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Building research capacity

Genome Prairie enables regional researchers to participate in Genome Canada competitions and other provincial initiatives.
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Maximizing the benefits of genomics

To date, Genome Prairie has supported over $260M of research activity accross Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
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New projects to explore societal implications of genomics research

Genome Canada is pleased to announce five new projects that will receive funding under the Genome Canada and Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joint Initiative on Societal Implications of Genomics Research. The projects were announced by the Minister of Science, the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, earlier today as part of a major SSHRC grants and scholarships funding announcement.
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Crop research partnership maps two lentil genomes

A partnership between University of Saskatchewan (U of S) crop scientists and genomic big data company NRGene of Israel has successfully sequenced two wild lentil genomes—the largest legume genomes ever assembled.
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Mitigating Diet-Related Health Conditions Mission of World Food Alliance

SAN DIEGO, CA – (June 19, 2017) Linking agriculture and health through the development, deployment and validation of agricultural innovation is the goal of the newly launched World Food Alliance (WFA).
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2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition

This funding opportunity, a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), aims to support projects that will demonstrate how genomics-based research can contribute to a more evidence-based approach to health and, thereby, improve health outcomes, and/or enhance the cost-effectiveness of the healthcare system.

Genomics Day

This workshop will help provide Manitoba researchers information about Genome Canada funding opportunities and how past and current researchers have already successfully been awarded Genome Canada grants. This workshop will allow researchers to also participate in a facilitated working session to generate compelling project ideas and create winning teams.

Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)

The Genomic Applications Partnership Program will fund downstream research and development (R&D) projects that address real world challenges and opportunities as identified by users of genomics research (i.e. industry, government, not-for-profits and other organizations). Downstream R&D includes proof of concept, validation or development of a product, tool or process having significant commercial market potential, or other measurable impact.