COVID-19 Updates

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Career Development Opportunities

Each Consortium site offers different expertise and opportunities for scholars to enhance their knowledge and skills. This page will be updated regularly with upcoming opportunities. K12 scholars interested in participating in one of these offerings should discuss the possibility with his/her mentor and contact the site contact listed for more information.

*For more information about NIH Glycoscience Workshops and events - sign up for their Listserve

Upcoming Optional Local Site Events


​K12 Didactic Lecture Series
Dr. Sackstein presenting, "The impact of Translational Glycobiology in the Battle Against COVID-19"
​Virtual​September 11, 2020
​Matthew Opperman
The Biology of Glycosaminoglycans in Health & Disease
Free Virtual Workshop presented by the Common Fund Glycoscience Program
​September 18, 2020
9a.m. to 4p.m. EDT
Techniques in Glycobiology - HA and Glycosaminiglycans
Please enquire if there are open slots remaining
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH​
Natasha Zachara




San Diego Glycobiology Symposium
1-1/2 day annual symposium preceded by a trainee-only NextGen symposium
​San Diego, CA
April 1 - 3, 2021
(Subject to Change)
Tracy Gilstrap
Glycoscience Bootcamp
2-week intensive course, includes didactic and experiential training in glycoanalytics
San Diego, CA
July 19 - 30, 2021
(Subject to Change)
Tracy Gilstrap


Past Events


Great Lakes Translational Glycomics Symposium
Annual symposium and poster session to bring together the glycomics community​
Milwaukee, WICANCELLED 2020Christina Daniels
Introduction to Mammalian Glycobiology
Course is offered on-line
Johns Hopkins
School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD​
​April 20-27th, 2020 (9am-Noon, Eastern)Natasha Zachara
Hands on O-GlcNAc
Applications due by 5pm local time, January 1, 2020
​Johns Hopkins
School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD​
​March 10 - 13, 2020Natasha Zachara


Techniques in Glycobiology - Glycoproteins and Glycolipids​Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
​July 29 - August 3, 2019
Natasha Zachara
Introduction to Mammalian Glycbiology - A five day course
​Johns Hopkins
Cleveland Clinic
​October 29 - November 2, 2019
Ron Schnaar