Genomics Blog
Posted on: April 16, 2014 12:45 PM
Svante Pääbo’s Neanderthal Man – a review
Have you ever visited a lab where the chief scientist is so excited about their work that they virtually run through the lab showing you everything that is going on? As you move along you nod to the grad students, post docs and research assistants....
Posted on: April 8, 2014 8:12 PM
LIVESTREAM: Genomics and Personalized Medicine – Health Policy and Value Creation?
Many observers would argue that personalized medicine has not lived up to the promise that accompanied the sequencing of the human genome early in this century. Nevertheless the advent of personalized medicine offers great potential to improve health...
Posted on: April 8, 2014 3:22 PM
Mapping your course to DNA Day
In Latin ‘mappa’ described a napkin or a tablecloth and it was on these that an ancient Roman might sketch out a route to another village or even describe exotic parts of the Roman Empire. It was this word usage that made its way to our...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: April 11, 2014 8:06 AM
The role of biotechnology in boosting livestock production
Genome Alberta is taking a look at the social, environmental and economic challenges around biotechnology in the livestock sector by hosting a one-day conference in Calgary April 23. The day includes...
Posted on: April 11, 2014 8:06 AM
The role of biotechnology in boosting livestock production
Genome Alberta is taking a look at the social, environmental and economic challenges around biotechnology in the livestock sector by hosting a one-day conference in Calgary April 23. The day includes panels featuring scientists from across North...
Posted on: April 4, 2014 3:26 PM
Raw milk: is there room for science in food wars?
Academics and ag industry are jumping into the raw milk debate later this month by holding a one-day symposium at the University of Guelph. The symposium, titled Science to Policy, is slated for April 22, and will feature scientists and dairy...
Posted on: April 4, 2014 2:22 PM
Societal and Cultural Challenges of Agricultural Biotechnology
Agriculture is a major economic driver in Alberta but like agriculture in the rest of the world, there are challenges. Farmers and ranchers have low profit margins as the retail price of food seldom reflects what the producer of the food actually...
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