$4.7 Million Atlantic Salmon Gill Health Initiative announced

Published: March 18th 2021

In March, the Government of Canada announced research support for a $4.7 Million Complex Gill Health Initiative that will focus on Complex Gill Disease (CGD), a growing health challenge for salmon farming operations in both the Pacific and North Atlantic.  […]

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A bold new business model for drug discovery

Published: March 16th 2021

In a world of skyrocketing drug costs, a revolutionary new business model is being trialed in Canada that promises to spur the pace of drug development and price the results within reach. The concept will form the basis of Dr. […]

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On the path to understanding bipolar disorder

Published: March 16th 2021

When he entered medical school at Charles University, in Prague, Martin Alda, knew without a doubt, his specialty would be psychiatry. He “never had second thoughts,” he said. “For me, it represented ‘the royal road’ to a better understanding of […]

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New applied genomics research investments announced

Published: March 9th 2021

News release – Tuesday, March 9, 2021Ottawa, ON $8.6 million in federal funding to support healthier Canadians and a resilient food supply  Genomics is on a mission to develop new knowledge, tools and technologies to improve Canadians’ lives.   Today, […]

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Rising superstar in fish nutrition: Dr. Stefanie Colombo

Published: December 1st 2020

Dr. Stefanie Colombo is on a roll.  A talented researcher focused on alleviating some of the environmental and nutritional issues stalking fish farm operations in Atlantic Canada and elsewhere, Dr. Colombo is hard at work developing novel solutions for environmentally […]

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Climate-Proofing Blue Mussels

Published: November 10th 2020

A genomics project to protect Prince Edward Island’s top-ranked place in North America’s mussel market against climate change. This $800,000 initiative is predicted

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Employment Opportunity [one-year term]

Published: November 3rd 2020

Sector Innovation Associate [one-year term] The Sector Innovation Associate is responsible for opportunity generation and actively supporting the Business Development Strategy for Genome Atlantic. Aimed at maintaining the organization’s robust pipeline of end-user-driven future opportunities, this position helps lead the […]

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