Calendar Of Events

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March 30, 2015


Alberta Epigenetics Network Annual Summit

The Alberta Epigenetics Network’s Annual Summit is Alberta’s epigenetics showcase, taking place on March 30-31, 2015 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. Epigenetic knowledge creators and mobilizers from across Alberta and beyond will be assembled to: facilitate knowledge exchange,

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March 31, 2015


Health Law Institute Seminar Series 2015 Picard Lecture

The Health Law Institute Seminar Series presents Dr. Joseph Heath, discussing the medical ethics in physician billing practices.
Medical ethics has become an important and recognized component of physician training. There is one area, however, in which medical students receive very little guidance.
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April 10, 2015


Edmonton Science Fair

Youth Science Canada has been encouraging young scientists through regional science fairs for over 50 years. 
The Edmonton Science Fair is open to all students in Edmonton and surrounding areas. Genome Alberta has been a sponsor of Alberta's regional science fairs since 2006 in addition to

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April 15, 2015


Calgary Youth Science Fair 2015

Youth Science Canada has been encouraging young scientists through regional science fairs for over 50 years.
The Calgary Youth Science Fair is open to all students in Calgary and surrounding communities. Genome Alberta has been a sponsor of Alberta's regional science fairs since 2006 in addition to...
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April 16, 2015


Cohorts, Big Data, and Personalized Medicine: Challenges and Solutions

The first Symposium hosted by CARTaGENE will take place on April 16-17, 2015 at Le Windsor Montreal, Canada. Fifteen international speakers such as Dan Levy of the American Framingham Study, founding members of the Big Data Institute, and industry stakeholders such as 23&Me will be present

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April 18, 2015


Canadian GE3LS and Health Services & Policy Research Conference

The Canadian GE3LS and Health Services & Policy Research Conference: Integrated Approaches to Opportunities and Challenges in the Genomics Era will address the integration of new genomic technologies into the healthcare system, at the level of practice and policy, including

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April 18, 2015


Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting

The Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting brings together the Canadian genetics community to exchange and advance ideas that address current issues, recent discoveries and future partnerships. The meeting was built on the traditions of the past Canadian Genetic Epidemiology and... ... read more



April 22, 2015


The Biology of Regenerative Medicines

Few topics in contemporary medicine have attracted more attention than stem cells and their potential for enabling the discovery of new regenerative therapies. The aim of the 2nd Wellcome Trust Scientific Conference in this series is to understand the biology that underpins the success or failure of

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April 22, 2015


2015 Mountain Pine Beetle Information Exchange Forum

The 2015 fRI Mountain Pine Beetle Information Exchange Forum will take place on April 22 and 23, 2015 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

The forum will be an informative and participatory session featuring guest speakers, scientists, and practitioners that will address a broad range of topics

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April 22, 2015


The unmet promise of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) in Fabry Disease: What went wrong and how to fix it.

Fabry disease is one of the most common lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) in Canada, with decreased survival and a high co-morbidity burden of renal and heart disease plus premature stroke. Enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) with recombinant human agalsidase has been available since 2000 and is... ... read more