Recording from the EGC 2021 Webinar series will be listed here. Please note that not all of the lectures will be publicly shared. Please click on the titles to view the talks.


EGC 2021 Webinar series 


Dr. Elissa Fadda, Maynooth University, Ireland Title: Functional role of the glycan shield in the activation of the SARS-CoV-2 S protein


Prof. Gestur Vidarsson, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, NL Title: IgG fucosylation as an On/Off switch in human immune responses, and how it drives exaggerated pathologies​ in COVID-19


Dr. Karli Reiding, Utrecht University, NL Title: Whole neutrophil glycoproteomics reveals a subset of highly atypical glycoproteins


Dr. Francesca Berni, Leiden University, NL Title: Synthesis of Glycobiology-based antigens from S. aureus and E. fecaelis


Dr. Camilla Matassini, University of Florence, IT Title: Nitrogen-containing glycomimetics: from synthesis to therapeutic application in metabolic and neurological disorders


Dr. Laura Morelli, University of Milan, IT Title: Saccharide fragments common to Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 19


Dr. Rhianna Rowland, University of York, UK Title: Baculoviral expression of Human Beta-Glucocerebrosidase Enables Structural Analysis of Novel Glycosidase Active Compounds for Gaucher Disease


Prof. Jon Agirre, University of York, UK Title: Integrative structural glycobiology – computational methods sans frontières


Dr. Juan C. Muñoz García, University of East Anglia, UK Title: Pushing the limits of solution and solid-state NMR methods for the characterisation of carbohydrate-based materials


Dr. Supriya Dey, Harvard University, US Title: Programmable one-pot synthesis of heparin sulfate and commercial heparin anticoagulants


Dr. Eris Sletten, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, DE Title: Automated synthesis of glycans


Dr. Elisabeth Lowe, Newcastle University, UK Title: Type 9 secretion enables sharing of fungal mannan in gut Bacteroides


Dr. Christoph Rademacher, University of Vienna, AT  Title: Glycan-based Cell-Cell Communication – How Lectins Read the Sugar-Code


Prof. Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University, US Title: Human Milk Oligosaccharides for Non-Infant Uses


Prof. Matthew Pratt, University of Southern California, US Title: Discovering O-GlcNAc biology using synthetic proteins


Dr. Cecilia Romano,Technical University of Denmark DTU, DK Title: Tumour Associated Carbohydrate Antigens


Dr. Gavin Miller, Keel University, UK Title: Chemoenzymatic synthesis of sugar nucleotides to explore the mannore dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Dr. Marcelina Pyclik,  Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy Polish Academy of Sciences, PL Title: Peptydoglycan  – “simple” structure with immunomodulatory potential


Dr. Jolanda van Munster, Scotland’s Rural University College (SRUC), UK Title: Lignocellulose Degradation


Prof. Veronique Blanchard, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, DE Title: Impact of age on anti-spike IgG glycosylation during COVID-19 infection


Dr. Ruben R. Rosencrantz, Fraunhofer IAP, DE Title: Glycobiotechnology and Polymer Science


Dr. Ieva Bagdonaite, University of Copenhagen, DK Title: O-glycosylation of SARS-CoV-2: are we close to the full picture?


Dr. Manfred Wuhrer, Leiden University Medical Center, NL Title: Antibody glycosylation dynamics associate with clinical outcome in Covid-19


Dr. Alonso Pardo Vargas, Technical University of Denmark, DK Title: Automated Solid Phase Synthesis of Oligosaccharides as Tool for Structural and Functional Analysis


Prof. Jonathan Cramer, Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf, DE Title: “Sweet Drugs for Bad Bugs: Carbohydrate-based Therapeutics Against the DC-SIGN-mediated Dissemination of Viral Pathogens”