Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biology

Friday, November 6, 2009: 8:25 AM-6:00 PM
Angus (Camino Real Hotel)
Organizers:
Katja Michael and Mercedes Lopez
8:30 AM
375
Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease
Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD, University of Minnesota
9:00 AM
376
Brewer's Yeast: The Interface of Biochemistry, Fermentation Engineering and Flavor
Jaime Jurado, B.Sc., M.Sc., Chair-Elect San Antonio ACS Section, Director of Brewing Operations, The Gambrinus Company Breweries, and Past-President, Master Brewers Association of the Americas
9:30 AM
377
Sphingolipids: Are They Critical for Encystation?
Siddhartha Das, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences
10:00 AM
Coffee
10:30 AM
378
Solvent and C-5 Effect in Sialylations
Cristina De Meo, Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Bonnie Gulley, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Daniel Mueller, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Uvege Priyadarshani, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Nathan Ginder, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
11:00 AM
379
Synthesis and Biochemistry of Bacterial Furanosides
Todd L. Lowary, The University of Alberta
11:30 AM
380
New Approaches to Expeditious Oligosaccharide Synthesis
Sophon Kaeothip, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Laurel K. Mydock, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Hemali D. Premathilake, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Alexei V. Demchenko, University of Missouri - St. Louis
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:30 PM
381
Synthesis and Characterization of Small Cluster Oligosaccharide Mimetics
Andreas Franz, University of the Pacific; Paul H. Gross, University of the Pacific; Vyacheslav V. Samoshin, University of the Pacific
2:00 PM
382
Neuropeptides as Drugs. Glycosylation-Promoted Drug Delivery
Charles M. Keyari, University of Arizona; Yingxue Li, University of Arizona; Dhanasekaran Muthu, University of Arizona; Lajos Z. Szabo, University of Arizona; Larisa Yeomans, University of Arizona; Richard D. Egleton, Ph.D., Marshall University School of Medicine; Jean M. Bidlack, University of Rochester; Edward J. Bilsky, University of New England; Robin Polt, University of Arizona
2:30 PM
383
Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-Anchored Peptides/Glycopeptides and Proteins/Glycoproteins
Zhimeng Wu, Wayne State University; Xueqing Guo, Wayne State University; Zhongwu Guo, Wayne State University
3:00 PM
384
Glycosylated β-Endorphin Analogue Peptides Adopt Variable Amphipathic Conformations in the Presence of Lipid Bilayers
Yingxue Li, University of Arizona; Mark Lefever, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.; Dhanasekaran Muthu, University of Arizona; Dana J. Cohen, University of Rochester Medical Center; Denise Giuvelis, University of New England; Edward J. Bilsky, University of New England; Jean M. Bidlack, University of Rochester Medical Center; Robin Polt, University of Arizona
3:20 PM
Coffee
3:50 PM
385
Anti-α-Galactopyranosyl (anti-Gal) Antibodies Protect α1,3-Galactosyltransferase-Knockout Mice against Trypanosoma Cruzi Infection
Alexandre F. Marques, University of Texas at El Paso; Lilian L. Nohara, University of Texas at El Paso; Ernesto S. Nakayasu, University of Texas at El Paso; Igor C. Almeida, University of Texas at El Paso
4:20 PM
386
How Do N-Acylnitroindolines Photoacylate Glycosylamines? A Semiempirical Computational Approach
Jose E. Mendez, University of Texas at El paso; Nathan J. Westfall, University of Texas at El paso; Katja Michael, University of Texas at El paso; Carl W. Dirk, University of Texas at El paso
4:40 PM
387
New Methods for the Synthesis of Peptides and Glycopeptides
Katja Michael, University of Texas at El Paso; Tyrone Hogenauer, University of Texas at El Paso; Zhefeng Cai, University of Texas at El Paso; Clyde M. Kaneshiro, University of Texas at El Paso; Carl Dirk, University of Texas at El Paso; Andreas H. Franz, University of the Pacific
8:25 AM
Welcoming Remarks
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