2016 Best Paper Award Announced

Many congratulations to: Eri Hara (pictured left), Motoki Ueda (pictured right), Cheol Joo Kim, Akira Makino, Isao Hara, Eiichi Ozeki and Shunsaku Kimura For their award-winning article: Suppressive immune response of poly-(sarcosine) chains in peptide-nanosheets in contrast to polymeric micelles How can I win the PSC Best Paper Award 2017?Every research article published in Journal of Peptide Science in 2015 and 2016 will be on the shortlist for the 2017 Award. The Editors will choose Continue reading

Journal of Peptide Science app for iOS just launched!

Access content from the Journal of Peptide Science wherever you are, whenever you want. Current subscribers to Journal of Peptide Science can “pair” their device with their personal or institutional subscription to enjoy full access in this iOS edition. Download the app for free from here. Experience an entirely new browsing and reading experience: Convenient access to articles anytime, anywhere Quick navigation to any section of the app Immediate access to new content Select keywords Continue reading

The PolyPeptide Group continues to sponsor the Rudinger Award lectures

The Josef Rudinger Memorial Lecture Award is presented every two years, during the European Peptide Symposium, in commemoration of Josef Rudinger’s role in the foundation of the European Peptide Symposia and of diverse contributions he made to peptide chemistry. Potential recipients are nominated by an EPS member. Preference is given to a candidate with longstanding contributions to the field. The Scientific Advisory Committee of EPS reviews the nominations and makes a recommendation to the Executive Continue reading

EPS Miklós Bodanszky Award to be sponsored by BCN Peptides

We are glad to announce that the EPS Miklós Bodanszky Award, established by the Society in 2014, is to be sponsored by BCN Peptides. The Award, honoring a scientist who has made significant contributions to peptide-based drug research in the period of ten years after having obtained the PhD degree, will be presented for the first time to the ex-aequo winners of the first edition, Drs. Maja Köhn and Markus Muttenthaler, at the 34 European Continue reading

Robert Schwyzer (1920-2015), In Memoriam

Professor Robert Schwyzer, one of the most famous peptide chemists of the third epoch of peptide science (according to Theodor Wieland, 1981), passed away on September 29, 2015, about three weeks after the death of his wife Rosa Schwyzer-Nägeli. He was born on December 8, 1920 and, after emigration of his parents to the USA in 1924, he spent his youth in Minnesota where his father served as country doctor and surgeon. After the return Continue reading