GRTC Members

The members of the GRTC hail from the University of California campuses (UC San Diego, Irvine, Berkely, San Francisco, Los Angeles), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), the Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO), the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences (Salk Institute), The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJIAI), Children's Hospital of Orange County (OC), Stanford University, San Francisco State University, and the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). If you feel you are qualified to become a member, please email Ajit Varki and / or Jeff Esko.

Nicola Allen
Assistant Professor
Salk Institute
Synapse Biology

William Balch
Professor
TSRI
Golgi Trafficking
Samuel Barondes
Professor
UC San Francisco
Galectins

Linda G. Baum
Professor
UC Los Angeles
Galectins & Virology
Carolyn R. Bertozzi
Professor
Stanford University
Chemical Engineering

Mina Bissel

Distinguished Scientist
LBNL
Extracellular Matrix

Lars Bode

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Human Milk Glycans

David H. Broide

Professor
UC San Diego
Asthma & Allergy

Michael D. Burkart

Professor
UC San Diego
Antibiotic Biosynthesis

Dennis Burton

Professor
TSRI
Virology & Immunity

Xi Chen

Professor
UC Davis
Glycan Synthesis

Shu Chien

Professor
UC San Diego
Vascular Biology 

Andrew Chisholm

Professor
UC San Diego
C. elegans Development 

Biswa P. Choudhury

Core Director
UC San Diego
Glycan Analytics
 
Antonio De Maio

Professor
UC San Diego
Inflammation

Michael Demetriou

Professor
UC Irvine
Autoimmunity

Patricia Dickson

Associate Professor
Harbor-UC Los Angeles
Mucopolysaccharidoses
Wolfgang Dillmann
Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Hexosamine Pathway

Daniel J. Donoghue

Professor
UC San Diego
Growth Factor Signaling

Adam Engler

 Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Extracellular Matrix

Jeffrey D. Esko

Professor
UC San Diego
Proteoglycans 

Marilynn E. Etzler

Professor Emerita
UC Davis
Plant Lectins

Joshua Fierer

Professor
UC San Diego
Salmonella & Coccidioides
 
Susan J. Fisher

Professor
UC San Francisco
Extracellular Matrix

Hudson Freeze

Professor
SBP
Glycosylation Disorders

Minoru Fukuda

Professor
SBP
Cancer Glycosylation
 
Mark M. Fuster

Associate Professor
UC San Diego -  VAMC
Angiogenesis & Cancer
 
Fred H. Gage

Professor
Salk Institute
Neurogenetics
 
Pascal Gagneux

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Reproduction

Philippe Gallay

Professor
TSRI
Virology
 
Richard L. Gallo

Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Skin Biology

Omai B. Garner

Asst Clinical Professor
UC Los Angeles
Diagnostic Microbiology

Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague
Professor
UC Davis
Glycan Interactions

Kamil Godula

Assistant Professor
UC San DIego
Glycoengineering
 
Philip Gordts

Asst Research Scientist
UC San Diego
Lipid Metabolism
 
Amro Hamdoun

Associate Profesor
UC San Diego / SIO
ABC Transporters
 
Tracy M. Handel

Professor
UC San Diego
Chemokines

Jerry L. Hedrick

Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Fertilization
 
Thomas Hermann

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Glycoside-RNA interactions
 
Samuel Ho

Professor
UC San Diego / VAMC
Epithelial mucins

Linda C. Hsieh-Wilson

Professor
CalTech-HHMI
Chemical Neurobiology
 
Randal J. Kaufman

Professor
SBP
Protein Folding
 
Mitchell E. Kronenberg

Pres/Chf Scientific Officer
LJIAI
T Cell Recognition
 
Arthur D. Lander

Professor
UC Irvine
Signaling/Morphogenesis

Dzung Le

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Hemostasis & Thrombosis
 
Julie A. Leary

Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Mass Spectrometry
 
Carlito Lebrilla

Professor
UC Davis
Mass Spectrometry
 
Nathan E. Lewis

Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology
 
Fu-Tong Liu

Professor/Chair Emeritus
UC Davis
Galectin Function
 
Bruce A. Macher

Professor Emeritus
San Francisco State Univ
Glycosyltransferases
 
Michael A. Marletta

Professor
UC Berkeley
Glycan Monooxygenases
 
Jamey D. Marth

Professor
UC Santa Barbara
Glycosylation Genetics
 
Elaine Muchmore

Professor
UC San Diego / VAMC
Sialic Acid Biology

Victor Nizet

Professor
UC San Diego
Bacterial Pathogenesis
 
Brian P. Palenik

Professor
UC San Diego / SIO
Microalgae Glycoproteins
 
Bernhard Palsson

Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology
 
Alyssa Panitch

Professor and Chair
UC Davis
Glycoengineering
 
Gentry N. Patrick

Professor
UC San Diego
Neurobiology
 
James C. Paulson

Professor
TSRI
Sialic Acid & Virology
 
Joanna J. Phillips

Associate Professor
UC San Francisco
Glioblastoma
 
Robert Sah

Professor
UC San Diego
Cartilage Biophysics
 
Geert Schmid-Schoenbein

Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Vascular Biology
 
Richard B. Schwab

Assoc Clinical Professor
UC San Diego
Sialic Acids & Cancer
 
Christina Sigurdson

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Protein Aggregation
 
Justin L. Sonnenburg

Associate Professor
Stanford Medicine
Gut Microbiota
 
Emmanuel Theodorakis

Professor
UC San Diego
Carbohydrate Chemistry
 
Yitzhak Tor

Professor
UC San Diego
Aminoglycosides
 
Frederic A. Troy II

Professor Emeritus
UC Davis
Sialic Acid Biology
 
Robert H. Tukey

Professor
UC San Diego
Glucuronidation
 
Victor D. Vacquier

Emeritus Professor
UC San Diego / SIO
Sea Urchin Fertilization
 
Ajit Varki

Professor
UC San Diego
Sialic Acids
 
Nissi Varki

Professor
UC San Diego
Tumor Glycosylation
 
Joseph Vinetz

Professor
UC San Diego
Parasitology

Raymond Wang

Director
Children's Hospital OC
Mucopolysaccharidoses
 
Rahul Warrior

Associate Professor
UC Irvine
Drosophila Development
 
Ian A. Wilson

Professor
TSRI
Crystallography
 
Chi-Huey Wong

Professor
TSRI
Chemical Synthesis
 
Peng Wu

Associate Professor
TSRI
Glycan imaging

Yu Yamaguchi

Professor
SBP
Proteoglycans/Neurobiology
 
Alice Yu

Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego
Antiganglioside Therapy
 
Dirk M. Zajonc

Associate Professor
LJIAI
Glycolipid Recognition