PLENARY LECTURES

 

Strategies for the Synthesis of Clavams and 5-Dethia-5-oxacephams from Carbohydrates

Marek Chmielewski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland††††††††††††††††††††

 

The Glycoconjugates of Protozoan Parasites: Towards the Exploitation of their Structure and Biosynthesis

Michael Ferguson, University of Dundee, United Kingdom††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Stereoselective Synthesis of Bioactive Cyclobutane Derivatives from Carbohydrates

Josep Font, Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona, Spain†††††††††††††

 

Half of Sugar Chemistry Resides at the Anomeric Carbon

Stephen Hanessian, Universitť de Montrťal, Canada†††††††††††††††††

 

Synthesis and Screening of Carbohydrate-Based Libraries

Ole Hindsgaul, University of Alberta, Canada†††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Sialylated Extended Helical Epitopes and their Role in Glycoconjugate Vaccines against Meningitis and Cancer

Harold Jennings, National Research Council, Canada††††††††††††††††

 

Surface Plasmon Resonance for Monitoring Interactions with Carbohydrates

Hans Kamerling, Utrecht University, The Netherlands†††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Glycoconjugates as Components of Cell Adhesion Processes and Carbohydrate -Based Combinatorial Synthesis

Horst Kunz, Universitšt Mainz, Germany†††††††††††††††††††††

 

Approach to the Synthesis of Glycodendrimers and Glycopolymers

Fraser Stoddart, University of California, USA†††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Synergistic Chemical and Enzymatic Approaches for Bioactive Glycostructures

Joachim Thiem, Universitšt Hamburg, Germany†††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Enzymatic Engineering of Fibre Carbohydrates for Pulp and Paper Industry

Lisa Viikari, VTT Biotechnology, Finland†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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Synthesis and Properties of Monosaccharide and Disaccharide Mimics

Pierre Vogel, University of Lausanne, Switzerland†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

News from Pharmacologically Active Plant Polysaccharides
Hildebert Wagner, University of Munich, Germany†††††††

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Carbohydrates in Medicinal Chemistry Projects

Hans-Peter Wessel, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland††††††