Logo GlycoT Meeting
Nana, Hannover

Beate Schwinzer, PhD
Hannover Medical School
Institute for Cellular Chemistry
Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1
D-30625 Hannover, Germany
Tel +49 511 532 3947
Fax +49 511 532 8801


Please find the Preliminary Program and the Program Overview as PDF documents at the following links:

>> Preliminary Program

>> Program Overview

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Chair Rita Gerardy-Schahn
15:30 Rita Gerardy-Schahn Opening
15:40 Naoyuki Taniguchi Brain specific expression of glycosyltransferase and its epigenetic regulation
16:20 Klaus Aktories Glycosylation by bacterial protein toxins
17:00 Coffee Break
17:20 Jose M. Estevez Sweet growth of plant cells. New players on the O-glycosylation pathway
18:00 Anne Harduin-Lepers Comprehensive analysis of sialyltransferase-related genes evolution in vertebrates: Molecular phylogeny and functional genomics approaches
19:00 Welcome Reception
(Landesmuseum, Willy-Brandt-Allee 5, Hannover)

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Chair Mark von Itzstein
09:00 Monica Palcic Mechanisms of retaining glycosyltransferases
09:30 Steve Withers Glycosyltransferases: electrostatics, dynamics and mechanisms through the “eyes” of NMR
10:00 Christelle Breton Galactolipid synthases : Structure/Function and Evolution
10:30 Coffee Break
Chair Yasuhiro Kajihara
11:00 Kaspar Locher Structure and reaction mechanism of the bacterial oligosaccharyltransferase PglB
11:30 Yoshiki Yamaguchi Structural aspects of protein N-glycosylation
12:00 Gaëlle Batot Preliminary kinetic crystallographic study of human blood group B synthase
12:10 Yasuhiro Kajihara Chemical synthesis of intentionally misfolded homogeneous glycoprotein: a unique approach for the study of glycoprotein quality control
12:20 Annika Hult Forssman expression on human red cells – Biochemical and genetic evidence for a novel histo-blood group system with implications for pathogen susceptibility
12:30 Lunch Break
Chair Ole Hindsgaul
14:00 Koichi Furukawa Involvement of complex carbohydrates in the cancer phenotypes and therapeutic application
14:30 Hans Bakker Endoplasmic reticulum localized glycosyltransferases
15:00 Philippe Delannoy The ganglioside GD2 induced the constitutive activation of c-Met receptor in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell line expressing GD3 synthase
15:10 Alice Yu Important role of fucosyltransferase 1 and 2 in breast cancer
15:20 Xing Li The regulatory role of UDP-GalNAc: polypeptide N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferases 18 in protein O-Glycosylation
15:30 Coffee Break
Chair Werner Reutter
16:00 Henrik Clausen Mining the elusive O-glycoproteome using Zinc finger nuclease glycoengineered SimpleCells
16:30 Kelly Ten Hagen Essential roles for the UDP-GalNAc:polypeptide N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferases during development
17:00 Thierry Hennet Collagen glycosyltransferases

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Chair Irma van Die
09:00 Taroh Kinoshita Deficiencies of GPI mannosyltransferase 1 and 2 cause different fates of GPI anchored proteins
09:30 Mike Ferguson The glycosyltransferases of Trypanosoma brucei
10:00 Pradman Qasba Structure-function analysis of the sugar donor and acceptor binding sites of b1,4-Galactosyltransferase
10:30 Coffee Break
Chair Philippe Delannoy
11:00 Frederic Bard The GalNAcTs activation pathway in cancer
11:30 Sakari Kellokumpu Functional organization of the Golgi N- and Oglycosylation pathways
12:00 Ken Kitajima / Chihiro Sato A polysialyltransferase SNP in a schizophrenic patient brings about the production of polysialic acids showing impaired binding and signalling of BDNF and FGF2
12:30 Lunch Break
Chair Dirk Lefeber
14:00 Rick Cummings Functions of O-glycans in development and hemostasis
14:30 Michael Tiemeyer Cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating tissue-specific glycan expression
15:00 Kei-ichiro Inamori Xylosyl- and glucuronyltransferase activities of LARGE required for dystroglycan function
15:15 Dirk Lefeber Loss of complete and partial N-glycans in a novel CDG subtype, restored by dietary intervention
15:30 Coffee Break
Chair Cheorl-Ho Kim
16:00 Herta Steinkellner Glycoengineering in plants towards human like structures
16:30 Lai-Xi Wang Chemoenzymatic glycosylation engineering of monoclonal antibodies
17:00 Atsushi Kuno Discovery of glycobiomarker for cancer and development of simple assay kit for clinical diagnosis

