Martin Flegel (1946-2021), In Memoriam

Posted on Aug 12th, 2021

Dr. Martin Flegel died suddenly on July 15, 2021, in the middle of the dinner with his family in his house in Dolni Jircany near Prague, Czech Republic. Martin finished his studies at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in 1973. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Organic…

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Conrad H. Schneider (1931 – 2021), In Memoriam

Posted on Jun 14th, 2021

The European Peptide Society is in mourning for Conrad Schneider, the founding editor of the Journal of Peptide Science. He died on May 10, 2021 shortly before his 90th birthday. Conrad was a true Bernese throughout life: He started his career at the University of Bern where he studied chemistry,…

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Elizabeth Schram, In Memoriam

Posted on Jan 9th, 2020

Dear Colleagues, We are shocked and saddened at the news of Dr. Elizabeth Schram death on December 18, 2019. Johan Elgersma, Secretary ESCOM SCIENCE Foundation informed us Mrs. Schram has untimely passed away during her visit to her school in Chennai-India due to a fatal heart attack. Dr. E.…

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Jean Rivier (1941-2019), In Memoriam

Posted on Nov 18th, 2019

The European Peptide Society mourns the passing of Prof. Jean Rivier, a pioneer of peptide research and a dear friend over many years. Jean was a world-class scientist who made fundamental contributions to our field of peptides, as well as a gracious, congenial individual who had significant impact…

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Kálmán Medzihradszky (1928-2019), In Memoriam

Posted on Jul 17th, 2019

Professor Kálmán Medzihradszky, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 92, of Budapest, Hungary our fellow chemist colleague and friend who made significant contributions to the fields of peptide science and bioorganic chemistry research, died 20 May, 2019. Kálmán is survived by his wife…

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Robert C. Sheppard (1932‐2019), In Memoriam

Posted on May 21st, 2019

Robert (Bob) Sheppard, former Head of the Sub‐Division of Peptide Chemistry at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK, passed away at his home on 15th January 2019, aged 87. His legacy to peptide science is a substantial body of work on the development of novel solid supports and…

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Louis A. Carpino (1927‐2019), In Memoriam

Posted on May 21st, 2019

Dr Louis A. Carpino (91) passed away at home in Amherst, MA on Friday, January 4, 2019. He was a Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr L.A. Carpino was a pioneer in the development of amino‐protecting groups and coupling reagents for use in the…

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Bogdan Przemysław Liberek (1926-2018), In Memoriam

Posted on Feb 14th, 2019

With deep sorrow and sadness we inform you that after a long illness Bogdan Liberek, Professor Emeritus at Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdańsk, Poland, passed away on December 22, 2018 at the age of 93. Bogdan Liberek had rooted from the lab of the pioneer of polish peptide chemistry,…

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Elizabeth (Libby) Merrifield (1923-2017), In Memoriam

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

Elizabeth (Libby) Merrifield, wife of Rockefeller University Professor and 1984 Nobel laureate in Chemistry Bruce Merrifield, passed away on September 13, 2017, at the age of 94, after a brief illness. Her loss is mourned by surviving children Nancy, Jim, Betsy, Cathy, and Laurie, along with their…

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Robert Schwyzer (1920-2015), In Memoriam

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2015

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…

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Ignacy Z. Siemion (1932–2015), In Memoriam

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the loss of Ignacy Zenon Siemion on April 18th, 2015.

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Andrzej W. Lipkowski (1946-2014), In Memoriam

Posted on Dec 24th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Andrzej W. Lipkowski on November 27th, 2014.

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Paul Cordopatis (1947-2014), In Memoriam

Posted on Oct 19th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Paul Cordopatis on October 16th 2014.

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Geoffrey Young (1915-2014), In Memoriam

Posted on May 28th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr GT Young on May 24, 2014. Inside you can find the announcement by Dr. John Jones.

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Gunars Chipens (1933-2014), In Memoriam

Posted on May 17th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Prof. Gunar Chipen on April 29, 2014. Inside you can find the announcement by the EPS Latvian Effective Member Prof. Peteris Romanvskis.

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Sándor Bajusz (1931-2013), In Memoriam

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Sándor Bajusz on December 19, 2013. Inside you can find the announcement by the EPS President Prof. Ferenç Hudecz.

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Enrique Pérez-Payà (1962-2013), in Memoriam

Posted on Jun 9th, 2013

It is our sad duty to report the untimely passing of our dear colleague Enrique Pérez-Payá, CSIC research professor and group leader at the Prince Felipe Research Center (CIPF), in Valencia, Spain, on May 28.

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