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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.


October 7, 2019
Congratulations to Ariane Pessentheiner, Ph.D. on her nomination for the 2019 Postdoc Appreciation Award! Click here to view the full list of nominees.

October 1, 2019
A warm welcome to Tabata Bergonci, Ph.D. Tabata will be joining Dr. Jeff Esko's lab in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

July 15-26, 2019
Our first GlycoBootcamp had 11 trainees enrolled in the 2-week workshop. Thank you to all the faculty, staff, and students for making it a huge success! Click here to learn more about GlycoBootcamp.

June 2019
Congratulations to all of our undergraduate researchers who are in the Class of 2019
: Alex ValenzuelaAndrew Wilson, Anika Balse, Fathima Rashad, Gagandeep Singh, Irfan HabibJaya George, Kenneth PereiraRaymond Do, Sohan Patel, Vineet Tummala, and Vishal Venkatraman. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

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...

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...

Contact Us:

F: (858) 534-5611
9500 Gilman Drive, #0687
La Jolla, CA 92093 - 0687 

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