Alliance of Glycobiologists

Glycoscience Symposium

Interfacing Glycoscience With Disease And Clinical Practice

Hosted by: The Alliance of Glycobiologists for Detection of Cancer and Cancer Risk

Co-sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Open Symposium
(Advanced Registration Not Required)

Natcher Conference Center
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Agenda, Tuesday, January 24, 2012
8:30 - 8:45 AM Welcome
Sudhir Srivastava, PhD, MPH, NCI
8:45 - 9:00 AM NCI Glycomics Alliance: The First Five Years
Karl Krueger, PhD, NCI
9:00 - 9:40 AM From Glycomimetic Compounds to Novel Drugs

John Magnani, PhD, Glycomimetics Inc.

9:40 - 10:10 AM The Status of Immunotoxin Trials Targeting Siglec-2 (CD22).
Ira Pastan, MD, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
10:10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:10 AM Glycosyltransferase-Programmed Stereosubstitution (GPS): Sweetening the Applicability of Cellular Therapeutics
Robert Sackstein, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School
11:10 - 11:50 PM The Roles of Surface Displayed Glycans in Viral Entry: From Structure to Function and Inhibition.
Carole Bewley, PhD, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
11:50 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 PM Glycan Recognition at the Axon-myelin Interface: Implications for Axon Stability and Regeneration.
Ronald Schnaar, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
1:40 - 2:20 PM Regulation of Notch Signaling with Glycosylation
Robert Haltiwanger, PhD, SUNY Stony Brook
2:20 - 2:40 PM Break
2:40 - 3:20 PM The Tn and SialylTn Antigens in Human Cancers: Prospects for Diagnosis, Treatment and Biological Pathways
Richard Cummings, PhD, Emory University
3:20 - 4:00 PM Oncogenesis Alters Glycan Expression that Directs Identification of Cancer-Specific Markers.
J. Michael Pierce, PhD, University of Georgia
4:00 - 4:30 PM Update on NRC Glycoscience Study
Chair: David Walt, PhD, Tufts University
4:30 PM Adjourn


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May 19-20, 2014
NIH and FDA Glycoscience Day
and
CFG Workshop: Exploring the Frontiers of Chemical Glycoscience

Natcher Building (NIH campus)
Bethesda, MD


Last updated: January 3, 2012