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Building a healthier & more productive environment through genomics

2020 - 2021 Annual Report

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Food Security
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Our Mission

Driving genomics research, development and knowledge translations to better protect, feed, heal & empower the people of Manitoba, Saskatchewan & beyond.

Our Vision

Building a healthier and more productive environment for everyone through genomics.

Our Values

Genome Prairie...

...is empathetic, considerate and respectful in its communications and conduct between staff and stakeholders.

...continually strives to be correct, complete and consistent in exceeding staff and stakeholders' expectations.

...is inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible in all conduct at all times throughout the entire organization.

...operates with integrity, honesty and urgency in all our conduct with staff and stakeholders.

...is bold, innovative and open in pursuing opportunities and challenges together with our stakeholders.

Our Leadership

Watch the video from the President & CEO, check out our highlights PDF and view messages from a few members of our leadership team.

To learn about our organizations vision for the future download the Genome Prairie 5-Year Strategic Plan

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A Message from Mike Cey

President & CEO

As Genome Prairie confidently enters its third decade of opeartion in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, a high degree of renewal has instilled an optimism that is readily apparent within our organization. To that end it is worth exploring the sources of our optimism when the world around us is seemingly offering ever greater challenges and trials.

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A Message from Bill Johnson

Board Chair

Living through a year-and-a-half of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives on many levels. However, this disruption has also presented opportunities for Genome Prairie to demonstrate our value in the Prairie provinces and across Canada.

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A Message from Lisette Mascarenhas

Chief Scientific Officer

Genomic research has contributed to the knowledge and prevention tools we needed to manage and emerge from the ravages of this COVID-19 pandemic. This past year, our participation in, and collaboration with Genome Canada on the Canadian COVID19 Genomics Network or CanCOGeN program...

Our Work

Genome Prairie leads the application of genomics solutions across key sectors in the Manitoba and Saskatchewan to drive economic growth, improve quality of life and foster global leadership.

Genome Prairie will continue to explore new opportunities for future research projects for both provinces in the health, agriculture and environment spaces to ensure long term sustainability for the organization.

Click on each sector to learn more

We bring the right researchers together with the right partners at the right time to make the required impact.

2020-2021 Highlights

Funded Projects

Click on the projects below to find out more.

Our Board of Directors

The primary mandate of Genome Prairie’s Board of Directors is to provide strategic insight and operational governance. Our Board of Directors is composed of prominent members of the Prairie and North American research community. Board members have a diverse range of experience and expertise that spans across science and business.

Through quarterly meetings, the Board aims to fulfill the Prairie Region’s Genomics’ guiding principle promoting world-class research, creating strategic genomics resources and advocating the development of a globally competitive life sciences sector. The Board members’ time and expertise are essential to our ongoing success and future direction, and we are grateful for their contributions.

Financials

Download Consolidated Financial Statements

Contains:

  • Independent Auditors Report
  • Consolidated Statement of Financial Position
  • Consolidated Statement of Operations
  • Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Assets
  • Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
  • Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

Thank You

Thank You To Our Partners

We extend our continued gratitude to our partners across Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada and abroad.

Your great work and collaborative support are sincerely appreciated.

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