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Genome Prairie Strategic Plan 2021 to 2025


Building research capacity

Genome Prairie enables regional researchers to participate in Genome Canada competitions and other provincial initiatives.
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Maximizing the benefits of genomics

To date, Genome Prairie has supported over $260M of research activity across Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
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Updates

Dr. Peter Phillips Appointed Board Chair

Genome Prairie is pleased to announce today the appointment of Dr. Peter W.B. Phillips as Chair of its Board of Directors. The appointment as Chair is for a three-year term, open to renewal in 2025.
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Genome Prairie Appoints Two New Board Members

Genome Prairie Inc. announced today the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors, the Honourable JoAnne Buth and Dr. Terrance (Terry) Fonstad.
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COVID's Next Big Impact?

Nearly three years since SARS-COVID-19 (conventionally referred to as ‘COVID’) was declared a global pandemic, much of the world is returning to a sense of normality. While the rate of death from the coronavirus may have decreased, researchers like Dr. Andrew Cameron are helping Canada and the world prepare for another near-term COVID threat: coinfections.
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Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Funding Opportunity

Genome Prairie through Genome Canada is launching a new Climate Action Genomics Initiative funding opportunity in May 2022. Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams (ICTs) represent the largest, key component of the initiative. ICTs are integrated teams of researchers from different disciplines and users who work together to address specific questions, achieve relevant deliverables and, ultimately, reduce the carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions of Canada’s agriculture and food systems. As part of the Initiative portfolio, the teams will work toward broader national impacts that manifest value beyond each individual project. The ICTs will provide genomic solutions to help implement agriculture and food production systems that are climate-resilient, socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sustainable, and that contribute to the mitigation of climate change impacts.