Training Camp 2012

The first training camp took place April 30-May 4, 2012, at the University of Utah. The training camp focused on glycochemistry and glycobiology and included didactic sessions on the structure and function of N- and O-glycans, and proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans; biochemical and biophysical analysis of carbohydrates; and glycan-protein interactions and techniques used in their study.

Participants

The following participants attended the training camp:

Instructors

  • Kuberan Balagurunathan, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Utah
  • Umesh Desai, Ph.D., professor, VCU
  • Krishna Rajarathnam, Ph.D., professor, UTMB

Trainees

  • April Coley Joice, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Utah
  • Mencio Caitlin, Ph.D., Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Karthik Raman, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Mausam Kalita, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Utah
  • Maritza Quintero, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Sailaja Arungundram, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Utah
  • Vy Tran, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Spencer Brown, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Thao Nguyen, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Vimal Swarup, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Utah
  • Neha Gandhi, Ph.D., postdoc, VCU
  • Nehru Viji Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D., postdoc, VCU
  • Rio Boothello, Ph.D. student, VCU
  • Yingzi Jin, Ph.D. student, VCU
  • Prem Joseph, Ph.D., research scientist, UTMB – Galveston
  • Maruthi Krishna Mohan Poluri, Ph.D., research scientist, UTMB – Galveston
  • Hayato Iwase, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Pittsburgh
  • Shu Bian, technician, Harvard Medical School
  • Yan Wu, Ph.D., postdoc, Harvard Medical School

Invited participants

  • Shiela Samson, Ph.D., postdoc, University of Utah
  • Renee Bend, Ph.D. student, University of Utah
  • Tony Hsiao, Ph.D. student, University of Utah

Lecture slides

View powerpoint presentations from Training Camp 2012.

Video lectures

View videos of lectures from Training Camp 2012.