Two McGill Projects selected for funding by Genome Canada

Published: 30 May 2024

Quebec-based projects awarded over half of the total national allotment, demonstrating the province’s strength in the transformative science of genomics

McGill-led Research Team Awarded $400K from Génome Québec to Counter AMR Threat

Published: 21 November 2023

McGill team funded as part of a $4.5 million national investment dedicated to identifying genomic solutions to counter antimicrobial resistance and prepare for future pandemics

Five McGill teams awarded funding in new Genomic Integration program

Published: 21 June 2021

Today Genome Quebec announced the results of its Genomic Integration Program, Human Health Stream competition. Five McGill teams from a diverse array of fields were awarded funds, totaling nearly ...

McGill genomics research projects to receive $10M in federal, provincial funding

Published: 5 February 2019

Major federal and provincial investments in genomics research were announced this week following three recent Genome Canada competitions. The announcement, made at University of Guelph, includes...

Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28 March 2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

Epigenetic study tabs genes linked to allergies, asthma

Published: 18 February 2015

Researchers from Canada, the UK, Sweden and the US have discovered more than 30 genes that strongly affect an antibody involved in allergies and asthma. Some of the genes could provide targets for...

McGill researchers lead development of tool to assess environmental risks of chemicals

Published: 8 December 2016

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a huge challenge, given the thousands of chemicals that require testing. But the task is expected soon to become less daunting...

Almost $10 million for salmonella research

Published: 21 July 2015

Poultry used to be the usual suspect in cases of Salmonella poisoning. Today, however, most outbreaks of the illness come from fruit and vegetables that have become infected when the soil in which...

The father effect

Published: 8 October 2015

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

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