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GlycoNet Investigator Molly Shoichet elected to Royal Society

GlycoNet Investigator and Professor at the University of Toronto, Molly Shoichet has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the U.K.’s national academy of sciences.

Press Release

GlycoNet researchers win $500,000 at AmorChem KNOCK OUT competition

Drs. Alexey V. Pshezhetsky and Christopher Cairo awarded half a million dollars to advance research on inhibitors to treat cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases.

Press Release

$20M in government funding brings new talent in carbohydrates research to Canada and U of A

Glycomics researcher Lara Mahal announced as Canada Excellence Research Chair.

Network Profile

Dr. Karla Williams is on a mission to change how cancer is diagnosed using glycomics

Leveraging her scientific knowledge and entrepreneurial mindset, Dr. Karla Williams is developing a blood test that could allow for early diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer.

Press Release

GlycoNet awards $1.45 million to eight projects aimed at improving the health of Canadians

GlycoNet awards $1.45 million to eight projects aimed at improving the health of Canadians. Funding supports glycomics translational research into post-surgical pain management, cancer diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, infectious diseases and chronic illness.

Community

Advice and inspiration from three GlycoNet women scientists who are on the frontline of change

By Ali Chou In her lab in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Lori West, a GlycoNet Investigator, is overseeing the analysis of biological samples from pediatric heart …

Community

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 …

Community

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 …

Community

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.

Awards

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 …

Research Highlight

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).

Community

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 …

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