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  • I am a tree - A Genome Alberta Christmas reading

    I am a tree

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    Pitch & Polish your science writing

    Pitching & Polishing

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    I am a tree - A Genome Alberta Christmas reading

    I am a tree

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    UK-Canada One Health Workshop Report

    Report from the AMR front

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    Career Opportunity - Controller

    Genome Alberta is hiring

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    Career Opportunity - Agricultural Program Officer

    We're hiring

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    Industry Highlight: Alpha Phenomics gives the beef industry the full genetic picture

    Taking feed efficiency from genomic prediction to reality.

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    From Innovation to Impact: Genome Alberta looks to 2025

    Our new Strategic Plan

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    Select the resilient ones! Let’s save our forests!

    Selecting trees to adapt to climate change

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    Why Science? to air on Windspeaker radio in Alberta

    Why Science?

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    Methane eating microbes to the rescue, how Arctic deep-sea research is exploring new frontiers

    Oil eating microbes

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    Helping forests resist mountain pine beetle

    Pine Beetle Whisperers

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    New genomics funding to meet environmental challenges

    $12 million for new research

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    New genomic projects will make natural resources and environment sectors more resilient to climate change

    LSARP announcement

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    Tip of the hat to Alberta Science Fairs

    Supporting your local Science Fair

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    Open source, open data as game changers in ending a pandemic

    The largest global collaboration of scientists ever is supported by open source, freely shared software. Here’s why that matters.

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    US to Build New ‘National Bioinformatics Infrastructure’

    President Biden earmarked $300 million to build and support a “National Bioinformatics Infrastructure.” Will it put an end to bottlenecks in bioinformatics?

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    Life’s Edge – a review

    what it means to be alive

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    Alberta research to spot early stage lung cancer

    Earlier cancer detection

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    The case for biomanufacturing in Canada

    Diversification though biomanufacturing

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    Science Fair Season 2021 – update

    virtually time!

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    Using metabolomics to understand maternal and fetal health

    Metabolomics study of pregnant women

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    Bioinformatics beats AI in genetic sequence ‘lab of origin’ tracking challenge

    It’s not everyday that a new computing approach rises to conquer the crowd favorite -- Machine Deep Learning (aka AI in laymen usage). But today Bioinformatics won the race to find which lab did the deed

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    COVID-19 Variant Sequencing Statement

    Statement by MLA Issik

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    New applied genomics research investments bring solutions to real-world challenges facing Canadians

    Genome Alberta co-lead on new project

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    What is a Clade?

    Matryoshka dolls for biologists

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    Bakers add free bioinformatics tools to their kitchens

    Cake and cookies, oh my! Bioinformatics isn’t just for medicine anymore.

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    CanCOGeN doubling sequencing tests

    Mutation spotting

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    Integrated Variants of Concern Strategy to track fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants

    Investing in variant tracking

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    Bacon and Eggheads and Pandemic Preparedness

    Pandemic prep

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    Hunting for viral mutations in Alberta

    Genomics technology was ready for the pandemic

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    Alberta using sequencing technology to track COVID-19

    Sampling, sequencing,and sharing

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    Science Fair Season 2021

    It’s happening virtually!

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    Bioinformatics in the War on Drug Resistant Diseases

    While everyone is battling the current pandemic, superbugs are expanding another battlefield. Here is how bioinformatics is improving our odds for survival

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    Canada's COVID-19 Genomics Network builds trust and cooperation

    Researchers ARE in this together

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    The CanCOGeN Detective Agency

    Our lead genomic sleuth

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    Nature's Winter White

    Jackrabbits, hares, horses and kittens

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    Genomics 2020: A year on the Genome Alberta blog

    covid posts and more!

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    Twas the Night Before Christmas - Genome Alberta style

    Join our researchers in a Night Before Christmas

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    Modern Miracles: Bioinformatics and multiple Covid-19 vaccines in one year!

    Miracles only occur in the darkest hours and heroes are only born from the most tragic of horrors. Here’s how the fastest transition in history from pandemic to vaccines happened.

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    The Gnome Genome Project

    Gnomes, knowns, and unknowns

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    Blood Types Explained!

    A Genetics Explainer video

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    Bioinformatics points to cures that cancel “disease expression”

    Curing or treating diseases may rely more on cancelling gene expression and “disease expression,” than gene editing, although many future treatments are likely to combine genetic techniques.

