Project Portfolio

  Project Budgets Managed by Genome Alberta Alberta Funding
PROJECTS LEAD BY GENOME ALBERTA UNDER GC COMPETITIONS
 
Genome Canada 2010 S&T Innovation Center
The Metabolomics Innovation Centre $ 1,329,332 $ -
 
Genome Canada 2010 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition
Application of Genomics to Improve Swine Health and Welfare $ 12,480,74 $ 1,187,403
Whole Genome Selection through Genome Wide Imputation in Beef Cattle $ 8,241,118 $ 1,187,597
 
Genome Canada - Applied Products or Crops (ABC)
Metagenomics for Greener Production and Extraction of Hydrocarbon Energy $ 11,259,513 $ 1,999,959
Synthetic Biosystems for the Production of High Values Plant Metabolites $ 13,602,100 $ 1,873,981
The Integrated and Distributed Bioinformatics Platform $ 2,299,456 $ -
 
Genome Canada Comp III³
Bioinformatics Platform $ 4,877,307 $ -
Designing Oil Seeds for Tomorrow's Markets $ 14,828,581 $ 1,460,000
Four Dimensional Modeling of Genetic Disease Patterns $ 5,137,260 $ 1,000,000
Translating Science: Genomics and Health Systems $ 2,780,082 $ 694,000
 
Genome Canada Comp II - Applied Human Health ³
Diagnostic Application of Microarrays in Organ Transplantation $ 11,105,434 $ 1,028,444
Building the Metabolomic Toolbox - enabling rapid disease diagnosis through metabolic profiling $ 7,503,877 $ 206,000
Bioinformatics Platform Extension $ 1,063,336 $ -
Subtotal $ 96,508,142 $ 10,637,384
 
GAB CO-FUNDING PROVIDED TO OTHER GENOME CENTER LEAD PROJECTS¹
 
Genome Canada 2010 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition
AdaptTree: Assessing the Adaptive Portfolio of Reforestation Stocks for Future Climates $ 183,803 $ 183,803
POPCAN: Genetic Improvement of Poplar Trees As A Canadian Bioenergry Feedstock $ 172,500 $ 172,500
Next Generation Integrated Pest Management Tool for Bee Keeping $ 100,000 $ 100,000
CTAG: Canadian Triticum Advancement Through Genomics $ 207,779 $ 207,779
SMarTForest: Spruce Marker Technologies for Sustainable Forestry $ 110,682 $ 110,682
 
Genome Canada - Applied Products or Crops (ABC)
Total Utilization Flax Genomics $ 638,171 $ 638,171
 Value Generation Through Genomics $ 50,000 $ 50,000
Genozymes for Bioproducts and Bioprocesses Development $ 572,569 $ 572,569
Genomics-Enhanced Forecasting of Lignocellulosic Feedstock Supply for Bioenergy $ 1,999,427 $ 1,999,427
 
Genome Canada - Technology Development²
Enabling Technologies for Embryonic Stem Cell Functional Genomics $ 77,163 $ 77,163
MS-Based Structural Proteomics for Drug Development & Design $ 91,200 $ 91,200
 
Genome Canada Comp III²
Arborea II - Genomics for Molecular Breeding in Softwood Trees $ 326,689 $ 326,689
North American Conditional Mouse Mutagenesis Project $ 120,000 $ 120,000
Use of Genomic Tools for Crop Improvement in Temperate Climate $ 165,000 $ 165,000
Subtotal $ 4,814,983 $ 4,814,983
 
Alberta BioProducts and BioEnergy Genomics Program
Canadian Canola Sequencing Project ¹̛ ² $ 650,000 $ 650,000
Flax Whole Genome Project¹̛ ² $ 400,000 $ 400,000
Canadian Triticale Biorefinery Initiative ¹̛ ² $ 300,000 $ 300,000
 
Genome Alberta Strategic Initiatives Programs
Improving Brassica Oil Content² $ 540,000 $ 540,000
Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic¹̛ ² $ 1,999,955 $ 1,999,955
Pan-Alberta Metabolomics Platform (PANAMP)² $ 607,408 $ 607,408
Panamp Sustainability Plan² $ 600,000 $ 600,000
Alberta 1,000 Plants Initiative $ 1,500,000 $ 1,500,000
 
Alberta Livestock Genomics Program¹
Using reverse vaccinology to identify novel antigens for vaccine development against Mannheimia haemolytica as a model for bacterial agents associated with bovine respiratory disease. $ 466,000 $ 466,000
Characterization of miRNAs and their targets in food animal pathogen infection models for potential use as markers for improvement of food safety. $ 349,914 $ 349,914
Identification of biomarkers associated with the onset and progression of major metabolic and infectious diseases of transition dairy cows. $ 476,000 $ 476,000
Genomic testing for tenderness in Canadian beef. $ 493,330 $ 493,330
Making DNA Analysis Results Useful to Producers through the Development of EPDs that Incorporate Genomic and Performance Information. $ 434,650 $ 434,650
Canadian Component of the PRRS Host Genetics Consortium. $ 465,871 $ 465,871
Development of Genome Enhanced EBV's for the SOW Feed intake and efficiency. $ 456,300 $ 456,300
Genetic Identification techniques to improve food safety recall of ground meat products. $ 302,750 $ 302,750
The use of metagenomics to develop mitigation strategies for Escherichia coli O157:H7 colonization in cattle. $ 470,750 $ 470,750
Subtotal $ 10,512,928 $ 10,512,928
 
Grand Total $ 111,836,053 $ 25,965,295
¹ Funding only represents money managed by Genome Alberta not the total project budget
² Projects are completed
³ Projects are completed and were transferred to GAB April 2006