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News Articles and Updates

Saskatoon Student Wins 3rd at International Competition External Link

June 19, 2012 / News Article

A Grade 11 student from Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon has won acclaim on the international stage. Seventeen-year-old Rui Song placed third at the 2012 International BioGENEius Challenge in Boston, Massachusetts.

David Gauthier to Succeed Wilf Keller as CEO of Genome Prairie

May 23, 2012 / News Release

Dr. Arnold Naimark, Chair of Genome Prairie’s Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of Dr. David Gauthier as Acting President and CEO of Genome Prairie effective June 2, 2012. He succeeds Dr. Wilf Keller who will be assuming the position of President and CEO of Ag-West Bio Inc.

Prairie Gold Project Takes Flight

April 26, 2012 / News Release

A new industrial oilseed crop to be tested as a biojet fuel

Prairie Scientists Compete for National Health Research Funding

February 02, 2012 / News Release

Genome Prairie is working with health researchers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to compete for research funding in Genome Canada’s latest national competition: “Genomics and Personalized Health”, announced earlier this week in Ottawa.

Oil, gas studies get $800K boost External Link

January 28, 2012 / News Article

More than $800,000 in federal and provincial funding will help the Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) and the University of Regina study innovative recovery methods for oil and gas production, while reducing their environmental impact.

Jets test fuel from new oilseed External Link

January 20, 2012 / News Article

Carinata in mustard family Contracts designed to generate 5,000 to 10,000 acres this year

Genome Canada: Investing in Life Sciences

December 15, 2011 / News Article

What are the life sciences? They encompass a wide variety of biological activities. Not only are they an industry vital to medical advancements, they’re imperative to our economy as well.

PhD credits success to business climate External Link

November 24, 2011 / News Article

Monique Haakensen was recently named one of Canada's best young entrepreneurs by the Rogers Fuel Awards. Haakensen completed a PhD in microbiology, genomics and bioinformatics at the University of Saskatchewan.

Canada's top young entrepreneurs of the year named by the FuEL Awards External Link

November 14, 2011 / News Article

Alexander Levy never planned to start a business. But while working as a student researcher at the University of Toronto, he developed a prototype mobile application that allows people with communication disorders, such as those caused by stroke, autism and ALS, to make themselves understood audibly - at a tiny fraction of the cost of existing hardware systems.

Greener pastures ahead: Report External Link

October 31, 2011 / News Article

Canada's ag sector expected to pick up steam