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Photo Gallery

Historical photos of the Section on Carbohydrates are provided below. Photos are organized into the following categories:

Group Photos of the Section on Carbohydrates


Two great old-timers of carbohydrate chemistry, Dr. Fletcher  
Two great old-timers of carbohydrate chemistry, Dr. Fletcher (at left) and Dr. Richtmeyer (at right) with their (then) junior associate, Neil Glaudemans, in the middle
Section on Carbohydrates, 2013 
Section on Carbohydrates, 2013
Section on Carbohydrates in the spring of 2013. From left to right: Sameh Soliman, VF; Beth Kaifman, Lab Manager; Peng, Xu, VF; Ruth Robinson, Secretary; Lucy Tseng, Lab Manager; Xiaowei Lu, VF; Paul Kovac, Section Chief; Ken Jacobson, Chief, LBC.
Section on Carbohydrates, 2012 
Section on Carbohydrates, Fall of 2012
From Left to Right: Deepak Sail, Paul Kovac, Peng Xu, Sameh Soliman, Xiaowei Lu
Section on Carbohydrates, 2011 
Section on Carbohydrates in the summer of 2011
Standing, from left to right: Beth Kaufman, Lab Manager; Lucy Tseng, Lab Manager; Ruth Robinson, Secretary; Ken Jacobson, Chief, LBC; Sitting, from right to left: Paul Kovac, Section Chief; Sameh Soliman, Visiting Fellow; Deepak Sail, IRTA Fellow; Peng Xu. Visiting Fellow.
Section on Carbohydrates, 2010 
Section on Carbohydrates in the spring of 2010
Standing in the back row, from left to right: Ken Jacobson, Chief, LBC; Paul Kovac, Section Chief; Lucy Tseng, Lab Manager; Next row: Aileen Bongat, Visiting Fellow; Cheryl Fleming, Secretary; Shu-Jie (Frank) Hou, Visiting Fellow; Deepak Sail, Visiting Fellow.

Section on Carbohydrates, 2009 
Section on Carbohydrates, 2009
From left to right: Deepak Sail, Visiting Fellow; Shu-Jie (Frank) Hou, Visiting Fellow; Wanda Williams, Lab Manager; Paul Kovac, Chief; Aileen Bongat, Visiting Fellow; Ken Jabobson, Chief, LBC; Cheryl Fleming, Secretary.


Section on Carbohydrates, 2008 
Section on Carbohydrates, 2008. From left to right: Ken Kirk, the Lab Chief; Lucy Tseng, Lab Manager; Cheryl Fleming, Secretary; Rina Saksena, Research Fellow; Paul Kovac, Chief; Wanda Williams, Lab Manager; Shu-Jie (Frank) Hou, Visiting Fellow; Deepak Sail, Visiting Fellow.
group photograph of the Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry in 2005 
Section on Carbohydrates, 2006. From left to right: Ken Kirk, the Lab Chief; Neil Glaudemans, Scientist Emeritus and former Section Chief; Milly Kemp, Secretary; Rina Saksena, Research Fellow; Marienna Mattson, Lab Manager; Shu-Jie (Frank) Hou, Visiting Fellow; Paul Kovac, Chief.

Photograph of lab members from 2004 
Section on Carbohydrates, 2004
From Left: Kathy Ireland (LMC's Secretary), Rina Saksena, Paul Kovac, Neil Glaudemans, Bart Ruttens, Mariena Mattson, Roberto Adamo

Section on Carbohydrates at the beginning of 2002, with  
Section on Carbohydrates at the beginning of 2002, with the former Chief (C. P. J. Glaudemans, in the middle) visiting.
This is what we looked like at the beginning of 2001 (from
This is what we looked like at the beginning os 2001 (from left): Anatoli Tcherniak, Emmanuel Poirot, Neil (visiting), Paul, Rina Saksena.

Section on Carbohydrates at the beginning of the third Millennium,  
Section on Carbohydrates at the beginning of the third Millennium, with the former boss visiting. From left: Emmanuel Poirot, Anatoli Tcherniak, Ximan Liao, Neil, Paul.
The Section taking a break in front of Bldg. 8. From the left: Eva Petráková, Arepali Rao, Neil, Paul, Vilo Pavliak, Jean Nashed, Vince Pozsgay 
The Section taking a break in front of Bldg. 8. From the left: Eva Petráková, Arepali Rao, Neil, Paul, Vilo Pavliak, Jean Nashed, Vince Pozsgay
 
The Section, shortly before Neil retired in 1998. From the Charles Miller, Paul, Neil, Cara Schengrund, Alex H. C. Chang, Jeff Zhang, Xin Wen 
The Section, shortly before Neil retired in 1998. From the left: Charles Miller, Paul, Neil, Cara Schengrund, Alex H. C. Chang, Jeff Zhang, Xin Wen
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Events


