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 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, […]
CP International riders jump 8 clear rounds, raise $80,000 in support of life-saving heart transplant research
Dr. Lori West receives the 2016 Woman Leader in Transplantation Award September 7, 2016 On behalf of the entire CNTRP, we offer our congratulations to [GlycoNet scientist] Dr. Lori West on receiving the 2016 Woman Leader in Transplantation Award, presented to Dr. West during the 26th International Congress of The Transplantation Society in Hong Kong in August of […]
By Jennifer Robinson Sugar has a bad rap. To most of us, it represents empty calories and a constant battle for the waistlines of the nation. Lost in that narrative is the fact sugars are part of the basic building blocks of life and hold unlimited promise, says [GlycoNet scientist and] University of Toronto organic chemist Mark Taylor. […]
GlycoNet wishes to extend heartfelt congratulations to Network Investigator Dr. Ratmir Derda who has been recognized as a Rising Star in Chemical Biology for 2016 by the International Society of Chemical Biology (ISCB). The award has been established to advance the career development of young investigators in chemical biology. The ISCB has developed a special […]
This award salutes an individual or team of individuals who have played a leadership role in and made a contribution to a scientific innovation or breakthrough.
An international leader in synthetic carbohydrate chemistry and the Canada Research Chair in carbohydrate chemistry, Todd Lowary is riding a well-deserved wave of success following the official opening of the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet), part of the federal Networks of Centre of Excellence.
This is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.
The announcement was made on July 1 and recognizes Mark’s outstanding achievements in the pharmaceutical industry and for his public engagement in health policy and research.