The Chemical Biology of Molecules and Materials

The 55th ESBOC Symposium will take place at Gregynog Hall (nr. Newtown, Wales) on 20th-22nd May 2022, starting at 3.00 pm on Friday 20th May. A full programme is available here.

The Chair is Prof. Robert Field (University of Manchester). We are grateful to the Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Biology & Bioorganic Group for support.

Confirmed plenary speakers include:

  • Tom Grossmann (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
    Constrained peptides mimic a viral suppressor of RNA silencing
  • Olalla Vázquez (Marburg University)
    In Vivo Optochemical Control of Histone Methyltransferases
  • Nina Hartrampf (University of Zurich)
    New directions in flow-based protein synthesis
  • Martina Delbianco (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces)
    Synthetic carbohydrate-based materials
  • Yi Jin (University of Manchester)
    Chloride, the hidden Janus factor in OXA-48 catalysis
  • Helen Hailes (UCL)
    Enzymatic single-step reactions and the construction of biocatalytic cascades to alkaloids
  • James Errey (Evotec)
    Engineering our future
  • Andrew Wilson (University of Leeds)
    Modulation of Interactions Employing Intrinsically Disordered Short Motifs
  • Luiz Pedro Carvalho (Francis Crick Institute)
    From antibiotic action to resistance, via enzymes
  • Julea Butt (UEA)
    Electromicrobiology: Insights and Opportunities
  • Ali Tavassoli (University of Southampton)
    Platforms for the generation and high-throughput screening of microcycle libraries
  • Maria Marin (UEA)
    Two-photon fluorescent (nano)probes for a versatile intracellular detection of nitric oxide
  • Andrew Jamieson (University of Glasgow)
    Design and synthesis of α-conotoxin peptidomimetics: potent and stable blockers of human muscle-type acetylcholine receptors
  • Jesko Köhnke (University of Glasgow)
    One-step enzymatic conversion of peptides to alkaloids