News Articles and Updates
The Future of Wheat is Now
June 27, 2022 /
The world is projected to have significant food shortages in the years ahead. Does the Genome Prairie-supported 4DWheat project hold one of the keys to feeding humanity?
How SARS-COV-2 Transformed Capacity in the Prairies
June 23, 2022 / News Article
The World Health Organization declared a pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 was spreading through the population, and the systems in place to understand the virus were facing a seemingly insurmountable challenge. Within weeks, the CanCOGeN project turned Saskatchewan and Manitoba public health laboratories into world-class centres for infectious disease genomics.
Quality above Quantity: How Cutting-Edge Lentil Genomics is Poised to Change the Face (and Profitability) of Canadian Agriculture
May 16, 2022 / News Article
Intense genomic research at the University of Saskatchewan Crop Production Centre is helping to keep Canadian pulse producers ahead of intense…
Genome Prairie Announces Launch of $30 Million Pan-Canadian Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative
May 12, 2022 / News Article
$30 Million Pan-Canadian Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative
Bison Regional Science Fair Honors Students for Science Ingenuity and Excellence
April 29, 2022 / News Article
Now in its 5th year, the Bison Regional Science Fair, sponsored in part by Genome Prairie, is paving the road for the next generation of discovery in the Prairies.
"All For One" Project Offers Hope for One of Health Science’s most Challenging Groups of Genetic Conditions
April 26, 2022 / News Article
The Canadian Prairie Metabolic Network is seeking answers for a particularly challenging group of genetic disorders and is helping to build capacity for a precision health network in the Prairies
Genome Prairie Appoints Dr. Lester Young as Director of Scientific Affairs
April 11, 2022 / News Release
Genome Prairie announces directorial appointment of Dr. Lester Young.
Genome Prairie Announces Office Relocation in Manitoba
March 29, 2022 / News Release
Genome Prairie's main Manitoba office is being relocated to Smartpark in Winnipeg.
Genome Prairie Appoints Dr. Jerlene Halliday as Manager, Sector Innovation
March 28, 2022 / News Release
Genome Prairie is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jerlene Halliday as Manager, Sector Innovation. Dr. Halliday will leverage her plant…
Protecting plant health essential to future prosperity and sustainability: New report
January 27, 2022 / News Release
Genome Prairie Board member Dr. Peter Phillips serves on multidisciplinary Expert Panel on plant health risks in Canada.