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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.

Canadian farmers, entrepreneurs and health care workers to benefit from new investment in research

August 16, 2018 / News Release

Putting research in the hands of those who use it to create and innovate leads to increased competitiveness, economic growth and job creation. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to support the country’s researchers whose discoveries inspire entrepreneurs and innovators in the agriculture, health and commercial sectors.