Université de Moncton partners with the Government of Canada, Genome Atlantic, Genome Canada, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, and Organigram to advance cannabis research and increase productivity

Published: November 14th 2018

Research to support growth of the cannabis industry in Atlantic Canada through the application and adaptation of novel biotechnologies L to R: Dr. Martin Filion, Université de Moncton; Jeff Purcell, Organigram; Dr. David Joly, Université de Moncton MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK […]

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DNAbling the Healthcare Revolution

Published: November 6th 2018

Dr. Christopher McMaster, Dalhousie University. Photo Credit: Danny Abriel Dr. Christopher McMaster, Canada’s newest scientific director of the Institute for Genetics, is excited about the potential of genomics to help people stay healthier longer. “I think over the next decade […]

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Saving farmed Atlantic salmon from climate change

Published: November 6th 2018

Dr. Kurt Gamperl, Memorial University. Photo credit: Memorial University Warming sea temperatures in the North Atlantic are a big concern for Atlantic Canada’s aquaculture industry.  Rising summer water temperatures of even a few degrees, especially in combination with low water […]

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Sequence #5: Yes, Genomics Can Help With That

Published: July 13th 2018

Genomics is proving to be a game changer for many resource industries critical to Atlantic Canada’s economic growth. Nova Scotia’s Minister of Energy Geoff MacLellan recently announced details of his department’s $11.8-million commitment to Phase Two of Nova Scotia’s offshore growth […]

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New offshore research funding announced

Published: June 26th 2018

“Combining genomics with geology has the potential to provide us with the clearest picture yet of petroleum deposits in Nova Scotia’s offshore.” Andy Stone, Director of Business Development, Genome Atlantic   The Nova Scotia Department of Energy recently announced a […]

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Atlantic Canadian companies investing in genomics

Published: June 26th 2018

Business Expenditure on Research & Development (BERD) is an important indicator for economic growth.  Atlantic Canadian companies are investing significantly in genomics R&D, explains Genome Atlantic President & CEO Steve Armstrong, in a Letter published in The Telegram (St. John’s, […]

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