Meetings Program


(updated March 1, 2019)

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Meeting theme: "Glycobiology research at the interface"

DAY 1: Saturday, Nov 2, 2019
8:00AM – 6:00PM                      Registration
9:00AM – 5:00PM                      Satellite 1: Tools in Glycoscience
Session chair: Richard Cummings (Harvard Medical School)
9:00AM – 1:00PM                      Satellite 2: Glyco in Biotechnology (CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA)
Session chair: (Parastoo Azadi, University of Georgia, CCRC)
12:00PM – 4:00PM                    Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
5:30PM – 7:15PM                      Meyer and Kornfeld Awards Lectures
5:30PM - 5:45PM                       Conference Opening Remarks
5:45PM - 6:30PM                      Karl Meyer Award Lecture
6:30PM - 7:15PM                      Rosalind Kornfeld Award Lecture
7:30PM – 9:30PM                     Welcome Reception & Exhibits
DAY 2: Sunday, Nov 3, 2019
7:30AM – 2:00PM                      Registration

7:30AM – 8:30AM                      Continental Breakfast
8:30AM – 10:00AM             Session 1: Glycans and Evolution
Session chair: TBA
8:30AM - 9:00AM                 Pascal Gagneux (UC San Diego)
9:00AM - 9:20AM                 Marco Sardiello (Baylor College of Medicine)
9:20AM - 9:40AM                 Jerry Eichler (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
9:40AM - 9:45AM                 Poster Talk
9:45AM - 9:50AM                 Poster Talk
9:50AM – 10:10AM              Coffee Break

10:30AM – 12:00PM            Session 2: Glycobiology of the Microbiome
Session chair: TBA
10:10AM - 10:35AM             Andreas Peschel (University of Tübingen, Germany)
10:35AM - 11:00AM             Katharina Ribbeck (MIT)
11:00AM - 12:30PM             Poster Talks
12:30PM – 1:30PM               Lunch on your own
12:30PM – 1:30PM               Glycobiology Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)

1:30PM – 4:00PM                 Poster Session I and Exhibits

4:00PM – 5:30PM                Session 3: Glycotechnology, a translational perspective
Session chair: TBA
4:00PM - 4:20PM                 Max Crispin (University of Southhampton)
4:20PM - 4:35PM                 Laurence Mulard (Institut Pasteur)
4:35PM - 4:55PM                 Fredrik Zetterberg (Galecto)
4:55PM - 5:30PM                 Poster Talks
5:30PM – 6:30PM                 Innovator Award Lecture
DAY 3: Monday, Nov 4, 2019
7:30AM – 2:00PM                 Registration

7:30AM – 8:30AM                 Continental Breakfast
8:30AM – 10:15AM              Session 4: Systems Biology approaches to Glycobiology
Session chair: TBA
8:30AM - 8:50AM                 Morten Thaysen-Andersen (Macquarie University)
8:50AM - 9:10AM                 Nathan E. Lewis (UCSD)
9:10AM - 9:30AM                 Ryan Weiss (UCSD)
9:30AM - 10:15AM               Poster Talks
10:15AM – 10:30AM             Coffee Break

10:30AM – 12:30PM             Session 5: Regulatory functions of glycans
Session chair: TBA
10:30AM - 10:50AM             Jürgen Lassak (LMU Munich)
11:00AM - 11:20AM              John Allan Hanover (NIH, Laboratory of Cell & Mollecular Biology)
11:30AM - 11:50AM             Natasha E. Zachara (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)
11:50AM - 12:30PM             Poster Talks
12:30PM – 1:30PM                    Lunch on your own
1:30PM – 4:00PM                      Poster Session II and Exhibits
4:00PM – 4:45PM                      Society Business Meeting
4:45PM – 6:15PM                      MCP and Significant Achievement Award
6:15PM – 7:00PM                      Break
7:00PM – 11:00PM                    Banquet

DAY 4: Tuesday Nov 5, 2019
7:30AM – 12:00PM               Registration
7:30AM – 8:30AM                 Continental Breakfast
8:30AM – 10:00AM              Session 6: Glycobiology of Mammalian development and Stem cells
Session chair: TBA
8:30AM - 8:50AM                 Jamey Marth (UCSB)
8:50AM - 9:10AM                 Pamela Stanley (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
9:10AM - 9:25AM                 Hans Wandall (University of Copenhagen)
9:25AM - 10:00AM               Poster Talks
10:00AM – 10:30AM             Coffee Break
10:30AM – 12:00PM            Session 7: Glycobiology of the Immune System
Session chair: TBA
10:30AM - 10:50AM             Jim Paulson (Scripps Research, La Jolla)
10:50AM - 11:10AM             Avery Posey (University of Pennsylvania)
11:10AM - 12:00PM             Poster Talks
12:00PM – 1:30PM               Lunch on your own
1:30PM – 3:00PM                 Session 8: Glycobiology of Cancer
Session chair: TBA
1:30PM - 1:50PM                 Robert Sackstein (Florida International University)
1:50PM - 2:10PM                 Susan Bellis (UAB School of Medicine, Birmingham
2:10PM - 2:30PM                 Heinz Läubli (Uni Basel, Dep of Biomedicine)
2:30PM – 3:00PM                Poster Talks
3:00PM – 3:05PM                Closing Remarks