Glyco Session at Experimental Biology 2014

Experimental Biology 2014 Website

 

American Physiological Society

WED. APR 30 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Session Title: Sialic Acids: How Glycans Impact Human Physiology and Disease

Chaired by Dr. Lars Bode

Dr. Ajit Varki – University of California, San Diego, San Diego CA

“Multifarious Roles of Sialic Acids in Human Evolution and Physiology”

Dr. Ronald Schnaar – The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

“Brain Sialoglycans in Axon-myelin Stability and Axon Regeneration”

Dr. Lars Bode – University of California, San Diego, San Diego CA

“Sialylated Oligosaccharides in Human Milk and their Role in Infant Physiology and Disease Prevention”

Dr. Marjan Huizing – National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

“Hyposialylation in Human Disorders and Prospects for Therapy”

 

American Society for Nutrition

TUES. APR 29 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Session Title: Human Milk Oligosaccharides: Unraveling the complexity of complex milk sugars

Chaired by Dr. Lars Bode & Dr. Sharon Donovan

Dr. Lars Bode – University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

“An Introduction to Human Milk Oligosaccharides and their Potential Benefits for the Breastfed Infant and the Breastfeeding Mother”

Dr. Sharon Donovan – University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

“Human Milk Oligosaccharides for the Prevention of Rotavirus Infections”

Dr. Carlito Lebrilla – University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

“High-throughput Analysis and Quantitation of Human Milk Oligosaccharides”

Dr. Bernd Stahl – Danone Centre for Specialised Nutrition, Friedrichsdorf, Germany

“Human Milk Oligosaccharides as the Reference for Functional Dietetic Glycans”

 

ASBMB Thematic Meeting on Frontiers in Glycobiology

April 26-30, 2014, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Session Title: GLYCAN CONTROL MECHANISMS: FROM GENOME TO GLYCOME

San Diego Convention Center, Rm 1B

SUN. APR 27, 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Chair: Natasha Zachara, Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med

Gordan Lauc, Univ of Zagreb

“Complex genetic regulation of IgG glycosylation”

Lara Mahal, New York Univ

“Decoding  glycan control mechanisms”

Jamey Marth, Sanford-Burnham Med Res Inst at UC, Santa Barbara

“Glycans in metabolic origins of common disease”

Session Title: GLYCANS IN THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM

San Diego Convention Center, Rm 1B

MON. APR 28, 9:55 am – 12:10 pm

Chair: Ronald Schnaar, Johns Hopkins Univ

Shanthini Sockanathan, Johns Hopkins Univ

“GDE2 downregulates notch signaling to promote neurogenesis through GPI-anchor cleavage”

David Vocadlo, Simon Fraser Univ

“Modulation of O-GlcNAc levels as a disease modifying approach for Alzheimer’s”

Yu Yamaguchi, Sanford-Burnham Med Res Inst at UC, Santa Barbara

“Roles of glycosaminoglycans in brain physiology and disorders”

Session Title: GLYCANS IN INJURY AND INFLAMMATION 

San Diego Convention Center, Rm 1B

TUES. APR 29, 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Chair: Jamey Marth, Sanford-Burnham Med Res Inst at UC, Santa Barbara

Karin Hoffmeister, Harvard Medical Sch/Brigham and Women’s Hosp

“The role of glycans in platelet birth and death”

James Paulson, Scripps Research Inst

“Modulation of immune cell responses with siglec ligand targeted nanoparticles”

Natasha Zachara, Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med

“Decoding the O-GlcNAc enigma in survival signaling”

GLYCANS IN VACCINE DEVELOPMENT AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 

San Diego Convention Center, Rm 1B

WED. APR 30, 9:55 am – 12:10 pm

Chair: James  Paulson, Scripps Research Inst

Brian Cobb, Case Western Reserve Univ, Sch of Med

“Regulation of the immune response by host glycosylation”

Stuart Levitz, Univ of Massachusetts Med Sch

“β-Glucan particles as a vaccine platform with intrinsic adjuvanticity”

Lai-Xi Wang, Univ of Maryland Sch of Med

“Synthetic glycopeptide antigens for HIV vaccine design”