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As of March 31st, 2020 we have leveraged our core funding by a ratio of 10.3 to 1 for a total investment of $253,710,500 in genomics research and partnerships.
Here is a list of our active projects and if you would like more information about our project portfolio please send us an e-mail

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Genomics in the Mining Industry
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Genomics and Human Health
Childhood Asthma and the Microbiome - Precision Health for Life: The Canadian Health Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 9,142,486.00
Pegasus 2 - Personalized genomics for prenatal abnormalities screening using maternal blood: towards first tier screening and beyond
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 12,241,625.00
Precision Medicine CanPREVENT AMR: Applying Precision Medicine Technologies in Canada to Prevent Antibody Mediated Rejection and Premature Kidney Transplant Loss
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 9,671,756.00
Harnessing multi-omics to deliver innovative diagnostic care for rare genetic diseases in Canada (C4R-SOLVE)
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 12,866,640.00
UCAN CURE: Precision Decisions for Childhood Arthritis
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 10,000,000.00
Reducing the global burden of infectious diseases through precision population health
Start: April 1, 2018 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 11,030,000.00
The Metabolomics Innovation Centre - GTP
Start: April 1, 2017 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 18,351,984.00
Device for the rapid detection of seven common bloodstream infections and assessment of antibiotic susceptibility
Start: October 1, 2017 End: March 30, 2021
Budget: $ 6,024,696.00
Illuminating the dark matter of the metabolome with convolutional neural networks
Start: October 1, 2018 End: September 30, 2021
Budget: $ 500,000
Developing collaborative research to identify the impacts of Helicobacter pylori genomics research on northern Canadian Indigenous communities
Start: October 1, 2018 End: September 30, 2021
Budget: $ 75,000
Validation of molecular testing approaches to replace diagnostics thyroid nodule surgery
Start: July 1, 2018 End: June 30, 2021
Budget: $ 1,277,298
Computational tools for viral parthenogenesis and epidemiology using third-generation sequencing
Start: October 1, 2020 End: March 30, 2022
Budget: $ 200,000
From sequencer to results: enabling routine genomics use for clinical and public health microbiology in Alberta
Start: October 1, 2020 End: March 30, 2022
Budget: $ 201,750
Enabling widespread COVID-19 testing via highthroughput proteomics detection
Start: July 1, 2020 End: June 30, 2021
Budget: $ 200,000
TIGeR: Translational Implementation of Genomics for Rare diseases
Start: July 1, 2020 End: June 30, 2023
Budget: $ 6,089,492
An Open Platform for Rapid, Reproducible, Phenotype-Centric Variant Prioritization in Poorly Characterized Rare Genetic Disorders
Start: July 1, 2020 End: December 30, 2021
Budget: $ 200,000
Genomics-Enhanced Rapid COVID-19 Pandemic Response
Start: May 1, 2020 End: April 30, 2021
Budget: $ 237,500
COVID-19 Precision Health Genomics for Children: A multiomic study of the ABCCC (Alberta Childhood COVID-19 Cohort)
Start: May 1, 2020 End: December 30, 2021
Budget: $ 577,750
Development and implementation of rapid metagenomic sequencing coupled with isothermal amplification point of care testing for viral diagnostics
Start: March 1, 2021 End: February 22, 2022
Budget: $ 957,700
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Genomics in Fisheries and Aquaculture
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Genomics and our Forests
Resilient Forests (RES-FOR): Climate, Pests, & Policy - Genomics Applications
Start: October 1, 2016 End: March 30, 2021
Budget: $ 5,678,657
CoADAPTREE: Healthy trees for new climates
Start: October 1, 2016 End: September 30, 2020
Budget: $ 5,800,000.00
Spruce-Up: Advanced spruce genomics for productive and resilient forests
Start: October 10, 2016 End: March 30, 2022
Budget: $ 10,417,352.00
TRIA-FoR: Transformative Risk Assessment and Forest Resilience Using Genomic Tools for the Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak
Start: October 1, 2021 End: September 30, 2025
Budget: $ 6,431,135
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Genomics and the Environment
Systems biology and molecular ecology of Chronic Wasting Disease
Start: October 1, 2016 End: September 30, 2021
Budget: $ 11,500,523.00
