We are excited to be part of the new CBRF PRAIRIE Hub, with LKSIoV Member Dr. Joanne Lemieux as Scientific Director

02 March 2023

One picture of test tubes and one of Joanne Lemieux 

The University of Alberta will take the lead on a new research hub for pandemic preparedness in recognition of the university’s cross-disciplinary strength in developing tools to fight COVID-19 and other potential pandemic diseases.

“To continue to protect Canadians and to build a resilient biomanufacturing ecosystem, our government is taking every action possible to be equipped with the best tools,” said François-Philippe Champagne, minister of innovation, science and industry, while announcing five hubs funded by the Canada Biomedical Research Fund today.

“We’re proud to foster the research needed to produce cutting-edge discoveries and products in our very own labs that will help us build a stronger, more robust life sciences sector that responds to the needs of Canadians for decades to come,” Champagne said.

Read the full story in UAlberta's Folio