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Enzymes in bacteria found to have an unexpected taste for carbs

GlycoNet researchers studying complex enzymes gain insight into how some pathogens could potentially be targeted without antibiotics.

SARS-CoV-2 uses sugars to invade human cells, new study shows

Understanding the process could help scientists look out for new, more infectious variants, say GlycoNet researchers.

New anti-diabetic treatment approved for human trials

A natural compound that slows the breakdown of starch could be used to develop a more pleasant treatment for managing Type 2 diabetes.

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Funding research toward treating the root cause of neurodegenerative disease

Professor and GlycoNet Investigator Simonetta Sipione’s research awarded major grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

New radiotracers could be key for new treatments and early detection for Parkinson’s

Nuclear medicine researcher and GlycoNet Investigator Chris Phenix from the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded US$150,000 by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to develop diagnostic radiotracers for early detection of Parkinson’s Disease

Limiting the spread of tuberculosis

GlycoNet researchers are identifying effective ways to prevent one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide

GlycoNet-affiliated start-up 48Hour Discovery and Merck initiate drug discovery project

Project funded through CQDM Quantum Leap program with support from Merck and GlycoNet will exploit new drug development platform

GlycoNet joins BioTalent Canada’s partnership network

Partnership will improve the career prospects in the biotechnology and life sciences sectors in Canada

GlycoNet Investigator named the inaugural recipient of The Legge Orr MI4 Leadership Award

The $1 million donation supports the leadership of Dr. Don Sheppard, Director of McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4), and will help drive the institute’s mission forward

Exterior cell surface design with glyco-engineering

GlycoNet researcher Chantelle Capicciotti aims to understand fundamental biological questions by sculpting cell surfaces with defined glycans

Carbohydrate classroom reaches Northwest Territories and Northern British Columbia

High school teachers become students for one day to learn about glycoscience

A combination therapy for treating severe neurological childhood disorders

GlycoNet researchers propose new ways to tackle a rare, fatal genetic disease of children

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