Genomics Blog
Posted on: April 25, 2016 6:07 PM
My Experience at the 2016 Calgary Youth Science Fair - Lilian Zhang
At the recent Calgary Youth Science Fair, I spent some time wandering through the student displays and talking to the participants. I was very impressed with the increased number of high school students presenting this year. I challenged several...
Posted on: April 22, 2016 10:27 AM
Farm Groups Call on Ag Minister to Stop Genetically Modified Alfalfa Seed Release
Media Release, Longueuil, Ottawa, Saskatoon. April 20, 2016 - Canadian farm organizations representing a diversity of farmers and production systems are asking the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, to take immediate...
Posted on: April 21, 2016 8:17 AM
Bill S201 Moves to House of Commons
(Kitchener, ON) April 14, 2016 – The Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness wishes to congratulate Senator James Cowan for his tireless commitment to moving Canada forward on ending genetic discrimination. For the past three years Senator...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: April 26, 2016 8:54 AM
Go Green or Go Home: Genome Alberta is on an Emission Mission
As that renowned philosopher Kermit the Frog once said: “It’s not easy being green”. It’s even harder with Miss Piggy breathing down your neck, but for a real challenge, try...
Posted on: April 26, 2016 8:54 AM
Go Green or Go Home: Genome Alberta is on an Emission Mission
As that renowned philosopher Kermit the Frog once said: “It’s not easy being green”. It’s even harder with Miss Piggy breathing down your neck, but for a real challenge, try greening the planet with genomics one cow burp at a...
Posted on: April 11, 2016 7:42 AM
Bringing back Europe’s wild beef
In the final scenes of JRR Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring, a besieged Boromir makes a desperate call for help by blowing on the Horn of Gondor, a sound that was said to have echoed over 100 miles to his home city of Minas Tirith. Too late,...
Posted on: March 31, 2016 3:22 PM
Methane Emission Genome Project Measures Up “Down Under”
For humans, burps are like convicts: We only worry about them when they escape. In dairy cattle, though, burps are the focus of some cutting edge research, and for good reason. A prime example is the new Genome Alberta research project &ldquo...
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