NIH & FDA Glycosciences Day Coming May 19th!

Abstracts are due April 18th


NIH & FDA GlycoSciences Day

May 19th, 2014

Natcher Conference Center


Kelly Ten Hagen, NIDCR & Daron Freedberg, FDA, Co-Chairs
Confirmed Speakers
          Dr. John Hanover, Chief LCMB, NIDDK, NIH:“Imbalanced O-GlcNAcylation as a Driver of Chronic Disease”
Dr. Michael Tiemeyer, Professor and Associate Director, CCRC, University of Georgia: “TBD”
Dr. David Roberts, Laboratory of Pathology, NCI, NIH: “Modulation of cell surface proteoglycans during T cell activation.”
Dr. Paul Kovac, Chief, Section on Carbohydrates, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, NIDDK, NIH: “Progress Towards A Glycoconjugate Vaccine For Cholera”
Dr. Clifton Barry, Chief, Tuberculosis Research Section, Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, NIAID, NIH :  “Subverting cell envelope glycolipid synthesis for real-time imaging of tuberculosis in vivo”
Dr. Rachel Schneerson, retired, former Co-Director, Program in Developmental and Molecular Immunity, NICHD, NIH:  “TBD”
Dr. Parastoo Azadi, Technical Director, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia:  “TBD”
Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Morgan State University:  “Exploring Sialyltransferases of Neisseria Meningitidis”
Dr. Alex MacKerell, Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy:  “Additive and polarizable force fields and enhanced sampling methods for MD simulations of carbohydrates”
Dr. Peter Kwong, VRC: “Glycan reactive antibodies”
Dr. Mila Sanda, Georgetown University: “Mass Spec detection of posttranslational modifications in HCV infections”
Dr. Jacqueline Gervay-Hague  UC Davis, NSF: “ Synthetic antibodies”
Short talks will be selected from abstracts
Abstracts are due on April 18, 2014
Short talks for the mini symposia will be selected from abstract submissions & Best poster honors will again be awarded.
Send your abstract as a word attachment by email to: Dr. Donna Krasnewich,
In the subject line of your email please type: “May 19, 2014 Meeting Submission”
In the body of the email please provide the following:
Title of Abstract:
Presenter’s Name:
Presenter’s position: (Lab Chief, Senior Staff, Fellow etc)
Name of the laboratory from which abstract is being submitted:
Presenter’s work phone #:
Presenter’s email address:
Topic Area:
Select the Topic Area that best fits your abstract (selected from the list below):
Glycobiology in Development, Physiology and Disease
Glycobiology in Infection and Immunity
Glycan and Glycoconjugate Synthesis, Structure and Recognition
Microbial and Pathogen Glycobiology