aerial view of a building on the NIH campus
Lawrence Tabak Tapped to Serve as Interim NIH Head
The glycoprotein researcher and longtime principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will take over from Francis Collins on December 20.
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Lawrence Tabak Tapped to Serve as Interim NIH Head
Lawrence Tabak Tapped to Serve as Interim NIH Head

The glycoprotein researcher and longtime principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will take over from Francis Collins on December 20.

The glycoprotein researcher and longtime principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will take over from Francis Collins on December 20.

ABOVE: FLICKR, NIH

glycoproteins

Drawing of the three kinds of glycosylated cell surface biomolecules: glycoproteins, glycolipids, and now, glycoRNAs
Newly Discovered Glycosylated RNA Is All Over Cells: Study
Christie Wilcox | May 18, 2021
Prior to a 2019 preprint, “glycoRNAs” weren’t known to exist. Now, the researchers who found them say they’re on lots of cells and may play a role in immune signaling.
Quantitating Glycans for Biomarker Discovery
Amanda Keener | Aug 27, 2017
Techniques for comparing the relative abundances of glycans and glycoproteins in clinical samples
Identifying Antibodies that Target Membrane Proteins in Their Native Conformations
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with OXGENE | May 10, 2021
A new mammalian display platform enhances antibody discovery for challenging protein targets.
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Carolyn Bertozzi: Glycan Chemist
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2016
Bertozzi opens visual windows onto complex sugars on and inside living cells.
Bertozzi the Editor
The Scientist Staff | May 31, 2016
Stanford University biochemist Carolyn Bertozzi discusses her role at the helm of ACS Central Science, a cross-disciplinary, open-access chemistry journal
Neutralizing HIV
Kerry Grens | Jun 18, 2015
Engineered immunogens based on conserved patches of the virus’s envelope protein point to new strategies for vaccine design.
Getting Your Sugar Fix
Kate Yandell | Apr 1, 2015
A guide to glycan microarrays