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University of Saskatchewan awarded $1.6 M for new training program to assess environmental Health risks External Link

June 04, 2010 / News Article

With the help of a $1.6-million federal grant announced today, the University of Saskatchewan will create the first training program in North America for human and ecological risk assessment.

Minister Lisa Raitt attends the Safino-Aventis BioTalent Challenge National Awards Ceremony

May 06, 2010 / News Article

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Labour, speaks with Ms. Rui Song at the 2010 National Sanofi-Aventis BioTalent Challenge, held at the National Research Council in Ottawa. Ms. Song, a 14-year-old student from the Walter Murray Collegiate Institute in Saskatoon, won first place at this year's competition for her work in molecular genetics.

Sask. highschool student recognized for lentil research

May 03, 2010 / News Article

Saskatoon’s expertise in agricultural biotechnology extends beyond the University of Saskatchewan and the adjacent research cluster at Innovation Place. For the second year in a row, a Saskatoon high school student has won a national biotechnology research competition.

Saskatoon students shine two years in a row at national science competition in Ottawa

April 28, 2010 / News Release

City student wins biotech competition

April 26, 2010 / News Article

A 14-year old Saskatoon girl won the nation's top biotechnology competition for students on Tuesday for her contributions to finding a way to determine if a dangerous fungus is present in lentil crops.

Saskatchewan agriculture funding to Genome Prairie

October 23, 2009 / News Release

Genome Prairie project attracts $2.35 million in new provincial funding

October 05, 2009 / News Release

Prairie researchers take steps toward developing more cold hardy wheat varieties

July 31, 2009 / News Release

Dr. Karen Chad appointed to Genome Prairie's Board of Directors

July 29, 2009 / News Release

Saskatchewan to host National Biotech Conference

January 29, 2009 / News Release