Request for Applications: New funding available for large-scale applied research in the agriculture and agri-food & fisheries and aquaculture sectors

Published: June 19th 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 Ottawa, ON Today, Genome Canada, together with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), is pleased to launch a Request for Applications for the 2018 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture. The Competition […]

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New Brunswick becoming world leader in cannabis sector

Published: May 24th 2018

Out of the gate, New Brunswick has positioned itself as a leader in the cannabis industry. With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon in Canada, New Brunswick has identified cannabis as a major economic development driver and is […]

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Genome Atlantic is part of the Innovation solution

Published: May 16th 2018

The Conference Board of Canada’s recently released Innovation Scorecard ranks most Canadian provinces low on Business Enterprise R&D. Genome Atlantic is part of the solution. Private sector investment makes up about ¼ of our R&D portfolio. Check out the Business Enterprise Expenditure […]

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Sequence Issue #4: 163 lives saved….and counting

Published: May 4th 2018

Ten years ago, Newfoundland researchers cracked the genetic code of a cardiac disease that causes death in seemingly healthy young people. The disease, Type 5 ARVC, is particularly prevalent in Newfoundland and Labrador. Genome Atlantic recently caught up with researchers […]

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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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