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News Articles and Updates


Request for Applications - 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition

June 04, 2015 / News Release

Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions

Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity

April 29, 2015 / News Release

Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics (DIG) Competition.

Upcoming LSARP Research Project Competition

February 02, 2015 / News Release

Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions February 2, 2015 – Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research…

Plant Microbiome Project aims to improve crop yield and stress resilience

January 27, 2015 / News Release

University of Saskatchewan microbiologists Vladimir Vujanovic and Jim Germida have been awarded $1.9 million through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program to work with Cambridge, Mass. based plant microbiome company, Symbiota™, on a $16-million research project.

Genome Prairie Appoints Communications Officer

November 12, 2014 / News Release

Genome Prairie is pleased to announce that Quyen Van has joined their team as Communications Officer.

Communicating the Science of Agriculture External Link

September 08, 2014 /

Watch our five-part interview series featuring Kevin Folta, Cami Ryan and Michele Payn-Knopper. This expert panel answers questions on the opportunities and challenges facing communicators in ag biotech while providing valuable insights for professional development.

2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Competition

June 16, 2014 / News Release

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), today launched a Request for Applications for the 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics and Feeding the Future.

The Future of Canada's Bioscience and Agricultural Innovation: A Dialogue

June 05, 2014 / News Release

This event, hosted by VALGEN, will bring together industry, government and academic leaders to discuss science and innovation policy in the Canadian and global context, with a particular emphasis on agricultural innovation.

Canada Creating Genomics Innovation Network

May 29, 2014 / News Release

May 29, 2014 - Genome Canada today released a request for applications for membership in the Genomics Innovation Network (GIN) and core operations support funds.

Full Genome of Camelina Published

April 23, 2014 / News Release

Scientists from Genome Prairie's Prairie Gold project have published key research findings related to the Camelina genome in the April 23, 2014 edition of Nature Communications.