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Genome Prairie Welcomes new Project Manager, Genome360 (MB)

August 31, 2021

Saskatchewan and Manitoba  Genome Prairie is delighted to welcome Racquel Baert as the new Project Manager, Genome360 (MB) effective August 30th, 2021. Racquel will work closely with SeekNET project partners and members of the Manitoba life science community in general, for maximum benefits to the region.

Racquel brings to Genome Prairie more than 10 years of diverse research and community research and project management experience gained through working with Bioscience Association Manitoba, where she led the Prairie Bioscience Canada project, and at the National Research Council Canada – Institute for BioDiagnostics where she worked as the Science and Policy Officer and Project Manager.

Racquel has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, as well as a Master of Science in Physiology and Molecular Biology – both from the University of Manitoba.

More information on Genome Prairie’s research projects and other initiatives can be found online at

About Genome Prairie

Genome Prairie, one of six independent Genome Canada Centres, is a non-profit organization with offices in Saskatoon and Winnipeg. Genome Prairie develops and manages genomics and related bioscience research projects that address key regional priorities including agriculture, human health, the environment, energy and mining. These efforts play a central role in building the Prairie region’s reputation as a location of choice for innovation and commercialization.

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