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Friday, November 22

7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:15 AM Opening Remarks
  Glycosylation in Cell Survival, Migration, and Signaling
8:15 – 8:50 AM Linda G. Baum, MD, PhD Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division Chief Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  O-glycosylation in leukocyte migration, function, and survival
8:50 – 9:25 AM Susan L. Bellis, PhD Professor, Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, 
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  Control of cell death pathways by a glycan-modifying enzyme
9:25 – 10:00 AM Michael A. Hollingsworth, PhD  Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  Normal and aberrant MUC1 O-glycosylation and signaling
10:00 -10:15 AM Break
Glycosylation in Inflammation and Antibody Effector Functions
10:15 –   10:50 AM  Rakesh Patel, PhD Professor, Department of Pathology, Director of the HHHMI Med to Grad program and Department of Pathology Graduate program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  The role of endothelial glycosylation in inflammatory processes
10:50-11:25 AM Joseph Lau, PhD Distinguished Research Professor, Distinguished Member, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapeutics Program, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  Glycosyltransferases as systemic regulators of blood cell production
11:25 – 12:00 PM Jan Novak, PhD Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  Aberrant O-glycosylation and anti-glycan antibodies in human diseases
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch + Posters
  Advances in Glycotechnology
1:30 – 2:05 PM Henrik Clausen, DDS, DSc  Professor, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Head of Copenhagen Center for Glycomics, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Glycomics of human cancer
2:05 – 2:40 PM Matthew B. Renfrow, PhD  Assistant Professor, Director of Biomedical FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  Analysis of protein glycosylation in clinical samples
2:40 – 2:55 PM Break
2:55- 3:30 PM Richard D. Cummings, PhD William Patterson Timmie Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  Glycobiology and Glycotechnology to explore immunobiology of infectious diseases
3:30- 4:15 PM      2-3 short talks (10+5 mins)
4:15 Closing remarks