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. The network includes over 150 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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Helping our immune system bypass antibiotic resistance

GlycoNet scientists are searching for ways to weaken bacteria’s ability to develop resistance.

GlycoNet Investigators leverage Network project to receive $1.15M in funding for breast cancer research

Funding will enable Drs. Yves St-Pierre, David Chatenet, and Nicolas Doucet to develop a revolutionary immunotherapy against breast cancer.

New family of enzymes reveals the Achilles’ heel of fungal pathogens

GlycoNet scientists share findings that could lead to therapeutics to treat fungal infections.

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11:00 am GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. ...
GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. ...
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. Robert Ben & Dr. François Le Mauff
Register here 11:00 am – 11:40 am MT:Improving the efficacy of modern cellular therapiesDr. Robert BenProfessor, University of OttawaProfessor Ben obtained his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Laurentian University in 1990. He then pursed graduate[...]
11:00 am GlycoNet Workshop: Writing an ef...
GlycoNet Workshop: Writing an ef...
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
GlycoNet Workshop: Writing an effective grant proposal
Register here Workshop SummaryThis presentation and discussion is intended for trainees who have little or no experience writing a grant, and will be based upon my experience on the NSERC Discovery Evaluation Group (1504, Chemistry).[...]
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11:00 am GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. ...
GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. ...
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
GlycoNet Webinar Series ft. Dr. David Kwan & Shermaine Sy
Register here 11:00 am – 11:40 am MT:A set of chemical biology tools to probe and inhibit cellular glycosyltransferasesDr. David KwanAssistant Professor, Concordia UniversityDr. David Kwan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology[...]

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