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InterPEG 2018

InterPEG 2018 will be held in San Diego, CA March 10 - 11, 2018. More information will be available in July 2017.

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HYALURONAN 2017 CONFERENCE - Cleveland, OH

Announcing an International Conference on Advances in Basic, Applied and Clinical Science of Hyaluronan June 11-15, 2017 Five days of scientific discussion to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio USA including Continuing Medical Education Credit for attendance of Monday's Scientific Sessions* *This activity has been approved for AMA PRA...

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UC San Diego Scientists Receive $9.5 Million NIH Grant to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

UC San Diego Scientists Receive $9.5 Million NIH Grant to Combat Antibiotic Resistance. Interdisciplinary program will use systems biology approaches to understand how antibiotics work in concert with patient’s immune system.

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Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Investigators in Glycosciences

Purpose This white paper originated from a Working Group meeting convened by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute on April 15, 2015. It incorporates contributions by the participants as well as other thought leaders who represent research fields relevant to all NIH Institutes. The group...

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Visiting Scholars, 2014 - 2015

Anna Plaas, PhD, Professor, and John Sandy, PhD., Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry and Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Dieter P. Reinhardt, PhD., Professor, Canada Research Chair in Cell-Matrix Biology, McGill University, Montreal, April 26-29, 2015 Robert S. Haltiwanger, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, Department...

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Cleveland Clinic to Host International Conference

June, 2017 Members of the Cleveland Clinic PEG, along with Carol de la Motte who will serve as Chair (P.I., Project #3) will host the 11th International Conference for Hyaluronan Sciences at the Cleveland Clinic campus.

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Two Investigators to Present at FEBS

September, 2015 Amina Abbadi and Vince Hascall will be presenting at the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course, “Glycobiology and Metabolic Regulation of ECM Molecules (L17-18)” in Rhodes, Greece

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Three Investigators to Participate in Glycobiology Workshop

July, 2015 Three investigators from the Cleveland Clinic PEG (Drs. Vincent Hascall, Ron Midura, and Mark Lauer) traveled to the Cardio-PEG at Johns Hopkins University to participate in a 2-week long Glycobiology Workshop hosted by Drs. Jerry Hart and Natasha Zachara. On Tuesday July 28th,...

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Four Trainees Invited for Platform and Poster Presentations

June, 2015 Four Trainees – Amina Abbadi, Jarrod Barnes, Aaron Petrey and Yan Wang – were invited for platform and poster presentations at the 10th International Society for Hyaluronan Sciences 2015 meeting in Florence, Italy.  In addition, PIs from 4 of the 5 PEG projects attended...

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Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse

Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse Lack of enzyme explains why typhoid fever is a human-specific disease.

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More Anti-inflammatory Genes Mean Longer Lifespans for Mammals

April 2015 More Anti-inflammatory Genes Mean Longer Lifespans for Mammals Mammal species with higher copy numbers of siglec receptor genes have longer maximum lifespans.

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Hands-on Training: Glycan Synthesis, Microarray & Cell Targeting

LIDPEG will be hosting a 3-day training workshop "Glycan Synthesis, Microarray & Cell Targeting" at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, June 1-3, 2015. No registration fee, but individual travel costs (airfare, airport-hotel transport, hotel accommodation) will be the responsibility of each trainee's own...

Future GlycoGen Preview "for trainees, by trainees"

Here is a preview of abstract titles that are under review for the Future GlycoGen program -- our "for trainees, by trainees" session at InterPEG-2015. BWH/Harvard PEG Using CRISPR-Cas technology to quantify the relative contributions of O-glycans, N-glycans and Glycosphingolipids to cell adhesion Perturbing circulatory ST6Gal-1 levels alters...

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