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York Biology-Chemistry Glycoscience Symposium

Wednesday 10 July 2019, 1.00PM to 4.30pm

Speaker(s): Various - see below

The Symposium will be followed by a Beer and Pizza Social at 4.30pm

Programme of Events

Organizers: Daniel Ungar (Biology) and Martin Fascione (Chemistry)

1:00 pm Rosalyn Leaman (Baumann and Fascione groups) “Illuminating the spatio-
temporal dynamics of lipopolysaccharide in the Gram-negative bacterial outer membrane”

1:25 pm Mihaela Atanasova (Agirre group) “Automated model building and validation of carbohydrates"

1:50 pm Caroline Pearson (van der Woude group) “Functional analysis of Salmonella O-antigen acetyltransferases”

2:15 pm Zach Armstrong (Davies group) “Manno-epi-cyclophellitols Enable a Fluorescence Polarization Based Assay for Inhibitors”

2:40 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm Tony Larson (Bioscience Technology Facility) “Using ion mobility to resolve similar glycan structures with the Waters Synapt G2Si”

3:15 pm Sarah Tindall (Potts group) “How do bacteria change their coats? Structural analysis of acyltransferases involved in O-antigen modification”

3:40 pm Dani Ungar “Modelling mammalian glycan processing to inform biologics production”

4:05 pm Gavin Thomas “The ever expanding world of sialic acids: a microbial perspective”

4:30 pm Beer and Pizza social funded by both departments


Location: B/T/019

Admission: FREE