Xiaohui (Mike) Xing, Ph.D.

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Technically overseeing glycomics support unit

Research and/or project statements

2022 recipient of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Science, ranked second in a team application led by Dr. Wade Abbott.

Professional activities / interests

Extraction, purification, and fractionation of polysaccharides from higher plants, seaweeds, and fungi.

GC-MS/FID-based monosaccharide and glycosidic linkage analysis (methylation analysis) of agricultural and agri-food carbohydrates.

1D and 2D NMR analysis of oligosaccharides and polysaccharides.

ATR-FTIR analysis of agricultural and agri-food carbohydrates.

HPSEC-triple detection (RI, light scattering, viscometry) analysis of polysaccharides.

Training EG technicians and students on agricultural glycomics.

Education and awards

Ph.D. degree, University of Guelph, Canada

Master's degree, Northwest A&F University, China

Bachelor's degree, Northwest A&F University, China

International experience and/or work

Postdoctoral researcher, Division of Glycoscience, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Postdoctoral researcher, ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, University of Adelaide, Australia

Senior analyst, Adelaide Glycomics, University of Adelaide, Australia



Research facility

5403 1st Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1