2018/11/20

Congratulations to Tianlin and co-authors on the publication of our paper reporting selective, nanomolar inhibitors of NEU1 in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry!


2018/06/07

Congratulations to Carmanah and co-authors on the acceptance of our review at Chemical Reviews for the upcoming thematic issue on Carbohydrates!


2018/05/23

Congratulations to Mickey and co-authors on the acceptance of our paper at Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry!


2018/02/09

Congratulations to Tianlin and co-authors on the acceptance of our paper at J Med Chem!


2018/01/17

Congratulations to Carmanah and co-authors on the acceptance of our paper at ACS Chemical Biology!


2017/12/13

Congratulations to Gour and co-authors on the acceptance of our paper at Bioconjugate Chemistry!


2017/12/7

Our new site is live!


2016/06/20

Our paper on the use of human neuraminidase inhibitors to block cell migration is now online at BBA-Mol Cell Biol Lipids! Congrats to Feng and Amran!


2016/01/27

Our collaborative paper paper on the use of ABO-Antigen particles for detecting B cells is now online!


2015/11/25

Congratulations to all our collaborators on the publication of the ABO-glycan microarray paper in Am J Transplantation!


2015/09/16

Congratulations to Daniel, Jobette, and Mickey on the publication of our paper in Carbohydrate Research!


2015/03/24

Our collaborative paper on the use of picodiscs for studying protein-glycolipid interactions and enzymology was published online at Analytical Chemistry!


2015/03/10

Congratulations to Carson and our collaborators on the publication of our paper in Angewandte Chemie!


2015/01/09

Congratulations to Daniel Hernandez Armada on successfully defending his MSc thesis!


2014/10/06

Our paper describing the binding epitope of GM3 for NEU3 using STD NMR has been published online at Glycobiology!


2014/09/18

Congratulations to Arpan Dandapat on successfully defending his MSc thesis!


2014/09/15

Our collaborative paper on the substrate specificity of the human NEU family has been published in PLoS ONE!


2014/09/09

Congratulations to Neha Khanna on successfully defending her MSc thesis!


2014/09/05

Our review on alpha-bromophosphonates as bioisosteres of phosphate groups has just been published online in MedChemComm!


2014/08/27

The Edmonton Journal has picked up the story about NEU4 inhibitors!


2014/08/25

Dr. Cairo was interviewed by CTV Edmonton to talk about our paper in Cell Death & Disease!


2014/08/22

Our collaborative paper on the role of NEU4 in glioblastoma and the use of selective NEU4 inhibitors has been published in Cell Death & Disease, and is also highlighted on UofA Express News!


2014/06/18

Our paper on the unusual conformational changes in peramivir, a collaboration with the Wulff lab (UVic), has been accepted and is featured on the inside front cover!


2014/05/20

Dr. Cairo’s review on human neuraminidase inhibitors has been accepted at MedChemComm! Update: Now available online and open access!


2014/05/06

The group is on its way to the annual National Carbohydrate Symposium – this year in Canmore, Alberta.


2014/04/30

Our recent paper in Photochemistry & Photobiology was selected to be featured on the cover of the latest issue!


2014/03/19

Congratulations to Dr. Amgad Albohy on defending his PhD thesis!


2014/01/03

Congratulations to Carson, Jessie, Feng, Arpan, and Soo on the publication of our paper in Photochemistry & Photobiology.


2013/10/02

Congratulations to our collaborators in the Lowary group on the publication of our work on mycobacterial phenolic glycolipids in ChemBioChem.


2013/08/03

Congratulations to Mike Downey on the acceptance of his paper in Carbohydrate Research!


2013/07/31

Congratulations to Feng Jia on successfully defending his MSc thesis!


2013/06/13

The ABRF group just published a multi-institutional study of glycoprotein structure! Our group and the Glycomics Centre were contributors on the analysis.


2013/06/6

Our paper in Bioconjugate chemistry has been published online! Congratulations to Cecilia, Ravi, and Yi!


2013/5/13

The Faculty of Science has highlighted our most recent paper on neuraminidase inhibitors.