2015 Gordon Conference
At the 2015 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates, it was a happy reunion when we met two previous members of the Section, Laurie Mulard (first from the left) and Aileen Bongat (third from the right).
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Having lunch with Aileen in Boston after the 2015 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates.
Pang and Paul showing their poster presented at 2013 Gordon Conference on CarbohydratesThe Section on Carbohydrates having lunch during stopover in Boston, on the way home from the 2013 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates
Pang and Paul showing their poster presented at 2013 Gordon Conference on CarbohydratesPeng and Paul showing their poster presented at 2013 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates
 Laurie Mulard, Ph.D. former member of the Section on Carbohydrates, presenting during her visit at NIH in 2012. 
Laurie Mulard, Ph.D. former member of the Section on Carbohydrates, presenting during her visit at NIH in 2012.
 Aileen Bongat farewell
Wishing "Fare Well" to Aileen Bongat before she left the Section (2010 fall) and moved to Paris, France, to be mentored (at the Institute Pasteur, Paris, France) by Laurence Mulard, a former Visiting Fellow at Section of Carbohydrates (see Previous Associates). From left: Deepak Sail, Shu-jie (Frank) Hou, Aileen Bongat, Lucy Tseng, Paul Kovac, Rina Saksena.
In front of our poster at the 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Carbohydrates, Tilton, N.H., meeting with former members of the Section. From left to right: Roberto Adamo, (former member, currently with Novartis, Italy), Paul Kovac, Shu-jie (Frank) Hou, Aileen Bongat, Viliam Pavliak (former member of the Section), Deepak Sail 
In front of our poster at the 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Carbohydrates, Tilton, N.H., meeting with former members of the Section. From left to right: Roberto Adamo, (former member, currently with Novartis, Italy), Paul Kovac, Shu-jie (Frank) Hou, Aileen Bongat, Viliam Pavliak (former member of the Section), Deepak Sail.
Deepak and Frank with Paul at the Tilton, N.H. WW I monument 
Frank with Paul at the Tilton, N.H. WW I monument
Deepak and Frank with Paul at the Tilton, N.H. WW I monument 
Deepak with Paul at the Tilton, N.H. WW I monument
Photograph of lab members at a meeting in Whistler, Canada 
Exploring local natural beauties around the site of the meeting, ICS 2006, Whistler, Canada: Vilo Pavliak, Laurie Mulard and Guillermo Perdomo, former members of the Section.
group photograph at the 2005 GRC on Carbohydrates meeting 
Having good time after the “Lobster Dinner” at the 2005 GRC on Carbohydrates: Anakshi Khare, Rina's former mentor at the University of Lucknow, Paul, Rina, Vilo Pavliak, former Visiting Fellow at the Section, Bart Ruttens, Visiting Fellow.
group photo of Section on Carbohydrates lab members 
Section on Carbohydrates in the lab (Fall 2005): Paul, Roberto, Bart, Rina

group photograph at the 2005 GRC on Carbohydrates meeting 

Present (at the time), and some former members of the Section among participants at the 2005 GRC on Carbohydrates

 

Photograph of Rina and Paul in front of a wall with photos of past lab members 
With Rina Saksena in front of our laboratory at the “Wall of Remembrance” showing photos of virtually all former Section members.

group photograph on car with licence plate reading NTHROSE 
Celebrating publication of the first chemical synthesis of the novel sugar Anthrose (Saksena, R., Adamo, R., Kovác, P., Carbohydr. Res., 340 (2005) 1591-1600): Paul with Rina Saksena and Roberto Adamo who did the work
group photo of the section at Eurocarb 2005 
At Eurocarb, Bratislava, Slovakia: Laurie Mulard, Bart Ruttens
Rina Saksena explaining her poster at the 2003 Gordon Research Conference 
Saksena explaining her poster at the 2003 Gordon Research Conference
Group photo of participants at the 2003 Gordon Research Conference on Carbohydrates, with Rina Saksena, one of the speakers, in front row (sixth from left). 
Group photo of participants at the 2003 Gordon Research Conference on Carbohydrates, with Rina Saksena, one of the speakers, in front row (sixth from left).
Attandees at the 10th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharies, Summer 2002, where Paul was one of the invited speakers.  
Attandees at the 10th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharies, Summer 2002, where Paul was one of the invited speakers.
Rina Saksena explaining her poster to Dr. Tan Feizi at the 2002 Glycobiology meeting in Boston.  
Rina Saksena explaining her poster to Dr. Tan Feizi at the 2002 Glycobiology meeting in Boston.
Celebrating the Y2K Cherry Blossom Festival in Kenwood, MD 
Celebrating the Y2K Cherry Blossom Festival in Kenwood, MD
Paul and Roy L. Whistler meet at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Roy L. Whislther was Paul's mentor during his post-doctoral studies (1967 - 1968) at the Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University, Lafayette Indiana.  
Paul and Roy L. Whistler meet at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Roy L. Whislther was Paul's mentor during his post-doctoral studies (1967 - 1968) at the Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University, Lafayette Indiana.
Celebrating the Y2K Cherry Blossom Festival in Kenwood, MD 
Celebrating the Y2K Cherry Blossom Festival in Kenwood, MD
Andre DeBruyn and Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany 2000 
Andre DeBruyn and Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
Paul presenting at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg 
Paul presenting at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
 
