Genomics Blog
Posted on: May 20, 2016 7:02 AM
Canada's Top Young Scientists announced at the Canada-Wide Science Festival
MONTREAL, May 19, 2016- The winners of the Canada-Wide Science Festival have been announced — with nearly $1 million in cash awards and scholarships having been awarded to the country's young scientists. "Following days of presentations from 485...
Posted on: May 13, 2016 10:19 AM
ISSCR Releases Updated Guidelines for Stem Cell Science and Clinical Translation
Washington, D.C.; – The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), the world’s largest professional organization of stem cell scientists, yesterday released newly updated guidelines for stem cell research and the development...
Posted on: May 13, 2016 9:18 AM
Canada's Top Student Scientist Recognized at Sanofi Biogenius Canada National Final
OTTAWA, May 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Iveta Demirova from New Westminster Secondary School in New Westminster, British Columbia, has been awarded top honours at the national final of the prestigious Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) competition in Ottawa. ...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: May 5, 2016 8:23 AM
Protecting Pigs and Profits with Genomics Technology
With humans, illness may just keep us home from work for a day or two (or three if we still have sick time to use). For pigs on the other hand, disease is often debilitating or fatal, and too much...
Posted on: May 5, 2016 8:23 AM
Protecting Pigs and Profits with Genomics Technology
With humans, illness may just keep us home from work for a day or two (or three if we still have sick time to use). For pigs on the other hand, disease is often debilitating or fatal, and too much disease can affect the producer’s bottom line....
Posted on: April 29, 2016 5:57 PM
New farm math: Calculating feed amounts based on a sheep’s genetics
Farmers are reducing herd sizes because raising sheep isn’t as profitable as it once was. But now sheep farmers are using actual genetically-based animal needs in their calculations to lower costs and thus raise their profits. It’s common...
Posted on: April 26, 2016 8:54 AM
Go Green or Go Home: Genome Alberta is on an Emission Mission
As that renowned philosopher Kermit the Frog once said: “It’s not easy being green”. It’s even harder with Miss Piggy breathing down your neck, but for a real challenge, try greening the planet with genomics one cow burp at a...
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