Category: Awards

GlycoNet investigator Matthew Macauley awarded major grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

GlycoNet investigator Matthew Macauley awarded major grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

By Marie-Christine Houle As Canadian Alzheimer’s Awareness Month wraps up, we shed some light on the work of Matthew Macauley, a GlycoNet investigator and professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta. He was recently awarded a major five-year grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), worth $749,700. This project builds upon work previously […]

Dr. Lori West, GlycoNet investigator, wins ASTech Foundation’s 2017 Outstanding Leadership In Alberta Science Award

Dr. Lori West, GlycoNet investigator, wins ASTech Foundation’s 2017 Outstanding Leadership In Alberta Science Award

From ASTech.ca First-of-its-kind procedure opens door for hundreds more In 1996, a baby was diagnosed in utero with a lethal heart condition. There was a possible pathway forward, but the procedure had never been performed. The potentially life-saving procedure would be a blood type mismatch heart transplant, the first of its kind and one that […]

GlycoNet Scientific Director Receives U of A’s Highest Honours

GlycoNet Scientific Director Receives U of A’s Highest Honours

Dr. Todd Lowary, GlycoNet Scientific Director and Professor of Chemistry, was one of two recipients of the University of Alberta’s University Cup Award on September 28th. This award is the university’s top honour for teaching, research, and community service. The full article may be found on the U of A website: http://www.folio.ca/political-scientist-and-carbohydrate-chemist-share-university-cup-honours/

GlycoNet investigator at uOttawa elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

GlycoNet investigator at uOttawa elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

By Chardelle Prevatt – April 28, 2017 GlycoNet investigator Dr. Mona Nemer, the University of Ottawa’s Vice-President, Research and a professor of biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Nemer is the only Canadian among 228 new academy members announced earlier this […]

GlycoNet’s 2016 Summer Awards

GlycoNet’s 2016 Summer Awards

By Chardelle Prevatt This summer, GlycoNet funded four undergraduates­, Pierre Boerkoel, Alysha Burnett, Gray Meckling and Zahra Yussuf, researching antimicrobials, diabetes and obesity and rare genetic diseases. GlycoNet’s Summer Awards program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue summer research projects supervised by GlycoNet Network Investigators. Here is what the award winners had to say […]

GlycoNet Director Dr. Lorne Babiuk: First Canadian to win World Agriculture Prize

GlycoNet Director Dr. Lorne Babiuk: First Canadian to win World Agriculture Prize

GlycoNet Director and U of A researcher first Canadian to win major international award By Alexis Kienlen  Dr. Lorne Babiuk, GlycoNet Director and vice-president of research at the University of Alberta, has helped develop six vaccines and made major contributions to animal health. He’s helped pioneer the development of vaccines used by livestock producers worldwide, […]

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