GlycoNet Investigators describe the development of an improved enzyme that takes us a step closer to having universal blood.
By Michael Brown (Edmonton – April 10, 2015) The University of Alberta has been awarded four new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) to go along with one advancement, worth a total of $5.2 million. New Tier 1 Chairs, designations that come with a $1.4-million award to be paid out over seven years, include business professor Michael […]
The University of Alberta is about to become a house of carbs.
With the official launch of the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) on April 10, Canada is poised for international leadership in the field of carbohydrate chemistry, which offers promising solutions to many unmet human health needs, including potential new treatments for conditions ranging from genetic diseases to influenza.
The newly established Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) is holding its official launch on Friday, April 10 at the University of Alberta.
In an official ceremony this evening at Rideau Hall, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present a series of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards recognizing the work of outstanding Canadian scientists and engineers.
Six SFU scientists are lending expertise to this $27.3-million initiative funded by the government.
Six University of Guelph professors are among 64 researchers from 22 academic institutions nationwide who will work together on solutions to important health issues as part of a new $26.3-million effort.
Edmonton-based network will improve the quality of life of Canadians.
The University of Alberta will lead a pan-Canadian initiative to leverage and translate the deep fundamental knowledge gained over 50 years of glycomics research—an interdisciplinary field at the forefront of biomedical science that will address some of the unresolved issues in infectious disease.