René Roy was born in Québec (Canada). He holds a Canadian Research Chair in Therapeutic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry of the Université du Québec à Montréal (Qc, Canada) since 2004. He has more than 40 years of experience in carbohydrate chemistry. After is Ph. D., obtained in 1980 from the Université de Montréal in carbohydrate chemistry under the expert guidance of Prof. Stephen Hanessian, he joined the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa (Canada) from 1980-1985 where is was acquainted with carbohydrate-based vaccines. He was then professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Ottawa from 1985-2002. He has been the recipient of the 2003 Melville L. Wolfrom Award from the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry for his contributions in the design of vaccines and glycodendrimers. He has published over 320 publications and has contributed to the development of two commercial carbohydrate-based vaccines against meningitis. His actual interests are in multivalent carbohydrate protein interactions, medicinal chemistry, and in nanomaterials.
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