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The first International Conference on the

Glycobiology of
Human Milk Oligosaccharides



Tivoli Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark
 

 

The First International Conference on the Glycobiology of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) has been a full success, with more than 120 participants from 23 countries and lectures from the most renowned researchers in the field.
 
We want to thank all the participants, all the speakers and all poster contributors for making this such an inspiring and fruitful event! But most of all, we want to thank the two chairmen Dr. Clemens Kunz (Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Giessen, Germany) and Dr. Sharon Donovan (Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, USA) for their excellent work and organisation!
 
Speakers included:

 Dr. Lars Bode   Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego, USA
 Dr. Sharon Donovan   Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, USA
 Dr. Hudson Freeze   Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
 Dr. Rudolf Geyer   Department of Biochemistry, University of Giessen, Germany
 Dr. Thierry Hennet   Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 Dr. S°rge Kelm   University Bremen, Germany
 Dr. Motomitsu Kitaoka   National Food Research Institute National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
 Dr. John S. Klassen   University of Alberta, Canada
 Dr. Ute Krengel   University of Oslo, Norway
 Dr. Clemens Kunz   Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Giessen, Germany
 Dr. Carlito B. Lebrilla   Department of Chemistry, UC Davis, USA
 Dr. David A. Mills   Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis, USA
 Dr. David S. Newburg   Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
 Dr. Pedro Antonio Prieto   Tecnolˇgico de Monterrey, Health Sciences Division, Monterrey, Mexico
 Dr. Norbert Sprenger   Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
 Dr. Tadasu Urashima   Graduate School of Animal Hygiene, Obihiro University, Japan
 Dr. Bing Wang   School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, Australia and
  School of Medicine, Xiamen University, P. R. China, Nestlé Research Center, Beijing, P. R. China