Karl Meyer Lectureship Award

In 1990 the Society established the Karl Meyer Lectureship Award was established "to honor the distinguished career of Karl Meyer and his outstanding contributions to the field of Glycobiology". This international award is now presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society to "well-established scientist with a currently active research program who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology."

The 2015 Karl Meyer Award goes to Robert S. Haltiwanger

Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology

The Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology was established in 2008 to honor the distinguished scientific career and service to the Society by Dr Rosalind Kornfield. The award will be given by the Society for Glycobiology to scientists who have, over their professional lifetimes, made significant contributions with important impact on the field. Consideration of candidates may occur annually, but the award will be given only in years during which a deserving candidate is nominated and identified. All glycobiologists are eligible, but recipients of the Karl Meyer Award will not be considered until 10 years after having received that award.

Dr. Vernon N. Reinhold wins the 2015 Rosalind Kornfeld Award

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Student Travel Awards
Travel awards are available to full time students and postdoctoral fellows within the first two years of post-degree training. Preference will be given to candidates located further from the meeting location. Only two award applications will be considered from any one investigator's laboratory. Applications can be submitted electronically during the abstract submission process and require a CV and sponsor letter to be submitted.

FASEB MARC Travel Award
More information available on the FASEB website.
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Upcoming Events

SFG 2015 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
San Francisco, CA

The San Diego Glycobiology Symposium
Friday, March 25, 2016
San Diego, CA

Mass Spectrometry of Glycoproteins
Monday, October 5, 2015

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