Liubov successfully defended her thesis on July 6! With the relaxed COVID-19 regulations, we were able to have part of the committee, the paranymphs and audience present. It was a great defense, well done Liubov!
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On June 10, 11, 17 and 18, the Summer Course Glycosciences took place - online! Marthe gave the opening lecture, with a thorough introduction on carbohydrates, followed by four days of lectures, exercises, poster sessions, and virtual interactions.
On April 8, Zeynep gave an online lightning talk at the joined session from the Carbohydrates and Organic Chemistry Divisions at the ACS Spring meeting. She did an excellent job describing how Liubov and she developed a method to produce azidoglucose-containing adhesin proteins.
As of April 1, Marthe is promoted to Associate Professor (in Dutch: adjunct hoogleraar). Many thanks to all past and present members of the Sugar Team for their great science and dedication, and to all mentors that inspired me in this journey.
On March 5, Stella successfully defended her thesis! With a great online defense, she was the first PhD student from the Walvoort group to become doctor. What a great milestone, and well done Stella!
Marthe is installed as one of the 25 members of the inaugural ACS Chemical Biology Early Career Board. She will work with the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Laura L. Kiessling, and its Associate Editors to share experiences and perspectives on emerging topics within the chemical biology community. A complete list of board members can be [...]
Michela delivered a virtual project pitch about how she tackled the challenges of EPS isolation at the 2020 Midwest Carbohydrate and Glycobiology Symposium, November 20, 2020.
Liubov presented a poster on the unusual beta-hairpin structure recognition of EarP at the annual Society for Glycobiology Virtual Conference, 9-12 November 2020. Read more about this project here.
Vincent delivered a pitch at the annual Cancer Research Center Groningen (CRGC) PhD Day, which was held online, about his interdisciplinary project on the generation of PDK-1 probes.
Marthe gave a lecture about 'Modern Glycobiology' for the Koninklijk Natuurkundig Genootschap, in the Forum in Groningen. https://www.kng-groningen.nl/1836-dr-marthe-walvoort/