Prof. Dr. Tom N. Grossmann
Chair of Biomimetic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Amsterdam Institute of Molecular and Life Sciences
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Welcome to Juan Lizandra Pérez!November 1, 2023
Juan joins us from Łukasz Berlicki’s group at Wroclaw University.
We’re happy about the additional peptide design and synthesis expertise!
Happy Halloween 🎃 👻!October 31, 2023
Communication in Angewandte Chemie is onlineAugust 22, 2023
Environment-Responsive Peptide Dimers Bind and Stabilize Double-Stranded RNA
NM McLoughlin, MA Albers, E Collado Camps, J Paulus, YA Ran, S Neubacher, S Hennig, R Brock, TN Grossmann Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. e202308028.
Great collaboration with the Brock lab at Radboud University!
AIMMS Festival 2023July 4, 2023
We enjoyed the AIMMS Festival in Egmond aan Zee. Great contributions by our team! Congratulations to Felix for receiving a poster prize!
Read more about Felix’ project here: FM Paulussen et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c06304
Welcome to Jannik, our new postdoc!June 14, 2023
Jannik joins us from Norbert Sewald’s group and we’re happy about the additional peptide synthesis expertise!
Article in Bioconjugate Chemistry is onlineMay 29, 2023
Bicyclic Engineered Sortase A Performs Transpeptidation under Denaturing Conditions
S Kiehstaller, GH Hutchins, A Amore, A Gerber, M Ibrahim, S Hennig, S Neubacher, TN Grossmann, Bioconj. Chem. DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.3c00151
KWF project on Wnt inhibitorsMay 5, 2023
The KWF funded project ‘WINCE: Wnt inhibitors to treat colorectal cancer’ (joint with the Vermeulen lab) has started. It’s based on our Wnt inhibitors:
Article in Chemical Communications is onlineApril 19, 2023
Non-enzymatic protein templates amide bond formation and provides catalytic turnover
N Brauckhoff, L Fang, A Haim, TN Grossmann, ChemComm, DOI: 10.1039/d3cc00514c
ERC proof-of-concept project grabRNAApril 3, 2023
The ERC funded project ‘grabRNA: Smart RNA delivery for therapy and diagnostic’ has started. It’s based on our peptidic RNA binders:
Welcome to our new PhD candidates!February 1, 2023
Welcome Eni Rile, Marvin Albers and Anissa Haim! Great to have you onboard!
Merry Christmas and enjoy the holidays!December 18, 2022
Review in Journal of Peptide Science is onlineOctober 24, 2022
Peptide-based covalent inhibitors of protein-protein interactions
FM Paulussen, TN Grossmann, J. Pept. Sci. DOI: 10.1002/psc.3457
Article in JACS is onlineAugust 12, 2022
Covalent Proteomimetic Inhibitor of the Bacterial FtsQB Divisome Complex
FM Paulussen et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c06304
Congratulations to the entire team at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Universiteit van Amsterdam! Great collaboration with the groups of Joen Luirink, Tanneke den Blaauwen, Peter van Ulsen, and Daan Geerke.
Nick Pearce becomes assistant professorJune 23, 2022
We’re very proud to see Nick moving on to Linköping University in Sweden. Congratulations Nick!!!
Read more here: https://www.scilifelab.se/news/new-ddls-fellow-nicholas-pearce
Nick’s homepage: https://macromolecular.github.io
Journal of Peptide Science Editorial Advisory Board memberApril 1, 2022
Tom is now member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Peptide Science, the official journal of the European Peptide Society.
Congratulations to Dr. Niall McLoughlin!March 28, 2022
Niall successfully defended his thesis today!
Read more about his work here: McLoughlin et al., Chem. Eur. J. 2021
Article in Antibiotics is onlineFebruary 23, 2022
Stapling of Peptides Potentiates the Antibiotic Treatment of Acinetobacter baumannii In Vivo
GK Schouten, FM Paulussen, OP Kuipers, W Bitter, TN Grossmann, P van Ulsen, Antibiotics DOI: 10.3390/antibiotics11020273
Great collaboration with the groups of Peter van Ulsen and Wilbert Bitter!
Welcome to our new group members!February 1, 2022
Great to have Master students Anissa Haim, Jules Bouffard, Tim Lugtenburg, Willem von Meijenfeldt, Léo Romão Soares and Olivier van Zadelhoff, as well as research associate Rasmus Klintrot joining our group.