Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Carolyn Bertozzi

Professor of Chemistry and, by courtesy, Chemical & Systems Biology and Radiology | Stanford University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Glycocalyx engineering toward probing cancer glycome evolution"
Vincent Bulone

Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant | Cell Walls | University of Adelaide, Australia | KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

"A journey into the world of Eukaryotic cell walls: structure and biosynthesis of essential polysaccharides"
Bruce Hamaker

Director of the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research | Distinguished Professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

"Carbohydrate quality and how the concept may relate to healthier foods"
Koichi Kato

Professor in Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience and Institute for Molecular Science | National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan | Chair and Professor of Structural Biology and Biomolecular Engineering | Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya City University, Japan

"Structural views of glycan-dependent determination of glycoprotein fates in cells"
Muthiah Manoharan

Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery | Alnylam Pharmaceuticals | Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

"Carbohydrate Conjugated RNAi Therapeutics"
James C. Paulson

Departments of Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemical Physiology, and Immunology and Microbial Science | The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA

"Sialic acids as determinants of self"
Soledad Penadés

Principal Researcher Glyconanoparticles | Centro de Investigación Cooperativa en Biomateriales, CIC biomaGUNE | Gipuzkoa, Spain

"Glycans and Glyconanotechnology"
Stephen G. Withers

Khorana Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry | University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

"Accessing new and improved CAZymes through metagenomics and directed evolution"