Merry Christmas and enjoy the holidays!
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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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.
Review in Bioorg. Med. Chem. is onlineJuly 14, 2022
“Targeting the interaction of ß-catenin and TCF/LEF transcription factors to inhibit oncogenic Wnt signaling”
EMR Koelman, A Yeste-Vázquez, TN Grossmann, DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2022.116920 – open access (PDF)
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.
EIC transition grant for incircularJanuary 28, 2022
The spin-off company incircular BV has been selected for the EIC Transition grant for utilizing our INCYPRO protein stabilization technology. Congratulations to Saskia and the entire incircular team!
Read more about INCYPRO here: Neubacher et al., J. Org. Chem. 2020 and Pelay‑Gimeno et al., Angew. Chem. 2018
Article in Nucleic Acids Research is onlineDecember 6, 2021
“Constrained peptides mimic a viral suppressor of RNA silencing”
A Kuepper et al. Nucleic Acids Res., DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkab1149
Congratulations to the entire team at the VU Amsterdam, University Hospital Essen, Radboud University, and the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw!
Congratulations to Dr. Sebastian Kiehstaller and Dr. Mathias Wendt!November 30, 2021
Sebastian and Mathias successfully defended their PhDs!
Read more about their work here: Kiehstaller et al., J. Biol. Chem. 2020 and Wendt et al., Angew. Chem. 2021
New ChemBioChem Editorial Advisory Board memberOctober 11, 2021
Tom is now member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemBioChem joining a great team of Chemical Biology colleagues:
Article featured as Angewandte Chemie back coverJune 11, 2021
Our article “Bicyclic β-sheet mimetics that target the transcriptional coactivator β-catenin and inhibit Wnt signaling” DOI: 10.1002/anie.202102082 has been featured as back cover at Angewandte Chemie. Thanks to first author Mathias for the great cover design!
Review in ChemBioChem is onlineJune 1, 2021
“Protein Macrocyclization for Tertiary Structure Stabilization”
A Haim, S Neubacher, TN Grossmann DOI: 10.1002/cbic.202100111 – open access (PDF)
Article in Chem. Eur. J. is onlineMay 20, 2021
“Synergistic DNA- and protein-based recognition promote an RNA-templated bio-orthogonal reaction”
NM McLoughlin, A Kuepper, S Neubacher, TN Grossmann DOI: 10.1002/chem.202101103 – open access (PDF)
Article in Angewandte Chemie is onlineMarch 30, 2021
“Bicyclic β-sheet mimetics that target the transcriptional coactivator β-catenin and inhibit Wnt signaling”
M Wendt et al. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202102082 – open access (PDF)
This has been a great team effort – thanks to everyone involved!
University spin-off incircular has been formedFebruary 15, 2021
We are happy to announce the incorporation of incircular BV, a university spin-off utilizing our INCYPRO protein stabilization technology. Big thanks to all involved researchers and for support by the European Research Council, the Innovation Exchange Amsterdam, the Demonstrator Lab and the Dutch Research Council.
Read more about INCYPRO here: Neubacher et al., J. Org. Chem., 2020 and Pelay‑Gimeno et al., Angew. Chem., 2018
Book chapter on stapled peptides is now availableDecember 10, 2020
Our book chapter “Stapled Peptide Inhibitors of Protein-Protein Interactions” in “Inhibitors of Protein-Protein Interactions: Small Molecules, Peptides and Macrocycles” by the Royal Society of Chemistry and edited by Ali Tavassoli has been published.
Congrats to Mathias and Niall, and thanks to Ali for putting together this great collection!
Article in Nature Communications is onlineOctober 27, 2020
“A protein tertiary structure mimetic modulator of the Hippo signalling pathway”
H Adihou et al. Nature Commun., 11, 5425 (2020)
Thanks to our collaboration partners at the Max Planck Insitute for Molecular Physiology, AstraZeneca, the A*STAR Institute in Singapure and Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel