NEW! Additional Placement Scheme

07 Jan 2013

Placements are available for a range of different activities including:

  • Short term exchange (weeks of up to 3 months) between academic labs or from academia into industry may be used to perform a small number of feasibility experiments e.g. cell based screening (apply for travel and subsistence expenses)
  • Academic or Industrialist exchange of individuals between academic labs, from industry to academia and vice versa to formulate individual proposals/ ideas and prepare for discussion groups/ working groups (apply for travel and subsistence expenses).

And now NEW:

  • Longer pump-priming placements for individuals or groups to acquire essential data leading to the submission of grant proposals (2-3 months' PDRA salary / consultancy fee).

For more information and to download application forms go to Placements.

PPI-Net International Conference

17 Sep 2012

Registration and abstract submission is open now!

For more info go to events

Young Researchers Symposium

14 Sep 2012

The PPI-Net Young Researchers Symposium has taken place on 13th September at Leeds University.

The Delegate Handbook can be downloaded from the PPI-net Members' area

Congratulations to the winners of the prizes!

Poster prizes:

Rachel Everett, University of Oxford

Valeria Azzarito, University of Leeds

Presentation prize:

Chris Douse, Imperial College London

Pitch for Placement:

Vidya Pawar, Oxford Brookes University



Round Table Discussion Award

14 Aug 2012

The following proposal was awarded with the "round table grant":

Graham Simpson (GSK) and Andy Wilson (University of Leeds) “Peptide Based cell penetrant inhibitors of intracellular PPIs”


Round Table Discussions are facilitated informal discussion group meetings at which network members and participants can learn about each other's work, formulate collaborative ideas and scope challenges.

Download the Round Table Discussion application guidelines.

Download the Round Table Discussion application form.

Placement Award

14 Aug 2012

A Placement has been awarded:

  • Rachel Grimley and Ian Storer (Pfizer-Neusentis)

Purpose: (1) establish the capabilities existing within major UK Chemical Biology centres that is of relevance to Pfizer-Neusentis’s research programme (2) To learn about mechanisms for collaboration between Academic institutions and Pfizer-Neusentis. (3) To explore potential collaborative opportunities between Pfizer-Neusentis and the academic institutions.