Genomics Blog
Posted on: January 26, 2015 2:08 PM
Private sector engages The Metabolomics Innovation Centre
Michelle Rempel, the , Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced last week an investment of $2,983,800 towards state-of-the-art metabolomics assessment equipment to be housed at the Metabolomics Innovation Centre at the...
Posted on: January 23, 2015 10:49 AM
A 2.9 million dollar boost for applied metabolomics technology in Alberta
Yesterday was a pretty good day for research in Alberta. Especially for applied research in metabolomics which received 2.9 million dollars in funding from a group of partners led by Western Economic Diversification. Genome Alberta has been nurturing...
Posted on: January 22, 2015 11:05 AM
Federal Government Supports New Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre
Media Release, Edmonton, January 22, 2015 - The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, today announced an investment of $2,983,800 towards state-of-the-art metabolomics assessment equipment to strengthen...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: December 22, 2014 2:42 PM
Reindeer versus Caribou: How Rudolph's Ancestry Could Affect His Name's Poetic Appeal
The word ‘caribou’ has been used since the mid seventeenth century, originating from the Micmac word for North American Rangifer tarandus, ‘qalipu,’ means ‘snow shoveler....
Posted on: January 25, 2015 9:05 PM
Investigating the Role of Genomics in Combatting Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea
Last week, at the Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $3.8M in funding to support livestock-related research projects. One of the projects will investigate genetic resistance to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea...
Posted on: January 19, 2015 5:49 PM
Can I Get This Steak Cloned To Go?
Scientists in the United States have successfully cloned cattle from a beef carcass, in an attempt to replicate Prime, Yield Grade 1 meat. The endeavour began when West Texas A&M University (WTAM) scientist Ty Lawrence saw two carcasses, rare...
Posted on: January 12, 2015 8:10 PM
Avoiding a Global Train Wreck: Hope in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
"You can look at antibiotic resistance as a slow moving global train wreck, which will happen over the next 35 years," health law expert Kevin Outterson at Boston University, told Scientific American. When it comes to antimicrobial resistance, the...
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