All Genome Alberta funded projects are reviewed regularly by outside experts to ensure the science, milestones, and budget are proceeding as planned. Our project on Chronic Wasting Disease funded under the 2015 LSARP Competition recently had its first review and the team received some positive feedback.
Freelance Broadcaster Don Hill talked with Project Manager and researcher Dr. Cathy Cullingham about the review, and the project's initial samples and results. Here is our latest Progress Report.
Chronic wasting disease by the way, is a contagious prion disease of deer (such as the mule deer at left), elk, and moose.