Glyco Immunology

Glycomics the scientific attempt to characterize and study carbohydrates, is a rapidly emerging branch of science, for which informatics is just beginning. Glycomics requires sophisticated algorithmic approaches. Several algorithms and models have been developed for glycobiology research in the past several years. The development and use of informatics tools and databases for glycobiology and glycomics research has increased considerably in recent years. However, the general development in this field can still be considered as being in its infancy when compared to the genomics and proteomics areas. In terms of bioinformatics in glycobiology, there are several paths of research that are currently in progress. The development of algorithms and software tools for interpretation of glycans to reliably support the characterization of glycan structures for high-throughput applications is the most immediate demand of the glycomics community.

Relevant Conferences: Glycobiology Conferences Biochemistry Conferences

7th International Conference on Bioinformatics, October 24-26, 2016 Rome, Italy; International Conference on Structural Biology, August 22-23, 2016 New Orleans, USA; International Conference on Glycomics, December 01-02, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia, USA; International Conference on Nucleic Acids, August 04-05, 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; 2nd International Conference on Transcriptomics, September 12-14, 2016 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; International Conference on Obesity & Chronic Diseases, July 25-27, 2016 Las Vegas USA; International Conference on New Therapeutics for Diabetes and Obesity, April 17-20, 2016 La Jolla, USA; Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, January 10-16, 2016 Tucson, USA; Euro Fed Lipid Congress, September 18-21, 2016 Gent, Belgium; Conference on Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology, February 15-19, 2016 Banff, Canada; Society for Glycobiology, November 19-22, 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), April 02-06, 2016 San Diego, USA; Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), June 12-17, 2016 Florida, USA

Glycans decorate nearly all proteins in the body, respond rapidly and dramatically to inflammatory cues, and have been centrally implicated in regulating the immune response. With the advent of new technologies, and a great interest in the intersection of glycobiology and immunology, significant advances are now being realized in our understanding of how glycosylation may both allow pathogens to subvert the immune system but also represent exciting new targets for the immune system to target for enhanced protection from infection. Thus glycan-based therapeutics can be harnessed for autoimmune, cancer, infectious diseases and HIV vaccine application.

  • Impact of glycans on antigen-antibody interactions
  • Carbohydrate aromatic interactions
  • Glycoengineering of immunogens
  • Glycoconjugate vaccines
  • Glycan immunotherapies
  • Glycan sensing

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4th International Conference on Genetic and Protein Engineering

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5th International Conference on Enzymology and Molecular Biology

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