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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.

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.

Executive Search: Genome Prairie President & CEO

May 15, 2020 / News Article

Seeking next President & CEO to support and manage large-scale genomics and bioscience research projects in our two provinces.