Special issue published as a tribute to Shiro Akabori (1900–1992)


The Journal of Peptide Science has just published a special issue as a tribute to Shiro Akabori (1900–1992), the father of Japanese peptide and protein chemistry. Attendees at the recent 15th Akabori Conference in Boppard, Germany (held 7-10 September 2014) and the conference on Rokko Mountain, Kobe, Japan (23-26 May 2016) were personally invited to contribute a review article or experiment-based communication to this special issue of the Journal of Peptide Science. A large group Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW POSITION (24 months) The Team Amino Acids, Heterocycles, Peptides and Proteins of the IBMM is looking for an Organic Chemist/Medicinal Chemist candidate to participate to a multidisciplinary research project. The project aims at developing alternative and specific therapeutic tools based on foldamer and stapled peptide technologies to inhibit protein-protein interactions that are essential for the activity of a nuclear receptor involved in the resistance of tumor cells and cancer stem cells to chemotherapy. 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 EPS Continue reading

The 34th EPS Soccer Event

The biennial EPS soccer game, featuring teams from Europe and the Rest of the World (World Team) has become a mainstay of successive European Peptide Symposia since its inception at the 19th EPS in Porto Carras, Greece, in 1986 (see poster 393 @ 32nd EPS in Athens in 2012 for a brief history). The organizers of the 34th EPS, Professors Dr. Annette Beck-Sickinger and Dr. Ulf Diederichsen, spared no expense to ensure that the soccer Continue reading

Message from the past Secretary

Dear collegues and friends of the EPS, After the 34th European Peptide Symposium in Leipzig, my term as Secretary of EPS came to an end. Although the official start of my duties was in September 2012, when Professor Alex Eberle resigned as EPS Secretary, I was very pleased to be invited to participate in the activities of the Executive Committee one year before. This allowed me to learn the job from my predecessor, but also Continue reading

Maximize your Article Impact with Kudos: Free Webinar for Wiley Chemistry Authors

Wednesday, November 30th | 9:30 – 10:00 AM EST REGISTER NOW Register now for a 30-minute webinar on how you can increase readership and visibility for your work using Kudos. You’ll receive expert advice on the following topics: The importance and benefits of sharing your research How to use Kudos to explain, share, and measure your articles for greater impact Case studies of chemistry authors who have successfully increased readership for their articles Speakers: Paul Continue reading

New EPS Secretary

As approved by the last General Assembly (Leipzig, September 6), starting on October 1, 2016, the new Secretary of the EPS is Prof. Paula Gomes, replacing Prof. Dirk Tourwé, who has served in this capacity since 2014 until his recent retirement. Paula A. C. Gomes (http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6018-4724) is an Associate Professor, with Habilitation in Chemistry, at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal. She graduated in Continue reading