Invited Plenary Speakers

Dr. Roland Wohlgemuth Sigma-Aldrich, Buchs, CH
Carbohydrates and Enzymes – Renaissance of an Old Interface between Chemistry, Biology, Engineering and Medicine
Prof. Dr. Jon S. Thorson University of Wisconsin, USA
The differential glycosylation of small and macromolecules: New tools and applications
Prof. Dr. Markus Aebi Die Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland
The making of N-glycoproteins
Prof. Harry Brumer University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
The enzymology of microbial hemicellulose utilisation in diverse > ecological niches: From the forest to the human gut
Prof. James C. Paulson The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
Siglecs as sensors of self
Prof. Dr. Lothar Elling RWTH Aachen University, Germany
The Glyco-BioInterface – Glycoconjugates for Biofunctionali­zation of Biomaterial Surfaces
Prof. Dr. Paul Walton University of York, UK
Structures and functions of copper-containing polysaccharide oxygenases
Dr. Maher Abou Hachem DTU, Denmark
Oligosaccharide utilization in probiotics for biorefinery based prebiotic design