Glycobiology: Crossroads of Innovation and Interdisciplinary Research

The 2022 Annual SfG Meeting 

Schedule of Events
(as of July 26, 2022)

Sunday, October 2

8:30 am

Registration Open

8:30 am–2:00 pm

Satellite I: National Center for Functional Glycomics

Organizer: NCFG, Harvard Medical School ($55 fee)

8:30 am–2:00 pm

Satellite II: Glyco in Biotechnology

Organizer: Parastoo Azadi, CCRC, UGA ($55 fee)

8:30 am–2:00 pm

Trainee Mentoring Program

Organizers: Michael Boyce, Karen Colley, and Lance Wells ($55 fee)

3:00 pm

Conference Opening Remarks

Vlad Panin, Texas A&M University, SfG President

 

Session 1: Glycans in Development, Physiology, and Evolution

Hamed Jafar-Nejad BCM, Houston, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Bob Haltiwanger, UGA

Kelly Ten Hagen, NIH/NIDCR

Muriel Bardor, University of Rouen, France

Hamed Jafar-Nejad, BCM Houston

 

Poster Talks (4, TBA)

5:10 pm–5:30 pm

Coffee Break

5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Session 2: Karl Meyer and Rosalind Kornfeld Awards

 

Karl Meyer Lectureship Award

Gabriel Rabinovich, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology

Anne Imberty, Grenoble Alpes University, France

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Welcome Reception

 

Monday, October 3

7:30 am–6:30 pm Registration Open
7:30 am–8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am–10:10 am

Session 3: Glycan Biosynthesis, Trafficking, and Signaling

Karen Colley, University of Illinois Chicago, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Ellen Sidransky, NIH/NHGRI

Yanzhuang Wang, University of Michigan

Adnan Halim, University of Copenhagen

 

Poster Talks (4, TBA)

10:10 am–10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am–12:25 pm

Session 4: Pathogen-Host Interactions & Glycoimmunology

Richard Cummings, Harvard, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Yvette van Kooyk, Amsterdam

Christine Szymanski, CCRC UGA

Victor Nizet, UCSD

Chuck Dimitroff, FIU

 

Poster Talks (3, TBA)

12:25 pm–1:40 pm Lunch on your own
12:25 pm–1:40 pm Glycobiology Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)
1:40 pm–4:00 pm Poster Session 1 and Exhibits
4:00 pm–5:10 pm

SfG Business Meeting

(including DataWorks! FASEB Information session)

5:10 pm–6:30 pm

Session 5: Glycobiology Significant Achievement &

President’s Innovator

 

Awards 

Glycobiology Significant Achievement Award

Fikri Avci, Emory University

 

President’s Innovator Award

James Paulson, Scripps Research

7:00 pm–11:00 pm Banquet Dinner

                                       

Tuesday, October 4

7:30 am–6:15 pm Registration Open
7:30 am–8:30 am Continental Breakfast
 8:30 am–10:25 am

Session 6: Glycopathologies

Lance Wells, CCRC, UGA, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Heather Flanagan-Steet, Greenwood Genetic Center

Dirk Lefeber, Radboud University, the Netherlands

Lance Wells, CCRC, UGA

Ramon Sun, University of Florida 

Poster Talks (3, TBA)

 10:25 am–10:45 am Coffee Break
 10:45 am–12:25 pm

Session 7: Neuroglycobiology

Kenji Kadomatsu, Nagoya University, Japan, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Hannes Buelow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

William Green, University of Chicago

Kenji Kadomatsu, Nagoya University, Japan

 

Poster Talks (4, TBA)

 12:30 pm–1:30 pm  NIH Q&A Information Session /Business lunch, Pamela Marino, Chair

(or lunch on your own)

 1:30 pm–4:00 pm Poster Session 2 and Exhibits
 4:00 pm–5:55 pm

Session 8: Chemical Biology and Structure-Function Studies

Jennifer Kohler, UT Southwestern, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Christina Woo, Harvard University

Jennifer Kohler, UT Southwestern

Katrine Schjoldager, University of Copenhagen

Katharina Ribbeck, MIT

 

Poster Talks (3, TBA)

 5:55 pm–6:35 pm

Session 9: SfG Distinguished Service and MCP/ASBMB Lectureship Awards

 

The Society for Glycobiology Distinguished Service Award

Parastoo Azadi, CCRC, UGA

 

MCP/ASBMB Lectureship Award

Carlito Lebrilla, UC Davis

 

Wednesday, October 5

7:30 am–12:30 pm Registration Open
7:30 am–8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am–10:10 am

Session 10: IGO Guest Session. Diversity of Pathways and Structures

Adnan Halim, University of Copenhagen, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Iain Wilson, BOKU, Austria

Thierry Hennet, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Poster Talks (4, TBA)

10:10 am–10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am–12:25 pm

Session 11: Novel Tools and Approaches

Elisa Fadda, Maynooth University, Ireland, Chair

 

Keynote Speakers:

Sander van Kasteren, Leiden, University, Sweden

Kiyoko Aoki-Kinoshita, Soka University, Japan

John Klassen, University of Alberta, Canada

Daniel Bojar, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Poster Talks (3, TBA)

12:25 pm–12:35 pm

Conference Closing Remarks

Vlad Panin, Texas A&M University, SfG President