UBC professors make 2014 list of highly cited researchers
Thirteen UBC researchers were named in this year’s Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science. Researchers were recognized for the number of scientific […]
Jul 24, 2014
Mega genomes of spruce species decoded
Canadian and Swedish scientists today released genome sequences of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world.
May 22, 2013
Mountain pine beetle genome decoded
The genome of the mountain pine beetle – the insect that has devastated B.C.’s lodgepole pine forests – has been decoded by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre.
Mar 26, 2013
UBC gains $32.6 million in funding for genomic-based forestry research
The University of British Columbia welcomed the announcement of $32.6 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome BC for four research projects aimed at making Canada’s forests healthier and more economically productive.
Sep 21, 2011