Joint Warren and Beilstein Symposium




23 - 25 June, 2021


Due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, we will not be able to host this in person symposium this year as we had planned. However, we are actively evaluating our options to hold a virtual symposium and will update this webpage as we have more information.



Twitter: #WarrenBeilstein2021

See also the conference webpage at Glyco@ALPS.


Scientific Committee:

Anne Imberty / Université Grenoble Alps

Carsten Kettner / Beilstein-Institut

Frédérique Lisacek / Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva

Sylvie Ricard-Blum / Université de Lyon

Topics 2021

The Joint Warren and Beilstein Symposium on Glycosciences 2021 brings together glycochemists and biologists with experts in bioinformatics and computer sciences.

/ complexity of glycomolecules,

/ chemical tools for synthesizing and analysis of glycans,

/ profiling glycans as markers to detect viruses, pathogens etc.,

/ cell walls and cell surfaces,

/ glycans in three dimensions,

/ software tools for data storage, analysis, mining and sharing,

/ synthetic glycobiology


Confirmed speakers

Jon Agirre / University of York, UK

Kiyoko Aoki-Kinoshita / Soka University, Tokyo, Japan

Martina de Bianco / University of Potsdam

María Ángeles Canales / Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain

Cristina de Castro / University of Napoli, Italy

Robert Chalkley / University of California San Francisco, USA

Carole Creuzenet / University of Western Ontario, Canada

Gavin Davey / Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Eva Decker / University of Freiburg, Germany

Jerry Eichler / Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel

Elisa Fadda / Maynooth University, Ireland

Sabine Flitsch / The University of Manchester, UK

Stuart Haslam / Imperial College London, UK

Daniel Kolarich / Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

Nathan Lewis / University of California San Diego, USA

Yan Liu / Imperial College London, UK

Julien Mariethoz / Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland

Martina Mühlenhoff / Hannover Medical School, Germany

Laurence Mulard / Institut Pasteur Paris, France

Sriram Neelamegham / SUNY Buffalo, USA

Yu Ogawa / Université Grenoble Alps, France

René Ranzinger / University of Georgia, Athens, USA

Nils Reichardt / CICbiomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain

Sergey Samsonov / University of Gdansk, Poland

Ben Schumann / Crick Institute, London, UK

Alba Silipo / University of Naples Frederico II, Italy

Ilpo Vattulainen / University of Helsinki, Finland

Hans Wandall / University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Joseph Zaia / Boston University, USA

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