Friday, 8 June 2012

Chair Martina Mühlenhoff
09:00 Chris Whitfield Glycosyltransferases and chain termination processes in the biosynthesis of bacterial Oantigen polysaccharides
09:30 Christine Szymanski Comparison of bacterial oligosaccharyltransferases for protein N-glycosylation
10:00 Miguel A. Valvano Aminoarabinose is essential for lipopolysaccharide export and intrinsic antimicrobial peptide resistance in Burkholderia cenocepacia
10:30 Coffee Break
Chair Herbert Hildebrandt
11:00 Pamela Stanley Essential roles for glycosyltransferases in development
11:30 Thomas Braulke Defects in GlcNAc-1-phosphotransferase cause neurodegeneration and osteoporosis
12:00 Jianguo Gu Molecular mechanism for the regulation of Nactylglucosaminyltransferase III expression and its roles in epithelial-mesenchymal transition
12:30 Lunch Break
Chair Rüdiger Horstkorte
14:00 Michael Pierce Expression of a specific glycosyltransferase is essential for embryonic stem cell differentiation
14:30 Shoko Nishihara Glycan function in the maintenance of ES cells
15:00 Salomé Pinho N-acetylglucosaminyltransferases III and V regulate E-cadherin stability at the cell membrane. Implications in the epithelial to mesenchymal transition
15:10 Markus Sperandio ST3Gal-IV and ST3Gal-VI contribute to leukocyte rolling during inflammation
15:20 Cheorl-Ho Kim Molecular glycobiology of pig CMP-N- acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase and transcpritonal regulation for NeuGc as the xenoantigenic determinant in pig-to-human xenotransplantation
15:30 Coffee Break
Chair Gerd Wagner
16:00 Tamao Endo Glycosylation and muscular dystrophy
16:30 John Yu Human embryonic stem cell differentiation: role of glycosphingolipid structure
17:00 Franz-Georg Hanisch Peptide cis-control of O-linked LacdiNAc formation and LacdiNAc-specific glycan phosphorylation: post-translational control of extracellular matrix glycoprotein function?
17:10 Cory Rillahan Global Metabolic Inhibitors of Sialyl- and Fucosyltransferases
17:20 Gerd Wagner A Novel Class of Glycosyltransferase Inhibitors
19:00 Conference Dinner
(Neues Rathaus "Gartensaal", Trammplatz 2, Hannover)

Saturday, 9 June 2012

Chair Koichi Furukawa
09:00 Jamey Marth Glycosylation in the Metabolic Origins of Common Grievous Disease
09:30 Robert S. Haltiwanger Site-specific glycosylation of EGF repeats in Notch
10:00 Hans Wandall A neurofibromatosis-like phenotype in Drosophila caused by lack of glucosylceramide extension
10:10 Pi-Wan Cheng Non-muscle myosin IIA transports a Golgi glycosyltransferase to the endoplasmic reticulum for recycling
10:20 Vaibhav Kapuria HCF-1 cleavage and glycosylation are distinct activities of OGT dimers
10:30 Coffee Break
Chair Roland Schauer
11:00 Jerry Hart O-GlcNAcylation's key roles in the diseases of aging
11:30 Daan Van Aalten Phosphorylation versus O-glycosylation: yin and yang?
12:00 Hisashi Narimatsu High Through-put identification of N-glycosylated proteins of many mouse and human tissues, and Construction of a glycoprotein database, GlycoProtDB
12:30 End of Meeting

© Logo dw-websites, Scientific Webdesign dw-websites vCongress   I   Home   I   Contact   I   Imprint

Nana, Hannover

Supported by