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Bhavesh Premdjee, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Research Chemistry at Novo Nordisk A/S


Bhavesh gained his Ph.D from University College London (UCL) under the supervision of Dr Derek Macmillan where he focussed on semi-recombinant methodology and its application in glycoprotein synthesis. He then joined the STAR postdoctoral fellowship programme at Novo Nordisk A/S under the guidance of Dr Kilian Conde-Frieboes and Professor Richard Payne focussing on ligation chemistry and its application towards the chemical synthesis of proteins. In 2016, Bhavesh joined Novo Nordisk A/S in Denmark as a Senior Scientist where he applies peptide and protein chemistry to investigate the next generation of peptide and protein therapeutics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Application of Diselenide-selenoester Ligation towards the Synthesis of Phosphorylated IGFBP-2