Bringing the bio-revolution to Canada: Towards a pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy (CSPC2021, Pre-conference sessions)

The major takeaways here were our need for our own big database of genomic data that can be used by government, research, industry, etc. The panelists referred to the UK BioBank many times as the best (and only?) example of this, and it’s the consensus that Canada could be the second, if we manage to get our ducks in a row. Continue reading Bringing the bio-revolution to Canada: Towards a pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy (CSPC2021, Pre-conference sessions)

Marshalling Science, Technology and Innovation to Solve Global Problems: International Perspectives (CSPC2021, Pre-conference sessions)

My main takeaway from this session was that “we all want collaborations”. There were some interesting questions from the moderator and audience that I’ll highlight, and then get into some odds and ends from the session. Continue reading Marshalling Science, Technology and Innovation to Solve Global Problems: International Perspectives (CSPC2021, Pre-conference sessions)

Random Walk 2.4: Rock towers, Funding lotteries, Ecology in Subnautica

LISTEN // CAPTIONS Hello, and welcome to Random Walk, a sciencey podcast where we take multiple steps of unit length, each with directions selected independently from the previous step. I’m your host Adam Fortais. This week’s random walk comes from … Continue reading Random Walk 2.4: Rock towers, Funding lotteries, Ecology in Subnautica