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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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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November 27, 2014


Getting Function Right: Why Genomics Needs Philosophy

The ENCODE project, an international effort to map functions onto the human genome, recently declared the notion of “junk DNA” to be bunk. Comparative genomics says otherwise, and suggests that many researchers are seriously confused about the very nature of biology. Dr. W. Ford... ... read more



December 3, 2014


The World Stem Cell Summit

The World Stem Cell Summit, produced by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), is the largest interdisciplinary networking meeting of stem cell science and regenerative medicine stakeholders. The overarching purpose of the Summit is fostering biomedical research, funding and investments targeting

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December 10, 2014


CHLA Holiday Cocktail Event 2014 - Montreal

Wednesday, December 10th, 6:00 PM
Hosted by Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
In cooperation with LES Montreal Chapter
1501 McGill College Ave, 26th Floor
Co-sponsored by Davies and the CHLA

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December 11, 2014


CHLA Holiday Cocktail Event 2014 - Toronto

Thursday, December 11th, 5-7PM
Hosted by Bereskin & Parr LLP
40 King St. W., Scotia Plaza 40th Floor
Co-sponsored by Bereskin & Parr and the CHLA

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December 15, 2014


Genome Alberta Board Meeting

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December 17, 2014


Collaboration and commercialization: A network analysis of publications and patents in Alzheimer's Disease & genetics

The Genetics & Genomics Lunch Seminar Series was developed by Genome Atlantic, the IGNITE Project, and the Maritime Human Genetics Research Centre. The presentation will describe findings from a network analysis of both publications and patents in the field of Alzheimer's disease and genetics.

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