Virtual Peptide Social Hour on Zoom (May, 2021)

In the absence of in-person meetings, we have come together to help keep the global peptide community connected through a series of informal networking/social events. Our international events have been quite successful, and we would be delighted if you would join our next Zoom event. This hour-long event consists of three, 15-minute breakout rooms with 3-4 colleagues in each room to promote discussion and provide networking opportunities between diverse members of the peptide community. We Continue reading

Virtual Peptide Social Hour on Zoom

The European Peptide Society is pleased to announce the ‘Virtual Peptide Social Hour’ on Zoom, an initiative organized by Nina Hartrampf (Switzerland), Anne Conibear (Australia) and Wendy Hartsock (USA). This hour long event consists of three, 15-minute breakout rooms which promote discussion and provide networking opportunities between diverse members of the peptide community. So far, two events took place in December 2020 and January 2021, with participants from Europe, Australia, Africa and the US on Continue reading

A Report on the Third Meeting of the Italian Peptide Society (ItPS)

CONFERENCE REPORT 3rd Meeting of the Italian Peptide Society (ItPS) Virtual meeting, Italy, 12 December 2020. The 3rd Meeting of the Italian Peptide Society (ItPS) was held on December 12, 2020. The conference, which was initially planned in Naples, due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemics was a virtual meeting, using Rome as a Hub. The Organizing Committee comprised Lorenzo Stella (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Chair), Elisabetta Bianchi (IRBM, Pomezia (RM)), Sara Bobone (University of Continue reading

Post-doctorate position in Peptide Synthesis, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

A post-doctoral position is available in the Peptide Synthesis Laboratory, in the Chemistry Department of RCSI (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rS3OLxnuyE). A post-doctoral candidate is sought for the development of multi-functional peptides inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infection of human cells. The project involves the synthesis of peptide candidates containing different motifs, which can be activated in the presence of human cells. Their screening, with non-infected cells, will also be performed in a tissue culture facility also at RCSI, to select candidates Continue reading

A Message from the New EPS President

Dear EPS members, As the newly elected President of the EPS I take the pleasure of addressing a few words to you. I feel very much honoured by the trust the delegates of the General Assembly put on me in the election on June 24, 2020. During the past four years (2016-2020) I have been serving the EPS as the Scientific Affairs Officer and it was always my great pleasure to interact with the members Continue reading

A Farewell Message from the EPS President

Dear colleagues and friends of the EPS, At the recent General Assembly, held online last June 24, I informed the EPS Council of my decision not to seek a second statutory four-year term as president, hence to resign my job as of that date. This message is now to convey that decision to the entire membership of the Society, extensive to the peptide community at large. Serving the EPS for the past four years (2016-2020) Continue reading

Statement on the Postponement of the 36th EPS

Dear, Due to the alert level and the containment measures recommended by the Health Authorities to the world situation due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and the recommendation not to attend conferences and events worldwide, EPS2020 COMMUNICATES: That after debating it, the Organizing Committee, together with the Technical Secretariat and, because the current priority is the health of all participants of the 36th EPS 2020 and 12th IPS Symposium, the postponement of the Symposium scheduled for Continue reading

Wiley-Jisc open access agreement

Publish your next paper open access in XJournal A new agreement between our publisher Wiley and Jisc means that if you’re a UK-based researcher at a participating institution you may now be able to publish open access in XJournal at no direct cost to you. The agreement aims to support and accelerate open access publishing in the UK and is the most extensive UK-based transitional agreement, covering 138 Jisc member institutions. If you are based Continue reading

Winners of the EPS Awards 2020

  Dear colleagues, On behalf of the President and of the Executive of the European Peptide Society, it is my pleasure to officially announce the winners of the EPS Awards 2020: Josef Rudinger Memorial Award: Professor Herbert WALDMANN Leonidas Zervas Award: Professors Gilles SUBRA and Ali TAVASSOLI Miklós Bodanszky Award: Professor Kathrin LANG Paula Gomes, EPS Secretary   Herbert Waldmann studied chemistry and completed his PhD in organic chemistry in 1985 working with Horst Kunz. Continue reading

Akabori Memorial Award 2020

The Japanese Peptide Society invites nominations for Akabori Memorial Award 2020 The Japanese Peptide Society is now accepting nominations for the Akabori Memorial Award 2020. 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 the following link. We will be deeply grateful if you could deliver this information to your members. https://www.peptide-soc.jp/award/news/2020/04/30/akabori-memorial-award-2020.html Deadline for nominations will Continue reading