Conference Summary

Launched in 2004, this FASEB Science Research Conference (SRC) provides an in-depth focus on emerging glycobiological topics related to a myriad of microorganisms, and recognizes the growing importance of microbial glycobiology in health and technology.

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of scientists representing academia and industry whose interest in microbial glycobiology includes the emerging themes of glycan structures and glyco-chemical biology, vaccine glycoengineering, the role of glycans on host pathogen interactions, and microbial modulation of host glycans in the context of the microbiome in health and disease.

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Avenida dos Combatentes 45
Lisboa (Lisbon)

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Important Dates

  • Advance registration deadline Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • Last Day to Submit Abstracts Thursday, May 7, 2020
  • Last day to register Thursday, May 7, 2020
  • Cancellation deadline Thursday, May 7, 2020


Miguel A. Valvano, PhD
Professor, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Nathalie Juge, PhD
Group Leader, Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich, UK

Nick Scott, PhD
Laboratory Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Australia
Fikri Avci, PhD
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA

Keynote Lecture

M. Stephen Trent, PhD
University of Georgia

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