Congratulations to Kris Hetherington who, following her viva, becomes the latest member of the Wilson group to defend a PhD thesis.
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Emma’s review “Visualizing and trapping transient oligomers in amyloid assembly pathways,” just published in Biophysical Chemistry, has been the subject of an Elsevier news article. Read the article here.
Andy is excited to be leading a ground-breaking, new project on deciphering the function of intrinsically disordered protein regions in a cellular context. Read more about the project here: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4682/understanding_the_way_proteins_shapeshift https://bbsrc.ukri.org/news/fundamental-bioscience/2020/four-ground-breaking-new-projects-set-to-expand-the-frontiers-of-bioscience-knowledge/
Congratulations to Emma Cawood, who becomes the 20th member of the Wilson group to defend a PhD thesis.
Stapled Peptides as HIF‐1α/p300 Inhibitors: Chemistry European Journal Article featured in Chemistry Views
Congratulations to Kristina Hetherington and members of the PoPPI team on their paper on constrained HIF-1a peptides which featured in Chemistry Views
Congratulations to Sergio who won a poster prize at the RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-Organic Group Forum in Leicester, January 2020. Sergio received the prize of Best Poster Presentation for his poster on “Query-guided protein-protein interaction inhibition discovery”.
Congratulations to Matt and Sergio who recently won prizes for their oral and poster presentations respectively at the School of Chemistry Postdoc Conference in Leeds, December 2019. Matt received the prize of Best Oral Presentation for his talk on the “Use of a generic scaffold for inhibition of α-helix mediated...
Congratulations to Emma and Kris who won prizes for their oral presentations at the Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium in Leeds, June 2019. Emma received 2nd place for her talk on site-directed screening approach she has been using to identify small molecules which inhibit amyloid formation. Kris received 3rd place for her...
Congratulations to Emma on being awarded 1st prize for her oral presentation for the final year Wellcome Trust talks at the Faculty of Biological Sciences Postgraduate Symposium in Leeds, May 2019. Her talk, “Identification of small molecule modulators of amyloid formation through site-directed screening”, described the identification of small molecule...
Research led by the School of Chemistry and Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology published in a major chemistry journal has been identified as a major step forward in bio-mimetic chemistry. Read the full news story here.