Genomics Blog
Posted on: May 1, 2016 11:14 AM
University of Calgary at 50 - Alumni Weekend
In April 1966 as I was writing exams for my first year university courses, the excitement on campus was all about autonomy. On April 29, 1966 that autonomy meant my university suddenly became a new institution with a new name: “The University...
Posted on: April 29, 2016 10:39 AM
BioTalent Canada Announces Winner of the 2016 ‘Catalyst’ Award for New Biotechnology Graduates
OTTAWA, April 26, 2016 - Mathieu-Marc Poulin of Delivra in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island was announced today as the winner of the 2016 Catalyst Award. Mr. Poulin will be awarded a cash prize of $1,000. Mr. Poulin’s employer, Delivra, is a...
Posted on: April 25, 2016 6:07 PM
My Experience at the 2016 Calgary Youth Science Fair - Lilian Zhang
At the recent Calgary Youth Science Fair, I spent some time wandering through the student displays and talking to the participants. I was very impressed with the increased number of high school students presenting this year. I challenged several...
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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