“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
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
Proceedings of the 35th EPS in Dublin (Ireland, 2018) are now available to read.
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
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
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Many congratulations to: Sergej Schwagerus, Oliver Reimann, Clement Despres, Caroline Smet‐Nocca and Christian P. R. Hackenberger For their award-winning article: Semi‐synthesis of a tag‐free O‐GlcNAcylated tau protein by sequential chemoselective ligation How can I win the PSC Best Paper Award 2019?Every research article published in Journal of Peptide Science in 2017 and 2018 will be on the shortlist for the 2019 Award. The Editors will choose the winner based on the number of citations, on the number of Continue reading
Maybe you have heard about, or actually you may have used in your peptide synthesis endeavours the program called Peptide Companion. This program was written by Michal Lebl, Viktor Krchnak, and Jiri Lebl in 1992 and is still installed on many peptide chemist’s computers across laboratories everywhere. However, upgrades to new versions of Windows have made it unusable. We were approached by several peptide chemists with a question when we will make a new version Continue reading
We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated candidate for the position of a doctoral student to carry out a peptide-based drug-design project involving a multi-disciplinary approach. The project targets the interaction between endoplasmic reticulum (ER) chaperone ERp44 and the collagenous hormone adiponectin. Adiponectin, abundantly and exclusively secreted from adipocytes (fat cells), exerts a wide range of beneficial functions against obesity-associated pathologies and is a potent biotherapeutic. In the ER, ERp44 tightly regulates oligomerization of Continue reading