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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.


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!

May 2019
We welcome our sixth and newest member of the K12 program, Julia Callender, Ph.D. Julia will be joining Dr. Christina Sigurdson's lab in the Department of Pathology.

March 2019
We are 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!

Contact Us:

F: (858) 534-5611
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

Wed, Jul 31 at 1:00pm | ECOB 1-001
Amanda Lewis, Ph.D.
Asst Professor of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University in St. Louis

Mon, Aug 12 at 11:00am | NSB 1205
Daniel Kahne, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University

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