European Glycoscience Community Webinar Series

11 February - 31 December 2021, United Kingdom

If you are interested in presenting your research on this platform or chairing a session please contact the RSC Carbohydrate Interest group secretary (, the series is fully inclusive accepting talks from all career stages. 

2021 Programme 
14th January 3pm             
Dr Elisa Fadda, Maynooth University
Functional role of the glycan shield in the activation of the SARS-CoV-2 S protein
Prof Gestur Vidarsson / Mad Larsen, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, NL
IgG fucosylation as an On/Off switch in human immune responses, and how it drives exaggerated pathologies​ in COVID-19
28th January 3pm             
Dr Karli Reiding, Utrecht University, NL
Whole neutrophil glycoproteomics reveals a subset of highly atypical glycoproteins
Dr Francesca Berni, Leiden University, NL
Synthesis of Glycobiology-based antigens from S. aureus and E. fecaelis
11th February 3pm          
Dr Camilla Matassini, University of Florence
Nitrogen-containing glycomimetics: from synthesis to therapeutic application in metabolic and neurological disorders
Dr Laura Morelli, University of Milan
Saccharide fragments common to Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 19
25th March 3pm
Dr Johanne Dubail
Calcium homeostasis and proteoglycan biosynthesis defects in chondrodysplasia with multiple dislocations
Rhianna Rowland, University of York
Insights into lysosomal Storage Diseases; Characterisation of Lysosomal Glycoside Hydrolases
11th March 4pm
Dr Jon Agirre, University of York (Confirmed)
Integrative structural glycobiology – computational methods sans frontières
Dr. Juan C. Muñoz García, University of East Anglia
Title to be confirmed
25th March 3pm
Dr Supriya Dey, Harvard University
Programmable one-pot synthesis of heparin sulfate and commercial heparin anticoagulants
Dr Eris Sletten, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Automated synthesis of glycans
8th April 4pm     
Sabina Górska, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, Wrocław
Discover the sweet side of probiotics

Prof Christoph Rademacher, University of Vienna
Title to be confirmed
22nd April 4pm  
Joint EGC-ACS meeting
6th May 4pm      
Dr Cecilia Romano, Technical University of Denmark DTU
Title to be confirmed

Dr Gavin Miller, Keele University
Title to be confirmed
20th May 4pm   
Marcelina Pyclik, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, Wrocław
Peptydoglycan  - "simple" structure with immunomodulatory potential
Agnieszka Razim, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, Wrocław
Current advances in adjuvants for intranasal vaccines
3rd June 3pm      
Dr Jolanda van Munster, Scotlands Rural College
Title to be confirmed
Dr Roisin O'Flaherty, National University of Ireland Maynooth
Title to be confirmed
17th June 3pm   
Prof Marko Anderluh, University of Ljubljana
Title to be confirmed

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