ESAB Webinar on Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms and their Biocatalytic Applications

ESAB Webinar

Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms and their Biocatalytic Applications

Friday, 18th November 2022

09.00-11.00 Greenwich Mean Time  (GMT)
10.00-12.00 Central European Time (CET)
16.00-18.00 China Standard Time (CST)

17.00-19.00 Japan Standard Time (JST)                


  • Jennifer Littlechild (University of Exeter)
  • Roland Wohlgemuth (Lodz University of Technology)


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Programme / Speakers (25 min. lecture, 5 min. discussion)

10:00 - 10:30 CET
Why Enzymes Exclude Water from Transition States for Phosphoryl Transfer Reactions

Prof. Dr. G. Michael Blackburn
Krebs Institute, School of Biosciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

10:30 - 11:00 CET
Cryo-EM in enzymology and biocatalysis

Prof. Dr. Ming-Daw Tsai
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

11:00 - 11:30 CET
Metabolic engineering to generate chemical precision tools for glycosylation

Dr. Ben Schumann
Chemical Glycobiology Laboratory, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom

11:30 - 12:00 CET
On C-S bond making and breaking enzymes

Prof. Dr. Florian Seebeck
Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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