GRTC Members

The members of the GRTC hail from the University of California campuses (UC San Diego, Irvine, Berkeley, San Francisco, Los Angeles), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), the Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO), the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences (Salk Institute), The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBPMDI), La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJIAI), Children's Hospital of Orange County (OC), Stanford University, San Francisco State University, and the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). If you feel you are qualified to become a member, please email Ajit Varki and / or Jeff Esko.

Nicola Allen
Nicola Allen
Assistant Professor
Salk Institute
Synapse Biology
William Balch
William Balch
Professor
TSRI
Golgi Trafficking
Samuel Barondes
Samuel Barondes
Professor
UC San Francisco
Galectins
Linda G. Baum
Linda G. Baum
Professor
UC Los Angeles
Galectins & Virology
Carolyn R. Bertozzi
Carolyn R. Bertozzi
Professor
Stanford University
Chemical Engineering
Mina Bissel
Mina Bissel
Distinguished Scientist
LBNL
Extracellular Matrix
Lars Bode
Lars Bode
Professor
UC San Diego
Human Milk Glycans
David Broide
David H. Broide
Professor
UC San Diego
Asthma & Allergy
Michael D. Burkart
Michael D. Burkart
Professor
UC San Diego
Antibiotic Biosynthesis
Dennis Burton
Dennis Burton
Professor
TSRI
Virology & Immunity
Xi Chen
Xi Chen
Professor
UC Davis
Glycan Synthesis
Shu Chien
Shu Chien
Professor
UC San Diego
Vascular Biology
Andrew Chisholm
Andrew Chisholm
Professor
UC San Diego
C. elegans Development
Biswa P. Choudhury
Biswa P. Choudhury
Core Director
UC San Diego
Glycan Analytics
Antonio De Maio
Antonio De Maio
Professor
UC San Diego
Inflammation
Michael Demetriou
Michael Demetriou
Professor
UC Irvine
Autoimmunity
Patricia Dickson
Patricia Dickson
Associate Professor
Harbor-UC Los Angeles
Mucopolysaccharidoses
Wolfgang Dillmann
Wolfgang Dillmann
Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Hexosamine Pathway
Daniel J. Donoghue
Daniel J. Donoghue
Professor
UC San Diego
Growth Factor Signaling
Dannielle Engle
Dannielle Engle
Assistant Professor
Salk Institute
Pancreatitis/Cancer
Adam Engler
Adam Engler
Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Extracellular Matrix
Jeffrey D. Esko
Jeffrey D. Esko
Professor
UC San Diego
Proteoglycans
Marilynn E. Etzler
Marilynn E. Etzler
Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Plant Lectins
Joshua Fierer
Joshua Fierer
Professor
UC San Diego
Salmonella & Coccidioides
Susan J. Fisher
Susan J. Fisher
Professor
UC San Francisco
Extracellular Matrix
Hudson Freeze
Hudson Freeze
Professor
SBPMDI
Glycosylation Disorders
Minoru Fukuda
Minoru Fukuda
Professor
SBPMDI
Cancer Glycosylation
Mark Fuster
Mark M. Fuster
Associate Professor
UC San Diego / VAMC
Angiogenesis & Cancer
Fred H. Gage
Fred H. Gage
Professor
Salk Institute
Neurogenetics
Pascal Gagneux
Pascal Gagneux
Professor
UC San Diego
Reproduction
Philippe Gallay
Philippe Gallay
Professor
TSRI
Virology
Richard L. Gallo
Richard L. Gallo
Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Skin Biology
Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague
Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague
Professor
UC Davis
Glycan Interactions
Kamil Godula
Kamil Godula
Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Glycoengineering
Philip Gordts
Philip Gordts
Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Lipid Metabolism
Amro Hamdoun
Amro Hamdoun
Associate Profesor
UC San Diego / SIO
ABC Transporters
Tracy M. Handel
Tracy M. Handel
Professor
UC San Diego
Chemokines
Jerry L. Hedrick
Jerry L. Hedrick
Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Fertilization
Thomas Hermann
Thomas Hermann
Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Glycoside-RNA Interactions