Application of Genomics to Enhance Wetland Treatment Systems for Remediation of Processed Water in Northern Environments
Start: July 1, 2021 End: June 30, 2025
Budget: $ 6,379,093
The Canadian BioGenome Project
Start: October 1, 2021 End: September 30, 2025
Budget: $ 6,458,996
The Role of Genomics in Fostering and Supporting Arctic Biodiversity: Implications for Wildlife Management, Policy, and Indigenous Food Security
Start: July 1, 2020 End: June 30, 2024
Budget: $ 1,879,137
Field Validation of Technologies for Anaerobic Benzene and Alkylbenzene Bioremediation
Start: April 1, 2019 End: March 31, 2022
Budget: $ 2,980,980
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Genomics in the Energy Sector
Managing Microbial Corrosion in Canadian Offshore & Onshore Oil Production Operations
Start: October 1, 2016 End: September 30, 2021
Budget: $ 7,850,739
GENICE: Microbial genomics for oil spill preparedness in Canada's Arctic marine environment
Start: October 1, 2016 End: September 30, 2022
Budget: $ 10,741,377.00
Validation and integration of genomics solutions for offshore oil exploration in Nova Scotia and beyond
Start: July 1, 2019 End: June 30, 2021
Budget: $ 6,479,915
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Genomics in the Agricultural Sector
Application of genomics to improve disease resilience and sustainability in pork production
Start: October 1, 2015 End: March 30, 2021
Budget: $ 9,801,714
Increasing feed efficiency and reducing methane emissions through genomics: A new promising goal for the Canadian dairy industry
Start: October 1, 2015 End: December 30, 2020
Budget: $ 10,306,812.00
Development of genomic crossbred estimate breeding values (GCEBV) to maximize profitability for Canadian pork producers
Start: April 1, 2017 End: March 31, 2021
Budget: $ 3,389,222.00
Comparative genomics of Campylobacter strains prevalent in Canadian poultry production associated with human disease: identification of biomarkers relevant to the development of targeted mitigation strategies
Start: July 1, 2019 End: June 30, 2022
Budget: $ 791,692
Genomics Driven Development of Drought Tolerant Wheat Cultivars
Start: April 1, 2019 End: December 31, 2021
Budget: $ 288,000
Development of functional genomic prediction platform for industry application
Start: April 1, 2019 End: March 31, 2021
Budget: $ 271,328
BioNet Alberta
Start: April 1, 2019 End: March 31, 2021
Budget: $ 3,000,000
Development of a fermentation-based opiate production platform using plant genomics
Start: April 1, 2019 End: June 30, 2021
Budget: $ 355,378
Multi-pathogen, multi-crop disease forecasting network for Alberta
Start: January 1, 2019 End: December 31, 2021
Budget: $ 552,050
Using machine learning to identify pigs with superior disease resilience to improve animal health and the sustainability of pork production
Start: January 1, 2019 End: December 31, 2021
Budget: $ 324,880
Is PRRSV-induced fetal death associated with thyroid disruption predicted by DRGA0008048 on SSC7?
Start: January 1, 2019 End: December 31, 2021
Budget: $ 276,435
Investigating infectiousness of pigs selected for multi-factorial resilience or increased resistance to PRRS
Start: January 1, 2019 End: June 30, 2021
Budget: $ 325,567
Development of an alternative therapeutic for controlling mastitis in dairy cows
Start: January 1, 2019 End: December 31, 2021
Budget: $ 359,970
A comprehensive analytical toolkit and high‐performance genome browser for rapid, reliable and in‐depth characterization of bacterial genomes
Start: October 1, 2018 End: September 30, 2021
Budget: $ 940,977
BeeBiome Data Portal
Start: October 1, 2020 End: March 30, 2022
Budget: $ 384,288
Application of Genomics-based Tools to Select for Pig Disease Resilience
Start: July 1, 2020 End: June 30, 2023
Budget: $ 1,026,200
Development and deployment of a computational tool for efficient whole-genome sequence association and prediction analyses
Start: July 1, 2020 End: December 30, 2021
Budget: $ 160,000
Integrating genomic approaches to improve dairy cattle resilience: A comprehensive goal to enhance Canadian dairy industry sustainability
Start: January 1, 2020 End: December 30, 2023
Budget: $ 12,541,112
An "omics" approach to characterization of the microactome and identification of new therapeutic targets for the prevention of liver abscesses and bovine respiratory disease in feedlot cattle
Start: January 1, 2020 End: December 31, 2023
Budget: $ 1,200,000
Genomic ASSETS (Antimicrobial Stewardship Systems from Evidence-based Treatment Strategies) for Livestock Genomic ASSETS (Antimicrobial Stewardship Systems from Evidence-based Treatment Strategies) for Livestock
Start: October 1, 2019 End: September 30, 2023
Budget: $ 5,678,154
Total Budget for All Projects: $