Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address 2023: Wayfinders of Genomic Wisdom

Vancouver Convention Center (West) 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Vancouver, BC, CA

Genome BC was thrilled to present Wade Davis as the speaker at the 2023 Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address. In a world where cultures are often seen through a narrow lens, anthropologist Wade Davis invites us on a profound journey to explore the intricate connections between genomics, culture and the environment.

Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address 2022: Biodiversity Conservation in the Age of Extinction

Vancouver Convention Center (West) 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Vancouver, BC, CA

Genome BC was thrilled to present Dr. Carolyn Hogg, co-lead of the Australasian Wildlife Genomics Group at the University of Sydney, Australia, as the speaker at the 2022 Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address. Dr. Hogg is a conservation biologist who has been working with threatened species for over twenty-five years. She brought her wit, wisdom […]

Genome BC’s 2022 Annual Genomics Forum: Climate Emergency Smart Solutions for a Sustainable Future

Virtual Event , Canada

While British Columbia is set to develop an efficient, competitive and sustainable economy, this will require the implementation of transformative and innovative technologies — including genomics.  It will also require socio-economic approaches to achieve sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food safety, sustainable use of renewable biological resources for industrial processes, environmental protection, preservation of biodiversity, and […]

Genome BC’s 2021 Annual Genomics Forum: COVID-19 – A Moment of Importance for Genomics

Virtual Event , Canada

Genomics has played an important role in the battle against COVID-19. Scientists around the world have brought forward a herculean effort to manage the outbreak and bring an end to the pandemic. Early sequencing of the virus and data sharing has led to improved surveillance, tracking transmission of the virus and its variants, in real-time. New […]