Samuel Ho
Samuel Ho
Professor
UC San Diego / VAMC
Epithelial Mucins
Linda C. Hsieh-Wilson
Linda C. Hsieh-Wilson
Professor / HHMI Invest.
CalTech
Chemical Neurobiology
Randal J. Kaufman
Randal J. Kaufman
Professor
SBPMDI
Protein Folding
Mitchell E. Kronenberg
Mitchell E. Kronenberg
President / CSO
LJIAI
T-Cell Recognition
Arthur D. Lander
Arthur D. Lander
Professor
UC Irvine
Signaling / Morphogenesis
Dzung Le
Dzung Le
Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Hemostasis & Thrombosis
Julie A. Leary
Julie A. Leary
Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Mass Spectrometry
Carlito Lebrilla
Carlito Lebrilla
Professor
UC Davis
Mass Spectrometry
Nathan E. Lewis
Nathan E. Lewis
Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology
Fu-Tong Liu
Fu-Tong Liu
Professor / Chair Emeritus
UC Davis
Galectin Function
Michael A. Marletta
Michael A. Marletta
Professor
UC Berkeley
Glycan Monooxygenases
Jamey D. Marth
Jamey D. Marth
Professor
UC Santa Barbara
Glycosylation Genetics
Elaine Muchmore
Elaine Muchmore
Professor
UC San Diego / VAMC
Sialic Acid Biology
Victor Nizet
Victor Nizet
Professor
UC San Diego
Bacterial Pathogenesis
Brian P. Palenik
Brian P. Palenik
Professor
UC San Diego / SIO
Microalgae Glycoproteins
Bernhard Palsson
Bernhard Palsson
Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology
Alyssa Panitch
Alyssa Panitch
Professor and Chair
UC Davis
Glycoengineering
Gentry N. Patrick
Gentry N. Patrick
Professor
UC San Diego
Neurobiology
James C. Paulson
James C. Paulson
Professor
TSRI
Sialic Acid & Virology
Gulcin Pekkurnaz
Gulcin Pekkurnaz
Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Neurobiology
Joanna J. Phillips
Joanna J. Phillips
Associate Professor
UC San Francisco
Glioblastoma
Robert Sah
Robert Sah
Professor
UC San Diego
Cartilage Biophysics
Geert Schmid-Schonbein
Geert Schmid-Schoenbein
Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Vascular Biology
Richard B. Schwab
Richard B. Schwab
Assoc Clinical Professor
UC San Diego
Sialic Acids & Cancer
Christina Sigurdson
Christina Sigurdson
Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Protein Aggregation
Justin L. Sonnenburg
Justin L. Sonnenburg
Associate Professor
Stanford Medicine
Gut Microbiota
Emmanuel Theodorakis
Emmanuel Theodorakis
Professor
UC San Diego
Carbohydrate Chemistry
Yitzhak Tor
Yitzhak Tor
Professor
UC San Diego
Aminoglycosides
Frederic A. Troy II
Frederic A. Troy II
Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Sialic Acid Biology
Robert H. Tukey
Robert H. Tukey
Professor
UC San Diego
Glucuronidation
Victor D. Vacquier
Victor D. Vacquier
Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego / SIO
Sea Urchin Fertilization
Ajit Varki
Ajit Varki
Professor
UC San Diego
Sialic Acids
Nissi Varki
Nissi Varki
Professor
UC San Diego
Tumor Glycosylation
Raymond Wang
Raymond Wang
Director
Children's Hospital OC
Mucopolysaccharidoses
Rahul Warrior
Rahul Warrior
Associate Professor
UC Irvine
Drosophila Development
Ian A. Wilson
Ian A. Wilson
Professor
TSRI
Crystallography
Chi-Huey Wong
Chi-Huey Wong
Professor
TSRI
Chemical Synthesis
Peng Wu
Peng Wu
Associate Professor
TSRI
Glycan Imaging
Yu Yamaguchi
Yu Yamaguchi
Professor
SBPMDI
Proteoglycans/Neurobiology
Alice Yu
Alice Yu
Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego
Antiganglioside Therapy
Dirk M. Zajonc
Dirk M. Zajonc
Associate Professor
LJIAI
Glycolipid Recognition

Past Members

Wayne Akeson
David Amiel
Richard Boland
David Brant
Maarten Chrispeels
Douglas Cooper
Djurdjica Coss
Anup Datta
Scott Emr
Nathaniel Finney
Omai Garner
Bradley Hayes
Ole Hindsgaul
Robert Hyman
Jayne Lesley
John Lowe
Bruce A. Macher
Vivek Malhotra
Paul Martin
Arnold Miller
John O'Brien
Peter Orlean
George Palade
Leland Powell
Tony Ratcliffe
Deborah Spector
Andrew Spicer
Daniel Steinberg
Bradley Tebo
Ian Trowbridge
Herman Van Halbeek
Michael VanNieuwenhze