Sequence #14

Published: July 25th 2022

In this issue of sequence ISSUE #14 • July 2022 The new multimillion dollar Centre for Translational Genomics is operated by Eastern Health and housed, here, on the third floor of the new medical building of the Faculty of Medicine, […]

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P.E.I. research team digs into potato wart

Published: July 6th 2022

Dr. Xander Wang, Associate Professor, School of Climate Change and Adaptation, U.P.E.I., reveals how gene-sequencing data is being collected to identify spud varieties on the island that are both potato wart-resistant and climate change-resilient. For more information check out UPEI’s […]

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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 new multimillion dollar Centre for Translational Genomics is operated by Eastern Health and housed, here, on the third floor of the new medical building of the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John’s. Photo credit: MUN The pieces are […]

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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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