About IGO

Welcome to the homepage of the International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO). Here you will find information about the Organization as well as links about glycoscience.

IGO Board Members
The new President is Sandro Sonnino (as Italian National Representative of the 2019 host country).
Albert M. Wu is the President-Elect (as Taiwan National Representative of the 2021 host country) and Jin Won Cho is the Immediate Past President (as Korean National Representative of the 2017 host country).
The Secretary (Celso Reis) and Treasurer (Thierry Hennet) have four-year terms.

Current National Representatives
(1) Pedro Bonay (Spain)
(2) Nicolai Bovin, Бовин Николай (Russia)
(3) Inka Brockhausen (Canada)
(4) Jeong-Heun Ko (Korea)
(5) Henrik Clausen (Denmark)
(6) José Luis Daniotti (Argentina)
(7) Anne Dell (UK)
(8) Jukka Finne (Finland)
(9) Paul Gleeson (Australia)
(10) Jianxin Gu (China)
(11) Gerald Hart (USA)
(12) Thierry Hennet (Switzerland)
(13) Jaroslav Katrlík (Slovakia)
(14) Koichi Kato, 加藤 紘一 (Japan)
(15) Gordan Lauc (Croatia)
(16) Hakon Leffler (Sweden)
(17) Philippe Delannoy (France)
(18) Paulo Mourão (Brasil)
(19) Andrei Petrescu (Romania)
(20) Celso Albuquerque Reis (Portugal)
(21) Rüdiger Horstkorte (Germany)
(22) Sandro Sonnino (Italy)
(23) Avadhesha Surolia (India)
(24) Maciej Ugorski (Poland)
(25) Johannes F.G. Vliegenthart (The Netherlands)
(26) Iain B. H. Wilson (Austria)
(27) Michaela Wimmerová (Czech Republic)
(28) Albert M. Wu, 吳明道 (Taiwan)
(29) Els Van Damme (Belgium)
(30) Yehiel Zick (Israel)
(31) Ute Krengel (Norway)

Past Meetings
GLYCO I        1964, Swampscott, USA; late Professor Roger Jeanloz
GLYCO II       1973, Lille, France; by late Professor Jean Montreuil
GLYCO III      1975, Brighton, UK; Professor Colin Hughes
GLYCO IV      1977, Woods Hole, USA; Professors John Gregory and Lennart Roden Co-chaired the meeting
GLYCO V       1979, Kiel, West Germany; Professor Roland Schauer
GLYCO VI      1981, Tokyo, Japan; Professor Tamio Yamakawa
GLYCO VII     1983, Ronneby, Sweden; by late Professor Bengt Lindberg
GLYCO VIII    1985, Houston, USA; Professor William J. Lennarz
GLYCO IX      1987, Lille, France; by late Professor Jean Montreuil
GLYCO X       1989, Jerusalem, Israel; by late Professor Nathan Sharon
GLYCO XI      1991, Toronto, Canada; Professor Harry Schachter
GLYCO XII     1993, Kraków, Poland; Professor Jerzy Koscielak
GLYCO XIII    1995, Seattle, USA; Professor Sen-itiroh Hakomori
GLYCO XIV    1997, Zurich, Switzerland; Professor Jürgen Roth
GLYCO XV     1999, Tokyo, Japan; Professor Akira Kobata
GLYCO XVI    2001, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Professor Hans Vliegenthart
GLYCO XVII   2003, Bangalore, India; Professor Avadesha Surolia
GLYCO XVIII  2005, Florence, Italy; Professor Guido Tettamanti
GLYCO XIX    2007, Cairns, Australia; Professor Paul Gleeson
GLYCO XX     2009, Puerto Rico; Professor Dipak Banerjee
GLYCO 21     2011, Vienna, Austia; Professor Leo März
GLYCO 22     2013, Dalian,China
GLYCO 23     2015, Croatia
GLYCO 24     2017, Korea
GLYCO 25     2019, Milano
GLYCO 26     2021, Taipei,Taiwan