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    U of L researchers study the underlying biological processes associated with the development of Alzheimer’s disease

    Researchers at the University of Lethbridge will delve further into the basic markers associated with the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) thanks to two funding grants.

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    Financial investment spurs genome sciences research in Alberta

    Genome sciences and bioinformatics research in the province is getting a $3M boost

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    Analyzing poppies to make better drugs

    A team of researchers from the University of Calgary have uncovered new information about a class of plant enzymes that could have implications for the pharmaceutical industry.

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    Experimental treatment slows prion disease, extends life of mice

    Scientists using an experimental treatment have slowed the progression of scrapie, a degenerative central nervous disease caused by prions

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    ‘Omics project takes de-risking Nova Scotia’s offshore to the next phase

    A major new initiative that adds genomics technologies to traditional geoscience aims to reduce the risk for oil exploration in Nova Scotia’s offshore.

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    Government of Canada makes major investment in genomics research

    Funding supports regional Genome Centres, more than 300 genomics researchers

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    Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics (SING) Canada

    Genome Alberta is pleased to help support the SING Canada program this this year

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    Convergence of genomics and artificial intelligence

    A strategic collaboration between Génome Québec and IVADO

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    SCN Launches Funding Competition

    Funding will support translational stem cell research across Canada

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    2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Competition Results (Multi-sector stream projects)

    Genome Canada is pleased to announce 25 projects selected for funding as a result of the 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition (B/CB).

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    Canada, EU, and Africa combine to allow researchers to analyze health data on the largest, most diverse scale

    The Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics is funded in part by Genome Canada, Ontario Genomics, and Genome Quebec.

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    U of L researchers working to unravel the mystery behind one of the deadliest forms of cancer

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    Identifying cystic fibrosis earlier and more reliably

    Scientists at McMaster University have discovered several new biomarkers from a single drop of blood that could allow earlier and more definitive detection of cystic fibrosis

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    Dr. Ed McCauley to be next president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

    Scholar and visionary moves into new role Jan. 1, 2019

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    University of Lethbridge iGEM teams tackling relevant issues, awarded gold and silver at Giant Jamboree

    The University of Lethbridge’s iGEM students have proven once again they are among the best and brightest scientists in the synthetic biology field.

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    Improving Canada's bite in the apple market

    A group of Canadian apple researchers, growers and marketers have joined forces to give one of Canada’s oldest and most famous fruit crops some new crunch in the marketplace.

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    Canadian farmers, entrepreneurs and health care workers to benefit from new research investment

    $20 million new dollars for research

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    Tackling Climate Change

    Globally 11 of the last 12 years rank among the 12 warmest since 1850.

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    Breakthrough discovery for U of L researchers

    Researchers show interactions between microRNAs and transfer RNA (tRNA) can affect cell reproduction and cell death.

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    CREATE grant funding to support development of RNA Bioengineering and Innovation Network

    Congratulations to Alberta Epigenetics Network member Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden

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    $1.65M for synthetic biology research and training at Concordia

    SynBioApps — a new program in synthetic biology applications — gets the green light from NSERC

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    ULeth and UofC research takes aim at hepatitis C virus

    A unique research collaboration between University of Lethbridge and University of Calgary is developing a greater understanding of the hepatitis C virus.

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    High School Synthetic Biology Team Win Medals for Paper

    Students from the Lethbridge High School iGEM team earn accolades

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    Genomics part of Nova Scotia investment in offshore research

    Tiny microbes hold big oil exploration potential

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    Media Release: Large-scale applied research in agriculture, agri-food, fisheries and aquaculture

    Media Release for 2018 LSARP

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    BC research improves ability to detect and predict avian flu outbreaks

    Genomics-based environmental monitoring identifies and characterizes AIV in wetland sediments

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    Genome Canada launches national precision health initiative

    Pilot initiative for rare diseases to lay the foundation for the adoption of precision health across Canada

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    National initiative will start to bring precision health to patients

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    Breaking Good – Key Discovery Made for Battling Opioid Epidemic

    Bad opioids made good

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    Bioenterprise Corporation Forms Collaborative Partnership with Genome Alberta

    Genome Alberta welcomes new collaboration

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    Canada’s Stem Cell Network announces $4M research funding

    The Stem Cell Network is investing in clinical trials and advanced research on diabetes, brain injury, heart disease & blindness

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    Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

    The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.

