Category Archive: News

Oct 14

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Canadian Food Inspection Agency Posted: Monday, September 16, 2013 Apply By: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Position: Post-Doctoral Fellowship Department: Ontario Laboratory Network facility City: Ottawa Province: Ontario Website: click here Type: Full-time, Contract Job Description: Applications are solicited for a post doctoral fellowship position in a Genomics Research and Development Initiative (GRDI)-funded project to be carried out at the CFIA’s Ontario …

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Oct 09

12-week paid research internships for science undergrads

The Mitacs Globalink 2014 student application is closingOctober 11! Students from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey and Vietnam are eligible. Are you an excellent student interested in developing your research expertise with top professors? Are you an undergraduate student from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey or Vietnam interested in exploring your field of study in Canada? Would you want …

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Aug 14

12th International Colloquium on Endocytobiology and Symbiosis

12th International Colloquium on Endocytobiology and Symbiosis August 18th – 22nd, 2013 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA The 12th International Colloquium on Endocytobiology and Symbiosis of the International Society of Endocytobiology (ISE) is fast approaching. This is the final message you will receive before it starts! FINAL PROGRAM   The final program can be …

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Jan 07

We support Bust-a-Move to get better breast cancer care for Nova Scotia

Bustamove Halifax is a fundraising effort by a partnership between the QEII, IWK and Capital Health to help build an integrated, world-class Breast Health Centre  in Halifax where all the necessary equipment is available, patient services are coordinated, and resources and supports are accessible to all breast cancer patients and their families. Our postdoc Susana Breglia …

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Jan 06

NAI and SMBE Satellite Workshop on the Origin of Life

21-24 January 2013Princeton University Center for Theoretical Science Organizers: Laura Landweber and Aaron Goldman The last few decades have witnessed the burgeoning of many highly productive lines of investigation into abiogenesis and the early emergence of biological complexity.  Planetary sciences and geochemistry have produced a short-list of well-studied settings where prebiotic chemistry may have …

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Jan 03

First article published in the open access journal Protist Genomics

Protist Genomics (PG) has just published its first research article: Gene discovery from a pilot study of the transcriptomes from three diverse microbial eukaryotes: Corallomyxa tenera, Chilodonella uncinata, and Subulatomonas tetraspora. By Jessica Grant, Daniel Lahr, Federico Rey, Gordon Burleigh, Jeffrey Gordon, Rob Knight, Robert Molestina and Laura Katz. Grant and collaborators present and describe new sequence data from …

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Dec 09

The Tree of Life, a poem by David Maddison

The Tree of Life David R. Maddison I think that I shall never see A thing so awesome as the Tree That links us all in paths of genes Down into depths of time unseen; Whose many branches spreading wide House wondrous creatures of the tide, Ocean deep and mountain tall, Darkened cave and waterfall. …

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May 16

Protist Genomics, new open access journal

PROTIST GENOMICS is a brand new open-access journal entirely dedicated to publishing research, news and review articles in the fiel of genomics of microbial eukaryotes. PG represents a much-needed option for many researchers who had to opt for either a general protistology, general genomics or molecular evolution journal to submit their work. This often results …

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Feb 29

International Course in Automated Functional Annotation and Data Mining

Blast2Go is organizing courses on automated functional annotation – Go here for info and registration Cost reduction in sequencing technologies is resulting in a growing number of laboratories getting involved in genome sequencing projects where a large amount of sequencing data is generated. After assembly, a large amount of unique sequences are obtained which need …

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Feb 15

What's up with microbes?

Read about microbes and our work in the Winter issue of REACH, CIFAR’s publication about the exciting research being done by Program members.   

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