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Genome Prairie Welcomes new Project Manager, Genome360 (SK)

July 23, 2021

Saskatchewan and Manitoba  Genome Prairie is delighted to welcome Dr. Rahwa Osman as the new Project Manager, Genome360 (SK) effective July 26th, 2021. Dr. Osman will work closely with Genome360 project partners in Saskatchewan and lead the project and help optimize project outcomes for maximum benefits to the region.

Rahwa brings to Genome Prairie more than 10 years of diverse academic and community research experience gained through working with the Centre for Global Infectious Disease Research (Seattle, Washington), VIDO-InterVac, University of Saskatchewan, Agence de Médecine Préventive (Paris, France), and the National Institute of Health of Mozambique.

Rahwa holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Winnipeg, a Graduate Certificate in One Health, and a PhD in Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics from the University of Saskatchewan.

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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