Speakers

Invited Speakers:

 

Opening lecture Sunday September 25th

Stephen Withers

Stephen Withers

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Department of Chemistry, University of British Colombia

"High throughput metagenomic screening yields enzymes for improved organ transplants, blood transfusions and glycoprotein analysis" 

 

Hermen Overkleeft

Hermen Overkleeft

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https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/hermen-overkleeft#tab-1

 University of Leiden, Leiden Institute Chemistry

"Activity-based profiling of exo- and endoglycosidases in biomedicine and biotechnology"

 

Sabina Leanti La Rosa

Sabina Leanti La Rosa

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 Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences

“Integrating multi-omics and enzymology to untangle systems for typical and atypical glycan deconstruction in gut microbiomes”

  

  •  Doctor Wade Abbott 

    5.Carbohydrate degrading communities  
    https://profils-profiles.science.gc.ca/en/profile/d-wade-abbott-ph-d

    https://profils-profiles.science.gc.ca/en/profile/d-wade-abbott-ph-d

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

"Rapid functional adaptation of rumen microbiota to seaweed polysaccharide metabolism"

 

Tom Desmet

Tom Desmet

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-desmet-08909a3/overlay/photo/

Ghent University, Centre for Synthetic Biology

“Enzyme engineering for the synthesis of rare sugars”

 

 Professor Jochen Zimmer

    7. Glycobiotechnologies

Jochen Zimmer

Jochen Zimmer

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https://med.virginia.edu/faculty/faculty-listing/jz3x/

University of Virginia, Molecular Physiology & Biol. Physics

"Hyaluronan biosynthesis in different kingdoms of life"

  

Federico Sabbadin

Federico Sabbadin

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/federico-sabbadin-95b26236/

Department of Biology, University of York

"Lytic pectin monooxygenases as key virulence factors in plant pathogenic oomycetes"  

 

Closing lecture Wednesday, 28th of September

Birte Svensson

Birte Svensson

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https://www.cazypedia.org/index.php/User:Birte_Svensson

Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, DTU Orbit

"Structural biology of how alginate is serving in our food"

 

 

Published 18. January 2021 - 15:54 - Updated 22. July 2022 - 8:38