Current Literature in Glycobiology (Journal Club)

MED 246 / BIOM 246 / CMM 246​  |  Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters  |  Fridays 12:00 - 1:00pm
Course Director:  Lars Bode
Co-Directors: Jeffrey D. Esko, Pascal Gagneux, Ajit Varki, Philip Gordts


Tracy Gilstrap
Education Coordinator
(858) 822-1378

2017 Orientation:  Friday September 29, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Biomedical Research Building II (BRF2) Room 4103

Current Literature in Glycobiology is a one-credit (per quarter) elective that provides a forum for informally discussing current papers in glycobiology research. Topics include glycan chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology in animals, plants and microbes, as well as medical aspects of glycobiology.

2017 / 2018 Class Schedule

​Sept 29, 2017
Course Welcome / Orientation
Paper Guidelines    Speaker Feedback Form Introduction Presentation.pdf
​Philip Gordts
Oct 6, 2017
Heparan sulfate proteoglycans present PCSK9 to the LDL receptor
Shoib Siddiqui 
Varki Lab
​Oct 13, 2017
Glycans Function as Anchors for Antibodies and Help Drive HIV Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Development.pdf
Daniel Sandoval
Esko Lab​
​Oct 20, 2017
Covalent lectin inhibition and application in bacterial biofilm imaging.pdf
Supplementary information.pdf
​Mia Huang
Godula Lab
​Oct 27, 2017
Inhibition of fucosylation by 2-fluorofucose suppresses human liver cancer HepG2 cell proliferation and migration.pdf
Vineet Tummala
Gordts Lab
Nov 3​, 2017
Comparative glycoproteomics of stem cells.pdf
Supplementary Information 1
Supplementary Information 2
​Mark Feng
​Nov 10, 2017
Veteran's Day Holiday​
​Nov 17, 2017
Heparosan-coated liposomes for drug delivery Glycobiology Oxford Academic.pdf
​Shams Al-Azzam
Bode Lab
​Nov 24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 1, 2017
Chemical Modulation of Protein O‑GlcNAcylation via OGT Inhibition Promotes Human Neural Cell Differentiation
​Sean Purcell
​Dec 8, 2017
Production and glyco-engineering of immunomodulatory helminth glycoproteins in plants.pdf
Lisa Marotz
Zengler Lab
​Dec 15, 2017
Complex pectin metabolism by gut bacteria reveals novel catalytic functions.pdf
Nafeesa Khan
Zengler Lab
Dec 22, 2017​
​Winter Break
​Dec 29, 2017
Winter Break
​Jan 5, 2018
Enzymatic synthesis of core 2 O-glycans governs the tissue-trafficking potential of memory CD8+ T cells.pdf
Supplementary Materials.pdf
​Greg Golden
Esko Lab
Jan 12, 2018​
Complement drives glucosylceramide accumulation and tissue inflammation in Gaucher disease.pdf
Ariane Pessentheiner
Gordts Lab​
​Jan 19, 2018
Drastic Genome Reduction in an Herbivore’s Pectinolytic Symbiont.pdf
Mike Vaill
Varki Lab​
​Jan 26, 2018
Hyaluronic acid conjugation facilitates clearance of intracellular bacterial infections.pdf
Matthew Naticchia
​Feb 2, 2018
Engineered Sialylation of Pathogenic Antibodies In Vivo Attenuates Autoimmune Disease.pdf
​Masaya Hane
Varki Lab
​Feb 9, 2018
A randomized synbiotic trial to prevent sepsis among infants in rural India.pdf
Chirag Dhar
Varki Lab
​Feb 16, 2018
Sialic acid‐dependent interaction of group B streptococci with influenza virus.pdf
Esko Lab
​Feb 23, 2018
Development of sugar chain-binding single-chain variable fragment antibody.pdf
Jing Li
Esko Lab
​Mar 2, 2018
Mechanistic Investigation and Multiplexing of Liposome-Assisted Metabolic Glycan Labeling.pdf
Noorsher Ahmed
Mar 9, 2018​
​San Diego Glycobiology Symposium
​Mar 16, 2018
Galectin-3 captures interferon-gamma in the tumor matrix reducing chemokine gradient production.pdf
Ryan Griswold
​Mar 23, 2018
Engineered Glycocalyx Regulates Stem Cell Proliferation in Murine Crypt Organoids.pdf
Alanna Koehler
​Mar 30, 2018
Cesar Chavez Day
​Apr 6, 2018
Structural basis of nucleotide sugar transport across the Golgi membrane.pdf
​Bastian Ramms
Esko Lab
Apr 13, 2018​
A Chemoenzymatic Histology Method for O‐GlcNAc Detection.pdf
Aniruddha Sasmal
Varki Lab
​Apr 20, 2018
GM1 ganglioside-independent intoxication by Cholera toxin.pdf
Naazneen Khan
Varki Lab
​Apr 27, 2018
Differential bacterial capture and transport preferences facilitate co-growth on dietary xylan in the human gut.pdf
Livia Zaramela
Zengler Lab
​May 4, 2018
Sialylation on O-glycans protects platelets from clearance by liver Kupffer cells.pdf
​Chelsea Painter
Esko Lab
​May 11, 2018
Unraveling the sequence of cytosolic reactions in the export of GspB adhesin from Streptococcus gordonii.pdf
Carb loading takes proteins on a ride.pdf
Anne Phan
Esko Lab​
​May 18, 2018
Targeting galectin-1 inhibits pancreatic cancer progression by modulating tumor–stroma crosstalk.pdf
Ryan Weiss
Esko Lab​
​May 25, 2018
GAG length sulfation logic for amyloid uptake via HSPGs.pdf
​Kunio Kawanishi
Varki Lab
​Jun 1, 2018
Structure of the yeast oligosaccharyltransferase complex gives insight into eukaryotic N-glycosylation.pdf
Supplementary Material.pdf
​Sudeshna Saha
Varki Lab
​Jun 8, 2018
Human Milk Oligosaccharide 2'-Fucosyllactose Improves Innate and Adaptive Immunity in an Influenza-Specific Murine Vaccination Model
Saurabh Srivastava
Varki Lab​