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Roberto Adamo

Conjugates Technology Platform Leader

GSK Vaccines srl

Siena, Italy

 

Jon Agirre

Royal Society University Research Fellow

York Structural Biology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry

University of York,

York, UK

 

Massimo Aureli

Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine

University of Milano

Milano, Italy

 

Subhash Basu

Founding President, Cancer Drug Delivery Research Foundation,

University of Notre Dame,

Notre Dame; IN, USA

 

Susan L. Bellis

Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA

 

Nicolai V. Bovin

Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry,

Russian Academy of Sciences,

Moscow, Russia

 

Hannes Bülow

Department of Genetics and

Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience,

Albert Einstein College of Medicine,

New York, NY, USA

 

Christopher Cairo

Alberta Glycomics Centre and Department of Chemistry,

University of Alberta,

Edmonton, Canada

 

Laura Cantù

Deparment of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine,

University of Milan,

Milan, Italy

 

Chuan-Fa Chang

Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology,

College of Medicine,

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan

 

Fabrizio Chiodo

Amsterdam Infection and Immunity Institute,

Amsterdam University Medical Center,

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Elena Chiricozzi

Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine,

University of Milan, Italy

 

Jin Won Cho

Department of Biomedical Science,

Yonsei University,

Seoul, Korea

 

Brian A. Cobb

Department of Pathology,

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,

Cleveland, OH, USA

 

Catherine E. Costello

Department of Biochemistry, Center for Biomedical Mass Spectrometry, Boston

University School of Medicine

Boston, MA, USA

 

Alan Cross

Institute for Global Health,

University of Maryland School of Medicine,

Baltimore, MD, USA

 

Jon Cuccui

Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology,

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,

London, UK

 

Richard D. Cummings

Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

Harvard Medical School,

Boston, MA, USA

 

Giovanni D’Angelo

Institute of Bioengineering,

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Jose Luis Daniotti

Research Centre in Biologocal Chemisty of Cordoba (CIQUIBIC)

CONICET-UNC

Cordoba, Argentina

 

Alessandra D’Azzo

Department of Genetics,

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,

Memphis, TN, USA

 

Elena Del Favero

Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine,

University of Milan,

Milan, Italy

 

Ratmir Derda

Department of Chemistry,

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Canada

 

Malgorzata Dubiel

Ghent University, Belgium

 

Jose M. Estevez

Head of Laboratory -Molecular Basis

for Plant Development-Leloir Institute

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Ten Feizi

The Glycosciences Laboratory, Imperial College London,

London, UK

 

Jukka Finne

Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme,

University of Helsinki,

Finland

 

François Foulquier

Unité de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionelle (UGSF),

University of Lille,

Lille, France

 

Morihisa Fujita

Key Laboratory of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biotechnology,

Ministry of Education, School of Biotechnology,

Jiangnan University,

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

 

Koichi Fukase

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science,

Osaka University, Japan

 

Domenico Garozzo

CNR Istituto per i Polimeri Compositi e Biomateriali IPCB

Catania, Italy

 

Mariagrazia Giansanti

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Istituto di Biologia e Patologia molecolari

c/o Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie

Università Sapienza di Roma

Roma, Italy

 

Jeff Gildersleeve

Chemical Biology Laboratory,

National Cancer Institute,

Frederick, MD, USA

 

Paul A. Gleeson

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,

Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute,

The University of Melbourne,

Melbourne, Australia

 

Marcelo E. Guerin

Ikerbasque Research Professor

Head of the Structural Glycobiology Group

Structural Biology Unit – CIC bioGUNE

Technological Park of Bizkaia

Derio, Vizcaya, Spain

 

Marco Guerrini

Istituto di Ricerche Chimiche e Biochimiche “G. Ronzoni”,

Milan, Italy

 

Shinya Hanashima

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science,

Osaka University

Osaka, Japan

 

Yoshio Hirabayashi

Visiting Scientist

Cellular Informatics Laboratory,

RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research

 

Jin-ichi Inokuchi

Division of Glycopathology,

Institute of Molecular Biomembrane and Glycobiology,

Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University,

Sendai, Japan

 

Kazuhisa Iwabuchi

Graduate School of Health Care and Nursing;

Institute for Environmental and Gender Specific Medicine,

Graduate school of Medicine, Juntendo University,

Chiba, Japan

 

Jaak Jaeken

Centre for Metabolic Disease,

University Hospital Gasthuisberg,

Leuven, Belgium

 

Ludger Johannes

Institut Curie, PSL Research University,

U1143 INSERM — UMR3666 CNRS

Paris, France

 

Nathalie Juge

Quadram Bioscience Institute

Norwich, UK

 

