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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World wheat experts to meet in Saskatoon in 2019

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon group has won the bid to host the 2019 International Wheat Congress, a first-of-its-kind event that will bring together more than 600 wheat scientists to discuss advances in wheat research and the future of wheat in helping avert a global food security crisis by 2050.
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Genome Prairie Appoints Director of Operations

Genome Prairie is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Simon Potter as Director of Operations at its Winnipeg office to provide leadership in industry engagement and project development efforts to promote collaborations centred on regional priorities. His focus will include developing and strengthening partnerships with new and existing stakeholders, overseeing Manitoba-based participation in Genome Canada-related programs, facilitating the development of new projects, and supporting awarded projects.
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Funding Opportunity: 2015 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), is seeking proposals for research projects to address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology (B/CB) as it relates to genomics. Proposals with applications across all of Genome Canada’s sectors are welcome. These include agriculture & agri-food, fisheries & aquaculture, forestry, energy, environment, human health and mining.
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