Metagenome pipeline helps researchers resolve near-complete microbial genomes involved in Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
$33 million will drive scientific discoveries into potentially life-saving cures for patients
A pair of 3rd year University of Lethbridge classes came together with the AGILITY program to develop a new game enhancing the learning process of one of the most difficult courses in biochemistry
Earlier diagnosis and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing - another tool in the toolbox.
Funding for 14 projects at the University of Alberta
“The research we engage in here at the University is critical work affecting peoples’ lives ... ”
Climate change is threatening the health of Canadian forests
Identifying threats to the health of streams in the community
Calgary patient with rare inherited condition receives transplant of altered stem cells
Invasive alien species is escalating at an alarming rate in BC forests
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research receives $4 million research grant
Sprucing up the spruce trees.
A potential cost-effective and efficient method to clean up oil sands process water.
Genome sequencing on newborns? Should it be mandatory?
Excellent results for Alberta led research in Canada-wide funding competition
$110 million investment in projects look to mitigate the effects of climate change on forestry and fisheries, protect the Arctic, and support polar bears and other wildlife.
Results of the International Psychiatric Genomics Consortium unveiled. Study finds six new schizophrenia risk genes.
Hard work and persistence has paid off for Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes who spent four years conducting research into the function of a protein important for gene expression.
Our Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Gijs van Rooijen, has been appointed to GIFS International Scientific Advisory Panel
University of Guelph Researchers to develop eDNA tool for better aquatic tracking of rare or invasive organisms in water bodies.
$6 Million in federal funding for new genomics applications projects across Canada
Cell biology, biochemistry, microbiology and environmental toxicology have all found a new research home in Toronto
70,000 Canadian patients are currently accessing medical marijuana from Canadian licensed producers.
Genome Alberta contributes to the funding of a research project that has discovered the genetic secret that shows how two types of coniferous trees adapt to climate change.
Lorne Babiuk, a University of Alberta researcher receives prestigious agricultural prize
$20 Million in prizes up for grabs for ideas to combat antimicrobial resistance
Government of Canada invests in new genomics “big data” research projects aimed at real-world challenges
“These survey results suggest that people from all walks of life will be interested in the cohort program.” —Dave Kaufman, Program Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
Are you stumped trying to figure out good research from bad? University of Glasgow has a new tool to help you out.
Sequence Bio has an important new partner it its plans to sequence the genome of 100,00 people from Newfoundland and Labrador. Dr. Ravalia and Notre Dame Memorial Health Centre will help enrol participants and aid in the research portion of the 100k project.
A dream team of researchers set to tackle cancer
5 ways non medicated feed additives can reduce antibiotic use.
The FYI on DMD - Dr. Michael Rudnicki discovers that Duchenne muscular dystrophy directly affects muscle stem cells, not just the fibres!
Have we been wrong about blood development all these years? Learn about Dr. John Dick's research and its future implications.
The not-so-funny-fungus, Fusarium graminearum, is affecting many crops but the University of Lethbridge's iGEM team may have a solution!
BioTalent Canada is acknowledging barriers for women in the biotechnology industry by conducting a national study and publishing a report - hopefully this can continue the momentum towards equality for women in the bio-economy!
What's on the menu on Mars?
The shocking truth about sexism in science