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FREDsense Remastered: An In-Depth Case Study

So back in 2012, little baby Patrick was part of an immensely successful iGEM team. We were hoping to engineer bacteria that could detect and remediate toxins in oil sands tailings ponds. The following year, six members of that team

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How to start a company during a pandemic

This article was originally written for Genome Alberta’s Genomics Blog. The pandemic has put significant pressure on many small businesses and startups around the world. But for a group of student entrepreneurs, COVID-19 has actually opened up a lot of

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Edmonton Biotech Working on Vaccine

This article was originally written for Genome Alberta’s Genomics Blog. Researchers, companies, and academic institutions around the world are working on a vaccine for COVID-19 and Canadians are well-positioned to be among the leaders. One of those companies is the

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The 2019 Retrospective

Or: How I (Sort Of) Became Okay with Self-Employment Wow, I can’t believe another year has already gone by since my last year-end reflection. I feel like every year gets shorter and shorter. This past year has been incredibly exciting

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Four Alberta teams gathered for a photo at the 2019 aGEM competition.
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Alberta Teams Off to Boston for iGEM 2019

Ah, iGEM season. My favourite time of year. As I sit here in the airport waiting for my flight to board, I feel like I should take some time to share with you all what Alberta’s students have been up

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A Sustainable Dinner of the Future

Innovative ideas are permeating the Alberta zeitgeist. You can see it in action at the recent INVENTURE$ conference in Calgary, which brought investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers together to create solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. Innovative ideas aren’t

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