How Genomics Helped the Future of Belugas

When the Vancouver Aquarium lost their two beloved belugas to a mysterious illness, they turned to genomics to help. Watch the Podcast


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Genomics positively impacts life, every day.

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Fighting back against climate change by figuring
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Genomics will revolutionize many aspects of our lives...

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We work to expand understanding and drive the kind of innovation that brings practical, evidence-based solutions to some of life’s biggest challenges.

Why Genomics?

Every living organism has a genome. The insights gleaned from genomics hold the key to unleashing innovations across a host of sectors, presenting unprecedented opportunities to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for people across the globe.

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