1st Australasian Glycoscience Symposium

1st Australasian Glycoscience Symposium (AGS)

As a new initiative in 2018, the 23rd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium will include a full day Glycoscience Symposium that will run concurrent with the main Proteomics meeting on Friday 2nd Feb, 2018 at Cumberland Lorne Resort

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This meeting covers diverse areas of Glycoscience including Glycomics, Glycoproteomics and Glycobiology. It aims to bring together leading international and national Glycoanalytical and Glycobiology focused researchers and students with an interest in Glycoscience. Additional relevant glyco-sessions in Glycomics and Glycoproteomics will also be integrated in the main Proteomics meeting on subsequent days. 

Highlights of the AGS 2018 include:

  • Prominent international speakers including Prof Henrik Clausen (Copenhagen Center for Glycomics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Prof Emily Parker (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Prof Erdmann Rapp (Max Planck Institute, Germany) Prof Pauline M. Rudd (National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training, Ireland and Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*STAR, Singapore) and Prof Natasha E. Zachara (Johns Hopkins University, United States)
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  • Invited talks from leading regional and national Glycoscientists including Prof Tony Bacic (University of Melbourne, VIC), Prof Helen Blanchard (Griffith University, QLD), Prof Vincent Bulone (University of Adelaide, SA), Prof Richard Payne (University of Sydney, NSW), Dr Matthias Pelzing (CSL Limited@Bio 21 Institute, VIC); as well as talks selected from submitted abstracts (including student talks)

  • Four full-length sessions that covers a variety of topics in the main areas of Analytical Glycoscience (Glycomics/Glycoproteomics), Glycochemistry and Glycobiology including Clinical, Mammalian, Microbial and Plant Glycobiology

  • Lightning talks and subsequent poster session with unique opportunities to meet and discuss with leading experts in Glycoscience in a relaxed atmosphere

  • Four Student and Postdoc Awards for best talk and best poster

  • Registration included in Lorne Proteomics Symposium registration (single day registration also available)

For questions about the symposium, please contact one of the organisers:                                 
Dr Morten Thaysen Andersen, Macquarie University - Symposium Chair (email)
A/Prof Daniel Kolarich, Griffith University (email)
Prof Nicki Packer, Macquarie University (email)
Prof Stuart Cordwell, Sydney University (email)
Prof Malcolm McConville, University of Melbourne (email)
Dr. Benjamin Schulz, University of Queensland (email) 

Register and submit your abstract for the 1st Australasian Glycoscience Symposium via the 23rd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium portal: