PhD positions Marie-Curie ITN ‘NanoCarb’

2 vacancies as part of the Marie-Curie Innovative Training Network ‘NanoCarb’ are available in the lab of Professor Matt Gibson at Warwick University. This is a trans-european collaboration to investigate biomedical application of glycosylated nanomaterials and will...

PhD positions Marie-Curie ITN ‘PoLiMeR’

PhD positions available in experimental and computational sciences for the Marie-Curie Innovative Training Network “PoLiMeR’ Polymers in the Liver – Metabolism & regulation’. PhD student 1: Kinetic analysis of enzymes in glycogen metabolism Host organisation: John...

CarboMet at ICS Portugal July 2018

CarboMet sponsored 2 workshops (Young Researcher Workshop & Glycoinformatics Masterclass) at the 29th International Carbohydrate Symposium that took place in Lisboa, Portugal from 14-19th July 2018. For pictures of the workshops see...

EU Consultation on plastics feedstocks

Stakeholders’ consultation – Comparative LCA of alternative feedstocks for plastics production In January 2018,  the Commission adopted the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy, proposing a vision where alternative materials and feedstocks are...

Glyco@Alps meeting

The CarboMet Project Coordination team participated in a Glyco@Alps meeting that took place at CERMAV, Grenoble on 31st May 2018. The day started with a Glyco@Seminar given by the CarboMet Project Coordinator Professor Sabine Flitsch on ‘The metrology of...

Event report: The Role of Carbohydrates in the Gut Microbiome

A two day workshop on The Role of Carbohydrates in the Gut Microbiome took place on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th June 2018 in Brussels and was attended by 40 delegates from academia and industry. The objective of the workshop was to formulate a positioning paper on The...

ERC Advanced grant success

Congratulations to Professor Sabine Flitsch and Professor Jesús Jiménez-Barbero on their recent ERC Advanced Grant success. You can view the full list of recipients here.

Event report Polysaccharide Based Vaccines

A one day workshop on Polysaccharide Based Vaccines took place on Monday 12th March 2018 in Milan and was attended by 30 delegates. The objective of the workshop was to formulate a positioning paper on carbohydrate based vaccines. The workshop was introduced by the...