Applying genomics to the world’s biggest challenges.

Genomics provides in-depth knowledge of every living thing. These insights can lead to solutions for food production, sustainable energy and resource extraction, human disease, and healthy oceans and other natural habitats.

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“Reducing the Risk"

Watch the video: “Reducing the Risk” – How collaborative genomics research could change how we look for offshore oil and gas. Read Full Story

Fighting Superbugs

Bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, and a team of scientists are using genomics to fight back. Full Story

The DNA of Bipolar

The right genetic screening tools could lead to new clinical tools to better diagnose and treat bipolar disorder. Full Story

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“ By using genomics tools, we expect to increase sales by $18 million a year and add 40 jobs. ”

Dr Keng Pee Ang, Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

What We Do

Genome Atlantic is a not-for-profit corporation that helps Atlantic Canada reap the economic and social benefits of genomics in agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries, energy, mining, the environment, forestry, and human health. Partnering with industry, government, academia and research institutions, Genome Atlantic has enabled over $90 million in genomics R&D throughout Atlantic Canada. LEARN MORE