Designing therapeutics for the coronavirus on all fronts

This article was originally written for Genome Alberta’s Genomics Blog. As we enter the fourth month of physical distancing in Alberta, I’m sure many of us are eagerly waiting for the day that the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end. […]

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 […]

Packaging Precious Goods with Lethbridge Undergrads

I buy a lot of things online these days. It’s just so convenient to find something on Amazon and trust that it’ll get delivered to my doorstep at some point. But if you think about it, there’s a lot of […]

Photo credit: UAlberta iGEM 2018

Saving the Bees with UAlberta Undergrads

I have a love-hate relationship with bugs. I know they’re super important to the ecosystem, but I just cannot stand being anywhere near them. For example, I saw a spider in my house the other day and now I’m a […]

iGEM Calgary 2018

Towards Safer Gene Therapy with Calgary Undergrads

Genetic engineering isn’t easy. Sure, modern synbio techniques are easier than techniques of yore, but there are still a lot of challenges that researchers face. Take gene therapy and precision medicine, for example. Very hot topics, because you can customize […]

KMT Hepatech Inc.

Spotlight: KMT Hepatech Inc.

I was fortunate enough to get a chance to sit down a while back with Svetlana Sapelnikova, the VP of Business Development Strategy at KMT Hepatech Inc. KMT is an Edmonton-based service company that was recently acquired by the PhoenixBio […]