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    The Mosquito – a review

    Our deadliest predator

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    Biomarkers may point to COVID-19 say researchers

    Biomarkers for COVID-19

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    New research: Flu shot deal sweetener and tools to break pathogen sugar-coating

    Researchers find the flu shot may protect against Covid-19 too. Meanwhile, decoding cell-surface sugars presents a major breakthrough in the fight against infections of all types.

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    $16M in federal funding to support genomics research

    Supporting new research

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    Science Fairs in the Pandemic

    Virtual participation

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    Tough decisions ahead for gene editing

    Who decides?

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    University of Alberta researcher closing in on remdesivir use

    Re-purposing remdesivir

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    Penicillin production provides clue to defeating antibiotic-resistant germs

    Researchers sequenced the genome of Alexander Fleming’s original penicillin mold and compared it to later versions. What they found may be the answer to antibiotic-resistant microbes.

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    University of Alberta researcher studying COVID-19 impact on health-care workers

    Health-care workers in a pandemic

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    Kids & COVID: A straightforward discussion with Stephen Freedman

    Kids, COVID, and Classrooms

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    Listen: News on kids & COVID from UCalgary researcher

    The latest on kids & COVID

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    Metabolomics at the Tour de France

    Predicting athletic performance

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    Where in the world is COVID-19? Nova Scotia researchers aim to find out

    Barcoding the testing process

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    Cat anti-viral holds promise for COVID-19: University of Alberta researchers

    Cats to the rescue?

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    Kids, classrooms, and COVID-19

    What we know so far...

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    Bioinformatics, gene editing remake cell factories for faster, cheaper drug production

    Remake of cell line development delivers a major production boost for CHO cell protein factories

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    Graduate students in a precarious position during the pandemic

    Life blood left cold

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    Hackathon produces online tool to predict COVID-19 spread

    A Youreka moment

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    Can one lab do 10,000 COVID-19 tests a day?

    Tests and even more tests

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    Planning back to school?

    Suggestions for coping

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    Capturing COVID-19 and anything else lurking in our lungs

    Dealing with co-infections

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    How to start a company during a pandemic

    yOIL

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    When it Comes to Pig Genetics, Attitude is Everything

    When Genes Talk, We Should Listen

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    University of Calgary researcher working to diversify COVID testing landscape

    New testing technology

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    Tracing the novel coronavirus back through time to find a future threat

    Bioinformatics map SARS-CoV-2’s ancestry, looking to prevent future pandemics from the same virus lineage

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    Castilleja – a colourful natural history

    a paintbrush in the wild

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    Art for truth's sake

    Dyscopia

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    Seeking Science on YouTube

    It’s edutainment!

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    Federal government needs to do more to protect endangered plants, says U of L researcher

    An underappreciated middle child

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    Designing therapeutics for the coronavirus - on all fronts

    Alberta antiviral research

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    Bill Bryson’s The Body – a review

    A Guide for Occupants

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    Listen as we talk about bats

    Thank bats for your tequila

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    Gut bacterium gene points to possible cure for Cholera

    Researchers find human gut microbiomes create tendency for disease susceptibility or resistance, above and beyond other factors such as poverty and general health conditions.

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    Consolidation of COVID-19 Research Initiatives

    COVID research

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    Pacylex gears up for clinical trials

    Following a new pathway

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    What lies ahead for Canadian research and researchers?

    Research burnout

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    Artificial intelligence - now and then

    Leftover audio

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    LISTEN: Machine learning hard at work in pandemic research

    Today's word: Phylogeny

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    Women in BIO go BIO Digital

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    LISTEN: BIO becomes BIO Digital

    BIO Digital

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    Raspberry Scientific blood test goes to BIO Digital

    Raspberry, blood, and vinegar

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    Canada's biotech sector in the age of COVID

    Biotech in Canada

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    Building Better Beef Cattle

    Seeking better beef? Assembly required

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    How Alberta's iGEM students are persevering through COVID-19

    SynBio in a time of COVID

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    Genomics supercharges contact tracing in mapping COVID-19 spread

    Genomics reveal more than contact tracing alone, such as whether a healthcare worker contracted SARS-CoV-2 from a patient or a social gathering.

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    A family tree for SARS-CoV-2

    Viral family trees

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    COVID-19 Precision Health Genomics for Children

    Children and COVID-19

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    Listen as we learn more about COVID-19 in children

    COVID in children

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    Career Opportunity: Research Program Manager

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    Industry All Abuzz about BeeBiome Data Portal

    If it's bee-related, you'll find it here

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    Virus testing - A quick primer

    Testing A, B, and C's

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    Modelling a Pandemic

    helping students interpret the science

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    Better treatment strategies to manage the pandemic

    COVID-19 treatment strategy

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    What bats can teach us about the coronavirus

    Bats v People

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    Are we moving too fast?

