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Sequence #6: Tapping our ocean potential, recruiting talent, and a new genetics institutePublished: November 14th 2018
In October, scientists, environmental and policy experts, and graduate students converged in St. John’s NL for the inaugural Ocean Frontier 2018: North Atlantic Opportunities conference, organized by the Ocean Frontier Institute to explore the enormous potential of the North Atlantic. […]Read More
Sequence #5: Yes, Genomics Can Help With ThatPublished: 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 […]Read More
Sequence Issue #4: 163 lives saved….and countingPublished: 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 […]Read More
Sequence Issue #3: Clustering, Cannabis & Cleaning UpPublished: 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 […]Read More
Sequence Issue #2: The Next Big WavePublished: 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 […]Read More
Sequence #1: So What’s Up With The Microbiome?Published: May 30th 2018
The microbiome is a hot topic these days, embraced by research scientists and the media alike. The microbiome refers to all the microorganisms and their collective genetic material that reside in human beings and other animals, plants, soil, and water. […]Read More