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Tuesday, July 17th

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Registration*
from 7:00 pm Welcome buffet

Wednesday, July 18th

08:30 - 09:15   Registration*
09:30 - 09:50 Opening session  

Session 1: Structure of polysaccharides and their assemblies,
including evolution of natural polysaccharides assemblies

09:50 - 10:30 Cell wall evolution and diversity of green algae
Copenhagen University, Denmark
10:30 - 10:50 Cyanobacteria as a source of remarkable exopolysaccharides Daniela FLAMM
Kiel University, Germany
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee/tea break
11:10 - 11:30 Genome analysis and spatial in situ location of cell-wall polysaccharides in brown algae Cecile HERVE
CNRS-UPCM, Roscoff, France
11:30 - 11:50 Characterization of Cell Wall Polysaccharides from Rapeseed Meal Annemieke PUSTJENS
Wageningen University,
The Netherlands
11:50 - 12:10 Deciphering the structure of plant wall polysaccharides by emerging mass spectrometry techniques: an illustration David ROPARTZ
INRA-BIA, Nantes, France
12:10 - 12:30 Influence of side chain modification on the hydrodynamic properties of rhamnogalacturonan I (RG I) Jerome DIAZ, TNO,
The Netherlands
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:20 In vitro synthesis of hyperbranched alpha-glucans using a biomimicking enzymatic toolbox Florent GRIMAUD
LISBP, Toulouse, France
14:20 - 14:40

Polysaccharide engineering: the functional relevance of structure, macromolecular, architecture, and size distribution

Bjørn E. Christensen
NOBIPOL, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Session 2: Biorefinery and green chemistry

14:40 - 15:20

The potential of enzymes to unlock the biorefinery potential of terrestrial and marine polysaccharide-rich biomass: Some case studies and comparisons

NUI Galway, Ireland
15:20 - 15:40 Chemical and particle size evolution during enzymatic saccharification of Poaceae stems from different species Estelle BONNIN
INRA-BIA, Nantes, France
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee/tea break
16:10 - 16:30 Seaweed biorefinery: production of fuels and chemicals from native North Sea seaweed species Ana M. LOPEZ-CONTRERAS FRB, Wageningen, The Netherlands
16:30 - 16:50 Green sugar-based surfactants and monomers from marine polysaccharides Dimitri PERUSSE, ENSC, Rennes, France
16:50 - 17:10 New chemo-enzymatic routes for pentose-based compounds syntheses  Bastien BISSARO, LISBP, Toulouse, France
17:10 - 19:00 Posters session** + Wines and cheese tasting
20:00 Free Dinner time

Thursday, July 19th

Session 3: Polysaccharides and new enzymatic pathways: metagenomics,
Cazymes and enzymatic modifications in concentrated systems...

09:00 - 09:40 Functional metagenomics reveals novel pathways of dietary carbohydrate metabolization by human gut bacteria
Gabrielle VERONESE
INSA Toulouse, France
09:40 - 10:00 Carbohydrate binding surface sites: Discovery and function in polysaccharide hydrolysing enzymes Birte SVENSSON
DSB-TUD, Lyngby, Denmark
10:00 - 10:20 Interfamily differences found for GH10 and GH11 xylanases of Myceliophthora thermophila C1 Martine Van GOOL, LFC, Wageningen University,
The Netherlands
10:20 - 10:40 Overall of polysaccharolytic enzymes of the mesophilic cellulosome-producing Clostridium cellulovorans and their application to biomass utilization Yutaka TAMARU, DLS, MIE University, Japan
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee/tea break
11:10 - 11:30 Structural and functional studies of the laminarin utilization system of the marine bacterium zobellia galactanivorans Aurore LABOUREL
CNRS-UPMC, Roscoff, France
11:30 - 11:50 Structural insights into specificity for long-chain substrates of  sugar beet α-glucosidase Takayoshi TAGAMI, Hokkaido University, Japan
11:50 - 12:10 Branching enzyme treatment of high-concentration starch slurries Susanne L JENSEN
VKR, Copenhagen University, Denmark
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 4: Innovative polysaccharide-based materials:
smart materials, nanomaterials, biomedical applications...


14:00 - 14:40 The plant cell wall as a source of inspiration for man-made materials
KTH Stockholm, Sweden
14:40 - 15:00 Chemo-enzymatic assembly of clickable cellulose surfaces via multivalent polysaccharides Chunlin XU, KTH, Stockolm, Sweden
15:00 - 15:20 Alkyne-functionalized cellulose fibers toward green tailored biohybrid conception  Gino MANGIANTE, INSA Lyon, France
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee/tea break
15:50 - 16:10 Fabrication of pure starch fibers by electrospinning Gregory ZIEGLER, Penn State University, USA
16:10 - 16:30 New shape-memory resorbable biomedical device based on extruded starch Anne BEILVERT
INRA-BIA, Nantes, France
16:30 - 16:50 Mesoporous materials from fresh macroalgae Vitaliy BUDARIN, University of York, UK
16:50 - 18:00 Posters session**  
19:00 - 23:00
Cabaret dinner show at "Le Cargo"

Friday, July 20th

Session 5: Polysaccharides and healthy food

09:00 - 09:40 Role of bioactive plant polysaccharides for health care
KILS Tokyo, Japan           
09:40 - 10:00 Immunofluorescent labeling of arabinogalactan-proteins from Echinacea: Localization in plant tissue and evidence of AGP-binding to Peyer´s patches Birgit CLASSEN,
Kiel University, Germany
10:00 - 10:20 Mechanism and enzymatic contribution to in vitro test method of digestion for maize starches differing in amylose content Yong-Cheng SHI, Kansas
State University, USA
10:20 - 10:40 Insight into the structural role of dietary fibre - considerations for healthier processed products Cathrina H. EDWARDS, King's College, London, UK
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee/tea break
11:10 - 11:30 Degradation of resistant starch, alginate, and their combination in the large intestine of pigs Melliana JONATHAN, LFC, Wageningen University,
The Netherlands
11:30 - 11:50 Interactions between polyphenols and polysaccharides: mechanisms and consequences Catherine M.G.C. RENARD,
INRA-SQPOV, Avignon, France
11:50 - 12:00 Closing session  
12:00 - 13:30 Buffet


* "Tickets Affair" giving free access to buses and tramways from July 17th to July 20th (included) will be freely available at the Registration Desk from 5:00 pm.

** Wine and apple juice testing from 6:00 pm.


Registration: Tuesday, July 17th between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm
End of the symposium: Friday, July 20th 12:00 am (lunch possible)

Writing: INRA
Creation date: 14 January 2008
Update: 21 May 2012