ASMB Meeting Coming to San Diego April 26

ASBMB Annual Meeting
April 26-30
San Diego CA
Deadline to submit a late-breaking abstract and for early registration is this Friday, 2/21
Glycobiology: Submit your late-breaking abstract to topic category #204 (ASBMB) Glycobiology
THEME ORGANIZERS
Lara Mahal, New York Univ and
Natasha Zachara, Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med
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
Sweet Patterns:Decoding glycan control mechanisms using systems-based approaches
Jamey Marth, Sanford-Burnham Med Res Inst at UC, Santa Barbara
Glycans in metabolic origins of common disease
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
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
Siglec induction of B cell tolerance by recognition of sialic acids as self
Natasha Zachara, Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med
O-GlcNAc Regulated Arginine Methylation: A Novel Paradigm 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 Carbohydrates
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