Synthetic biology is poised to revolutionize biotechnology by making biology easier to engineer. Thought-leader, Andrew Hessel will tell us how Canada can and must understand synthetic biology now if it is to benefit from the advancements of tomorrow. Register now
CSPC will be back in our nation’s capital once again for another exciting national forum on science and innovation policy. This year CSPC is back in Ottawa to witness the exciting and transformational changes happening in Canadian science and innovation. CSPC 2016 is a unique forum to present and an exciting arrays of current and future issues of Canadian science and innovation policy.
The majority of complex genomes is made up of repetitive and regulatory elements, yet our current analysis of the genome focuses on single nucleotide changes and exome sequencing. The “Dark Matter” that controls most of our genome is largely ignored, because short read sequencing is unable to map these highly repetitive sequences.