News Articles and Updates
Wildlife Management and Conservation in the Canadian North
December 3, 2019 / News Article
Genomic approaches to Northern wildlife management hinges on strong community participation
Using Genomics to Study Polar Bears and Grizzly Bears in the Canadian North
November 4, 2019 / News Article
The TACSI project conducts fieldwork in northern Manitoba, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
DivSeek International Network Inc.
October 24, 2019 / News Release
Genome Prairie partner DivSeek International Network makes hiring announcement
2020 LSARP Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment
October 15, 2019 / News Release
Funding Opportunity – Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment
IISD Experimental Lakes Area and Genome Prairie Launch Wetlands Research
August 30, 2019 / News Release
IISD Experimental Lakes Area and Genome Prairie Launch Unique Research to Explore How Wetlands Help Clean Up Oil Spills
Improving On-Seed Survival and performance of legume inoculants using genome shuffling
August 8, 2019 / News Article
OSS – Improving On-Seed Survival and performance of legume inoculants using genome shuffling is a GAPP project.
USask-led research teams awarded $24.2M from Genome Canada
July 23, 2019 / News Release
USask-led research teams awarded $24.2M from Genome Canada and partners to improve agriculture through genomic science.
Zika Virus Infection Research Supported by Genome Prairie
May 13, 2019 / News Article
In 2015 the news spread quickly of a devastating epidemic in Brazil, caused by the Zika virus (ZIKV). The virus then spread to other parts of South and North America, as well as some Pacific islands and Southeast Asia. ZIKV is spread by a bite from an infected mosquito, and can also be spread via sexual activity and blood transfusion.
Major investment in research will help protect Canadian waters and improve diagnostic tools for cattle
February 4, 2019 / News Release
Canada is a world leader in genomics research, producing dramatic breakthroughs in science, and transforming our understanding of the living world. The results of this research are being used to tackle important challenges and develop innovative solutions, not just in human health, but across diverse sectors of the economy.
U of S crop scientists help crack the wheat genome code
August 16, 2018 / News Release
A University of Saskatchewan (U of S)-led research team has played a key role in an international discovery that will have an impact on the food security of millions of people around the world—the sequencing of the billion-piece jigsaw puzzle that is the bread wheat genome.