Institute for Glyco-core Research (iGCORE)

iGCORE is a state-of-the-art integrative glycoscience institute, bringing together researchers from both universities that have established superb achievements in the research of glycan synthesis, imaging, glycobiology, and medicine. Through our research, we aim to more fully understand the true nature of life, leading to innovations in medicine such as personalized prevention and detection of pre-disease.

Glycan synthesis ・ imaging

Our advantage is in organic synthesis of complex glycans and imaging of single glycan molecules.


Glycans in medicine ・ biology

Our research focus is aimed at elucidating the biological functions and medical applications of glycans.

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    About iGCORE

    Organization, research goals, international scope and human resource development

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    Introducing our research purpose, research content and three research divisions

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    Member (PIs)

    Principal investigators (PIs) at iGCORE

iGCORE Leaflet

Click here to download a leaflet of iGCORE (PDF file).