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Event: 3rd ERA Chemistry "Flash" Conference

Date: March 9-13, 2008

Venue: Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

“Carbohydrates at the Interfaces of Biology, Medicine and Materials Science”

Modern carbohydrate chemistry encompasses the synthesis, analysis and study of carbohydrates which are relevant to biology, biotechnology, medicine and
materials science.

This flash conference aims to bring together a diverse group of scientists who are working in the broad area of carbohydrate chemistry and chemical biology to discuss recent progress and future challenges.

Scientific Committee:
Paul Murphy, UCD, Ireland (Chair)
Peter Seeburger, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Reko Leino, Abo Akademi, Finland
Stefan Oscarson, UCD, Ireland

Confirmed Speakers to date include:
Mikael Bols, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Anthony Davis, University of Bristol, UK
Ben Davis, University of Oxford, UK
Hans Joachim Gabius, Ludwigs Maximillians University, Germany
David Y. Gin, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, USA
Horst Kunz, Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany
Shin-Ichiro Nishimura, Hokkaido University, Japan
Nicola Pohl, Iowa State University, USA

Download the flyer for the conference (PDF)

Jennifer Brennan, Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology at 3flash@erachemistryevents.net

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