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Glycomics Core

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Ave


Boston, MA 02155

United States

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Primary Contact:

Lauren Pepi

Last Updated: 12/22/2023

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Facility Details

The Glycomics Core provides services, instrumentation and expertise in glycomics to BIDMC research groups, affiliated and non-affiliated institutions and corporate companies.

The services proposed by the Glycomics Core includes:

Glycan Microarrays
Glycan analysis by Mass Spectrometry
Distribution of specific reagents
The work is done on a fee-for-service basis.

The National Center for Functional Glycomics (NCFG) is an outgrowth of the high successful Consortium for Functional Glycomics (CFG) funded by the NIGMS/NIH from 2001 to 2014. The CFG generated two types of glycan microarrays that are available as a fee-for-service and approved by the Steering Committee of the CFG. These are the CFG Glycan Microarray version 5.2, and the Microbial Glycan Microarray (MGM) (also previously termed the Pathogen Array). Dr. Cummings is the Chair of the CFG, a world-wide consortium of more than 600 Investigators whose research is funded in the area of glycobiology or related sciences.

The NCFG is devoted to understanding protein-glycan interactions and its major resources are developments of new glycan microarrays and other technologies to identify ligands recognized by glycan-binding proteins, antibodies, and microbes.

Facility Policies

Services are offerred outside of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Consulting is offerred outside of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center