Congratulations to Eleanor who won a prize for her oral presentation ‘Reconfigurable Polymers Via Supramolecular Self-Sorting’ at the School of Chemistry Annual postgraduate conference.
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Andy Wilson visited Notre Dame 6th form College in Leeds and gave a talk to their lower sixth students about his career. During his visit to Notre Dame, Andy outlined the drug discovery process and explained the important role that chemists play in this process. Andy highlighted the particular challenges...
Congratulations to Rob who has won first prize in the #RSCChemBio category of the 2022 #RSCPoster Twitter Conference for his poster on the development of peptidometic inhibitors of the Aurora A/N-Myc Protein-protein interactions. The full list of winners can be found here. Thanks to Errant Science for their cool cartoon...
Rob Dawber gave the talk ‘Investigating key protein-protein interactions of the Aurora-A Kinase’ at the BACR & RSC CBBG meeting on 2 December 2021. This virtual meeting was a joint event between the RSC Chemical Biology and Bioorganic Chemistry (CBBG) group and the British Association for Cancer Research (BACR). The...
Congratulations to Kris Hetherington who, following her viva, becomes the latest member of the Wilson group to defend a PhD thesis.
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”.