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More good news: Shengzhou successfully completed his PhD studies last week at the Ocean University of China in the group of Chunxia Li (also a Boons Group alumni). Part of his research was done as visiting CSC student in our lab at UGA.
Congratulations, Dr. Ma! ... See MoreSee Less
On April 13th 2022, Jack received his PhD degree with distinction cum laude.
Congratulations Dr Li!
See also: www.uu.nl/en/news/chemo-enzymatic-synthesis-of-o-acetylated-silica-acids-gives-new-insight-in-vir... ... See MoreSee Less
In January 2022 Jack, Luca, Lin and Geert-Jan published in JACS.
pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.1c10329 ... See MoreSee Less
Synthetic O-Acetylated Sialosides and their Acetamido-deoxy Analogues as Probes for Coronaviral Hemagglutinin-esterase RecognitionO-Acetylation is a common modification of sialic acids that can occur at carbons 4-, 7-, 8-, and/or 9. Acetylated sialosides are employed as receptors by several betacoronaviruses and toroviruses, and...
Apoorva graduated successfully on November 1st, 2021.
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In September 2021 our Nature Communications paper came out.
www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-25713-1 ... See MoreSee Less
Glycan remodeled erythrocytes facilitate antigenic characterization of recent A/H3N2 influenza viruses - Nature CommunicationsHere, Broszeit et al. show that circulating A/H3N2 viruses have evolved binding specificity to α2,6-sialosides on extended LacNAc moieties and therefore cannot agglutinate erythrocytes. Applying glyc...