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Genome Prairie Welcomes new Project Manager, Genome360 (SK)

July 23, 2021 /

Saskatchewan, Manitoba Genome Prairie is delighted to welcome Dr. Rahwa Osman as the new Project Manager, Genome360 (SK) effective July 26th, 2021.…

UM and Inuit communities partner to co-develop Arctic oil spill preparedness and emergency response using genomics research

July 22, 2021 /

$6.7 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome Prairie

Genomic Applications Partnership Program Competition Announcement

July 8, 2021 /

Genomic Applications Partnership Program - intake notice The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) funds downstream research and…

Genome Prairie Welcomes Three New Board Members

July 2, 2021 /

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Genome Prairie is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Board members for three-year terms: Dr. Annemieke…

Genome Prairie Welcomes new Manager, Programs

June 21, 2021 / News Release

Saskatchewan, Manitoba Genome Prairie is delighted to welcome Dr. Ifeoma Okwor as the new Program Manager, effective July 1st, 2021. Dr. Okwor will…

Comment from the Canadian Genome Enterprise:

June 1, 2021 /

Consultation Response to Health Canada’s Proposed    guidance for Novel Food Regulations Improving safety and standard of service to benefit breeding…

Genome360's SeekNET Initiative Launch

April 26, 2021 /

SeekNET: Genome Prairie’s new initiative advances Manitoba Agricultural Biotechnology. The SeekNET Initiative offers Manitoba’s agriculture…

Budget 2021 Bolsters Canada’s Bio-Economy and Genomics on a Mission

April 20, 2021 /

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 19, 2021 Ottawa, ON Funding announced in Budget 2021 will significantly advance…

Genome Prairie partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to support increased hands-on genomics training capabilities.

April 7, 2021 /

New equipment in the BioScience Applied Research Centre will provide unique research and data analysis opportunities and training in genome sequencing…

Genome Prairie advancing provincial Genomics capability through new partnership with Université de Saint-Boniface

March 29, 2021 / News Release

A new partnership has formed between Genome Prairie (GP) and Université de Saint-Boniface (USB), a relationship looking to build on GP’s Genome360 initiative, which was initially conceived with the goal to give local groups access to state-of-the-art genomics equipment suitable for users of differing experience and requirements.