Topic outline

  • General

    Introduction to Glycoinformatics

    Streamed from Geneva, 25 - 26 May 2021

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

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    • Schedule

      Day 1:

      9:00-12:00 CET

      • The glycoinformatics landscape (break)
      • Glycans and glycoproteins:
        -- Introduction to glycomics@ExPASy
        -- How to explore glycomes with GlyConnect


      Lunch break


      13:00-15:00 CET (hands-on exercises)

      • Tutorial: GlyTouCan
      • Tutorial: GlyConnect


      15:30-17:00 CET (hands-on exercises)

      • Analysing site-specific data and generating glycoprofiles
      • Tutorial: Glynsight, Compozitor

      Day 2:

      9:00-12:00 CET

      • Glycoinformatics and glycovirology: an update on Sars-Cov-2 (break)
      • Glycan-binding proteins
        -- Introduction to UniLectin
        -- Predicting lectins in genomic data
        -- Lectins and microbiome


      Lunch break


      13:00-15:00 CET (hands-on exercises)

      • Tutorial: UniLectin
      • Tutorial: SugarBindDB, Glydin’


      15:30-17:00 CET (hands-on exercises)

      • To be defined
      • Wrap-up


      • Course material

        It is recommended to view the following video before the course:
        Crash course in glycoscience by Serge Perez, CERMAV -  CNRS, Grenoble, France