On November 1st and 2nd, it was held in Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (University of Manchester) the 2023 edition of the Royal Society of Chemistry autumn meeting.
Dextra was one the official sponsors of the conference and of the Dextra Carbohydrate award, the prestigious award that celebrates the achievements of scientists and teams across carbohydrate chemistry.
The 2023 award winner is Dr. Benjamin Schumann, a leading chemical biologist whose ‘revolutionary’ work is changing the understanding of an entire subject field. Dr Schumann has been enormously successful in establishing his group at the forefront of glycobiology.
He was awarded an ERC Starting Grant in 2022 and has also received major grants as a PI from the BBSRC, Cancer Research UK and Prostate Cancer UK.
Past winners of this award, which has been sponsored by Dextra Laboratories since 1970, include Nobel Prize winner Fraser Stoddart.
Dr. Schumann delivered his award lecture and has been presented with the Dextra Medal at the meeting