Microbial Assessment for Value-Added, Environmental and Natural Resources (MAVEN) researchers are playing an important role in the efforts of mining industries that are striving to achieve greater levels of transparency, accountability as well as environmental and social responsibility.
Prairie Gold is a novel $4.5 million project to develop the emerging industrial oilseed market in the Prairie region while using genomics to provide a steady pipeline of breeding and bioproduct innovations.
University of Saskatchewan microbiologists Vladimir Vujanovic and Jim Germida have been awarded $1.9 million through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program to work with Cambridge, Mass. based plant microbiome company, Symbiota™, on a $16-million research project. More >