Biomonitoring 2.0 featured at Ecological Flow Requirements Workshop


Not one, but two, members of the Biomonitoring 2.0 team presented data at the Ecological Flow Requirements workshop held in Cambridge ON October 27, 2011. This workshop, co-hosted by the Grand River Conservation Authority, Trout Unlimited Canada, and… Read More

New public awareness campaign includes Biomonitoring 2.0!


On September 7, 2011, the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) launched a public awareness campaign around genomics research, what it does, how it benefits people and how research in genomics may solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges… Read More

First round of sampling is now complete!


Members of Biomonitoring 2.0 team from Parks Canada and Environment Canada completed the first round of sampling. They successfully sampled 16 sites, some of which in remote locations and only accessible by helicopter or air boat. Thanks to… Read More

Next Generation Sequencing Workshop in Bari Italy


Taking place between October 12 – 14, 2011, this workshop will feature talks from: Eduardo Eyras, CRG Barcelona, Spain Michele Morgante, IGA and University of Udine, Italy Antonio Costanzo, University of Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy Massimiliano Gentile, CSC,… Read More

Whooping Crane Nesting Area at Wood Buffalo National Park


The latest update from the field: Things going well with 14/16 sites sampled successfully. Weather held until today, with some rain – tomorrow not looking so good: we need 2000ft cloud ceiling to fly helicopter over the whooping… Read More

Shots from first official Biomonitoring 2.0 sampling.


Ongoing at Wood Buffalo National Park.

Dr. Mehrdad Hajibabaei Interview with Ontario Genomics Institute

Interview with Ontario Genomics Institute.        

Biomonitoring 2.0 in the University of Guelph News

      Using Canada’s largest national park as his laboratory, a University of Guelph professor will test cutting-edge DNA technology that could change how we monitor and protect the environment. Prof. Mehrdad Hajibabaei received a $3-million grant… Read More

Biomonitoring 2.0 in the Guelph Mercury

      GUELPH — University of Guelph integrative biology professor Mehrdad Hajibabaei has received $3 million to test DNA technology at Canada’s largest national park that could see a prevention of habitat loss. The grant was awarded… Read More