Success stories

 
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Researchers with Fisheries and Oceans Canada have confirmed that farmed salmon are interbreeding with wild Atlantic salmon in rivers along the south coast of Newfoundland.
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With support from the GRDI, scientists have developed a cost-effective, non-invasive method of parentage-based tagging from genotypes of hatchery broodstock.
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With the help of funding from the GRDI, scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada have gathered data to identify which salmon are wild and which are from a hatchery, focusing on Chinook salmon populations that spawn in rivers along the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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With funding from the GRDI, scientists from Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency developed a molecular test that identifies the presence of living nematodes.
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With support from the GRDI, researchers at the Public Health Agency of Canada have developed a genomics-based tool that is changing the way authorities have investigated incidents of salmonellosis for close to 100 years.
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The Sanger Institute, one of the biggest and most influential centres for genomics research in the world, is working to incorporate NG-STAR into a broader gonorrhea sequencing project underway at Sanger headquarters at Oxford University in the UK.