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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 06, 2022

8:00 REGISTRATION
8:30 OPENING
Rainer Haag | Spokesperson of the CRC 1449 Freie Universität Berlin

SESSION 1.0 – MUCUS BIOLOGY AND MODEL SYSTEMS
Chair: Rainer Haag
08:45 Partners in slime: How mucus regulates microbial virulence
Katharina Ribbeck | MIT, USA

09:30 Mapping the bacteria lectin interactions with the mucinome using synthetic model glycopeptides
Ulrika Westerlind | Umeå University, S

10:15 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 1.1 – MUCUS BIOLOGY AND MODEL SYSTEMS
Chair: Laura Elomaa

10:45 Unravelling molecular mechanisms controlling mucus barrier function
David Thornton | University of Manchester, UK

11:30 Mucus abnormalities and therapeutic targeting in muco-obstructive lung disease
Marcus Mall | Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

12:00 LUNCH BUFFET

SESSION 2.0 – AIRWAY MUCINS AND GLYCOCALYX
Chair: Julia Gräber-Dürr

13:30 Molecular Requirements for Polymeric Mucin Assembly and Function in Respiratory Health and Disease
Chris Evans | University of Colorado, USA

14:15 The alveolar epithelial glycocalyx is necessary for pulmonary surfactant function
Eric Schmidt | University of Colorado, USA

15:00 Molecular interactions between surfactant protein A (SP-A) and D (SP-D) and sugars found in the alveolar epithelial glycocalyx                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Elena Lopez-Rodriguez | Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

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15:30 10 SPEED LECTURES from selected posters

16:30 COFFEE BREAK & POSTER SESSION

19:00 CONFERENCE DINNER


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2022
SESSION 3.0 – SESSION MUCIN ANALYSIS
Chair: Philipp Mertins

08:30 Mucus and its organization in intestinal and respiratory tracts
Gunnar Hansson | University of Gothenburg, SE

09:15 Mass Spectrometry Based Tools for the Analysis of Mucin Glycosylation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Kevin Pagel | Freie Universität Berlin

09:45 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 4.0 – MUCUS RHEOLOGY
Chair: Marcus Mall

10:15 Puzzles of the Airway Surface Layer: A Tale of Two Layers
Michael C. Rubinstein | University of North Carolina at Chapel, USA

11:00 Mucin-based coatings on biomedical devices
Oliver Lieleg | Technische Universität München

11:45 Investigations by Macro- and Microrheology of PEG/Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels that are pH Controlled
Michael Gradzielski | Technische Universität Berlin

12:15 TP B03
Stephan Block | Freie Universität Berlin

12:45 LUNCH BUFFET

SESSION 5.0 – GLYCOBIOLOGY AND PEPTIDES
Chair: Beate Koksch

14:00 Mucus-mimetic Glycopolymers
Laura Kiessling | MIT, USA

14:45 Going through the phases with peptide as sembly: solids, gels, liquids
Dek Woolfson | University of Bristol, UK

15:30 Towards rationally designed mucin-like glyco-hydrogels (TP C02)
Martina Delbianco | Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

16:00 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 5.1 – GLYCOBIOLOGY AND PEPTIDES
Chair: Martina Delbianco

16:30 Generating Homogeneous Glycoproteins by Protein (Semi-)Synthesis
Christian Becker | University of Vienna, AT

17:15 Extending native chemical ligation for the total synthesis of mucin tandem repeats
Oliver Seitz | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

17:45 POSTER PRIZES & CLOSING REMARKS (Haag)

18:00 Festival of Lights (optional)