3rd circular
Barcelona, 26 September 2016

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the awardee of the EMIL FISCHER AWARD 2017:.

The European Carbohydrate Organization is delighted to announce that the Emil Fischer Award for 2017 has been awarded to Prof. Carlo Unverzagt.


Carlo Unverzagt
Bioorganic Chemistry, Gebäude NWI,
University of Bayreuth, Germany

The Emil Fischer Carbohydrate Award 2017 will be presented to Prof. Carlo Unverzagtof the University of Bayreuth, Germany, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the chemical and enzymatic synthesis of N-glycans and glycoproteins. The Emil Fischer Carbohydrate Award was established in 2008 by the European Carbohydrate Organization (ECO) in order to honor active scientists distinguished with contributions of excellence to glycoscience.

Professor Carlo Unverzagt will present a plenary lecture on his research at the 19th European Carbohydrate Symposium (EUROCARB2017) to be held in Barcelona, 2-6th July 2017.

The European Carbohydrate Organization and the Organizers of EUROCARB2017 congratulate Prof. Carlo Unverzagt.

Barcelona, Spain, September 2016

Dr. Antoni Planas
Chair EUROCARB2017
President designate European Carbohydrate Organization

Dr. Amelia P. Rauter
Secretary of the European Carbohydrate Organization

More information at the EUROCARB2017 website www.eurocarb2017.com under AWARDS/Emil Fischer Award

Abstract submissions for oral and poster communications will be opened by November 1st 2016.


Dr. Antoni Planas
Chair EUROCARB2017

On behalf of the Organizing Committee:

Antoni Planas (chair) IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull
Magda Faijes IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull
Xevi Biarnés IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull
Remei Areny-Joval Universitat Ramon Llull
Antoni Riera IRB Barcelona and Universitat de Barcelona
Amadeu Llebaria Institut de Química Avançada de Catalunya, CSIC

Organizing Institutions:

Technical Secretariat: Grupo Pacifico, Barcelona
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