Announcements

International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) Young Glycoscientist Award for 2017

The International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) is accepting applications from early career glycoscientists who have advanced the field of glycoscience and show promise of further achievements. One award (US$1,000) will be presented at the XXIV International Symposium on Glycoconjugates (GLYCO 24) scheduled in Jeju, Korea, from August 27th – September 1st, 2017. The awardee will present his/her accomplishments at GLYCO 24. Free registration, accommodation and economy airfare will be provided by the Glyco XXIV conference.

Candidates should already have their PhD/DPhil, but may apply no later than 6 years after receiving their doctorate (in case of parental leave, this limit can be extended by up to two years per child). As a general guideline, candidates should have minimum of 6 papers as first, last or corresponding author in respected international journals.

Applications should preferably be submitted as a single PDF file electronically (or alternatively as 6 hard copies) and should include the curriculum vitae with list of publications, a letter summarising the accomplishments of the candidate and copies of his/her three most significant publications. A copy of the PhD/DPhil certificate and, if required, a certified statement regarding parental leave should also be included. In case of queries regarding eligibility, please also contact the IGO President.

Nominations must be submitted by Friday 16th December, 2016 to the IGO President:

Professor Gordan Lauc

glauc(at)pharma.hr

International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) Award for 2017

The International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) is accepting nominations of glycoscientists who have clearly advanced the field of glycoscience and show promise of continuing advancements. The award (US$4,000) will be presented at the XXIV International Symposium on Glycoconjugates (GLYCO 24) scheduled in Jeju, Korea, from August 27th – September 1st, 2017. The awardee will present his/her accomplishments at GLYCO 24. Free registration, accommodation and economy airfare will be provided by the Glyco XXIV conference.

Nominations should preferably be submitted as a single PDF file electronically (or alternatively as 6 hard copies) and should include the curriculum vitae with bibliography and supporting letter summarising in detail the accomplishments of the nominee. Institutional or self-nominations will not be accepted.

Nominations must be submitted by Friday 16th December, 2016 to the IGO President:

Professor Gordan Lauc

glauc(at)pharma.hr

IGO Award for 2015

The International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) is accepting nominations of glycoscientists who have clearly advanced the field of glycoscience and show promise of continuing advancements. The award (US$4,000) will be presented at the XXIII International Symposium on Glycoconjugates (GLYCO 23) scheduled in Split, Croatia, from September 15-20, 2015. The awardee will present his/her accomplishments at GLYCO 23. Travel expenses of up to US$1,000 will be provided.

Nominations should preferably be submitted as a single PDF file electronically (or alternatively as 6 hard copies) and should include the curriculum vitae with bibliography and supporting letter summarising in detail the accomplishments of the nominee. Institutional or self-nominations will not be accepted.

Nominations must be submitted by Saturday 15th November, 2014 to the IGO President:

Professor Jianxin Gu

jxgu(at)shmu.edu.cn

IGO logo competition

The logo competition is finished - the selected logo is already in place on the home page!

As planned, the winner of the compention will be provided with a free registration for the coming meeting GLYCO XXIII which is to be held in Split, Croatia, September 15-20, 2015.

Glyco XXII

At the 22nd International Glycoconjugate Symposium (GLYCO XXII), which was held in Dalian, China, June 23-28, 2013., the IGO Award 2013 has been presented to Professor Kurt Drickamer, Imperial College London (United Kingdom).

Transforming Glycoscience: A Roadmap for the Future

Transforming Glycoscience

In the year 2012, a roadmap for transforming glycoscience from a field dominated by specialists to a widely studied and integrated discipline, which could lead to a more complete understanding of glycans and help solve key challenges in diverse fields, has become available. The "Transforming Glycoscience: A Roadmap for the Future" was issued by Committee on Assessing the Importance and Impact of Glycomics and Glycosciences, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies and by National Research Council and is also available as a freely online resource.

More information about Transforming Glycoscience, including a summary of the report's key findings, can be found on the Transforming Glycoscience report page from the Division on Earth and Life Studies.