News Articles and Updates
World wheat experts to meet in Saskatoon in 2019
January 13, 2016 / News Release
SASKATOON - A Saskatoon group has won the bid to host the 2019 International Wheat Congress, a first-of-its-kind event that will bring together more than 600 wheat scientists to discuss advances in wheat research and the future of wheat in helping avert a global food security crisis by 2050.
Genome Prairie Appoints Director of Operations
November 5, 2015 / News Release
Genome Prairie is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Simon Potter as Director of Operations at its Winnipeg office to provide leadership in industry engagement and project development efforts to promote collaborations centred on regional priorities. His focus will include developing and strengthening partnerships with new and existing stakeholders, overseeing Manitoba-based participation in Genome Canada-related programs, facilitating the development of new projects, and supporting awarded projects.
Funding Opportunity: 2015 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition
October 29, 2015 / News Release
Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), is seeking proposals for research projects to address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology (B/CB) as it relates to genomics. Proposals with applications across all of Genome Canada’s sectors are welcome. These include agriculture & agri-food, fisheries & aquaculture, forestry, energy, environment, human health and mining.
Public Lecture: Agriculture in a Growing World
September 28, 2015 / News Article
Please join us for a free public lecture with Dr. Patrick Moore, The Sensible Environmentalist. October 8, 2015 @7:00pm Neatby Timlin Theatre Room 241, 2nd Floor, Arts Building University of Saskatchewan
Three Prairie projects provide a $23.8 million boost for crops and animal health research and development in Saskatchewan
July 22, 2015 / News Release
Results of the Genome Canada Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Genomics and Feeding the Future, in funding partnership with the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), were announced at the University of Saskatchewan yesterday.
2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition
June 11, 2015 / News Release
Funding Opportunity 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition Genome Canada is pleased to launch the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics…
Request for Applications - 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition
June 4, 2015 / News Release
Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions
Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity
April 29, 2015 / News Release
Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics (DIG) Competition.
Upcoming LSARP Research Project Competition
February 2, 2015 / News Release
Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions February 2, 2015 – Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research…
Plant Microbiome Project aims to improve crop yield and stress resilience
January 27, 2015 / News Release
University of Saskatchewan microbiologists Vladimir Vujanovic and Jim Germida have been awarded $1.9 million through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program to work with Cambridge, Mass. based plant microbiome company, Symbiota™, on a $16-million research project.