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New Training Initiatives Announced

The GlycoNet Trainee Association Executive Committee is established to discuss ways the Network can help support the next generation of Canadian glycomics scientists.

Points saillants de la recherche

Breaking down the protective armour of the mold Aspergillus fumigatus

Collaboration between two GlycoNet researchers has led to the discovery of a novel class of enzymes and an increased understanding of how to potentially fight a common and deadly fungal infection.

Points saillants de la recherche

Avoiding neutrophil traps: How an invasive fungus defeats the mammalian immune response

GlycoNet researcher Donald Sheppard, from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, and colleagues set out to explore features that could facilitate infection by A. fumigatus as compared with less pathogenic Aspergillus species.


Dr. Todd Lowary wins ASTech Award

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.


The driving force behind Canada’s lead in glycomics: Todd Lowary nominated for award in outstanding leadership in science

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.


Dr. Joerg Bohlmann Inducted into the Royal Society Of Canada

This is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.

Points saillants de la recherche

Using antagonism to identify new ways of fighting superbugs

A unique approach to studying drug combinations has given GlycoNet researchers an exciting lead in the search for new drugs to treat Staphylococcus aureus.

Communiqué de presse

GlycoNet awards $9.6 million to fund glycomics research

The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet), Canada’s first national research network focused on the study of glycomics, has awarded 17 research grants totaling more than $9.6 million.


Teachers delve into carbohydrate chemistry at GlycoNet labs

By Alexandria Daum Michelle Johnsrude may be the head of the science department at Highroad Academy in Chilliwack, BC, but she admits she didn’t know …

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The sweetest thing: Internationally renowned carbohydrate chemist David Bundle reflects on a lifetime of achievement

David Bundle will be honoured at a symposium July 16 and 17 for his achievements as one of the world’s foremost authorities in carbohydrate chemistry.


Mark Lievonen appointed to Order of 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.


Todd Lowary named ASTech Award finalist

The ASTech Awards recognize outstanding innovation in science and technology in Alberta. Dr. Lowary was named thanks to his instrumental role in furthering glycomics research through the creation of the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet).


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