GlycoNet is advancing research, innovation, and training in glycomics to improve the quality of life of Canadians.

GlycoNet is a one-stop global destination focused on developing new carbohydrate-based drugs, vaccines and diagnostics, in collaboration with academic and industry organizations to address areas of unmet need through applied glycomics research. This national platform supports translational research, protection of intellectual property, novel drug development, company formation and training of a new generation of glyco-scientists and entrepreneurs. The network includes over 170 researchers across Canada who focus on cancer, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.

GlycoNet is funded by the Government of Canada through the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program.

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Latest News

GlycoNet Investigator received McGill’s Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement Through Media

From offering policy advice to sharing his expertise on COVID-19 with the media and public, Dr. Donald Sheppard is recognized a role model with his achievement in engaging with the broader community

GlycoNet and BridgeBio Pharma Inc. initiate collaboration to discover potential treatments for genetic diseases through glycomics research

Genetic disease research has benefitted substantially from the study of glycomics, which relates to the functions of glycans, or sugar, in biological systems

GlycoNet researchers discover how a plaque-fighting protein protects against Alzheimer’s

Research highlights potential pathway for new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

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Upcoming Events

Apr
21
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11:00 am GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Join...
GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Join...
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Joint Webinar Series
Please visit webinar page (https://canadianglycomics.ca/training/webinar-series/) for more info.
Apr
28
Wed
11:00 am GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Join...
GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Join...
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
GlycoNet /ACS Carb Division Joint Webinar Series
Please visit webinar page (https://canadianglycomics.ca/training/webinar-series/) for more info.

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