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The Ultimate in Scientific Collaboration

If you’ve ever spent time looking for a specialized piece of research equipment or for a lab  that has an expertise in a particular technique, you are going to love the new online tool recently launched by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI). The CFI Research Facilities Navigator is a searchable online directory of CFI-funded research facilities across Canada and the expertise they offer. All labs and facilities listed in this directory have received funding from the CFI or use CFI-funded infrastructure and are open to working with business. There are currently over 360 laboratories from 63 universities and research hospitals across Canada listed in the Navigator.

On the other hand, if you are an academic lab with CFI funding, the Navigator serves as a perfect place for you to advertize your lab’s marketable skills and to earn money by selling your services to the business community.

The CFI Navigator has placed the power of collaboration into the hands of academic laboratories and small biotechnology companies and is the perfect tool for facilitation a bench to bedside research strategy.

To explore research facilities available across Canada, visit CFI’s Navigator website.

August 6, 2014 at 3:43 pm Leave a comment

Treasure from Deep Diving the Biotechnology Web

We came across this supplement from the National Post:
Investing in Life Sciences

Click here to review it.

April 25, 2012 at 8:24 am Leave a comment

Site Found: Personal Proteomics

Personal Proteomics Let the transparent journey of personal proteomics begin! Please visit this tecnical site.
Site Found:

March 27, 2012 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Biotechnology science fiction on your Kindle this weekend


The Hunger Games Trilogy

March 24, 2012 at 11:39 am Leave a comment

Appropriate Genomic Data Analysis Techniques

This gem was originally posted in August 2010, however, in consideration of our post on reference gene selection posted earlier this week, I thought that now would be a good time to share this information once again. Enjoy!

We have done many posts on the importance of appropriate sample preparation and sample handling techniques in order to ensure that you get top quality, reliable results from your genomic or proteomic experiments. Past posts include:

However, proper sample handling alone is not enough to ensure accurate information. When working with very large data sets such as those involved in microarray analysis, it is imperative to ensure proper data handling and analysis. While perusing the GenOmics Facebook page from Genome Alberta , I came across a video from Dr. Laura Scott of the University of Michigan on handling and analyzing data from a genome-wide association study. In the video, Dr. Scott talks about the importance of defining your data analysis process prior to commencing your study and appropriate ways of storing the data, performing quality control analysis and viewing and storing results.

November 10, 2011 at 11:15 am Leave a comment

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