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    $16M in federal funding to support genomics research

    Supporting new research

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    Federal government needs to do more to protect endangered plants, says U of L researcher

    An underappreciated middle child

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    COVID-19 Precision Health Genomics for Children

    Children and COVID-19

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    UCalgary researchers develop a new method to test for COVID-19

    Green means positive

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    Window to Another World: Life is Bubbling Up to Seafloor with Petroleum from Deep Below

    Deep sea microbes

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    Alberta Bioinformatics Expertise at Work in Health and Agriculture

    Bioinformatics in Alberta

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    The COVID-19 Genomics UK consortium and the Canadian COVID Genomics Network launch new partnership

    COG-UK and CanCOGeN

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    iGEM teams continue to work on their projects despite no lab access

    Campus closures won’t stop these dedicated students!

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    COVID-19 Boosts Trust in Science and Support for Genomics Research

    And the survey says -

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    Genome Canada leads $40 million genomics initiative to address COVID-19 pandemic

    CanCOGeN announced

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    Lethbridge Regional Science Fair goes virtual

    The Southern Alberta Technology Council (SATC) has decided to virtualize the 2020 Regional Science Fair event.

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    Stem Cell Network announces $675,000 for three Canadian-led COVID-19 research projects

    Announced by the Stem Cell Network (SCN), these new research projects will contribute to the global response to COVID-19,

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    Genome BC Launches Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Projects

    Genome BC COVID funding

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    UCalgary research and diagnostics collaboration to benefit families throughout Alberta

    New funding for clinical genomics

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    Alberta Innovates launches Exploring Cannabis-Based Medicines and Tools (mCannabis) program

    This ground-breaking program is an opportunity for stakeholders in Alberta’s Cannabis ecosystem to collaborate in a coordinated way to advance Cannabis research and innovations

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    University of Lethbridge iGEM team earns gold for project that designs oral insulin delivery system

    The University of Lethbridge’s Collegiate iGEM team set its sights on solving a problem that affects nearly nine per cent of the world’s population, and earned a gold medal for their efforts.

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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