ICG is a Dalhousie University Institute comprised of researchers and trainees in four faculties: Medicine, Science, Computer Science and Agriculture. Research carried out by ICG scientists includes:
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comparative genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics

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microbial diversity

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environmental and medical microbiomics

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development of bioinformatic and statistical tools

We are committed to training the next generation of scientists in a collaborative, equitable and inclusive environment.
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ICG builds upon the past success of its predecessor, the Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics (CGEB), which was established in 2008. As of April 2024, ICG is comprised of 33 Members, 2 Adjunct Members, 1 ICG Research Associate, 1 ICG Research Scientist, 2 Honorary Members, and approximately 14 staff and 130 trainees.

Activities

ICG seminar

Dr. David Smith, University of Western Ontario. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 9:30 AM, Theatre A -Tupper Building. Title:  "A no-nonsense talk about science communication”

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 9:30 am, Theatre A (Tupper). Dr. Andrew Roger’s lab presenting.  Title - “Dissecting a unique symbiosis in an anaerobic protist”

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 9:30 am, Biology 5th floor lounge. Dr. Zoe Finkel’s lab presenting.  Title - Phytoplankton elemental composition (some current thoughts)

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

Thursday, March 21, 2024, 9:30 am, Theatre C (Tupper Link). Charley McCarthy (Roger & Susko labs). Title: Modeling site-and-branch heterogeneity in phylogenetic...

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2024, 9:30 am, Biology 5th floor lounge. Dr. John Rohde's lab (Microbiology & Immunology). Title: To Know a River: The Microbial Response to...

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

Thursday, December 14, 2023, 9:30 AM, Theatre A - Tupper Link.  Dr. Joe Bielawski's lab, Dept. of Biology.  Title: Social dimensions of modern science: history,...

ICG all-lab monthly meeting

 Thursday, January 25, 2024, 9:30 AM, Theatre C (Tupper Link). Dr. Claudio Slamovits lab, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Title: We looked into a dinoflagellate...

Symposium

ICG Biodiversity Symposium, Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Goldberg Computer Science Building, Room 127 - 6050 University Avenue. All ICG faculty and trainees are welcome...

ICG seminar

Dr. Eric Bapteste, L’Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB), Sorbonne Université, Paris. FRIDAY, November 17, 2023, 11:30 AM, Room 3-H1, Tupper...

ICG seminar

Dr. Arvind Mer, University of Ottawa. Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 9:30 AM, Tupper 3-H1. Title:  Machine learning for the quantification of drug response in cancer

ICG seminar

Dr. Kat Milligan-McClellan, University of Connecticut. Thursday, October 19, 2023, 9:30 AM.  Virtual seminar.  Title:  Adapting threespine stickleback for host-microbe...

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