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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.

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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.

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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).


Joseph Garcia wins BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award

The prestigious Gold Leaf Awards recognize biotechnology excellence and are given annually to recognize both companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the biotech industry in Canada


Lori West wins Dossetor Award

GlycoNet principal investigator Dr. Lori West was awarded the Dr. John B. Dossetor Research Award from the Kidney Foundation of Canada on June 9. The …


John Klassen wins ASMS Ron Hites Award

The Ron Hites Award recognizes an outstanding presentation of original research.


GlycoScreen receives CFI funding

A project spearheaded by GlycoNet principal investigators has received more than $3 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Innovation Fund.


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