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Five Research Superwomen You Need to Know

In honor of International Women’s Day, we introduce you to five GlycoNet scientists who are working behind the scenes to build a healthier Canada by …

Leading experts from Taiwan to join forces with GlycoNet

Canadian researchers and Taiwanese institution break boundaries to advance glycomics research by Ali Chou GlycoNet Investigators giving lectures at Short Courses in Frontier Science and …

GlycoNet welcomes two new team members

Network investigators and trainees will receive communications support to promote their research and its positive impact by GlycoNet Staff The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) recently …

Opinion: Federal research cuts will erode research capabilities

he Canadian research ecosystem works for the well-being of all Canadians. It is founded on multidisciplinary and translational innovation and fuelled by partnerships between a vibrant university research sector and industry.Politicians have long understood that a national alignment of research priorities helps find concrete solutions to the current and future needs of Canadians. Cross-country research collaboration also allows all provinces, including Alberta, to attract and retain talent and to diversify their economy.

GlycoNet investigator Matthew Macauley awarded major grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

By Marie-Christine Houle As Canadian Alzheimer’s Awareness Month wraps up, we shed some light on the work of Matthew Macauley, a GlycoNet investigator and professor …

Study looks at using sugars to treat inflammatory bowel disease

Keeping the gut microbiota, the micro-organisms living in our intestines, in balance is important in preventing disease.A GlycoNet-funded project is looking at using glycans (sugars) to restore an imbalance that occurs in patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Response to today’s announcement on the future of NCEs

The federal government announced today that the NCE program will be phased out over the next four years, with the funding for the NCEs to …

High school teachers attend ‘carbohydrate classroom’ to learn about glycomics

More than 35 Edmonton-area high school science teachers attended a ‘carbohydrate classroom’ last week for a hands-on workshop on glycomics.The one-day workshop is part of GlycoNet’s outreach activities, carried out in partnership with the University of Alberta’s Centre for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (CMASTE) in the Faculty of Education.Drawing on its extensive experience leading large-scale educational projects, CMASTE works with Canadian teachers to create and share classroom resources produced in GlycoNet-affiliated labs with educators across the country.

Dr. Warren Wakarchuk named new GlycoNet Associate Scientific Director

Dr. Warren Wakarchuk named new GlycoNet Associate Scientific Director

GlycoNet is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Warren Wakarchuk as the Network’s new Associate Scientific Director, effective November 2, 2018. Dr. Wakarchuk is …

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