Confirmed Speakers

  • Kazuhiro Aoki, University of Georgia, USA
  • Mario Feldman, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, USA
  • Christine Szymanski, University of Georgia, USA
  • Yann Guerardel, Lille University, France
  • Kiyotaka Fujita, Kagoshima University
  • Shinya Fushinobu, Tokyo University
  • Takane Katayama, Kyoto University
  • Motomitsu Kitaoka, Niigata University
  • Kaoru Takegawa, Kyushu University

Location

Registration

  • Please submit this form by February 28, 2020.
  • Registration is free.
  • Symposium dinner information will be posted as soon as it is confirmed.

Tentative Program

Monday, March 9, 2020

10:00-10:20 Organizers Welcome to Symposium and Introduction of the MicroGlycoDB Project
10:20-10:50 Shinya Fushinobu TBA
10:55-11:25 Motomitsu Kitaoka
Faculty of Agriculture,
Niigata University
Practical Production of Oligosaccharides Employing Phosphorylases
11:30-12:00 Christine Szymanski TBA
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:00 Kazuhiro Aoki TBA
14:05-14:35 Kaoru Takegawa TBA
14:40-15:10 Takane Katayama Molecular insight into bifidobacteria-rich microbiota formation in the breast-fed infant guts
15:10-15:30 Coffee/Tea break
15:30-16:00 Kiyotaka Fujita D-arabinan degradative enzymes of Microbacterium arabinogalactonlyticum for the assimilation of mycobacterial lipoarabinomannan
16:05-16:35 Yann Guerardel TBA
16:40-17:10 Mario Feldman
Department of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine St Louis
Sugar coating bacterial virulence: capsule synthesis and protein glycosylation in Acinetobacter baumannii
18:00 Symposium dinner

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

09:30-10:00 Louis-David LeClercq TBA
10:05-10:35 Christophe Mariller TBA
10:40-11:10 Shujiro Okuda TBA
11:15-11:35 Sunmyoung Lee
Graduate School of Engineering,
Soka University
Status of the MicroGlycoDB database
11:40-12:10 Questions/Discussion about MicroGlycoDB
12:10-13:30 Lunch
13:30 Discussion and Hackathon
Break into small groups of developers
and experimentalists to discuss
user interface, data and functionality
of MicroGlycoDB

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

All day Discussions and hackathons in groups

Thursday, March 12, 2020

All day Discussions and hackathons in groups
17:00 Wrap-up presentations from groups

Sponsors

  • Soka University, International Research Collaboration Grant
  • Glycoinformatics Consortium (GLIC)
  • JST/NBDC GlyCosmos Project