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2024 San Diego Glycobiology Symposium Registration

Registration Fee

Registration Type Cost
Trainee Registration (Student, Postdoc, SRA) $375
Academic Registration (Faculty, PI, Director) $495
Non-Academic Registration $495

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions Thursday, Friday
  • Admission to trainee poster session and reception, Thursday evening
  • Admission to trainee/sponsor networking event, Thursday afternoon
  • Admission to dinner, Friday evening

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Abstract Submission-deadline extended to March 5!

Presentations at NextGen are selected from the pool of submitted abstracts. A few abstracts may be selected to present during main SDGS meeting in lieu of NextGen session. To be considered to present during NextGen session or main meeting, indicate your intention on the registration form: 1) to attend NextGen session and 2) to submit an abstract for consideration by March 5, 2024  by 5pm to

The NextGen Committee, with the support of the SDGS Co-Chairs, will select abstracts for 10-minute oral presentations + 5 min Q&A. Committee decisions will be emailed no later than March 11, 2024. There will be a NextGen Speaker Award for best oral presentation. Presentation slots are limited. If your abstract is not selected, you also have an opportunity to present a poster at the Thursday evening, Poster Session & Reception.

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Poster Session & Reception

April 18, 2024

Students and Fellows are encouraged to present a poster at SDGS during the Poster session and reception on Thursday evening, following the main meeting. Please indicate your intention to present a poster on the registration form. You must send the title of your poster to by March 5, 2024 at 5pm to be listed in the Program. Posters must not exceed 48" x 48". Bring your poster to the registration table on Thursday morning during check in. No abstract is required to do a poster talk. 

Networking Event (Trainees only)

April 18, 2024

The San Diego Glycobiology Symposium (SDGS) provides an informal environment where young investigators can network with companies/SDGS sponsors, exchange ideas and discuss potential career training opportunities immediately following the NextGen Session on Thursday, April 18. 

Dinner Party 

April 19, 2024

A buffet dinner party at the Alexandria Point, San Diego follows the meeting on Friday evening. The NextGen Presentation award winner will be presented during the party. Dinner is included with SDGS registration. Guests are welcome for an additional $65 fee, paid no later than April 1, 2024. Tickets are non-transferrable and are not refundable after April 1, 2024 as we have to provide a guarantee to the venue for food/beverage.

Location and Accommodations

The symposium will take place at Alexandria Point. 
10300 Campus Point Dr. 
San Diego, CA 92121

Alexandria Point is not a hotel. Listed below are hotels near the venue.  Individuals are responsible for making their own reservations.

Hilton Torrey Pines
10950 N Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Estancia La Jolla Hotel
& Spa

9700 N Torrey Pines Rd,
La Jolla, CA 92037

Sheraton La Jolla
3299 Holiday Ct,
La Jolla, CA 92037

Residence Inn by Marriott
San Diego

8901 Gilman Dr,
La Jolla, CA 92037


  • Address checks to: "UC Regents"
  • Mail checks to:
    UC San Diego GRTC, c/o SDGS
    9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0687
    La Jolla CA 92093-0687

Payment via ACH, Wire, and Intercampus Recharge within the UC System are also accepted. We regret that we cannot accept credit card payment. An email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment.
Please email Tracy Gilstrap at regarding ACH, Wire, or Intercampus Recharge.


Written notification is required for all cancellations and changes. Cancellation notifications must be received by March 30, 2024 to receive a refund. Any cancellations received after this date will forfeit the registration fee in its entirety.

Terms & Conditions

Please note that your registration is complete only once we've received your completed registration form and full payment. Please register and submit payment no later than April 1, 2024.