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GlycoNet researchers help take first steps to treat recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer

By Chardelle Prevatt & Anushka Jayasuriya – May 31, 2017 In 2016, over 2,800 Canadian women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer, with 1,750 succumbing to the …

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GlycoNet scientist helps discover novel way to synthesize antibiotics

By Chardelle Prevatt – April 28, 2017 Antibiotics are drugs that either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. Therefore, antibiotics are used to treat …

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GlycoNet investigator at uOttawa elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

By Chardelle Prevatt – April 28, 2017 GlycoNet investigator Dr. Mona Nemer, the University of Ottawa’s Vice-President, Research and a professor of biochemistry at the …

Press Release

GlycoNet RMC member Dr. Donald Vinh: The “Dr. House” Of Quebec In The Fight Against Rare Diseases

LAURIE NOREAU THE PRESS Nothing seems to be the test of [GlycoNet Research Management Committee (RMC) member] Dr. Donald Vinh. Especially not patients suffering from …

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GlycoNet – CNTRP Collaborative Directions: Common Goals for Two Canadian Research Networks

GlycoNet and the CNTRP are pleased to share a new joint publication that captures current and future areas of research collaborations and enhanced synergy between the two …

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GlycoNet researchers tackle bacterial biofilm development and pathogenesis

By Chardelle Prevatt The opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa causes severe infections in patients with cystic fibrosis. In patients with compromised immune defenses, these infections can lead to serious complications, …

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GlycoNet scientist at McMaster finds potential new antibiotic use for old drug

  By Chris Dall  Early last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a list of 12 priority pathogens for which new antibiotics are urgently …

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GlycoNet scientists study bacterial glycan synthesis and chain length control

GlycoNet team outlines one of the fundamental processes by which bacteria determine the composition and chain length of polysaccharides.

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U of M based GlycoNet investigators identify novel anti-cancer agents

GlycoNet scientists, Drs. Frank Schweizer and Gilbert Arthur, together with a team of University of Manitoba (U of M) researchers, have identified a unique way to potentially treat and cure cancer, using carbohydrate-based antitumor agents.

Community

GlycoNet immuno-oncology workshop and panel discussion

Join us in discussing the role of glycomics in immuno-oncology Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm (MST) Venue: The Banff Park Lodge 222 Lynx …

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GlycoNet researchers awarded US$600,000 grant from U.S. DoD for breast cancer project

Drs. Karla Williams, Ann Chambers, and two GlycoNet scientists Drs. Mark Nitz and Hon Leong—received a US$600,000 award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to expand their breast cancer research.

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GlycoNet and the U of A’s CMASTE expand glycomics-related curricula

Teachers immersed themselves in the research labs, collaborating with GlycoNet principal investigators and lab members.

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