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Presenting at 11:20 am – 12:00 pm MDT on June 25, 2020.

# Presenting Author Affiliation Topic
1 Adam McTague University of Western Ontario Participation of O-GlcNAc and galectins in neutrophilic differentiation of human acute promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells
2 Alexander Garner University of British Columbia Okanagan Quantitation of acetylated and non-acetylated sialic acids found in milk samples
3 Alexander Eddenden University of Toronto An inactive mutant of the hexosaminidase dispersin B acts as a selective probe for the biofilm-associated polysaccharide poly-N-acetylglucosamine
4 Andrew Lees Fina Biosolutions LLC EcoCRM®, a recombinant CRM197 carrier protein for conjugate vaccines
5 Anna Niedzwiecka University of Calgary Synthesis and extension of AltdiNAc for the synthesis of pseudamininc acid
6 Austin Che University of Calgary Synthesis of a novel amphiphilic cyclodextrin for liquid crystalline studies
7 Brian Lowrance Wilfrid Laurier University Structural and functional characterization of the Clostridioides difficile glycosyl hydrolase CcsZ
8 Bruce Motyka University of Alberta ABO-mismatched hematopoietic cell transplantation and ABO tolerance: assessment of ABH subtype-specific antibodies
9 Bushra Anjum University of Alberta High-level natural anti-A antibody production and IgM to IgG class switch in female vs male mice
10 Changqing Wang University of British Columbia Development of novel glyco-caged prodrugs to treat enteric inflammatory diseases
11 Diana Czuchry Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology Using metaproteomics to identify galactosidases in the mouse gut microbiome for biomedical and industrial applications
12 Daniel Mattox Dartmouth College Computational characterization of lectin binding sites: uncovering determinants of glycan recognition
13 Danny Galleguillos University of Alberta Gangliosides control inflammatory activation, chemotaxis, phagocytosis and growth factor synthesis in mouse primary microglia
14 Edward Schmidt University of Alberta New approaches for studying Siglec-ganglioside interactions
15 Emily Rodriguez Wilfrid Laurier University Characterization of the putative O-acetyltransferase CcsI: role in cellulose biofilms
16 Erum Razvi The Hospital for Sick Chidren Developing a small molecule inhibitor of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm exopolysaccharide deacetylase PelA
17 Fatma Eljabu University of Alberta Analysis of intramolecular hydrogen-bonding in DANA derivatives by 13C NMR spin-lattice relaxation
18 Yazan Abu Yousef McGill University Identification of new metabolic pathways regulating galactosaminogalactan synthesis and biofilm formation
19 Jaesoo Jung University of Alberta A shotgun mass spectrometry-based glycomics strategy for delivering glycan ligands of CD33
20 Jennifer Kaminker Western University Investigating O-GlcNAc and galectin gene expression in the human choriocarcinoma cell line BeWo
21 Keegan Turner-Wood University of Victoria Enhancing chimeric CAZyme complexes by introducing agarose binding modules
22 Kejia Yan University of Alberta Intramolecular hydrogen bonds influence Wittig reaction rate by stabilizing transition state
23 Kelli McCord University of Alberta Evaluating the role of Siglecs in regulating neutrophils and monocytes using a liposome-based approach
24 Laura Streith University of Alberta Coordinated changes of carbohydrates regulate the function of CD22 on germinal centre B cells
25 Lena Sobze University of Alberta Synthesis of peptide macrocycles using 1,5-dichloro-2,4-pentadione
26 Lyann Sim University of British Columbia In vivo production of sialylated therapeutic proteins in E. coli 
27 Vijay Tejwani SUNY Polytechnique Institue Optimization of heparan sulfate expression and purification in batch shake-flask studies
28 Nishaka William University of Alberta Modulating intracellular ice recrystallization in hepatocytes using small carbohydrate-based ice recrystallization inhibitors

Presenting at 12:20 am – 1:00 pm MDT on June 25, 2020.

# Presenting Author Affiliation Topic
29 Gour Daskhan University of Alberta Modulating phagocytosis by targeting CD33 with multivalent glycodendrimers
30 Josh Kofsky Queen’s University Towards the synthesis of O-glycan ligands for probing glycan-protein binding interactions
31 Jonathan Babulic Queen’s University Developing photo-crosslinking probes to investigate Siglec-7-glycan interactions through cell-surface glyco-engineering
32 Lucy Ross-Blevis University of Alberta Teasing out the function of protein O-mannosylation in Actinobacteria: a proteomic approach
33 Martin Lepsik Université Grenoble Alpes Calcium bridging between carbohydrates and lectins: Classical molecular dynamics augmented with effective electronic polarisation
34 Marrie Boddington Queen’s University Chemoenzymatic synthesis of multiantennary N-glycans displaying SLeX epitopes
35 Michel Prévost Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal Synthesis of sialyl Lewis-x analogues as selectin antagonists
36 Mostafa Radwan University of Alberta Optimizing linker design of human neuraminidase inhibitors
37 Nahoko Yagami University of Alberta Synthesis and pharmacokinetic study of selective inhibitors of human neuraminidases
38 Nevin Elsayed University of Alberta The development of pharmacophore, 2D and 3D QSAR models for the discovery of novel human neuraminidase inhibitors
39 Nicole Thompson University of Alberta An HPLC approach to glycoform quantification in the development of therapeutic proteins with mucin type O-Glycans
40 Nageswari Yarravarapu UT Southwestern Medical Center Chemoenzymatic methods to map glycan-mediated interactions
41 Peter Nguyen Wilfrid Laurier University Novel strategies for treatment of periodontal disease and remediation of oral dysbiosis
42 Princey Raju University of Alberta A synthetic strategy For glycopeptide mimetics
43 Reilly Pidgeon McGill University Glycan-based prebiotic adjuvants in cancer immunotherapy
44 Rui Qin University of Alberta Global protein glycosylation profile is altered in osteoarthritic equine synovial fluid
45 Ryan Sweeney University of Alberta Synthesis of novel montbretin A analogs as specific and potent inhibitors of human pancreatic amylase
46 Samantha Bakker University of British Columbia Okanagan Evaluation of bovine milk oligosaccharides using tandem mass tags
47 Samar Barazesh University of Alberta O-Glycan sequon engineering of therapeutic proteins in Escherichia coli
48 Shuaiqi Guo Queen’s University Molecular basis for ligand recognition by a bacterial lectin involved in biofilm formation
49 Simona Notova University Grenoble Alpes Janus lectins as scaffold for double specificity
50 Starr Dostie Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal Novel classes of bioactive nucleoside analogues
51 Taylor Gray University of British Columbia Okanagan Development of high-throughput methods for the analysis of dairy protein N-Glycans
52 Thu Chu University of Alberta High-throughput mapping miRNA-glycogene interactomes
53 Wei Li University of Victoria Preliminary X-Ray structure of a Fab fragment of antibody targeting tumour-associated carbohydrate antigens
54 Jil Busmann Simon Fraser University Affinity capture of endogenous O-GlcNAc transferase (OGT) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
55 Youjin Kim Queen’s University Chemoenzymatic synthesis of type I and Type II poly-LacNAc’s and their derivatives
56 Zachary Morrison University of Toronto Probing the mechanism of glycosyltransferase PgaCD with UDP-GlcNAc substrate analogs
57 Jonathan Cartmell GlycoNet Core services for glycomics research