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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 …

Q and A with Network Investigator Mario Monteiro, Professor, University of Guelph

What was your reaction when you were awarded the recent 2018 RBC Top 25 Immigrants Award? I think that all human beings like to be recognized …

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