Synthetic biology: Past, Present and Future [Infographic]

January 12, 2017

We’re excited to present Part One of our 2017 Synthetic Biology Feature: an infographic illustrating the origins of Synthetic Biology, its growth trajectory, and future economic and social value. Over the coming months, we will be highlighting different facets of this frontier field to promote greater understanding of its potential to science, and to help key stakeholders envision and embrace synthetic biology as the future of genomics. Stay tuned!

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CDN DNA barcoding technology named part of UN Biodiversity Strategic Plan

January 12, 2017

The United Nations has designated DNA barcoding as part of the strategic plan for enhancing and protecting biodiversity. This announcement honours University of Guelph’s Paul Hebert–the scientist who first proposed and then honed the novel technique–and is a testament to its effectiveness in protecting biodiversity.

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Tomorrow today, Ontario Genomics’ annual report

January 3, 2017

The theme of this year’s annual report, Tomorrow today, reflects the incredibly fast pace in which technological innovation is changing the future. We invite you to review it, to learn more about these exciting advancements for both the field of genomics and the province of Ontario.

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