Sugars in Biotechnology: From Design to Application

Explore innovative approaches in glycan research and their applications in biotechnology. Don't miss this session for a glimpse into the future of glycobiology and its practical implications in health and disease.

9:00 am - 9:10 am Introductory Comments

SUB Orion Room

9:10 am - 10:10 am Expanding the Selective Cell-Surface Glyco-Engineering Toolbox
Chantelle Capicciotti, Keynote

SUB Orion Room

10:10 am - 10:40 am Coffee Break

SUB Atrium
Coffee and an assortment of pastries and fruit will be provided

10:40 am - 11:40 am Deciphering in vivo Glycobiology with Genetically-Encoded, Multivalent Liquid Glycan Array (LiGA) and Liquid Lectin Array (LiLA)
Ratmir Derda

SUB Orion Room

11:40 am - 12:10 pm Student Talk

SUB Orion Room

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm Student Talk

SUB Orion Room

12:40 pm - 2:20 pm Lunch

Food not provided by GIA event organizers

Glycoscience Breakthroughs

Discover the pivotal role of glycoscience in tackling some of this generation's biggest health challenges. Join us as we delve into the world of glycans, offering insights into their potential to address critical issues in health and disease.

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Making Weak Antigens Strong: Engineering Designer Conjugates for Enhancing Glycan-Specific Immune Responses
Matthew DeLisa, Keynote

SUB Orion Room

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm The Roles of Syndecan-1 and Glypican-3 in Placental Malaria
Stephanie Yanow

SUB Orion Room

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Comments & Awards

SUB Orion Room

Public Lecture

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sweet Friendly Molecular Handshakes Guiding our Immune System
Matthew Macauley

CCIS 1-430

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