Bioinformatics: Breaking the bottleneck for cancer research

May 4, 2016

By 2018, sequencing of patient genomes will likely produce one quintillion bytes of data annually. Given this veritable flood of data, the bottleneck in cancer research is now how to analyse this data to provide insights into cancer biology and inform treatment.

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Call for proposals for the biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey

May 3, 2016

From May 1 to June 30, 2016 Statistics Canada is inviting researchers to apply for access to blood, urine and DNA samples from the Biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) for use in health studies. The biospecimens are available to any Canadian researcher that completes a review process and would benefit from a…

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Microbial Community Profiling (Tools and Applications) – Webinar, June 8

May 3, 2016

Microbes influence a wide range of processes, some acting as catalysts to accelerate reactions or enable them to occur in a wider range of conditions, while others can be detrimental causing fouling or corrosion. Microbes are key to many remediation processes, including passive water treatment, soil bioremediation, and re-establishment of vegetation.

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In Memorium: Rhonda Tannenbaum

April 25, 2016

It is with a tremendous sense of sadness and loss that I inform you of the passing of Rhonda Tannenbaum. Rhonda was not only the heart and soul of Ontario Genomics’ business development initiatives, she was its architect and committed champion. She believed fervently in the role of science as a road to prosperity for…

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