eDNA Technology for Atlantic Canada’s Blue Economy

Published: June 15th 2022

Accurate information about marine species biodiversity is critical to Atlantic Canada’s ocean economy. An emerging tool called environmental DNA (eDNA) is proving a valuable addition to the environmental tool kit. Watch, Sampling the Sea: eDNA Technology for Atlantic Canada’s Blue […]

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N.L. prepares to raise the bar in bench-to-bedside genomics

Published: June 21st 2022

The pieces are coming together that could soon make Newfoundland and Labrador a leader in bench-to- bedside genomics, with the capacity to attract significant research and to change the lives of many Canadians and others with genetic-based disorders. Central to […]

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Genomic Evaluations On the Way for Milking Shorthorns

Published: June 21st 2022

After many years in the background of Canada’s Holstein-dominated dairy industry, Milking Shorthorns have begun to attract the attention of a growing number of dairy producers. Breeders, represented by the P.E.I.-based Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society, are seizing the moment to […]

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Improving treatment & diagnosis of rare diseases in Atlantic Canada

Published: May 12th 2022

Q&A with Dr. Victor Martinez, Clinical Genomics Specialist, IWK Health Centre; Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University The Genome Canada-led All for One initiative is advancing precision health across the country, increasing equitable and timely access to accurate, genomics-enabled clinical diagnosis […]

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New research approved for Atlantic salmon aquaculture and forestry

Published: March 9th 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 09, 2022 New research approved for Atlantic salmon aquaculture and forestry Halifax, NS – Two multi-million-dollar research and innovation projects, one to benefit Atlantic Canada’s salmon aquaculture industry and the other to aid the sustainability […]

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Genome Atlantic launches Small-Scale Climate Change Fund

Published: January 21st 2022

applications are now closed Atlantic Canada faces unique and difficult challenges as climate change progresses. This targeted funding opportunity is intended to support short term, rapid initiatives which will advance identification, development and/or adoption of genomics tools that lead to […]

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Atlantic Business Magazine Feature

Published: January 4th 2022

Genome Atlantic: Writing the code for regional innovation and commercial success In a region the rest of the world often appreciates only for its coastal vistas and pastoral beauty, the virtuous marriage of hard science and bold business is transforming […]

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Sequence #13

Published: December 20th 2021

Updates on Genome Atlantic projects, funding announcements, success stories and activates

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