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2019/11/04

Congrats to Amran, Carson, Cecilia, Radhika and George on the acceptance of our paper on LFA-1 and NEU3!


2019/10/24

Congrats to Md. Amran Howlader on his successful PhD defense!


2019/04/27

Drs. Cairo and Pshezhetsky presented their project at the AmorChem Knockout event in Montreal, and were named the winners! We hope this will provide new funding for commercialization of the project(s)!


2019/03/18

Our GlycoNet grant on NEU3 has been granted an extension! These funds will allow us to move our compounds closer to pre-clinical evaluation!


2019/02/28

The short course in Glycoscience presented by GlycoNet investigators from Alberta has been highlighted in the GlycoNet newsletter.


2018/12/17

Congratulations to Radhika on successfully defending her MSc thesis!


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!