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
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.