Dr. A. Liptak introducing Paul's presentation at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium 
Dr. A. Liptak introducing Paul's presentation at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
Good friends and professional colleagues for many years,Andrei Nikolaev, Leon Backinowsky and Paul meeting at the 20th International Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)  
Good friends and professional colleagues for many years, Andrei Nikolaev, Leon Backinowsky and Paul meeting at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
 Three generations of former members of the Section on Carbohydrates (Vilo Pavliak, Laurie Mulard, and Alex Chang) meeting with Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
Three generations of former members of the Section on Carbohydrates (Vilo Pavliak, Laurie Mulard, and Alex Chang) meeting with Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany (August 2000)
Alex Chang and Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium 
Alex Chang and Paul at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium (August 2000, Hamburg, Germany. At that time, Alex was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University)
Alex Chang (Ph.D., 1998) and Jan Hirsh (Ph.D., 1977) with Paul 
Alex Chang (Ph.D., 1998) and Jan Hirsh (Ph.D., 1977) with Paul, their mentor during post-graduate studies at the 20th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Hamburg, Germany
Paul in his office 
Paul in his office
Alex and Paul presenting their poster at 10th Eurocarb in Galway, Ireland, 1999.  
Alex and Paul presenting their poster at 10th Eurocarb in Galway, Ireland, 1999.
Neil's 70th lunch: Celebrating Neil's 70th birthday 
Neil's 70th lunch: Celebrating Neil's 70th birthday
On the deck at Hortons, continuing discussions after a Regional Meeting of the ACS in 1995 
On the deck at Hortons, continuing discussions after a Regional Meeting of the ACS in 1995
Paul with colleagues in the field at the 1994 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. From the left: Maurice Petitou, Krushi Matta, Paul, René Roy, Richard Schmidt  
Paul with colleagues in the field at the 1994 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. From the left: Maurice Petitou, Krushi Matta, Paul, René Roy, Richard Schmidt
At the house-warming party for Jean Nashed's new home 
At the house-warming party for Jean Nashed's new home
 
Paul with Naohiko Morishima (at left) and Yuji Ogawa, at the International Carbohydrate Symposium in Ottawa, 1994  
Paul with Naohiko Morishima (at left) and Yuji Ogawa, at the International Carbohydrate Symposium in Ottawa, 1994
At the 1994 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. From the Eva Petráková, Paul, Jean Nashed, Neil, Amy Nishikawa  
At the 1994 Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. From the left: Eva Petráková, Paul, Jean Nashed, Neil, Amy Nishikawa
The sailing story Neil just told us during one of our coffee breaks must have really been funny 
The sailing story Neil just told us during one of our coffee breaks must have really been funny
Paul at his desk, before he moved to his new, albeit smaller office where he enjoys his bigger Mac 
Paul at his desk, before he moved to his new, albeit smaller office where he enjoys his bigger Mac
Paul visiting Dr. Misaki's laboratory, after the Japanese Carbohydrate Symposium in 1988  
Paul visiting Dr. Misaki's laboratory, after the Japanese Carbohydrate Symposium in 1988
The late professor Hasegawa (in the middle) with some of his students visiting our labs 
The late professor Hasegawa (in the middle) with some of his students visiting our labs
Paul visiting Tomoya Ogawa's group at RIKEN in 1985 
Paul visiting Tomoya Ogawa's group at RIKEN in 1985
Relaxing during the 1985 Cherry Blossom Festival in Kennwood, MD. From left: Goran Ekborg, Amy Nishikawa, Jean Nashed, Paul, Neil, Apurba Bhattacharjee  
Relaxing during the 1985 Cherry Blossom Festival in Kennwood, MD. From left: Goran Ekborg, Amy Nishikawa, Jean Nashed, Paul, Neil, Apurba Bhattacharjee
 
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When We Were Part of the Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry


group photograph of the Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry in 2005 
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, 2005
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, 2003
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, 2003
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Summer 2000
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Summer 2000
1991, Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, NIDDK 
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, 1991

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