Health and genetics an important part of the cannabis conversation

Published: October 15th 2017

Personal health and genetics featured prominently in a recent panel discussion on Marijuana: Is Canada Ready? held recently in Halifax. The public event, which drew more than 500 people, was offered in partnership with Genome Atlantic and Dalhousie University’s Schulich […]

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GENOMICS: an increasingly important part of the environmental toolkit

Published: September 28th 2017

Genomics is proving to be a valuable tool for environmental monitoring and remediation. A recently published article in Canadian Reclamation magazine highlights some genomics applications in a range of reclamation challenges. Note: Canadian Reclamation magazine is a subscription-only publication and […]

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2016 – 2017 Annual Report

Published: September 29th 2017

In 2014, Genome Atlantic embarked on an ambitious three-year business plan to meet our region’s growing demand for genomics solutions. We are pleased to share with you our 2016-2017 Annual Report highlighting the final year of this plan and the […]

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The Promise of Precision Health: Sienna’s Story

Published: September 25th 2017

Orphan (rare) disease are a group of genetic diseases that collectively affect 1 in 12 Canadians. Now, gene discovery is offering new hope for new therapies. A new video by Genome Canada tells the story of Sienna, a rare disease […]

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***UPDATED WITH FULL VIDEO***MARIJUANA: IS CANADA READY?

Published: October 10th 2017

NOTE: this event has already occurred. Please enjoy the above video of the event. As the legalization of cannabis inches closer to becoming a reality in Canada, questions abound. Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A session on the […]

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Sequence Issue #2: The Next Big Wave

Published: August 28th 2017

Recently, Genome Atlantic’s Andy Stone and Stantec’s Marc Skinner teamed up at the monthly Ocean Connector in Halifax to talk about some of the latest genomics-based technologies making waves in ocean research. Here in Atlantic Canada, we are seeing exciting […]

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