The program informed below is a preliminary schedule and may change until the date of the event. Check this page regularly and keep up to date on the IBSB: Brazilian CAZyme Research Meeting schedule.

Presentation/Activity Speaker Starting time
Welcome Mario Murakami (LNBR/CNPEM) 9:10
The Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) Eduardo Couto (LNBR/CNPEM) 9:15
CAZyme discovery Expanding and harnessing the CAZy database Bernard Henrissat (DTU) 9:30
CAZyme discovery Microbiomics-based discovery of novel CAZymes families Gabriela Persinoti (CNPEM) 10:20
CAZyme discovery The degradation of lignocellulose by termites: new insights Ednildo Machado (UFRJ) 10:45
Coffee break 11:10
CAZyme catalysis Structural biology of CAZymes: from Biotechnology to Drug Discovery Alessandro S. Nascimento (USP) 11:30
CAZyme catalysis Glycoside hydrolases mechanisms: substrate conformations and reactivity in endo and exo enzymes Mariana Morais (CNPEM) 11:55
CAZyme discovery Metagenomic CAZymes: a green tool for bioprocess Eliana Lemos (UNESP) 12:20
Enzyme mechanisms Molecular mechanisms for N-glycan utilization in bifidobacterial gut symbionts Priscila Giuseppe (CNPEM) 12:45
Lunch 13:10
Enzyme mechanisms CAZyme profiling in an insect leaf litter decomposer: how host enzymes degrade cell wall components Richard John Ward (USP) 14:35
Oxidative CAZymes Functional studies of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases from Aspergillus fumigatus Fernando Segato (USP) 15:00
Oxidative CAZymes Deletion of AA9 LPMOs Impacts A. nidulans Secretome and Growth on Lignocellulose Andre Damasio (Unicamp) 15:25
Filamentous fungi Unraveling Novel Sugar Transporters Potentially involved with Cellulose Degradation by the Industrial Fungus Trichoderma reesei Roberto Nascimento 15:50
Coffee break 16:15
Filamentous fungi Development of an economically competitive Trichoderma-based platform for enzyme production Fernanda Mandelli (CNPEM) 16:40
Enzyme mechanisms Challenges in the enzymatic deconstruction of recalcitrant mannan from açaí seeds Ayla Santana (Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia) 17:05
Round table What are the grand challenges in the CAZyme field? (fundamental and applied) 17:30
Closing remarks 18:00