PEG Program Well Represented at 2012 ASMB/SFG Meeting.

Trainees and PI’s from several different branches of the PEG Program participated in the 2012 ASMB/SFG Joint Conference in San Diego from November 11 – 13.

A complete rundown of participants, speakers, presenters and the sessions in which they participated is below:

Sunday, November 11


SFG Guest Symposium II – Consortium for Functional Glycomics Participating Investigator Meeting and Symposium
Dr. Jeff Esko, UC San Diego – UCSD PEG
Dr. Geert-Jan Boons, UGA – CCRC – UCSD PEG

 

Monday, November 12


Plenary 1: Stem and Progenitor Cells, Genetic Therapy and Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Ronald Schnaar, JHMI – LIDPEG
Talk title: “Siglec-Sialoglycan Binding Regulates Cell-Cell Interactions”

CS1: Matrix and Carbohydrate Immunology
Dr. Jim Paulson, TSRI – LIDPEG
Talk Title: “Siglecs in B cell Tolerance”

Dr. Toshihiko Katoh, UGA – CCRC – LIDPEG
Talk Title: “Identificaton of endogenous lung proteins bearing glycan counter-receptors for mouse Siglec-F”

CS5: Carbohydrate and Matrix Metabolism in Disease States
Dr. Kazuhiro Aoki, UGA – CCRC – LIDPEG
Talk Title: “Glycomic analysis of cell lineages derived from Salt-and-Pepper Syndrome iPS Cells”

CS7: Genetics and Gene Expression
Dr. Philip L.S.M. Gordts, UC San Diego – UCSD PEG
Talk Title: “Macrophage Proteoglycans: Decrease in Sulfation Results in Accentuated Atherosclerosis”

Tuesday, November 13


Poster Session

Dr. Ding Xu, UC San Diego – UCSD PEG
Poster Title: “Heparin Sulfate Dependent Oligomerization of RAGE is Essential for Signal Transduction”

CS12: Glycomics/Chemical Biology I: Function
Dr. Sriram Neelamegham, State University of New York – BWH/Harvard PEG
Talk Title: “Competition between core-2 GlcNAc transferase in ST6GalNAc transferase regulates the synthesis of the leukocyte selectin-ligand on P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1”

 

Chi Le, Alex Buffone, Robert Sackstein
Chi Le, Alex Buffone, Robert Sackstein

@ ASMB/sfg Annual Meeting

Johanne Dubail
Johanne Dubail

@ ASMB/sfg Annual Meeting

Huifeng Yu, Takumi Kiwamoto, Yadong Wei, Steve Fernandes
Huifeng Yu, Takumi Kiwamoto, Yadong Wei, Steve Fernandes
Yadong Wei, Huifeng Yu, Steve Fernandes, Ron Schnaar
Yadong Wei, Huifeng Yu, Steve Fernandes, Ron Schnaar
Steve Fernandes, Yadong Wei, Alex Buffone
Steve Fernandes, Yadong Wei, Alex Buffone
Albert Lee, Natasha Zachara, Russel Reeves
Albert Lee, Natasha Zachara, Russel Reeves
Russell Reeves
Russell Reeves
Takumi Kiwamoto & Bruce Bochner
Takumi Kiwamoto & Bruce Bochner