Genome British Columbia – Communications Manager

August 18, 2016

This position plays an important role in the execution of Genome BC’s five year plan and the achievement of key organizational milestones and goals. The person in this role develops, organizes, coordinates and implements communication programs in keeping with Genome British Columbia’s strategic communications and education plans.

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Drones as “eyes” for breeding better white spruce

August 17, 2016

The field of tree genomics has seen unprecedented advances over the past decade. A suite of next generation genomic resources for improved tree breeding and selection will soon become available to breeders and forest managers, thanks to a project led by Drs. Ingo Ensminger (University of Toronto) and Nathalie Isabel, (Forest and Environmental Genomics at…

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The case for more genomics start-ups in agriculture

August 17, 2016

Looking at the evolution of genetic technology from its genesis with Mendel’s peas to population-level analysis of genomes, what we see is that each new breakthrough has first seen large-scale commercial deployment in agriculture.

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Fun with DNA: Future uses of the double helix

August 17, 2016

The past couple of decades, genetics has revolutionized fields such as agriculture, criminal justice, and-of course-medicine. In the next couple, expect DNA to turn up in such far-flung disciplines as archaeology, fine arts, and computing.

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OICR – Research Technician

August 16, 2016

We seek a talented and highly motivated Bioinformatician to contribute to the development of a world-class bioinformatics platform in cancer genomics. As a successful candidate, you will have extensive interest in large-data problems, excellent quantitative analysis skills and in-depth knowledge of cancer genomics.

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Contango Strategies – Biogeochemist

August 15, 2016

Contango Strategies www.contangostrategies.com is seeking to expand our team with the addition of a Scientist in the role of Biogeochemist. The focus of the position will be on analysis and reporting on biogeochemical processes as they pertain to passive and semi-passive water treatment for mining and oil and gas operations (e.g., treatment wetlands, bioreactors).

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