New call for Coronavirus research launched on 19 May 2020 with €122 million of additional funding (deadline 11 June 2020)

New call for Coronavirus research launched on 19 May 2020 with €122 million of additional funding (deadline 11 June 2020)

The European Commission has mobilised an additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus (see announcement, webinar and presentation). The call addresses the following topics: SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2A - Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2B - Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and...

Upcoming online events

Upcoming online events: some dates for your diary: Coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2, & Glycans A Common Fund Glycoscience Program Workshop (Virtual) May 1, 2020 1 p.m. EDT https://meetings.nigms.nih.gov/meetings/Coronaviruses/ RSC Carbohydrate ECR Webinar 2020 The RSC Carb group will be hosting an Early Career Researcher Webinar on 5th of June 2020. Abstract deadline 15th May 2020. More info: https://www.rsc.org/events?MemberNetwork=13&PageTitle=13 GlycoNet's glycovirtual Poster Session:  On...

Women at the Forefront of Chemistry

Collaboration between Prof Cristina Nativi (University of Florence, Italy) and Prof Carmen Galan (University of Bristol, UK) in ACS Omega virtual issue "Women at the Forefront of Chemistry" https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsomega.8b00633?ref=vi_women-in-stem2020

Special Issue “Functional Glyconanomaterials”

Prof. José Manuel García Fernández, Prof. M. Carmen Galan and Prof. Dr. Jose M. Palomo are editing the special issue for Nanomaterials : "Functional Glyconanomaterials" More information can be found online at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/nanomaterials/special_issues/glyconanomaterials or download special issue flyer here

Evolving technologies and strategies for combating antibacterial resistance in the advent of the post-antibiotic era

Congratulations to Prof Jessica Rosenholm (Åbo Akademi University) on her recent publication available at https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201908783 COST Action CA18132—Functional Glyconanomaterials for the Development of Diagnostics and Targeted Therapeutic Probes—is acknowledged for providing a fruitful platform for researching the latest materials and technologies against AMR and bacterial biofilms

15th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharides (15th BSS)

15th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharides (15th BSS)

Image by Walkerssk from Pixabay We would like to cordially invite you to participate in the 15th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharides (15th BSS) which will be held from June 8 to June 12, 2020, in Smolenice Castle, Slovakia. BSS have been regularly organized since 1978 by the Institute of Chemistry, Center for Glycomics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, the renowned Central-European center for saccharides research. The scientific program of the 15th BSS covers principal aspects of...