Calendar Of Events

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August 20, 2014

Genetics & Genomics Online Conference

This is an online event presented by Bioconference Live.
The conference will cover a variety of topics including:
  • Bioinformatics and Quantitative Genomics
  • Cancer Genomics, Clinical Genomics
  • Epigenetics & Epigenomics
  • Genomic medicine
  • Precision Medicine
  • Synthetic and Systems
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October 21, 2014

2014 Biorefining Conversions Network Annual Strategic Retreat

The Strategic Retreat promises to be an engaging event that will connect the emerging bioindustry with the conventional forestry, agriculture and oil & gas sectors.

Organizers expect a diverse group of attendees of academic researchers, government policy makers, non-profit funding agencies and

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October 23, 2014

Nutrition and the Evidence Conundrum - What we know (very little) and what we will likely never know (a lot) about nutrition

Food is an integral part of our daily lives. Stories on the health benefits or harms of different foods are in the media every day, and it seems like a new nutrition/diet book is published every week. Dr. James McCormack will present some of the best available evidence behind all the rhetoric to... ... read more

October 27, 2014

The Impact of Big Data on our Health Care System: What to Expect?

The sequencing map of the human genome - the Human Genome Project - was an international effort that excited the world. Concluded in 2003, the challenge now is to refine and translate this map into tangible health benefits. Today, individuals can have their whole genome sequenced. But this creates a

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November 18, 2014

The Agri Innovation Forum 2014 - Manitoba

The Agri Innovation Forum showcases high potential emerging, growth stage, and established agri-businesses. The Forum brings together corporate strategics and active institutional & private investors with entrepreneurs and commercialization professionals. The Agri Innovation Forum is an annual

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November 24, 2014

The Power and the Promise Genomics and the Environment

Save the date for this informational and important conference that will gather leading genomics experts to discuss Genomics and the Environment.  Through keynote speakers, panel discussions, interactive presentations, and dialogue, Genomics and the Environment will explore both environmental... ... read more

November 25, 2014

BioAlberta's 15th Annual AGM & Awards Gala

Please join BioAlberta for their 15th Annual AGM & Awards Gala as they celebrate Alberta's life sciences founders, researchers and entrepreneurs.  The evening will be a gathering of key players and industry stakeholders in the Alberta life sciences community.  Don't miss Alberta's

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December 15, 2014

Genome Alberta Board Meeting

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April 18, 2015

Canadian GE3LS and Health Services & Policy Research Conference

The CIHR Institute of Genetics (IG) has announced that planning is underway for the Canadian GE3LS and Health Services & Policy Research Conference on April 18-21, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

This scientific meeting will focus on the integration of new genomic technologies into the

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May 27, 2015

26th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference - Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights

The 26th Annual Conference and Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society will take place in Winnipeg, the "Heart of the Continent", from May 27-29, 2015.

The conference theme: Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights, invites presenters and participants to contemplate a broad canvas of

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