Distinguished Visiting Professor Peter Seeberger delivered a series of lectures on February 21 & 22, 2019. The titles of the talks and timing details are as follows.
1) “Preventing and Fighting Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Chemistry” – February 21, 2019
2) “Synthetic Glycoconjugate Vaccines against Bacterial Infections”- February 21, 2019
3) “Materials Made of Synthetic Polysaccharides”- February 21, 2019
4) “Translating Basic Science into Successful Ventures” - February 22, 2019
About the Professor:
Professor Seeberger is presently the Director of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. He is a very renowned scientist and a pioneer in the field of vaccine development and automated synthesis of glycans. He is also a great entrepreneur. He has successfully launched the first automated glycan synthesizer.
It was indeed a great privilege for us to have him with us and deliver the lecture series. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the talks, there was a good audience.