydrogels. Hydrogels are part of the modern drug delivery platforms and tissue regeneration. One important route towards slow release drug delivery and ‘soft’ media for cell proliferation involves the encapsulation of therapeutics/cells into hydrogels. At ORGC, short hydrogel-forming α-peptides (containing unmodified natural amino acids) were developed. Currently, the study of their physicochemical (rheology, IR, CryoTEM) and pharmacological profiles (e.g. cytotoxicity, in vitro and Continue reading

A Report on the 35th European Peptide Symposium. Dublin, Ireland. 26th – 31st August 2018

As Finbarr O’Harte, co-chair of the 35th European Peptide Symposium (EPS), highlighted during his concluding remarks, this meeting was hosted in a venue consistently named for a peptide event. Held at the Helix on the campus of Dublin City University (DCU), the EPS biennial international symposium happened for the first time since 1989 in Ireland, one of the recent member states which joined the EPS in 2008. The Symposium was opened on the 26th of Continue reading

Promoting Your Journal of Peptide Science Article

Wiley’s Promotional Toolkit is a one-stop shop for helping authors promote their work. Article sharing tools: • Use Wiley Content Sharing and receive a unique sharing link to a full-text, read-only version of your article that can be shared with unlimited people • If you’re a Journal of Peptide Science author, use Wiley Author Services to nominate up to 10 colleagues to receive free access to your article, or email a link to key colleagues Continue reading