Glycomics Institute of Alberta

Committees & Staff

Founded in 2022 by Dr. Lara Mahal, PhD, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Glycomics, GIA is comprised of Institute Directors, Committee and Board members, staff, and trainees. We established this institute to support the glycoscience researchers in Alberta.

GlycoGang member Mannose (Man) shouting at Xylose (Xyl) jumping.

Management Committee

Lara Mahal

Lara Mahal

Committee Chair, Director

Simonetta Sipione

Simonetta Sipione

Associate Director

Matthew Macauley

Matthew Macauley

TEC Chair (ex officio)

Joanne Lemieux

Joanne Lemieux

Faculty Member

Ravin Narain

Ravin Narain

Faculty Member

Ratmir Derda

Ratmir Derda

Faculty Member

Sogand Makhsous

Sogand Makhsous

Trainee Member

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Training and Education Committee

Matthew Macauley

Matthew Macauley

Committee Chair

Lara Mahal

Lara Mahal

Director (ex officio)

Simonetta Sipione

Simonetta Sipione

Associate Director (ex officio)

Jessica Kolopenuk

Jessica Kolopenuk

Faculty Member

Stephanie Yanow

Stephanie Yanow

Faculty Member

John Monyror

John Monyror

Trainee Member

Administrative

Raegan Ladd

Raegan Ladd

Communications Director

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