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GlycoNet awards grants worth $90,000 to three Alberta startup companies

GlycoNet awards grants worth $90,000 to three Alberta startup companies

Glyco-based companies use funds to protect intellectual property, build business capacity EDMONTON (October 9, 2018) – The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) awarded $90,000 in grants to three Alberta-based startup companies: 48Hour Discovery Inc., GlyCa BioSciences Inc. and PanTHERA CryoSolutions Inc. The Startup Company Funding Program recognizes the needs of start-up companies and provides financial help […]

Q and A with Network Investigator Mario Monteiro, Professor, University of Guelph

Q and A with Network Investigator Mario Monteiro, Professor, University of Guelph

What was your reaction when you were awarded the recent 2018 RBC Top 25 Immigrants Award? I think that all human beings like to be recognized for their work.  I was particularly pleased in this situation in that I was being recognized for my Canadian journey so far — from high school to today. Tell us about your […]

Alberta startup to develop new diagnostics for prostate cancer

Alberta startup to develop new diagnostics for prostate cancer

Technology bridges oncology and glycomics with discovery of novel cancer-specific sugar A new biotechnology spinoff with roots in a GlycoNet project is planning to capitalize on the discovery of a novel cancer-specific sugar to develop new diagnostic tools and drugs for prostate cancer. GlyCa BioSciences Inc. is a company based on the intellectual property developed […]

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