2013/5/07

Contratulations to Amgad Albohy and Yi Zhang on the publication of our paper in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters!


2013/4/17

You can now follow our lab updates and other science-y news on twitter! https://twitter.com/Cairo_Lab


2013/3/26

Congratulations to Yi Zhang, Amgad Albohy, and our collaborators on the publication of our paper in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry!


2013/3/18

Congratulations to our collaborators and Dr. Cairo on the acceptance of our paper in Diabetes!


2012/10/26

The UofA has launched a new program to support Undergraduate researchers. Interested students should check out our updated page on Research Opportunities.


2012/10/13

Congratulations to Jessie and our crystallography collaborators Mike Ferguson and Bob Macdonald on the publication of a series of benzoxadiazole structures.


2012/10/2

Congratulations to Mike Downey on the succesful defense of his MSc thesis!


2012/08/24

Congratulations to Carson, Feng and our collaborators in the Klassen group on the acceptance of their paper in Analytical Chemistry!


2012/08/08

Daniel Hernandez Armada has joined the group as a graduate student.


2012/01/30

Congratulations to Jessie and Caishun on the acceptance of their paper in Bioconjugate Chemistry!


2012/01/20

The Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science (AICCS) has changed its name to the Alberta Glycomics Centre. [Press release here]


2011/12/02

Congratulations to Jessie and our co-authors in the Brown group on the acceptance of their paper in the Journal of Physcial Chemistry A!


2011/11/23

Arpan Dandapat and Neha Khanna have joined the group as graduate students.


2011/08/31

Congratulations to Yao Zou on the successful defense of her M.Sc. Thesis!


2011/08/10

Congratulations to Ravi Loka on the successful defense of his Ph.D. Thesis!


2011/08/04

Congratulations to Jessie Key on the successful defense of his Ph.D.Thesis!


2011/06/15

Congratulations to Mahendra, Amgad, Blake and our collaborators in the Klassen and Bundle groups on the acceptance of our paper in Biochemistry!


2011/03/18

Congratulations to Amgad, Blake, and our collaborators at Simon-Fraser University: Sankar Mohan and Dr. Mario Pinto on the acceptance of our paper in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry!


2011/01/28

Our paper on the analysis of single particle tracking data using first-passage time (FPT) has been accepted in the Biophysical Journal! Congratulations to all the co-authors: Vishaal Rajani, Dr. Gustavo Carrero, Dr. David Golan, Dr. Gerda de Vries, and Dr. Cairo!


2011/01/13

Dr. Cairo received an Award from the Interdepartmental Science Student’s Society (ISSS) at their Professor Appreciation Night!


2010/12/22

Congratulations to Amgad on receiving an AHFMR Studentship Award!


2010/12/02

Congratulations to Naresh on a successful defense of his Master’s thesis!


2010/11/22

Feng Jia has joined the group as a graduate student!


2010/09/22

Congratulations to Yao, Amgad, and Mahendra on the acceptance of their paper in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters! (Zou, Albohy, Sandbhor, and Cairo)


2010/09/21

Dr. Lowary and Dr. Cairo were highlighted by Alberta Innovates for their work with on blood group tolerance. See the story here.


2010/09/15

Congratulations to Naresh and Mike on the acceptance of their paper in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry! (Tulsi, Downey, and Cairo)


2010/09/15

Congratulations to Ravi on the acceptance of his paper in Carbohydrate Research! (Loka and Cairo)


2010/08/30

Congratulations to Ravi, Chris and Nikolas on the acceptance of their paper in Bioconjugate chemistry! (Loka, Sadek, Romaniuk and Cairo)


2010/05/16

Congratulations to Amgad, Matthew, Blake and Cecilia for having their paper accepted in Glycobiology! (Albohy, Li, Zheng, Zou, and Cairo)


2010/05/13

Jessie’s paper on fluorogenic NBD-derivatives has been accepted at Dyes & Pigments! (Key and Cairo)


2010/05/04

Congratulations to Jessie and Matthew on the acceptance of their paper in J Chem Ed! (Key, Li, and Cairo)


2010/04/28

Our JBC paper (Cairo et al., 2010) has been highlighted on EurekAlert!


