On Wednesday January 25, 2017 the Toronto’s Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our next guest speaker: Katie Pollard, Director and Senior Investigator at Gladstone Institutes “Most transcription factors recognize DNA shape”
Contango Strategies applies microbial community genomics profiling towards water treatment and other environmental remediation strategies. They are looking for biologists to join their growing team
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!
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.
Agricultural giant Monsanto has licensed CRISPR/Cpf1 technology from the Broad Institute. Genome-editing technologies provide Monsanto with powerful tools for research in plant breeding and biotechnology, unlocking the potential of genome libraries and developing new products.
Genomics research holds the key to meeting many of the global healthcare challenges of the years ahead. The major trends outlined will shape the healthcare and life science markets in the field of genomics and foster advancements in personalized medicine.
A review of the exciting developments and discoveries in medicine in 2016 – in which personalized medicine plays a substantial role.
Please join Life Sciences Ontario for an evening dedicated to the recognition of individuals who have contributed much to the success of the life science sector.
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.