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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.


May 15, 2020
Congratulations to Julia Callender, Ph.D., a K12 scholar in the Sigurdson lab, for winning an Oustanding Abstract Award at the NIH/FDA Glycoscience Research Day.

April 10, 2020
Congratulations to Ryan Weiss, Ph.D. (Esko lab) and Philipp Spahn, Ph.D. (Lewis lab) on their research article in PNAS about ZNF263 in heparin regulation. Read the press release by UC San Diego or the full article on the PNAS website.

Fall 2019
So-Young Kim, a K12 scholar in the Fuster lab, was interviewed by the UC San Diego Grad Division.

October 7, 2019
Congratulations to Ariane Pessentheiner, Ph.D. on her nomination for the 2019 Postdoc Appreciation Award! See 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.

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...

San Diego Glycobiology Symposium

The 23rd San Diego Glycobiology Symposium (SDGS) is scheduled for April 2021. More info...

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

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