    Science is hard, reality is complex

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    UCalgary researchers develop a new method to test for COVID-19

    Green means positive

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    Window to Another World: Life is Bubbling Up to Seafloor with Petroleum from Deep Below

    Deep sea microbes

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    Positive results for new rapid testing method

    Test results you can see

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    Alberta Bioinformatics Expertise at Work in Health and Agriculture

    Bioinformatics in Alberta

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    Knocking back COVID-19 with genomics

    Targets in sight

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    Genotyping COVID-19

    Rapid sequencing

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    The COVID-19 Genomics UK consortium and the Canadian COVID Genomics Network launch new partnership

    COG-UK and CanCOGeN

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    A COVID testing lab, anywhere you need it

    Testing anywhere

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    Listen: How to read a science paper

    Science papers and you

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    New novel coronavirus protein interactions map directs drug repurposing

    Researchers identify 29 FDA-approved drugs, 12 drugs in clinical trials, and 28 preclinical compounds that can be repurposed to fight COVID-19

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    iGEM teams continue to work on their projects despite no lab access

    Campus closures won’t stop these dedicated students!

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    COVID-19 Boosts Trust in Science and Support for Genomics Research

    And the survey says -

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    Bioinformatics play key role in global search for COVID-19 vaccine

    Traditional vaccine research took 10-15 years, now researchers hope bioinformatics will condense that to less than 2 years

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    Science Lessons from COVID-19

    Science, Technology, Society

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    Because we are afraid

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    Genome Canada leads $40 million genomics initiative to address COVID-19 pandemic

    CanCOGeN announced

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    Lethbridge Regional Science Fair goes virtual

    The Southern Alberta Technology Council (SATC) has decided to virtualize the 2020 Regional Science Fair event.

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    Stem Cell Network announces $675,000 for three Canadian-led COVID-19 research projects

    Announced by the Stem Cell Network (SCN), these new research projects will contribute to the global response to COVID-19,

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    Science Fair Season goes Online

    It’s on again!

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    Researcher’s Interest in Disease is Infectious

    Researcher gets testy with disease

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    What we know about implementing pandemic policies and procedures

    We are doing okay so far

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    Alberta research underway to develop at home COVID-19 test

    Alberta lab-on-a-chip

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    University of Alberta team responds to COVID-19 challenge

    Lorne Tyrrell on COVID-19

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    Animal Lover Not Sheepish About Her Passion

    If you thought coronavirus was scary, check out zombie deer disease

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    Predicting the severity of COVID-19 in patients

    COVID-19 biomarkers

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    Genome Canada and Genome Alberta launch new funding for COVID-19 research

    New COVID research funding

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    Using the past to cure the current pandemic

    Killing a viral engine

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    Edmonton biotech company working on vaccine

    Cell delivery

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    UCalgary researcher developing portable COVID test

    Rapid response for a portable test

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    Genome BC Launches Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Projects

    Genome BC COVID funding

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    Global AI, Bioinformatics, and Medical Communities Unite to Defeat COVID-19

    COVIDathon combines the talents and tools of diverse disciplines from around the world in a single collaborative effort to defeat the worst pandemic in modern times

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    Fossil Hunting on the Jurassic Coast

    Virtual Seeking Science

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    Studying COVID-19 in children

    Multidisciplinary pediatric study

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    UCalgary research and diagnostics collaboration to benefit families throughout Alberta

    New funding for clinical genomics

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    Alberta working to develop early COVID-19 diagnosis

    Accurate, fast, and personal.

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    Cultural Response to the COVID Pandemic

    Combating stigma and fear

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    Science Fair Season 2020 – Cancelled

    COVID-19 Update

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    Industry Tickled Pink to Aid Pig Research

    Some things are better with a partner

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    Budding Chef and Scientist Finds Recipe for Success

    What do cooking and parasites have in common?

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    Trace the flow of blood through the heart

    Start with a Valentine’s Heart

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    Young Researcher's Career Starting to GEL

    Balancing research, family and the ukulele

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    How do we explain three phenotypes? Codominance and Incomplete dominance

    Codominance and Incomplete dominance

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    Small steps on the road to CWD research success

    Our 22nd update

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    Bioinformatics as forensic tool in coronavirus outbreak

    Is it a natural occurring virus or a bioweapon? Bioinformatics can potentially reveal origin and treatment of coronaviruses.

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    Science Fair Season in Alberta 2020

    There will be Genome Alberta award winners!

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    Farmer-led research

    Ag research priorities