This year’s Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress in Boston prominently featured lectures and presentations from multiple HSPG PEG faculty and trainees. Participation in this year’s seminar is as follows: Umesh Desai, Ph.D., organized the cardiovascular track. Umesh Desai, … Continued
The HSPG-PEG local website is now live. Be sure to check out their News & Events on the homepage!
Trainees took part in the second annual Programs of Excellence in Glycosciences retreat at the Cleveland Research Clinic. April C. Joice/Karthik Raman, Rami Al-Horani and Prem Joseph each made an oral presentation. Several posters were also presented from our PEG.
A series of didactic lectures on glycan chemistry and biology have been made available on YouTube. Lecture titles include: Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions 1 (Dr. Umesh Desai) Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions 2 (Dr. Umesh Desai) Structures of Carbohydrates 1 (Dr. Umesh Desai) Structures of … Continued
May H. Abdel Aziz defended her work on “Kinetic, thermodynamic and mechanistic studies on allosteric thrombin inhibitors” for the award of Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Congratulations, May!
A new course began in January 2013 at VCU titled “Special Topics – Glycochemistry and Glycobiology.” Students enrolled in MEDC 691 will receive 1.0 credit. A downloadable PDF of the course syllabus is available.
The second annual training camp of the Chemistry and Biology of Heparan Sulfate PEG was held between Jan. 7 and 11 at the Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery, VCU. Didactic sessions were organized in the morning and hands-on … Continued
Ms. Yingzi Jin and Drs. Desai and Yadavalli will present a talk at the 12th annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Pittsburgh, PA. taking place October 28 – November 2. The focus of their discussion will … Continued