The GlyCORE External Advisory Committee is comprised of five distinguished scientists representing the broad diversity of the field of glycoscience. The committee provides scientific guidance for program development, as well as evaluation for all programs and investigators. The Committee is integral in administering awards for GlyCORE’s Junior Investigator Program, and Pilot Project Program, leading a process designed to prepare investigators for NIH peer review.

Dr. Kelley Moremen

Chair of External Advisory Committee

University of Georgia

Distinguished Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Member of Complex Carbohydrate Research Center

Dr. Umesh R. Desai

Virginia Commonwealth University

Alfred and Frances Burger Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Director, Institute for Structural Biology, Drug Discovery and Development (ISB3D)

Dr. Steven D. Townsend

Vanderbilt University

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova

University of Kentucky

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Linda Hsieh-Wilson

California Institute of Technology

Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry