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News Articles and Updates

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.

Winnipeg Office Relocation (and Open House)

April 07, 2014 /

We're moving! Our Winnipeg office will be moving to SmartPark, next to the U of M Fort Garry Campus on May 1, 2014.

Global Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnology Reception (April 29)

April 01, 2014 / News Release

Join Genome Prairie and Innovation Place for a special reception showcasing evidence of the global impacts of agricultural biotechnology from 4:00pm-6:00pm on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Boffins Club, Innovation Place, Saskatoon.

Writing the Book on Agricultural Biotechnology

February 26, 2014 / News Release

February 26, 2014 - An authoritative book on agricultural biotechnology, edited by Genome Prairie’s VALGEN project investigators will be published by Edward Elgar in March 2014.

Genome Prairie Appoints Director of Business Development

November 07, 2013 / News Release

November 7, 2013 – Genome Prairie announced today the appointment of Dr. Lisette Mascarenhas as Director of Business Development – Saskatoon Office.

John Cross awarded Saskatchewan's Order of Merit

October 03, 2013 / News Article

October 3, 2013 - Mr. John Cross, a Genome Prairie Board Member, was recently announced as one of seven Saskatchewan Order of Merit recipients.

Saskatchewan Scientists Release DNA Sequence of New Industrial Oilseed Crop

August 01, 2013 / News Release

August 1 2013 - The Prairie Gold project team announced the successful development of a full genome sequence of Camelina and has made this information available to all stakeholders in the sector.

Genome Canada launches new program to accelerate genomics discovery to market External Link

June 03, 2013 / News Release

June 3, 2013 – The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the launch of a new Genome Canada program designed to move genomics-based solutions from laboratories to the marketplace.