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News Articles and Updates

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.

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.