This ground-breaking program is an opportunity for stakeholders in Alberta’s Cannabis ecosystem to collaborate in a coordinated way to advance Cannabis research and innovations
The University of Lethbridge’s Collegiate iGEM team set its sights on solving a problem that affects nearly nine per cent of the world’s population, and earned a gold medal for their efforts.
Researchers at the University of Lethbridge will delve further into the basic markers associated with the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) thanks to two funding grants.
Genome sciences and bioinformatics research in the province is getting a $3M boost
A team of researchers from the University of Calgary have uncovered new information about a class of plant enzymes that could have implications for the pharmaceutical industry.
Scientists using an experimental treatment have slowed the progression of scrapie, a degenerative central nervous disease caused by prions
A major new initiative that adds genomics technologies to traditional geoscience aims to reduce the risk for oil exploration in Nova Scotia’s offshore.
Funding supports regional Genome Centres, more than 300 genomics researchers
Genome Alberta is pleased to help support the SING Canada program this this year
A strategic collaboration between Génome Québec and IVADO
Funding will support translational stem cell research across Canada
Genome Canada is pleased to announce 25 projects selected for funding as a result of the 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition (B/CB).
The Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics is funded in part by Genome Canada, Ontario Genomics, and Genome Quebec.
Scientists at McMaster University have discovered several new biomarkers from a single drop of blood that could allow earlier and more definitive detection of cystic fibrosis
Scholar and visionary moves into new role Jan. 1, 2019
The University of Lethbridge’s iGEM students have proven once again they are among the best and brightest scientists in the synthetic biology field.
A group of Canadian apple researchers, growers and marketers have joined forces to give one of Canada’s oldest and most famous fruit crops some new crunch in the marketplace.
$20 million new dollars for research
Globally 11 of the last 12 years rank among the 12 warmest since 1850.
Researchers show interactions between microRNAs and transfer RNA (tRNA) can affect cell reproduction and cell death.
Congratulations to Alberta Epigenetics Network member Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden
SynBioApps — a new program in synthetic biology applications — gets the green light from NSERC
A unique research collaboration between University of Lethbridge and University of Calgary is developing a greater understanding of the hepatitis C virus.
Students from the Lethbridge High School iGEM team earn accolades
Tiny microbes hold big oil exploration potential
Media Release for 2018 LSARP
Genomics-based environmental monitoring identifies and characterizes AIV in wetland sediments
Pilot initiative for rare diseases to lay the foundation for the adoption of precision health across Canada
Bad opioids made good
Genome Alberta welcomes new collaboration
The Stem Cell Network is investing in clinical trials and advanced research on diabetes, brain injury, heart disease & blindness
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.
U of L researchers use Alberta Prion Research Institute grant to help unlock molecular mechanisms involved in Alzheimer's disease
Government of Canada supports Manitoba-based clean-tech producers, as well as Manitoba francophone initiatives
Heartbreaking loss has led to a leap in progress for beluga whale conservation science: the beluga genome has been sequenced for the first time.
A University of Lethbridge professor sees synthetic biology as a driver of the next generation of scientific researchers and a key to economic diversification and prosperity in southern Alberta and beyond.
Government of Canada and partners invest more than $24 million in genomics research projects to improve cancer treatments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Atlantic launches a new multi-year series featuring science writing from around the world
A The largest whole-genome sequencing study on epilepsy, funded in part by Genome Canada and Génome Quebec
University of Lethbridge jumps to second in Research Infosource rankings, leads in graduate student intensity
Registration for the Spooky Science Weekend opened this weekend. Registration is limited; get your tickets now!
A recent NIH grant will help Dr. Paul Vasey, a University of Lethbridge psychology professor, determine if genes associated with male same-sex sexual attraction are the same across cultures.
University of Lethbridge science researchers will pursue diverse areas of inquiry
CAR T-cell therapy approved to treat certain children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein receives 2017 Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation
High school students explore the development of biological pigment for use in the manufacturing of ink
ETH researchers developed strain to help reduce micronutrient malnutrition, widespread in developing countries.
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?