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New high-throughput robotic facility opens at Simon Fraser University

Walk by the Faculty of Science’s newest facility and you will likely witness a dozen robotic instruments working in synchronicity within a sterile glass chamber. …

Researchers identifying new markers for Parkinson’s disease

By Sarath Peiris for the University of Saskatchewan An estimated 55,000 Canadians over age 18 have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, characterized by symptoms such …

GlycoNet, partners fund $3.5 million in health research

Grants awarded to 36 researchers across 18 institutions Canada-wide

Radical new technology prevents ‘freezer burn’ in cells, tissues

Edmonton & Ottawa-based startup offers game-changing product for cryopreservation process

Why studying sugars matters in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease

GlycoNet research project approach is unique worldwide

Harnessing the power of plants

Using plant-made enzymes to treat and diagnose lysosomal storage diseases

Measuring and increasing enzyme activity may hold the key to treating Parkinson’s disease

While the causes of Parkinson’s disease are not yet fully understood, recent research has pointed to a mutant gene with a link to carbohydrates, and …

PlantForm research partnership receives GlycoNet grant

GUELPH, Ont., Dec. 13, 2017—A research partnership between PlantForm Corporation and scientists at Ryerson University and the University of Victoria has been awarded a GlycoNet Collaborative Team Grant …

Dr. Lori West, GlycoNet investigator, wins ASTech Foundation’s 2017 Outstanding Leadership In Alberta Science Award

From ASTech.ca First-of-its-kind procedure opens door for hundreds more In 1996, a baby was diagnosed in utero with a lethal heart condition. There was a …

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