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Latest News!

  • November, 2017 : Andreas Luttens (PhD Student) joins the group !
  • September, 2017 : New paper in J Med Chem on Fragment-Based Discovery of Enzyme Inhibitors by Docking of Commercial Chemical Space. link
  • August, 2017 : New paper in ACS chemical biology on Structure-Guided Screening for Functionally Selective D2 Dopamine Receptor Ligands. link
  • July, 2017 : New paper in Scientific Reports on Fragment optimisation using FEP calculations. link
  • June, 2017 : New paper in Nature Communications on Agonist-induced dimer dissociation in GPCR signalling.link
  • June, 2017 : New paper in Cellular signalling on Structural features in Frizzled 4 that are important for Disheveled recruitment.link
  • May, 2017 : New book chapter in Top Med Chem on Structure-based drug discovery of GPCR ligands. link
  • May, 2017 : Flavio Ballante (Postdoc) joins the group !
  • March, 2017 : Wilber Romero Fernandez (Postdoc) joins the group !
  • March, 2017 : Stefanie Kampen joins the group !
  • February 2017: Review paper in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience on the role of GPCR heteroreceptor complexes in Brain network modulation link
  • January, 2017 : New paper in ACS chemical biology on peptide-GPCRs and fragment-based lead discovery. link
  • December, 2016 : We are looking for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students! Please send a CV to Jens Carlsson if you are interested.
  • September, 2016 : Jon Kapla (Postdoc) joins the group !
  • July, 2016 : New paper in ACS Chem. Biol. on structure-based screening of synthetic library to discover novel Adenosine Receptor agonists. link
  • June, 2016 : Anirudh Ranganathan successfully defends his thesis! See photos.
  • March, 2016 : Jens Carlsson receives the Göran Gustafsson prize. link
  • January, 2016 : We need to recruit new postdoctoral researchers! More information under “opportunities”.
  • January, 2016 : Anirudh’s paper is recommended by F1000. link
  • January, 2016 : David Rodriguez moves to Lundbeck A/S. Congratulations to the job!
  • January, 2016 : Ennys Gheyouche (Master’s student) joins the group !
  • November, 2015 : New paper in J Med Chem on subtype selective fragments discovery against adenosine receptor using homology models. link
  • November, 2015 : Another paper in Med Chem Comm about the discovery of Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 ligands using molecular docking against a homology model. link
  • July, 2015 : The group moves to the dept. of Medicinal Chemistry at Uppsala University!
  • March, 2015 : Lena Kalinowsky (Project student) and Alexey Zeifman (Postdoc) join the group !
  • February, 2015 : New paper in JCIM on molecular docking screening against active-like conformations of the A2A adenosine receptor for agonists discovery. link
  • The GLISTEN sponsored symposium :

Adenosine Receptors : Present and Future Challenges will be held in March 2-3, 2015, at Uppsala University, Sweden. The workshop will bring together an international forum of experts in the fields of medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, physiology, and structural biology of the adenosine receptor family.

  • January, 2015 : Pierre Matricon (Master’s student) joins the group !
  • October, 2014 : New paper in Biochemistry on the activation mechanism of the adrenergic receptor. link
  • November, 2014 : Mariama Jaiteh joins the group !
  • July, 2014 : Another paper in Structure. Our predictions in the GPCR Dock 2014 were among the top ranked for both the 5HT1B and 5HT2B receptors. Check out the assessment paper
  • July, 2014 : New paper in Structure about structure-based discovery of selective GPCR ligands. link
  • July, 2014 : New paper in JCIM summarizing our participation in the GPCR Dock assessment. link
  • July, 2014 : Congratulations to David and Anirudh for their top ranked homology models in the GPCR Dock 2013 assessment for the serotonin receptors. Assessment results
  • May, 2014 : David Rodriguez receives a postdoctoral research grant from the Lawski foundation!
  • May, 2014 : Aitakin Ezzati joins the group for a project !
  • January, 2014 : Arian Eskafi joins the group for a project !
  • December, 2013 : Anirudh’s paper “Complementarity between in Silico and Biophysical Screening Approaches in Fragment-Based Lead Discovery against the A2A Adenosine Receptor” (link) is highlighted on the Practical Fragments Blog.
  • November, 2013 : David Rodriguez in news paper EL PROGRESO, title of article : La medecina del future link
  • November, 2013 : Jens receives a VR research grant for young researchers (4.2M SEK).
  • November, 2013 : Axel Rudling (PhD student) joins the group !
  • September, 2013 : Several new publications during the last few months. Check out our in silico fragment-based screening against the A2A Adenosine receptor in JCIM. link
  • November, 2012 : News article in Naturvetaren about out research group.
  • October, 2012 : David Rodriguez (Postdoc) and Marco Gerolin (Master’s student) join the group !
  • August, 2012 : New paper published in ACS Medicinal Chemistry letters.
  • March, 2012 : Anirudh Ranganathan joins the group (PhD student) !
  • November, 2011 : Our recent Nature Chemical Biology paper is on the cover of the journals November Issue !
  • September, 2011 : New publication in Nature Chemical Biology ! link
  • September, 2011 : First day at work at the dept. biophysics and biochemistry at Stockholm university.
  • August, 2011 : New publication in Structure ! The paper summarizes the results of the GPCR DOCK 2010 assessment. link
  • April, 2011 : We will move to the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Stockholm University this summer (funded for another 3 years by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation).
  • Feb, 2011 : The results of the GPCR DOCK 2010 competition have been announced. My blind prediction of the dopamine D3 receptor in complex with an antagonist was among the most accurate in the assessment.
  • May, 2010 : Our molecular docking screen against the Adenosine A2A receptor crystal structure is published in J Med Chem. link