Latest News & Insights from Peak Proteins

Size Exclusion Chromatography: Size Does Matter

September 17th, 2019|Our Blog|

Size exclusion chromatography (SEC), otherwise known as Gel filtration chromatography, is one of the simplest and mildest methods of protein separation which is too often thought of as merely a final polishing step in a purification protocol. On the contrary, [...]

Interested in Becoming a COFUND MemTrain Fellow?

June 20th, 2019|Company News|

The Department of Biosciences at Aston University has recently been awarded the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie funded COFUND Doctoral Programme entitled MemTrain (Cell Membranes in Industrial Processes Training).  Over five years, MemTrain will train 12 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs; within 4 [...]

Job vacancy for a Senior Protein Scientist

May 20th, 2019|Company News|

We are looking for a senior protein scientist skilled in protein engineering, expression and purification to be part of our rapidly growing team. Peak Proteins is a vibrant and growing contract research organisation that provides research services to clients globally. [...]

Keeping the ‘ions’ in the fire

May 9th, 2019|Our Blog|

Advancements in recombinant protein expression technologies allow the production of pretty much any protein or specific protein domains, including modifications or mutations to the native amino acid sequence. Added to that, the ability to add a range of tag sequences [...]

Presentation at ELRIG R&I meeting

April 1st, 2019|Company News|

Great to have our poster selected for an oral presentation at this year's ELRIG R&I meeting. G6b-B; a new receptor for platelet formation and function. Mark will be describing how we used protein mass spectroscopy to deconvolute the post-translational modifications of [...]

13 is our lucky number!

January 21st, 2019|Company News|

Whilst 13 might be thought of as unlucky for some, Peak Proteins is delighted to welcome our 13th member to the team! Steve Harbourne joins us following a 3 year post-doctoral position in Professor Adrian Goldman's lab in Leeds where [...]

Alderley Park Science Poster Showcase Event 7th Nov

November 7th, 2018|Events|

A great opportunity this morning for Juli and Rachel to showcase how a combination of protein engineering and detailed mass spectrometry analysis of the expressed proteins can give the insight needed to generate protein crystals of a glycosylated receptor protein's [...]

Peak Proteins at Bio Europe 2018

November 6th, 2018|Events|

Kicking off November with a couple of European meetings, starting with Mark attending Europe's biggest life science and pharma partnering meeting, Bio Europe 2018 in Copenhagen. Lots of 1-2-1 meetings lined up!

ELRIG 2018

October 8th, 2018|Events|

Peak Proteins will be exhibiting at this year's ELRIG 2018 Drug Discovery conference and running a “Problems with Proteins” drop-in clinic at their booth D5 on Tues 9th. So if you're having problems with expressing, purifying or crystallising proteins, then please [...]

Cell culture considerations for protein expression

September 17th, 2018|Events|

Want to know more about factors to consider when expressing proteins in eukaryotic cells? Have a read of Mark Abbott's article from the October issue of European Biopharmaceutical review to learn more