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Canada at the forefront of promising glycomics research

With the official launch of the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) on April 10, Canada is poised for international leadership in the field of carbohydrate chemistry, which offers promising solutions to many unmet human health needs, including potential new treatments for conditions ranging from genetic diseases to influenza.

GlycoNet to hold official launch event on April 10

The newly established Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) is holding its official launch on Friday, April 10 at the University of Alberta.

NSERC awards recognize the work of Canadian scientists and engineers

In an official ceremony this evening at Rideau Hall, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present a series of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards recognizing the work of outstanding Canadian scientists and engineers.

SFU plays key role in new national hub for glycomics research

Simon Fraser University is playing a key role in the new Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) announced this month by Minister of Health Rona Ambrose with a commitment of $27.3 million in federal funding over five years.

Six Guelph scientists selected for national research network

Six University of Guelph professors are among 64 researchers from 22 academic institutions nationwide who will work together on solutions to important health issues as part of a new $26.3-million effort.

Minister Ambrose announces new glycomics research network to prevent and treat diseases

Edmonton-based network will improve the quality of life of Canadians

UAlberta chosen to host new national network on the forefront of biomedical science

The University of Alberta will lead a pan-Canadian initiative to leverage and translate the deep fundamental knowledge gained over 50 years of glycomics research—an interdisciplinary field at the forefront of biomedical science that will address some of the unresolved issues in infectious disease.

Government of Canada invests in national health-focused research networks

Five research networks have been named to conduct groundbreaking research that focuses on addressing various major health and life sciences issues.

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