Please mark your calendars! NIH & FDA Glycoscience Day

March 29, 2019
Please mark your calendars!
NIH & FDA Glycoscience Day will be July 8, 2019 in the Natcher Conference Center on the Bethesda Campus of NIH.
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Abstracts for this meeting will be due on May 24th
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NIH & FDA Glycoscience Research Day
July 8, 2019
Natcher Conference Center
Bethesda, MD
Dr. Lisa Parsons, FDA & Dr. Margaret Bash, FDA
Session Chairs
Dr. Mark Lowenthal, NIST
Dr. Shuang Yang, FDA
Dr. Shonoi Ming, FDA
Short talks will be selected from Abstracts
This meeting is being presented by the NIH Glycobiology SIG with generous support from the FDA & the FAES.
Natcher Main Auditorium
Morning Plenary Session
8:30a.m., Welcome & Opening Remarks
Dr. Margaret Bash, Medical Officer, Principle Investigator, Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, DBPAP, CBER, FDA & Dr. Lisa Parsons, Staff Fellow,  Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, CBER, FDA, Co-Chairs

8:45a.m., Dr. Jeongmin Song, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine"Sweet Interactions: A Key Determinant of Typhoid Toxin's Host and Tissue Tropism"

9:15a.m., Dr. Brian Cobb, Professor, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University "Liver sialylation modulates susceptibility to inflammatory disease"
9:45 a.m., Dr. Catherine Ribbeck, Associate Professor, Hyman Career Development Professorship, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  “Mucin-glycans attenuate the virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa”
10:15 a.m., Break
Natcher Main Auditorium
Session II
Glyco Chemistry & Analytics
Dr. Mark Lowenthal, Chemist, Biomolecular Measurement Division, NIST
10:40 a.m., Dr. John Cipollo, Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, CBER, FDA, “O-glycosylation analysis, a novel method for deciphering O-glycosites with O-linked glycans”
11:10 a.m., Dr. Radoslav Goldman, Professor Department of Oncology; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Georgetown University “TBA”
11:40 a.m., Dr. Connie Remoroza, Chemist, NIST, “MS libraries for oligos, glycans, and glycopeptides at  NIST.”
11:55 a.m., poster talks 7x1 min 
Natcher Room E1/E2
Session III
Mentoring Round Table 
Chairs, Dr. Michele Bond & Dr. Pamela Marino
Natcher Main Auditorium
Session IV
Development & Disease
Chair, Dr. Shuang Jake Yang, Staff Fellow, Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, CBER, FDA
1:00p.m., Dr. Robert Woods, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Chemistry, University of Georgia "Modeling glycoproteins and glycan processing"
1:20p.m., Dr. Ronald Schnaar, Professor of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine “Siglecs and their ligands control inflammation in the airways... and brain”
1:40p.m., Dr. Phuoc Tho Tran, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine O-GlcNAcylation is required for mutant KRAS-induced lung  tumorigenesis” 
2:00 Poster talks 7x1 min 
Natcher Atrium 
Session V
2:10p.m., Poster Session
Natcher Main Auditorium
Session VI 
Chair, Dr. Shonoi Ming, Staff Fellow, Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, CBER, FDA
3:40p.m., Dr. Lai Xi Wang Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of MD “Enzymatic fucosylation with FUT8 and fucoligase. A few unexpected discoveries on the substrate specificity.”
4:10p.m., Dr. Kelley Moremen Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia“Glycosyltransferase structures as modular templates for diverse glycan synthesis.
4:40p.m., Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Morgan State University “Probing catalysis of the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W capsule polymerase”

5:00p.m., Awards 
Post Meeting Networking at Rock Bottom, 7900 Norfolk Ave. Bethesda