Chemical biologist uses sugars in the body to unlock biological questions.

A field at the forefront of biomedical science, glycosciences is the study of complex roles for carbohydrates–also described as oligosaccharides or glycans–in biological systems. Going far beyond a role as an energy source, carbohydrates orchestrate many critical cellular processes, all the way from fertilization to programmed cell death. Click here for full article.

Published originally by U of A Faculty of Science on November 2, 2017