Zsofia Hegedus wins prize at Eighth PPSG Early Stage Researcher Meeting

Congratulations to Zsofia on winning a poster prize at the Eighth PPSG Early Stage Researcher Meeting, July 2018. Her poster, Ligand-Directed Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry for Inhibition of Protein-Protein Interactions, outlined the development of dynamic covalent chemistry approach using peptide-small molecule hybrid structures to target b-sheet mediated protein-protein interactions.

Kristina Hetherington wins CBBG PGR Symposium poster prize

Congratulations to Kris on winning a poster prize at the RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-organic Group Postgraduate Symposium on 10 May 2018. The Symposium, hosted at the University of Leeds, was an opportunity for early career scientists from a broad range of chemical biology backgrounds to come together, share their work and discuss the latest research. Kris’s poster on experimental validation of hot residue predictions for β-strand mediated protein-protein interactions made an impression on the judges with its multidisciplinary emphasis. Kris has been with PoPPI since the start of the … read more >

Zsofia Hegedus wins prize at School’s Postdoctoral Conference

Congratulations to Zsofia on winning Best Oral Presentation at the School of Chemistry Postdoctoral Conference on 15th Dec 2017. Her presentation titled ‘Ligand-Directed Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry for Inhibition of Protein-Protein Interactions’ outlined the development of a dynamic covalent chemistry approach using peptide-small molecule hybrid structures for targeting protein-protein interactions. Zsofia is a postdoctoral research fellow working with Thomas Edwards and Andy Wilson. She is funded through a personal EU Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Individual Fellowship that started in May 2017, having initially joined the group on the PoPPI programme. Her … read more >

Young Researchers Symposium

The 4th Young Researchers Symposium on PPIs was held at the University of Leeds on the 19th of September. This symposium provides a platform for early career researchers from a broad range of backgrounds to come together, share their work and discuss the latest research on PPIs and their inhibition. The guest speakers were: Prof. Michelle Arkin – University of California, San Francisco, and Prof. Luc Brunsveld – Eindhoven University of Technology.