Genomics Blog
Posted on: July 30, 2015 3:06 PM
Government of Canada Invests in New Western Canadian Microbiome Centre
Media Release, July 30, 2015. The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, today announced a $9.9 million investment towards the establishment of Canada’s first Western Canadian Microbiome Centre at...
Posted on: July 19, 2015 10:38 AM
What if? – a review
What if there was a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math and language? What if millions of people visited this website each week? What if the dedicated fans asked the comic creator the strangest questions and he applied his skills as a former NASA...
Posted on: July 12, 2015 1:37 PM
Gerry’s Gene Scene 21 – recent developments in colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in Canada, and, after lung cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer-related death. I found some recent genomics news particularly interesting as it revealed significant developments...
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Posted on: July 28, 2015 12:38 PM
David Bailey interview on 770 News Radio
The successful applicants in the 2014 LSARP competition were announced in Saskatoon on July 21st and two of the projects submitted through Genome Alberta were successful. One is a project led by Genome...
Posted on: July 31, 2015 5:04 PM
Beating the heat: genetically turning Black Angus into white clones
While deniers insist climate change isn’t a black and white issue, ranchers and scientists are addressing it exactly that starkly. They’re busy turning Black Angus white. Not this Black Angus, mind you.... ...but this kind of Black Angus....
Posted on: July 28, 2015 12:38 PM
David Bailey interview on 770 News Radio
The successful applicants in the 2014 LSARP competition were announced in Saskatoon on July 21st and two of the projects submitted through Genome Alberta were successful. One is a project led by Genome Alberta and the Ontario Genomics Institute to...
Posted on: July 22, 2015 1:22 PM
New funding to increase feed efficiency and reduce methane emissions in Canada’s dairy industry
$10.3 million for an Alberta - Ontario-led research team The Canadian dairy industry adds more than $18 billion to Canada's GDP each year with Alberta contributing a significant amount to that total. As international demand for dairy products grows in...
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