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GlycoNet awards $1.45 million to eight projects aimed at improving the health of Canadians

GlycoNet awards $1.45 million to eight projects aimed at improving the health of Canadians. Funding supports glycomics translational research into post-surgical pain management, cancer diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, infectious diseases and chronic illness.

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Advice and inspiration from three GlycoNet women scientists who are on the frontline of change.

By Ali Chou “We need to encourage girls and women to be confident; […] we need to support their growth, enthusiasm, and their participation in science.” In her lab in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Lori West, a GlycoNet Investigator, is overseeing the analysis of biological samples from pediatric heart transplant patients …

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Five Research Superwomen You Need to Know

In honor of International Women’s Day, we introduce you to five GlycoNet scientists who are working behind the scenes to build a healthier Canada by Ali Chou In December 2015, the United Nations proclaimed February 11 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 2019 marked the fourth edition …

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Leading experts from Taiwan to join forces with GlycoNet

Canadian researchers and Taiwanese institution break boundaries to advance glycomics research by Ali Chou GlycoNet Investigators giving lectures at Short Courses in Frontier Science and Technology at Academia Sinica in Taiwan, 2019. The international research community works to pioneer solutions that benefit people and their health. Life in the lab …

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GlycoNet welcomes two new team members

Network investigators and trainees will receive communications support to promote their research and its positive impact by GlycoNet Staff The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) recently welcomed Ali Chou and Marie-Christine Houle to its team. “We are pleased to have two passionate communicators join our team. Ali brings a scientific background …

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Opinion: Federal research cuts will erode research capabilities

he Canadian research ecosystem works for the well-being of all Canadians. It is founded on multidisciplinary and translational innovation and fuelled by partnerships between a vibrant university research sector and industry.Politicians have long understood that a national alignment of research priorities helps find concrete solutions to the current and future needs of Canadians. Cross-country research collaboration also allows all provinces, including Alberta, to attract and retain talent and to diversify their economy.

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