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    U of L researchers study Alzheimer's disease with APRI grant

    U of L researchers use Alberta Prion Research Institute grant to help unlock molecular mechanisms involved in Alzheimer's disease

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    Diversifying Manitoba's economy with clean technology

    Government of Canada supports Manitoba-based clean-tech producers, as well as Manitoba francophone initiatives

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    Beluga whale genome sequenced for the first time

    Heartbreaking loss has led to a leap in progress for beluga whale conservation science: the beluga genome has been sequenced for the first time.

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    Synthetic biology education encourages STEM careers, research

    A University of Lethbridge professor sees synthetic biology as a driver of the next generation of scientific researchers and a key to economic diversification and prosperity in southern Alberta and beyond.

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    Genomics researchers partner with industry to further innovation in health, agriculture & environment

    Government of Canada and partners invest more than $24 million in genomics research projects to improve cancer treatments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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    Life Up Close

    The Atlantic launches a new multi-year series featuring science writing from around the world

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    Researchers discover eight new epilepsy genes

    A The largest whole-genome sequencing study on epilepsy, funded in part by Genome Canada and Génome Quebec

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    University of Lethbridge second in rankings

    University of Lethbridge jumps to second in Research Infosource rankings, leads in graduate student intensity

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    U of L Spooky Science Weekend 2017 open for registration

    Registration for the Spooky Science Weekend opened this weekend. Registration is limited; get your tickets now!

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    Grant to help U of L researcher explore genetic links to same-sex sexual attraction

    A recent NIH grant will help Dr. Paul Vasey, a University of Lethbridge psychology professor, determine if genes associated with male same-sex sexual attraction are the same across cultures.

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    U of L researchers receive $2.6 million in NSERC funding

    University of Lethbridge science researchers will pursue diverse areas of inquiry

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    FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States

    CAR T-cell therapy approved to treat certain children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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    Alberta scientist receives Canadian Beef Industry honours

    Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein receives 2017 Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation

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    High-school iGEM team earning awards ahead of competition

    High school students explore the development of biological pigment for use in the manufacturing of ink

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    Multi-nutrient rice against malnutrition

    ETH researchers developed strain to help reduce micronutrient malnutrition, widespread in developing countries.

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    Lessons from Simulating A Deep Ocean Oil Spill

    Metagenome pipeline helps researchers resolve near-complete microbial genomes involved in Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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    New support for Structural Genomics Consortium

    $33 million will drive scientific discoveries into potentially life-saving cures for patients

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    New media and biochemistry students develop game

    A pair of 3rd year University of Lethbridge classes came together with the AGILITY program to develop a new game enhancing the learning process of one of the most difficult courses in biochemistry

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    New Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Earlier diagnosis and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders

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    DNA testing at BC community pharmacies comes one step closer

    Pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing - another tool in the toolbox.

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    Government of Canada invests in cutting edge infrastructure for researchers.

    Funding for 14 projects at the University of Alberta

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    University of Lethbridge Research Week 2017 – Spotlight on Research

    “The research we engage in here at the University is critical work affecting peoples’ lives ... ”

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    Planting Tomorrow's Trees Today

    Climate change is threatening the health of Canadian forests

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    Genome BC and City of Vernon partner for urban stream health

    Identifying threats to the health of streams in the community

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    Gene therapy used to treat Fabry disease

    Calgary patient with rare inherited condition receives transplant of altered stem cells

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    Combatting Invasive Alien Species in BC forests

    Invasive alien species is escalating at an alarming rate in BC forests

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    Changing the world through health research

    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research receives $4 million research grant

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    Project Spruce-Up: Advanced spruce genomics for productive and resilient forests

    Sprucing up the spruce trees.

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    Genomics solutions to clean up oil sands process water

    A potential cost-effective and efficient method to clean up oil sands process water.

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    Are you ready to explore your baby's genome?

    Genome sequencing on newborns? Should it be mandatory?

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