Anna Karlsson-Bengtsson

Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Institute of Medicine

University of Gothenburg

Göteborg, Sweden

 

Kazuya Kabayama

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science,

Osaka University

Osaka, Japan

 

Soerge Kelm

Department of Biology and Chemistry

University of Bremen,

Bremen, Germany

 

Kay-hooi Khoo

Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica

Taipei, Taiwan

 

Claudine Kieda   

Military Institute of Medicine, LOMTI

ul. Szaserow 128

04-141 Warsaw, Poland

 

Taroh Kinoshita

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University,

Osaka, Japan

 

Lena Kjellén

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology,

Uppsala University, The Biomedical Center;

Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University,

Uppsala, Sweden

 

Toshihide Kobayashi

Directeur de recherche INSERM

Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Strasbourg

Strasbourg, France

 

Daniel Kolarich

Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University,

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

 

Benoit Kornmann

Department of Biochemistry and ST-Hugh’s College,

University of Oxford, Oxford UK

 

Roger Laine

Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry,

Louisiana State University,

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

 

Gordan Lauc

Genos Glycoscience Research Laboratory

University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry

Zagreb, Croatia

 

Diana Laverde

Dr. V. Hauner Children’s Hospital,

LMU Munich,

University of Munich (LMU),

Munich, Germany

 

Robert Ledeen

Division of Neurochemistry, Department of Pharmacology,

Physiology & Neuroscience,

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School,

Newark, NJ, USA

 

Philippe-Claude Lefebvre

University of Lille, Inserm,

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, Institut Pasteur de Lille,

Lille, France

 

Tony Lefebvre

Structural and Functional Glycobiology Unit,

CNRS, Lille 1 University,

Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

 

Dirk Lefeber

Expertise Center for Disorders of Glycosylation

Radboud University Medical Center

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

Hakon Leffler

co-founder Galecto-Biotech

Sect. MIG (Microbiology, Immunology, Glycobiology),

Dept Laboratory Medicine, Lund University,

Lund, Sweden

 

Marianna Leonzino

Department of Neuroscience,

Yale University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute,

New Haven, CT, USA

Ulf Lindahl

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology,

Uppsala University, The Biomedical Center,

Uppsala, Sweden

 

Jian Liu

Division of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry,

Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina,

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

 

Yan Liu

Institute for Reproductive and Developmental Biology,

Imperial College London

London, UK

 

 Hugues Lortat-Jacob

Institut de Biologie Structurale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,

CEA, Université Grenoble-Alpes,

Grenoble, France

 

Alberto Luini

Institute of Protein Biochemistry, National Research Council,

Naples, Italy

 

Vladimir Lupashin

Department of Physiology and Biophysics,

College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,

Little Rock, AR, USA

 

John L. Magnani

Chief Science Officer and Senior V.P.

GlycoMimetics, Inc.

Rockville, MD, USA

 

Gert Matthijs

Center for Human Genetics,

KU Leuven,

Leuven, Belgium

 

Satyajit Mayor

National Centre for Biological Sciences,

Bangalore, India

 

Michael P. McDonald

Depts. of Neurology and Anatomy & Neurobiology

Director of Alzheimer Research

Memphis, TN, USA

 

Francesca Micoli

GSK Vaccines Institute for Global Health (GVGH) S.r.l.

Siena, Italy

 

Taeko Miyagi

Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute

Sendai, Japan

 

Eiji Miyoshi

Osaka University Medical School,

Osaka, Japan

 

Antonio Molinaro

Department of Chemical Sciences and

Task Force on Microbiome Studies,

University of Naples Federico II,

Naples, Italy

 

Vincent Monnier

Case Western Reserve University,

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

Manuel Muniz

Department of Cell Biology,

University of Seville,

Seville, Spain

 

Tatsuro Mutoh

Department of Neurology & Neuroscience,

Fujita Health University School of Medicine,

Toyoake, Japan

 

Laurence Mulard

Chemistry of Biomolecules Laboratory and

CNRS UMR3523,

Institut Pasteur,

Paris, France

 

Hitoshi Nakayama

Associate Professor

Juntendo University Faculty of Health Care and Nursing

 

Hisashi Narimatsu

RCMG Inc. and

AIST, Japan

 

Jérôme Nigou

Département “Tuberculose & Biologie des Infections”

Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale

UMR 5089 CNRS – Université de Toulouse

Toulouse, France

 

Shoko Nishihara

Laboratory of Cell Biology, Department of Bioinformatics,

Graduate School of Engineering, Soka University,

Hachioji, Japan

 

