Calendar Of Events

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January 29, 2015


Beakerhead Crews: Info Session

Beakerhead is an interactive showcase for engineers, artists, and scientists taking place September 16-20, 2015. Leading with hands-on entertainment, Beakerhead advances the understanding of science and engineering as part of everyday life – through art and culture. It creates a world of... ... read more



February 4, 2015


The CHLA Winter Meeting 2015

The Canadian Healthcare Licensing Association Winter Meeting 2015 will provide expert insight into licensing device/drug combinations, companion diagnostics, personalized medicines and other novel forms of licensing transactions for healthcare products.

The 2 1/2 day meeting will provide insight,

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February 11, 2015


Canada-Chicago Mentoring Program (C2MP)

The Trade Commissioner Service and the Chicago Innovation Mentors (CIM) are partnering and putting together a tailor-made mentoring program focused on life science innovators working in the three following sub-sectors: pharmaceuticals; health IT; and medical devices.

C2MP catalyzes technology

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February 18, 2015


Functional Genomics with Ford Doolittle

In 2012 the ENCODE claimed to have shown that 80% of the human genome is “functional”, which started a debate about what that word might actually mean. The issue is not merely semantic: how we understand biology and how we justify spending public funds in biomedical research depends how

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February 23, 2015


Ethics in a Laboratory Environment

This interactive training is designed specifically for technical professionals working in a laboratory environment or a scientific field, who need to understand the ethics and reasoning behind their decisions and actions.

By the end of the course participants will be able to
• Define ethics

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March 6, 2015


Central Alberta Science Fair

Youth Science Canada has been encouraging young scientists through regional science fairs for over 50 years. 
The Central Alberta Science Fair is open to all students in Red Deer and those located north to Ponoka, south to Carstairs, east to Settler, and west to Rocky Mountain House. Genome...
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March 12, 2015


Genomics and Ethics Conference

The Genomics and Ethics in Research and Medical Decision-making conference, held March 12-13, 2015 in Cincinnati, will feature empirical and conceptual investigations into the ethical aspects of genetics and genomics in diverse research, community, and clinical domains in biomedicine.

To be

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March 12, 2015


8th Annual Biomass Workshop

March 12, 2015 

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Location: Mennonite Heritage Village, 231 PTH 12N, Steinbach, MB

PRESENTATIONS: Expert panels in the morning will discuss biomass applications and market opportunities. Presenters will share their experiences in the production or use of

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March 14, 2015


The Human Genome Meeting 2015

Human Genome Meeting (HGM) is the key annual conference organised by the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO). Initially structured as a dedicated meeting for Human Genome Mapping, the HGM has evolved into a major scientific conference for human genetics & genomics, genomic medicine, and... ... read more



March 17, 2015


Canadian Rockies Science Fair

Youth Science Canada has been encouraging young scientists through regional science fairs for over 50 years. 
The Canadian Rockies Science Fair is open to all students in Morley, Seebe, Exshaw, Lac des Arcs, Kananaskis, Dead Man's Flats, Canmore, Harvie Heights, and Banff. Genome Alberta has...
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