Heart Disease Gene Discovery is still Saving Lives

Published: February 28th 2018

Update: Drs. Terry-Lynn Young, Kathleen Hodgkinson, Sean Connors and Daryl Pullman were awarded a Governor General’s Innovation Award in May 2018 for their groundbreaking work identifying the lethal gene mutation that causes Type 5 ARVC, dubbed the “Newfoundland Curse”. Watch […]

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Riding the Wave of Innovation

Published: February 26th 2018

Riding the wave of  Innovation Funding for the Ocean Supercluster is amazing news for Canada’s ocean economy and Atlantic Canada! We congratulate the consortium for putting together such a compelling proposal, and thank Minister Navdeep Bains for this investment by […]

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Writing Economic Growth into the Region’s DNA

Published: January 16th 2018

Genome Atlantic President & CEO Steve Armstrong explains in an opinion piece how a global trend in genomics technologies is helping to drive growth in the biosciences in Atlantic Canada. The piece was published in a number of regional daily […]

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Genome Atlantic Brokers Partnerships for New Research and Development

Published: January 10th 2018

Genome Atlantic Brokers Partnerships for New Research and Development Federal government investment of $750,000 will advance research projects and help create jobs in Atlantic Canada. Recognizing that biotechnology research has strong potential to create economic opportunities and jobs, the Government […]

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Sequence Issue #3: Clustering, Cannabis & Cleaning Up

Published: November 30th 2017

Superclusters Recently, Genome Atlantic attended an information session on Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, aimed at small and medium businesses who play a vital role in Atlantic Canada’s ocean economy. The session was well attended by business operators who came to find […]

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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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