Barry R. O’Keefe

Acting Chief, Molecular Targets Program

Center for Cancer Research

Chief, Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

National Cancer Institute

Frederick, MD, USA

 

Nicki Packer

Department of Molecular Sciences, Macquarie University,

Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University

Australia

 

Raman Parashuraman

Institute of Protein

Biochemistry IBP-CNR, Naples, Italy

 

Katharina Paschinger

Department für Chemie, Universität für Bodenkultur,

Vienna, Austria

 

James C. Paulson

Department of Molecular Medicine,

The Scripps Research Institute,

La Jolla, CA, USA

 

Li Peng

SVP of Discovery and Early Product Development,

Palleon Pharmaceuticals,

Waltham, MA, USA

 

Claney L. Pereira

Managing Director and Director of Chemistry

Vaxxilon Deutschland GmbH

Berlin, Germany

 

Fabian Pfrengle

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces,

Potsdam, Germany

 

Alexey V. Pshezhetsky

Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Center,

University of Montreal,

McGill University, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology,

Montreal, CANADA

 

Naila Rabbani

University of Warwick,

Coventry, U.K.

 

Celso Albuquerque Reis

Head of the Glycobiology in Cancer Group

IPATIMUP – Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto

Porto, Portugal

 

Shifang Ren

NHC Key Laboratory of Glycoconjugates Research,

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,

School of Basic Medical Sciences,

Fudan University,

Shanghai, China

 

Yuanyuan Ruan 

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,

Fudan University,

Shanghai, China

 

Konrad Sandhoff

LIMES Institute, Membrane Biology & Lipid Biochemistry Unit,

Kekulé-Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie,

Universität Bonn,

Bonn, Germany

 

Chihiro Sato

Bioscience and Biotechnology Center,

Nagoya University,

Chikusa, Nagoya, Japan

 

Nichollas E. Scott

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia

 

Marcello Sega

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Helmholtz-Institut Erlangen-Nürnberg

Nürnberg, Deutschland

 

Liana C. Silva
iMed.ULisboa – Research Institute for Medicines,

Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa,

Lisboa, Portugal

 

Atsushi Shimoyama

Department of Chemistry, School of Science,

Osaka University

Osaka, Japan

 

Thomas Simmen

Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta,

Edmonton, Canada

 

Simonetta Sipione

Department of Pharmacology and

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute,

University of Alberta,

Edmonton, AB, Canada

 

Sandro Sonnino

Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine

University of Milano,

Milano, Italy

 

Richard Strasser

BOKU

Vienna, Austria

 

Anita H. Straus

Departamento de Bioquimica, Escola Paulista de Medicina,

Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil

 

Avadhesha Surolia

Bhatnagar Fellow, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR),

Honorary Professor, Molecular Biophysics Unit

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

 

Akemi Suzuki

Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University,

Sendai, Japan

 

Kenichi G.N. Suzuki

Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (WPI-iCeMS),

Kyoto University

Kyoto, Japan;

Center for Highly Advanced Integration of Nano and Life Sciences (G-CHAIN),

Gifu University

Gifu, Japan

 

Tomohiko Taguchi

Laboratory of Organelle Pathophysiology,

Department of Integrative Life Sciences,

Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University

Sendai, Japan

 

 Naoyuki Taniguchi

Department of Glyco-Oncology and Medical Biochemistry,

Osaka International Cancer Institute,

Osaka, Japan

 

Paul J. Thornalley

Director, Diabetes Research Center, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI),

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation

Doha, Qatar

President, International Maillard Reaction Society (IMARS) & Chair,

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

Reactive Metabolites Study Group (RMSG)

 

Els van Damme

Department of Biotechnology, Ghent University,

Ghent, Belgium

 

Sandra J. van Vliet

Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology

Amsterdam UMC

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

David J. Vocadlo

Department of Chemistry

and Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,

Simon Fraser University,

Burnaby, BC, Canada

 

George Peng Wang

Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University,

Atlanta, GA, USA

 

Takashi Watanabe

Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology,

Faculty of Agriculture,

Kyushu University, Japan

 

Shih-Hsiung Wu

Institute of Biological Chemistry,

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

 

Peng Wu

Department of Molecular Medicine

The Scripps Research Institute

La Jolla, CA, USA

 

Manfred Wuhrer

Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics,

Leiden University Medical Center

Netherlands

 

Sho Yamasaki

Molecular Immunology,

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (RIMD)

Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC)

Osaka University

Suita, Japan

 

Natasha Zachara

Department of Biological Chemistry,

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,

Baltimore, MD, USA

 

Thomas Zemb

Institut de Chimie Separative de Marcoule (ISCM)

CEA Marcoule

Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France