News Articles and Updates
New Appointment to Genome Prairie's Board of Directors
July 3, 2012 / News Release
Board Chair Arnold Naimark has announced the appointment of Susan Gorges to the Genome Prairie Board of Directors. The announcement was made recently at Genome Prairie’s Annual Meeting of Members.
Genome Canada Announces Bioinformatics Funding Opportunity
June 21, 2012 / News Release
Genome Canada launches competition to strengthen Canada’s leadership in bioinformatics and computational biology
Saskatoon Student Wins 3rd at International Competition
June 19, 2012 / News Article
A Grade 11 student from Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon has won acclaim on the international stage. Seventeen-year-old Rui Song placed third at the 2012 International BioGENEius Challenge in Boston, Massachusetts.
David Gauthier to Succeed Wilf Keller as CEO of Genome Prairie
May 23, 2012 / News Release
Dr. Arnold Naimark, Chair of Genome Prairie’s Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of Dr. David Gauthier as Acting President and CEO of Genome Prairie effective June 2, 2012. He succeeds Dr. Wilf Keller who will be assuming the position of President and CEO of Ag-West Bio Inc.
Prairie Gold Project Takes Flight
April 26, 2012 / News Release
A new industrial oilseed crop to be tested as a biojet fuel
Prairie Scientists Compete for National Health Research Funding
February 2, 2012 / News Release
Genome Prairie is working with health researchers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to compete for research funding in Genome Canada’s latest national competition: “Genomics and Personalized Health”, announced earlier this week in Ottawa.
Oil, gas studies get $800K boost
January 28, 2012 / News Article
More than $800,000 in federal and provincial funding will help the Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) and the University of Regina study innovative recovery methods for oil and gas production, while reducing their environmental impact.
Jets test fuel from new oilseed
January 20, 2012 / News Article
Carinata in mustard family Contracts designed to generate 5,000 to 10,000 acres this year
Genome Canada: Investing in Life Sciences
December 15, 2011 / News Article
What are the life sciences? They encompass a wide variety of biological activities. Not only are they an industry vital to medical advancements, they’re imperative to our economy as well.
PhD credits success to business climate
November 24, 2011 / News Article
Monique Haakensen was recently named one of Canada's best young entrepreneurs by the Rogers Fuel Awards. Haakensen completed a PhD in microbiology, genomics and bioinformatics at the University of Saskatchewan.