News Articles and Updates
New precision health ‘All for One’ network for the Prairies
March 9, 2021 /
More than 6,000 patients, primarily children, in the Prairies are affected by inborn errors of metabolism (IEM), rare genetic diseases caused by…
Landmark study generates first genomic atlas for global wheat improvement
November 25, 2020 / News Release
Canadian funding came from the Canadian Triticum Applied Genomics (CTAG2) research project funded by Genome Canada, Genome Prairie and others.
USask plant scientists develop model for identifying lentil varieties best suited to climate change impacts
October 16, 2020 / News Release
This research was part of the AGILE program funded by Genome Canada and managed by Genome Prairie.
Genome Prairie’s Three-Pronged Approach to COVID-19 Research
October 8, 2020 / News Article
“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."
Science and Industry: Working Together Is What Sets SWINE2 Apart
October 7, 2020 / News Article
An update on the 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project - Application of genomics to improve disease resilience and sustainability in pork production.
DivSeek International launches 11 global ‘Hubs’ to accelerate the use of natural genetic diversity to advance crop improvement
October 7, 2020 / News Release
DivSeek International’s operations are funded by Genome Canada, Genome Prairie and the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan.
The Honourable Terry Duguid to make important announcement on Genome Prairie’s CanCOGeN research projects
September 28, 2020 / News Release
CanCOGeN is a $40M Genome Canada-led network involving a consortium of federal, provincial and regional public health authorities, academia, and industry created to coordinate and fund SARS-CoV-2 virus and host genome sequencing efforts.
Genome Prairie Announces Appointment of New President & CEO
September 21, 2020 / News Release
The Board of Directors of Genome Prairie is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Cey (PAg) as Genome Prairie’s new President and CEO, effective November 9, 2020.
Apply Now: Accounting Assistant (Term Position)
August 12, 2020 / News Article
Genome Prairie is seeking an individual with high-quality accounting and general office experience to fill a full-time, 16-week term position (August-December) as an Accounting Assistant at its Saskatoon office.
COV3R – Genome Capture Detects COVID-19 Virus (and Everything Else)
July 20, 2020 / News Article
Genome Prairie's COV3R initiative aims to tackle the problem of detecting co-infections, and in the process provide powerful new tools for public health.