The Carbohydrates GRC is a premier, international scientific conference focused on advancing the frontiers of science through the presentation of cutting-edge and unpublished research, prioritizing time for discussion after each talk and fostering informal interactions among scientists of all career stages. The conference program includes a diverse range of speakers and discussion leaders from institutions and organizations worldwide, concentrating on the latest developments in the field. The conference is five days long and held in a remote location to increase the sense of camaraderie and create scientific communities, with lasting collaborations and friendships. In addition to premier talks, the conference has designated time for poster sessions from individuals of all career stages, and afternoon free time and communal meals allow for informal networking opportunities with leaders in the field.
Carbohydrates are ubiquitous in nature. They play roles in many important physiological and pathological events ranging from inflammation to microbial infections and tumor development. With the increasing appreciation of their important functions, carbohydrate chemistry and glycobiology are exciting areas of active research and the frontiers of modern research. The 2023 Carbohydrates GRC will bring together both established and emerging scientists, and cover the major recent developments in all areas of glycoscience, ranging from synthetic carbohydrate chemistry to the development and implementation of next generation technological and therapeutic platforms for disease detection, treatment and prevention.
The conference will feature 30 invited talks, 14 short talks selected from submitted abstracts, and 4 poster preview sessions. The conference provides a friendly environment for exchanging ideas, building scientific network, establishing collaborations, starting new projects, and initiating new research directions. The on-site meeting, discussion, interaction, and leisure activities are especially useful for early career scientists to get familiar with the established investigators in the field and to explore new ideas and directions in the interdisciplinary areas of carbohydrate research. The goal of the conference is to advance the field of carbohydrates, which will greatly facilitate the improvement of human health and the treatment of diseases.
The conference chair is currently developing their preliminary program, which will include 9 sessions and the names of the invited speakers and discussion leaders for each of these sessions. Please check back regularly for updates to this information.