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The secret life of bacterial phosphonate biosynthesis, revealed

GlycoNet scientists identified an enzyme possibly related to bacterial virulence and antibiotic resistance.

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GlycoNet research team uses bacterial enzymes to boost the expression of human polysialyltransferase

The direct biochemical approach helps direct cells to specific sites for more efficient and targeted treatment.

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Harnessing the power of glycomics to improve drugs

Glycoscience expert Warren Wakarchuk is a Professor and Associate Scientific Director of the Canadian Glycomics Network

Awards

Announcing the GlycoNet travel award winners for the Canadian Science Policy Conference

Four Network trainees will participate in the conference where they will be exposed to a wide spectrum of topics and pressing issues in science and innovation policy

Community

Graphic: About GlycoNet

Since its launch in 2015, GlycoNet has committed to research and training activities across Canada, striving to deliver concrete solutions to health issues.

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Tracing the path of Parkinson’s disease

Like a GPS, this tracer could identify and monitor the disease progression

Community

GlycoNet welcomes the 2019-2020 Trainee Association Executive Committee

Trainees will receive support to advance their professional development and promote their research activities

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Hope on the horizon: a potential therapeutic for neurodegenerative diseases

GlycoNet researchers are working on ways to slow down neural cell death

Awards

Cutting-edge chemistry: GlycoNet Scientific Director receives award from world’s largest scientific society

Professor Todd Lowary recognized with Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award.

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Glycomics researcher brings expertise and funding to UAlberta and GlycoNet

Dr. Lara Mahal, new CERC in glycomics and professor in chemistry joins GlycoNet on UAlberta campus.

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Using plants to find new treatments for type 2 diabetes

GlycoNet researchers found ways to produce Montbretin A in large quantities using metabolic engineering.

Community

Apprentis en biosciences gagne du terrain!

GlycoNet s’est associé avec Apprentis en biosciences pour accueillir des étudiants du secondaire dans le cadre d’un programme de recherche d’une durée d’une semaine à l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS).

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