Welcome to the Klassen group! We are part of the Department of Chemistry at University of Alberta and the Canadian Glycomics Network. Our research focuses on enabling technologies for functional glycomics. We are developing analytical tools, based on state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, to accelerate the discovery and characterization of biologically-relevant glycan interactions. We exploit this knowledge to gain a greater understanding of the role that glycans play in human health and disease and aid in the development of new therapeutics and diagnostics.
Immediate openings for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
We welcome students and postdocs from all over the World. If you are interested in joining the group and would like more information, please send contact Dr. John Klassen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
**NEW** We have an opening for a graduate student interested in pursuing a PhD in glycomics jointly with the Klassen and Mahal labs.
*We have two (2) openings for graduate students interested in pursuing research focused on the discovery of cancer glyco-biomarkers and developing cancer diagnostics.
Openings for undergraduate students
We have multiple openings for undergraduate students interested in carrying advanced research courses (Chem 399, 401 & 403)