2023 GlycoMIP Summer School @ VT Agenda

Course Content Outline:

DAY ONE – Monday, June 12:Glycomaterial Synthesis”

8:15 a.m.Arrival, Registration, Distribution of Parking Passes
8:45 a.m.Welcome, GlycoMIP Overview
9:00 a.m.Program Overview and GlycoBasics I/II Quiz
9:20 a.m.GlycoBasics III Lecture: Glycomaterial Applications
10:10 a.m.Break
10:20 a.m.General Lab Safety Training
10:40 a.m.GlycoMIP Facility Tour
11:00 a.m.Synthesis I Lecture: Fundamentals
11:50 a.m.Lunch; GlycoMIP Scholar Presentation
1:20 p.m.Hands-On Polysaccharide Modification
2:00 p.m.Synthesis II Lecture: AGA
2:50 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m.Demonstration: Glyconeer® Automated Synthesizer
3:45 p.m.Synthesis III Lecture: Glycopolymers
4:30 p.m.Adjourn: Group Dinner

 

 

DAY TWO – Tuesday, June 13: “Structural Characterization”

8:15 a.m.Arrival, Parking Passes
8:30 a.m.HPLC Purification and SEC Lecture
8:50 a.m.Mass Spectrometry/NMR Lecture
9:50 a.m.Break
10:00 a.m.Demonstration: Glycan Release and Purification/Mass Spec & NMR Data Analysis
11:45 a.m.Lunch; GlycoMIP Scholar Presentation
1:15 p.m.Chiroptical Spectroscopy Lecture
2:15 p.m.Demonstration: ChiralRAMAN/IR and Data Analysis
3:15 p.m.Hands-On Polysaccharide Modification Continued
4:30 p.m.Adjourn

 

DAY THREE – Wednesday, June 14: “Materials Characterization”

8:15 a.m.Arrival, Parking Passes
8:30 a.m.Rheometry Lecture
9:30 a.m.Rheology Competition
11:40 a.m.Group Photo 
11:45 a.m.Lunch; GlycoMIP Scholar Presentation
1:15 p.m.Biosensors and Hydrogels Lecture
2:00 p.m.Poster Session
3:00 p.m.Thermomechanical and Electronic Properties Lecture
3:50 p.m.Break
4:00 p.m.Glycomaterials Data Analysis (Rheological, Thermal, Mechanical, Electronic)
4:30 p.m.Adjourn

 

DAY FOUR – Thursday, June 15: “Molecular Interactions and Modeling”

8:15 a.m.Arrival, Parking Passes
8:30 a.m.Carbohydrate Interactions Lecture: Fundamentals
9:30 a.m.Demonstration: Surface Plasmon Resonance/Microscale Thermophoresis
10:45 a.m.Coarse-Grained Modeling Lecture
11:45 a.m.Lunch; GlycoMIP Scholar Presentation
1:15 p.m.Demonstration: Modeling
1:45 p.m.Data Analysis
2:30 p.m.Adjourn; Optional Outdoor Event

 

DAY FIVE – Friday, June 16: “From Glycan to Glycomaterial”

8:45 a.m.Arrival, Parking Passes
9:00 a.m.Glycomaterial Design Workshop
9:50 a.m.Break
10:00 a.m.Interactive Panel Discussion
10:50 a.m.Course Evaluations
11:15 a.m.GlycoMIP Website Navigation and User Portal
11:30 a.m.Course Summary 
11:45 a.m.Adjourn