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.
The NSERC Alliance Grant will support the advancement of glycoengineering technology for plant-derived proteins.
The new Scientific Director will be responsible for leading GlycoNet’s scientific strategy and the Network’s global leadership in glycoscience.
Canadian Glycomics Network
E5-33 Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre
University of Alberta, T6G 2G2
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