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Glycobiology Research and Training Center

​Our purpose is to encourage and advance research in glycobiology, promote collaboration, support the next generation of glycoscience researchers and make glycoscience an integral part of life and material science through outreach and education.


March 2019
The GRTC is proud to announce that Daniel Sandoval from the Esko Lab successfully defended his thesis on March 18. Congratulations to all of your hard work, Dr. Sandoval!

February 2019
The GRTC welcomes visiting researchers Markus Heine and Friederike Jessen from UKE Hamburg. Markus and Friderike are hosted by the Gordts Lab.

September 2018
The GRTC welcomes Scott Selleck, on sabbatical from Penn State University. He will be collaborating with a number of GRTC researchers for the next year. More about Scott.

Contact Us:
9500 Gilman Drive, #0687
La Jolla, CA 92093 - 0687 

About the GRTC

The GRTC is an internationally recognized research unit with a 19-year track record of facilitating and enhancing research, training and collaboration among researchers who study the molecular and cellular biology of glycans and their roles in health and disease.​ More info...

2019 Guest Lectures

Thu, May 23 at 2:00pm | Leichtag 107
Sriram Neelamegham, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Medicine
State University of New York at Buffalo

Tue, June 4 at 10:30am | Leichtag 107
Kamil Godula, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UC San Diego

2020 Symposium

The 23rd San Diego Glycobiology Symposium (SDGS) will be held Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2020. NextGen will be held Thursday, March 19, 2020More info...

Upcoming Courses