AGC issues call for proposals for collaborative research projects

Alberta Glycomics Centre

Open Call for Applications The Alberta Glycomics Centre ( invites short applications from highly talented independent investigators (pre- and post-tenure) at universities in Alberta for consideration of affiliate membership positions in an internationally recognized research hub dedicated to translational carbohydrate chemistry and glycobiology. Of particular interest are applicants committed to working with other members of the Centre on interdisciplinary and innovative projects, ideally in the areas of human and animal health, agriculture, technology development, and bioengineering. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact one or more of the Centre’s principal investigators (PIs) to discuss possibilities for potential collaboration, and to…

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Publication in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

Centre investigators Dr. Ratmir Derda, Dr. Todd Lowary, and Dr. John Klassen are among the collaborators on the following paper accepted for publication in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry: “Genetically-encoded fragment-based (GE-FBD) discovery of glycopeptide ligands with differential selectivity for antibodies related to mycobacterial infections.”

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Cairo Research Group website goes live

As part of its ongoing commitment to support the researchers working as part of the Centre’s internationally recognized research community, the AGC has partnered with BubbleUp web and marketing agency of Edmonton to upgrade not only its main website but also those of affiliated and associated lab groups. With the launch of the Cairo Research Group website on December 7th, the first phase of this enhancement has been completed. 2018 will see additional enhancements to the Centre’s digital presence, as we continue to develop platforms and services that bring value to Alberta’s research communities as well as to…

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