Seminar: Complex Genomes Solved

Explore advances in genome sequencing technology at the Global Institute for Food Security’s upcoming hybrid seminar.

This event will examine long-read sequencing to support plant improvement research, as well as diverse applications for Revio, the latest long-read sequencing system from PacBio.

Complex Genomes Solved
Hybrid seminar

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
10 a.m. – noon CST in Saskatchewan (11 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST)

Candle Span Room in The Atrium
111 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK

Free lunch to follow

By registering to attend this event, you are eligible to submit a proposal and be selected for an award of one 25M SMRT Cell of free PacBio sequencing on a Revio system for your next project. Details on how to apply for this grant will be emailed to you once your registration is complete.

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Curtis Pozniak, Director, Crop Development Centre
Feed the future: Genome-Guided Technologies for Wheat Improvement

Alexander Cherniavsky, Western Canadian Territory Manager, PacBio
New Paradigms – New Potential: An Overview of PacBio and its Powerful Technologies

Chris Black, Sequencing Applications Specialist, PacBio
Exploring PacBio Hifi Technology and Applications

The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS), through its Omics and Precision Agriculture Library (OPAL), is the first service provider in Western Canada to provide automated library prep and sequencing for Revio. OPAL is a premier platform for omics technology, providing world-class genomics, transcriptomics, phenomics and bioinformatics services to researchers and organizations across diverse sectors, including those in agri-food and other fields of research and discovery.

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