FUTURE LIST OF LECTURES

This course in being built . At the end of 2012, it is expected to have the following list of teachers and lectures: 

 

-Margarida Amaral – Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Mucus and glycoproteins in cystic fibrosis””

 

- Jesus Jiménez Barbero - Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain

“NMR and molecular recognition”

 

- Christelle Breton - Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Grenoble, France

“Biosynthesis of Glycans: Focus on the large glycosyltransferase family”

 

- Joy Burchel - King’s College London, UK

“Mucins – their associated with carcinogenesis”

 

- Bjorn Christensen - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

“'Water-soluble and gelling polysaccharides”

 

- Carlos Cordeiro - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

“Glycation and Neurodegenerative Diseases”

 

- Fabio Dall'Olio - Faculty of Medicine, Bologna University, Italy

“Biosynthesis of cancer related carbohydrate antigens"

 

- Philippe Delannoy - Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France “Gangliosides: Structure, Metabolism and Functions”

 

- Anne Dell - Imperial College, London, UK

“High sensitivity glycomics: glycan characterisation in health and disease"

 

- Jeffrey Esko - University of California, San Diego, USA

“Glycosaminoglycans and Glycosaminoglycan-binding Proteins”

 

- Ten Feizi - Imperial College, London, UK

“Glycans in pathogen-host interaction”

 

- Vanessa Ferreira, PhD – CDG Portuguese Association and other metabolic rare diseases (APCDG-DMR), Portugal

“CDG impact on families and society”

 

- Sabine Flitsch - University of Manchester, UK

“Glycopeptides”

 

-Carlos Fontes - Nzytech – Genes and Enzymes, Ltd, Portugal and Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

“Commercial potential of the carbohydrate-active enzymes (CAZYmes)”

 

Koichi Fukase - Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

“Unveiling the glycan code: biofunctional analysis of bacterial glycans with synthetic studies”

 

- Anne Imberty - Glycobiologie Moléculaire, Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Grenoble, France.

“Bacterial lectins and infection - from structural glycobiology to antiadhesive strategies “

 

- Jaak Jaeken - University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

“Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation: an exercise in dysmorphology’”

 

-Joseph Lau - Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, USA

“Biology of Sialyl Glycans”

 

- Stefan Oscarson - University College Dublin, Ireland

“Carbohydrate Vaccines”

 

- Angelina Palma - REQUIMTE/CQFB Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

“Highthroughput screening of glycan recognizing protein specificities”

 

- Serge Perez - Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Grenoble, France.

“Modeling the carbohydrate field: from monosaccharides to complex architectures”

“The starch granule: three dimensional structure and architecture”

 

- Antoni Planas - Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain

“In vitro glycosidic bond formation: from glycosidases to glycosynthases”

“The glycosynthase technology for the preparation of oligosaccharides, glycoconjugates, and artificial polysaccharides”

 

- Amélia Pilar Rauter - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Structure and nomenclature of sugars”

“Small molecule therapeutics”

 

- Celso Reis - Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

“Glycan-mediated microbial adhesion: Hemagglutinins and Adhesins”

 

- João Rodrigues -Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical – IHMT, Portugal

Parasite Glycobiology”

 

- Catherine Ronin - SiaMed'Xpress, Université de Provence, Marseille, France

“Glycoengineering of protein-based therapeutics”

 

- Pauline Rudd - University College Dublin, Ireland

Systems Glycobiology”

 

- Robert Sackstein, -Director, Program of Excellence in Glycosciences, Harvard Medical School, USA

Glycosyltransferase-Programmed Stereosubstitution (GPS): Directing Cell Migration via Translational Glycobiology”

 

- Richard Schmidt - Universität Konstanz, Germany

Chemical/enzymatic glycosylation”

 

- Ajit Varki - University of California, San Diego, USA

“Biology and Evolution of Sialic Acids”

 

- Paula Videira -Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Portugal

Basic Glycobiology concepts”

“Glycosylation and the immune response”

 

- Hans H. Wandall - University of Copenhagen, Denmark

"Glycan biomarkers”

 

- Hans Peter Wessel - F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Discovery Chemistry, Switzerland and University of Aveiro, Portugal

“Industrial Drug Research”