GlycoMIP is an NSF-funded national user facility and multidisciplinary research program that addresses scientific and technological bottlenecks in glycomaterials research. A partnership between Virginia Tech, the University of Georgia, Brandeis University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, GlycoMIP accelerates glycomaterials discovery and development through leading-edge research and a state-of-the-art user facility.


  • T. G. DeHart, M. R. Kushelman, S. B. Hildreth, R. F. Helm, and B. L. Jutras
    The unusual cell wall of the Lyme disease spirochaete Borrelia burgdorferi is shaped by a tick sugar
    Nature Microbiology
  • Parastoo Azadi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Kevin Edgar
    Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • Robert J. Linhardt
    Depts of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Biology, Chemical & Biological Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering
  • Michael Schulz
    Department of Chemistry
  • Richard Helm
    Department of Biochemistry
  • Jian Liu
    Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy