The academic year is in full swing now and we welcome several new group members. Jenke Scheen and Maria-Eleni Kouridaki are new PhD students. Sofia Barami will finish the second half of her PhD studies with the group. Max Kuhn is a molecular simulation software scientist working on a collaboration with Cresset. Pepy Iliev and Calum Smart are final year undergraduate students. 

Goodbye to Charis Georgiou who, after 5y with us, has moved on to new pastures to take up a postdoc position at the University of Bergen with Ruth Brenk. Pattama is also leaving us to move further up North. 


Congratulations to Joan Clark-Nicolas for winning a  prize at the 6th CCPBioSim annual meeting for his poster on ''A Collective Variable and a Sampling Algorithm to Induce the Opening of Cryptic Pockets in Proteins''

In collaboration with the software company Interactive ScientificInteractive Scientific  our group has developed a prototype to manage and interact with ensembles of MD simulations of biomolecular systems using Virtual Reality. This project is funded by an ERC Proof of Concept grant (iEBDD) to develop further research outputs generated by a previously awarded ERC Starting grant (EBDD). Read a press release from Interactive Scientific herehere.  


We say goodbye to Stefano Bosisio who has taken up a data modeller position at Sainsburys bank.  As you can see below Stefano looks clearly happy about his transition to the private sector. 


Welcome to Jonathan Richards who has taken up a short postdoc position to work on synthesis of Cyclophilin inhibitors. 

A warm goodbye to Alessio De Simone who has taken a research scientist position at Sygnature Discovery.

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