Genomics Blog
Posted on: September 1, 2015 7:51 PM
Praising project-based learning
I was pleasantly surprised and pleased to find that an editorial in an Alberta newspaper supported project based learning. It was in The Bow Valley Crag and Canyon that the editorial The State of School indicated “by utilizing project-based,...
Posted on: August 28, 2015 8:20 AM
Genomics Across the Atlantic: Genome BC Signs MOU with Genomics England
Media Release, August 27, 2015 - Genome British Columbia and Genomics England have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pursue a bold initiative to improve diagnostic capability and outcomes for patients with cancer, rare diseases and...
Posted on: August 27, 2015 5:12 PM
The Cure for Genetic Data's Dark Side
A direct-to-consumer genetic testing service called 23andMe came under fire recently because of a DNA profiling app. While there are many ways to discriminate using genetic information, that’s not the only dark side to genetic data. Here are...
Livestock Blog
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: August 27, 2015 6:34 PM
Turning livestock genetics towards curing human diseases in the most unexpected way
For generations, farmers have been focused on improving livestock for better yields per animal. They’ve also worked hard to ensure that more animals survive various environmental threats, from diseases to droughts. Their noble fight has always...
Posted on: August 14, 2015 8:11 AM
Raising a glass to yeast, hops and the genomic mysteries of beer
Piety and warmongering aside, the European monks of the Middle Ages are known for the richness of their artistry, music and food – most notably cheeses, wine, spirits and beer. In their quest for crafting and preserving beer, it would seem that...
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....
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