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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GlycoNet Mini-Symposium gathered trainees from coast to coast

The event brought together trainees from Western, Central, and East Coast regions to network and exchange knowledge.

GlycoNet receives government funding to encourage confidence in vaccines across the country

The grant will help deliver reliable vaccine information to help Canadians make evidence-based decisions on vaccines.

GlycoNet joins national industry association to drive economic growth in the biotechnology sector

As a member of BIOTECanada’s network, GlycoNet aims to mobilize glycomics research into tangible and sustainable innovation for Canadians.

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Upcoming Events

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Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
GlycoNet Protecting Intellectual Property Workshop
Working on a project that could be commercialized? Curious about the patenting process? Do you know what steps you need to take to protect your intellectual property? If these questions interest you, the upcoming GlycoNet Workshop[...]

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Canadian Glycomics Network
E5-33 Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre
University of Alberta, T6G 2G2
Tel: 780-492-6204
Fax: 780-492-4147

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