International Workshop: "On the future of glycoscience?"

from June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019

Within the Global Challenges Science Week from June 3rd to 6th at Grenoble, we are pleased to invite you to the Glyco@Alps International Workshop about "On the future of glycoscience?".


Carbohydrates are biomolecules with a fascinating structural diversity and complexity. The workshop will explore their future application in the domains of biopharmaceuticals, medical diagnostics, personalized medicine, materials, environmental sustainability and innovative bio-industry.

Wednesday 5th June
8:30 - 10:00 Natural and Biomimetic Glycocompounds
Silvia Vignolini, University of Cambridge, UK
10:30 - 12:30 Bioactive Glycomolecules  I
Antonio Molinaro, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
14:00 - 14:40 Bioactive Glycomolecules  II
Christoph Rademacher, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
14:40 - 16:00 Posters   
16:30 Conference, speeches and cocktail with the Global Challenges Science Week participants. More information
Thursday 6th June
8:30 - 10:00 Plenary lectures

Glycobiology, the latest applications for neuroscience
Rita Gerardy-Schahn, Medical University of Hannover, Germany

How risk science can support decision-making under uncertainty
Terje Aven, University of Stavanger, Norway
10:30 - 12:30 Bioeconomy for Glycosciences
Rodney Townsend, GnosTek, UK
14:00 - 16:00 New and Smart Glycomaterials
Bjorn Christensen, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
16:30 - 18:00
Virtual and Real Glycotools
Frédérique Lisacek,  Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland

Registration and contribution

Glyco@Alps opens a call for communications and posters.
Deadline for communications April 30
Deadline for posters May 7

  Online (before 22nd May 2019) On site
1 or 2 day(s) registration € 180,00 € 240,00
3 or 4 days registration € 300,00 € 360,00

University Grenoble Alpes scientists and students are exempted from registration fees as well as scientists selected for oral communication.

Published on April 11, 2019

Practical informations


World Trade Center
5-7 Place Robert Schuman, 38000 Grenoble