• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting

Glycoscience in Biology

Oral presentations selected from volunteered abstracts will also be programmed for a poster presentation. Programming notifications will be sent in January.  We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting, April 2 - 6, 2016, San Diego, Calif. 

Theme Organizers: David Vocadlo, Simon Fraser Univ. and Lance Wells, CCRC at UGA   

Sunday, April 3, 2016
San Diego Convention Center, Room 1A
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Regulation of Gene Expression by O-GlcNAc   

Session Chair: Christine Szymanski, Univ. of Alberta

Chemical Genetic Modulation of OGT and O-GlcNAcase Expression Demonstrates that O-GlcNAc Promotes Stress-Induced Autophagy
Natasha ZacharaJohns Hopkins Univ. School of Med.
Initiation and Elongation of RNA polymerase II are Regulated by Multiple O-GlcNAcylation Events
Brian LewisNCI/NIH
Mutations in O-GlcNAc Transferase Linked to X-linked Intellectual Disability
Lance Wells, CCRC at UGA 

Monday, April 4, 2016
San Diego Convention Center, Room 1A
4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Enzymology of Glycosyl-transferases and Hydrolases

Session Chair: David Vocadlo, Simon Fraser Univ.

Insights on Mammalian Glycosylation Enzymes from High-throughput Expression Studies 
Kelly MoremenCCRC at UGA 
Mechanistic and Structural Insights into a Human Carbohydrate Degrading Enzyme

Tracey GlosterUniv. St. Andrews
Piecing Together New Insight Into Glycosidases: Structure and Imaging

Gideon DaviesUniv. of York

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
San Diego Convention Center, Room 1A
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Chemical Biology Approaches to Understand Glycan-related Diseases

Session Chair: Lance Wells, CCRC at UGA

Comparative and Competitive Activity-Based Glycosidase Profiling
Herman OverkleeftLeiden Univ.
Photocrosslinking Sugars Capture Glycan-dependent Interactions
Jennifer KohlerUniv. of Texas Southwestern   
O-GlcNAc Occurs Cotranslationally to Stabilize Nascent Polypeptides
David VocadloSimon Fraser Univ.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
San Diego Convention Center, Room 1A
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacterial Glycosylation and the Microbiome
Session Chair: Jennifer Kohler, Univ. of Texas Southwestern

Human Gut Bacteroidetes
Harry GilbertNewcastle Univ.
Proteins and Carbs – The Balanced Diet of a Complex and Unusual Enzyme Family
Alisdair BorastonUniv. of Victoria 
Interactions Between Campylobacter Jejuni And Ab5 Toxins In The Gut
Christine SzymanskiUniv. of Alberta