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.
The Total Utilization Flax GENomics (TUFGEN) project's goal is to increase the benefits and versatility of flax by developing genomic-based tools to assist in crop breeding, to improve field performance and to enhance seed and fibre traits.
The Value Addition Through Genomics and GE3LS (VALGEN) project comprises a diverse team of researchers from across Canada who are working to positively shape public policy and streamline regulation in order to move innovation from the laboratory towards practical applications.
The Microbial Genomics for Biofuels and Co-Products from Biorefining Processes (MGCB2) project involves studying the bacterial metabolism and gene structure and functions involved in the conversion of waste materials and cellulose to usable products.