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GlycoNet Network Investigators play prominent role at 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference

GlycoNet Network Investigators play prominent role at 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference

Several GlycoNet Network Investigators were front and centre in an organizing role during the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC) in Edmonton. Dr. Chris Phenix, Network Investigator, who has Métis ancestry, organized an indigenization and reconciliation in chemistry education symposium featuring Indigenous speakers from across Canada. The session covered the history of Indigenous people […]

Indigenization of chemistry education top of mind for science educators

Indigenization of chemistry education top of mind for science educators

Exploring reconciliation in chemistry education session co-led by GlycoNet Network Investigator by Bernie Poitras Indigenous leaders, researchers, educators and science leaders across Canada discussed the Indigenization and reconciliation in chemistry education at a national chemistry conference last week. Co-chaired by GlycoNet Network Investigator, Dr. Chris Phenix, the symposium took place as part of the 101st […]

Science, scenery, socks and social networking

Science, scenery, socks and social networking

Third annual Canadian Glycomics Symposium & AGM wraps up in majestic Canadian Rockies by Bernie Poitras More than 225 participants took part in the 2018 Canadian Glycomics Symposium and Annual General Meeting (AGM) May 7-11 in scenic Banff. “This is an important event for the Canadian glycomics community because it’s the only national event where […]

GlycoNet Chair Frank Gleeson announces launch of Satellos Bioscience Inc.

GlycoNet Chair Frank Gleeson announces launch of Satellos Bioscience Inc.

  We are delighted to congratulate our Chair, Frank Gleeson on the founding and launch of a new entrant on Canada’s biotechnology scene – Satellos Bioscience Inc. Frank has teamed up with his long-time colleague Dr. Michael Rudnicki — the Scientific Director of a fellow NCE, the Stemcell Network of Canada — and Canada’s premier […]

New high-throughput robotic facility opens at Simon Fraser University

New high-throughput robotic facility opens at Simon Fraser University

Walk by the Faculty of Science’s newest facility and you will likely witness a dozen robotic instruments working in synchronicity within a sterile glass chamber. This is what the face of modern day chemical biology looks like. The automated equipment sifts through thousands of chemical compounds and tests them against a diverse range of biological […]

GlycoNet investigator Dr. Alexey Pshezhetsky to lead new Sanfilippo research laboratory

GlycoNet investigator Dr. Alexey Pshezhetsky to lead new Sanfilippo research laboratory

From CHUSJ.org An exceptional gift to support the CHU Sainte-Justine expertise and excellence in Sanfilippo disease research Montréal, November 8, 2017 – Today the CHU Sainte-Justine celebrated the extraordinary commitment of $1 million from The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Foundation (SCRF) and the Linton family to support research on Sanfilippo disease, a rare neurodegenerative disease for which […]

GlycoNet showcases innovation in 2017 annual report

GlycoNet showcases innovation in 2017 annual report

EDMONTON (October 6, 2017)­ – The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) announced the release of its third annual report, Accelerating Innovation, detailing ground-breaking research advances, training initiatives, and knowledge translation successes from the past fiscal year. GlycoNet is a national research network connecting the glycomics research community across Canada and includes more than 115 investigators at […]

GlycoNet heeds the call of federal framework on antimicrobials

GlycoNet heeds the call of federal framework on antimicrobials

Antimicrobial-resistant infections are becoming more frequent and more difficult to treat, and antimicrobial resistance is now recognized as a significant worldwide threat. In response, the Public Health Agency of Canada recently released a document called “Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use: A Pan-Canadian Framework for Action,” which includes a core component of research and innovation […]

GlycoNet Investigator Dr. Mona Nemer named Canada’s Chief Science Advisor

GlycoNet Investigator Dr. Mona Nemer named Canada’s Chief Science Advisor

Ottawa, September 26, 2017—The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, made the following statement: “Our government made a promise to Canadians that we would restore science to its rightful place in the federal government. Today, we are keeping that promise by announcing our new Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer. “As a distinguished cardiac researcher, Dr. Nemer […]

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