Akabori Memorial Award 2018

The Japanese Peptide Society invites nominations for Akabori Memorial Award 2018 The Japanese Peptide Society is now accepting nominations for the Akabori Memorial Award 2018. This award is conferred upon scientists who have made major contributions toward the progress of peptide science. The list of past awardees and detailed information are accessible at https://www.peptide-soc.jp/award/2018/04/16/akabori-memorial-award-2018.html. We will be deeply grateful if you could deliver this information to your members. Deadline for nominations will be on June Continue reading

The “Pro Service to the European Peptide Society” medal presentation to the founding Executive Committee members

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Society, the General Assembly (Sofia, September 1, 2014) unanimously accepted the suggestion of Prof. Ferenc Hudecz, the President of the EPS, to present the “Pro Service to the European Peptide Society” medal to the founding Executive Committee members: Ernest Giralt, Vadim Ivanov, Günther Jung, Albert Loffet and Kálmán Medzihradszky. The personal delivery and presentation of the medal have been organized so far for Prof. Günther Jung, Continue reading

Journal of Peptide Science: two outstanding reviews, giving an insight into new opportunities for peptide science

Journal of Peptide Science

The Journal of Peptide Science just published two outstanding reviews, giving an insight into new opportunities for peptide science; a) Stephen Kent and co-workers give a summary of new synthetic approaches enabling the preparation of new proteins and peptides and b) Helma Wennemers shows how peptides can be used as catalysts for the synthesis on nano particles. Continue reading