News Archive

3rd October 2014: Supported in part by OxSynC, Prof David Hodgson (Chemistry) and Dr Kenny Moore (Pathology) collaborated to test Hyperolactone C and analogues as potential inhibitors of HIV-1 replication. This work has recently been reported in the Journal of Organic Chemistry.

24th July 2014: Work by OxSynC collaborators Mark Howarth (Biochemistry) and Prof Tim Donohoe (Chemistry) has recently been published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry: Love-Hate ligands for high resolution analysis of strain in ultra-stable protein/small molecule interactions.

1st April 2014: Following discussions initiated through OxSynC, Veronica Buckle (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine) and Thomas Brown (Chemistry) have been awarded a grant from BBSRC to fund a joint postdoctoral research assistance to synthesise new fluorescent probes for labelling nucleic acids.

20th November 2012: OxSynC will be presenting at the Begbroke coffee morning on the 28th November.

15th October 2012: The Autumn 2012 newsletter is now available.

5th October 2012OxSynC awarded a 6 month PDRA grant.

3rd October 2012 OxSynC host 2nd drop-in session at the WIMM.

23rd September 2012: Introduction to OxSynC presentation at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

5th September 2012:  OxSynC host 1st drop-in session at the WIMM.

6th July 2012: ​OxSynC members attend seminar at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

26th June 2012​Third collaborative project between Timothy Donohoe (Chemistry) and Mark Howarth (Biochemistry). Project title: Understanding mechanical forces that affect protein-ligand interactions.

21st June 2012: Introduction to OxSynC presentation at the British Heart Foundation Centre for Research Excellence.

​12th June 2012: Introduction to OxSynC presentation at the Pharmacology Department.

8th June 2012: Second collaborative project between Jeremy Robertson (Chemistry) and Stephen Hesselbo (Earth Sciences) has been approved for seed funding. Project title: Development of lignin degradation method.

30th April 2012: Introduction to OxSynC presentation at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

16th April 2012: First collaborative project between Angela Russell (Chemistry) and Eric O'Neill (Oncology) has been approved for seed funding. Project title: Synthesis of Small Molecule Modulators of the Hippo Signalling Pathway