GlycoNet Scientific Director Dr. Todd Lowary won the 2015 award for Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Science at the ASTech awards ceremony November 6. This award salutes an individual or team of individuals who have played a leadership role in and made a contribution to a scientific innovation or breakthrough. Lowary, an international leader in synthetic carbohydrate chemistry, is the driving force behind Canada’s lead in glycomics. His work is providing pathways for better diagnostics, treatments, and potential vaccines for tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
The Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing the substantial achievements in science and technology in Alberta and to promote the importance of these activities to social and economic benefit.