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

8:30 - 9:10 Keynote lecture by Silvia Vignolini, University of Cambridge, UK

9:10 - 9:35 Information to come

9:35 - 10:00 Cédric Laguri, IBS, CEA - CNRS - UGA
10:30 - 12:30 Bioactive Glycomolecules  I

10:30 - 11:10 Keynote lecture by Antonio Molinaro, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy

11:10 - 11:35 Hen Egg-White Lysozyme Engineering for the Synthesis of Chitinoligosaccharides by Antoine Rousseau, Cermav, CNRS

11:35 - 12:00 How intrinsic disorder modulates glycans recognition and binding: A time-resolved atomistic perspective from molecular simulations by Elisa Fadda, Maynooth University, Ireland

12:00 - 12:30 Flash talks about posters
14:00 - 14:40 Bioactive Glycomolecules  II

Keynote lecture by 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

10:30 - 11:10 Keynote lecture by Rodney Townsend, GnosTek, UK

11:10 - 11:35 A Framework for Modelling Emerging Processes’ Upscaling from an Environmental Perspective by Damien Evrard, G-Scop, Grenoble INP

11:35 - 12:00 Information to come

12:00 - 12:25 Bacterial Glycoconjugate Binding Mechanisms and Glycomimicking thereof by Julie Bouckaert, UGSF, University of Lille
14:00 - 16:00 New and Smart Glycomaterials

14:00 - 14:40 Keynote lecture by Bjorn Christensen, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

14:40 - 15:05 Responsive polysaccharide/fatty acid complexes: understanding them to design smart materials by Leornardo Chiappisi, Institut Laue-Langevin and Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

15:05 - 15:30 Tailored Hyaluronic Acid-based Nanogels as Boron Delivery Systems for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy by Vanina Cosenza, Cermav, CNRS

15:30 - 15:55 Information to come
16:30 - 18:00
Virtual and Real Glycotools

16:30 - 17:10 Keynote lecture by Frédérique Lisacek,  Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland

17:10 - 17: 35 Enhancing the Carbohydrate Protein Binding Site: Selective NMR Dynamic Nuclear Polarization by Diego Gauto, INAC, CEA

17:35 - 18:00 Recombinant Phosl, a new tool for detection of core fucosylation by Annabelle Varrot, Cermav, CNRS

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 May 20, 2019

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