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Panel: Sugars really matter in fighting human disease

Panel: Sugars really matter in fighting human disease

Sugars play a pivotal role in solving complex human health issues including heart, infectious, and neurodegenerative diseases.That was the consensus among a panel of carbohydrate experts at a public forum on November 1 in Edmonton, hosted by GlycoNet. The panel discussion, Why Sugars Matter in Fighting Disease, explored the role and significance of carbohydrates in fighting disease.

GlycoNet welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors

GlycoNet welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors

(October 17, 2018 – EDMONTON) GlycoNet is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors –  Ms. Norma Sebestyen, Dr. P. Lynne Howell and Dr. Matthias Ruth. “We are pleased to welcome these three new members to our board,” says GlycoNet Board Chair Frank Gleeson. “They will each bring […]

Inaugural meeting helps GlycoNet identify lead molecules for drug development

Inaugural meeting helps GlycoNet identify lead molecules for drug development

  by Bernie Poitras GlycoNet held its inaugural Medicinal Chemistry Workshop in September in Toronto with an eye to improving how its research projects can better contribute to drug development. The purpose of the meeting was to add value to current research projects by understanding and identifying the best lead molecules to move forward and […]

Survey a first step for GlycoNet to develop equity, diversity and inclusion strategy

Survey a first step for GlycoNet to develop equity, diversity and inclusion strategy

GlycoNet is surveying Network Investigators, trainees and staff collecting self-identified diversity data, as a starting point for the development of a comprehensive Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy plan. GlycoNet’s Diversity Census Questionnaire, administered by the EDI Unit in the University of Alberta’s Human Resource Services (HRS) office, was distributed by email on September 12. […]

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

Linkedin-in Twitter Facebook-f Instagram Youtube Envelope About About GlycoNet Administration Corporate Policies Governance Board of Directors Executive Committee Finance & Audit Committee Nominating Committee Research Management Committee Scientific Advisory Board Commercialization & Legacy Committee Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Training Committee Partners Become a Member Research Research Themes Introduction to Glycomics Call for Proposals Core […]

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 […]

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