2010/4

Our Curr. Op. Chem. Biol. Review was one of the top 25 hottest articles in Jan – Mar 2010!


2010/02/17

Dr. Cairo & Amgad’s paper on CD45 lateral mobility has been accepted in JBC! This work was a collaboration with several groups in addition to our own – Dr. Coombs (UBC), Dr. Morrow (Yale Medical School), and Dr. Golan (Harvard Medical School). (Cairo, Das, Albohy, Baca, Pradhan, Morrow, Coombs, and Golan)


2009/11/18

Michael Downey has joined the group as a graduate student!


2009/10/04

Congratualtions to Mahendra, Jessie, and Ileana for having their paper accepted in J. Org. Chem.! (Sandbhor, Key, Strelkov, and Cairo)


2009/09/30

Our review in Current Opinion in Chemical Biology has been accepted! (Cairo, Key, and Sadek)


2009/09/25

Our collaborators, the Coombs group at UBC, have had their paper on SPT analysis accepted at PLoS Comp. Biol.! (Das, Cairo, and Coombs)


2009/05/31

Congratulations to Matthew Li for receiving an NSERC URSA award. Matthew will be working in the lab this summer on neuraminidase enzymes.


2009/03/31

Amgad Albohy has joined the group as a graduate student!


2009/01/05

Jessie’s coumarin paper (Key, Koh, Timerghazin, Brown, and Cairo) is in press at Dyes & Pigments. [accepted manuscript]


2008/11/26

Yao Zou has joined the group as a graduate student!


2008/11/20

Dr. Cairo is now a member of the Consortium for Functional Glycomics (CFG)!


2008/09/15

Jessie’s structure paper (Key, Cairo, and Ferguson) has appeared in Acta Cryst. Section E.


2008/06/02

Vicki Lee has started working in the lab as a summer undergraduate student.


2008/05/02

The AICCS Outreach program which Dr. Cairo & Dr. Lowary collaborate on was highlighted in the Edmonton Journal.


2008/04/30

Congratulations to Nikolas Romaniuk for receiving a QEII graduate scholarship!


2008/03/26

Dr. Cairo was awarded a Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) grant from the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF)! These funds will be used in conjunction with a grant from the province of Alberta to purchase single-molecule instrumentation for the group! You can see the announcements here and here.


2008/03/19

Njuacha (George) Ebesoh has joined the group as a graduate student!


2008/03/13

Congratulations to Jessie Key for being awarded a GSA Graduate Student teaching award!


2008/03/13

Congratulations to Chris Sadek for being awarded a UTS Graduate Student teaching award!


2007/11/26

Naresh Tulsi and Nikolas Romaniuk have joined the group as graduate students!


2007/11/23

Dr. Mahendra Sandbhor has joined the group as our first Postdoctoral Fellow!


2007/11/15

Dr. Cairo’s review with Dr. Golan has been accepted and is available online here. [Update: Article is now in press for the May issue.]


2007/10/19 

Dr. Cairo’s POV article in ACS-Chemical Biology was published.


2007/05/03

The group attended the annual meeting of the AICCS at Lake Louise in Banff, Alberta.


2007/04

Our group was awarded a Discovery Grant from NSERC for 2007-2010!


2007/03  

Congratulations to Jessie Key, he has been awarded a PGS-M Scholarship from NSERC!


2007/02/27

Congratulations to Mitch Huot & Amanda Leong – both were awarded summer research funding from NSERC!


2007/02/21

Dr. Cairo was awarded a matching grant from the Alberta Small Equipment Grants program (part of ASRA)!


2007/01/08

Mitch Huot and Naresh Tulsi have begun work in the lab on their Chem 401 projects.


2006/11/22

Jessie Key and Chris Sadek have joined the group as graduate students!


2006/09/01 

Ravi Loka has joined the group as our first graduate student!


2006/07/01

Dr. Cairo has arrived in Alberta!