The 3rd Asian Communications of Glycobiology and Glycotechnology (ACGG 3) was successfully held in Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) from Oct. 26 to 29. More than 250 scientists from Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland were invited to the conference.
Professor Biao Yu, Chairman of ACGG3, presided the opening ceremony. Professor Yongjun Chen, deputy director of department of chemical sciences of NSFC, and professor Kuiling Ding, director of SIOC delivered the opening remarks separately.
With 37 oral presentations and 88 posters, ACGG3 has provided a platform for extensive exchanges of new ideas about carbohydrates, the indispensable component of life, new opportunities for cooperation, and new views about the future of Asia.
ACGG3 followed the spirit and style of the preceding conferences in Tsukuba and Taipei: low cost , intense communication, and encouraging youth. More than 10 young scientists and students were invited to give oral presentations to exchange their latest works at ACGG3 in the field of Glycobiology and Glycotechnology.
The national nature science foundation of China and the Chinese Academy of Sciences are greatly acknowledged for their support to the 3rd Asian Communications of Glycobiology and Glycotechnology.