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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 accross Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
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USask plant scientists develop model for identifying lentil varieties best suited to climate change impacts

This research was part of the AGILE program funded by Genome Canada and managed by Genome Prairie.
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Genome Prairie’s Three-Pronged Approach to COVID-19 Research

“Genome Prairie has the opportunity to take advanced lab technology directly to where ‘the rubber hits the road’ in order to provide genomic solutions to a very complex problem, specifically, COVID-19. For us, CanCOGeN funding translates into meaningful collaboration opportunities in the health care space."
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Science and Industry: Working Together Is What Sets SWINE2 Apart

An update on the 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project - Application of genomics to improve disease resilience and sustainability in pork production.
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Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams

The uptake of genomic-based innovations can be affected by various social, economic and environmental factors, including legal and regulatory requirements, especially when they represent significant changes to current practices. Already, research into the implications of genomics in society (GE3LS research) conducted through Large-Scale Applied Research Projects (LSARPs) helps better understand these factors primarily in the context of individual projects, but also in relation to sectors. However, to ensure the effective and responsible translation of innovative genomic applications, Genome Canada has developed a Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program to facilitate collaborations and dialogue between researchers and other key stakeholders whose sectors stand to be transformed by genomics advances.