Walter Dixon

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Recent Research Projects

NSERC CREATE for the Canadian Meat Education and Training Network (MEaTnet) for Assuring Meat Safety and Quality

2014/15-2018/19 • $1,350,000 • PI,CO
The proposed NSERC CREATE for a Meat Education and Training Network (MEaTnet) for Assuring Meat Safety and Quality in the Industrial Stream is within the "Manufacturing" priority of the NSERC CREATE program. At present, no post-graduate meat science degree or specialization exists in Canada...

Variable Mode Laser Scanner for Precise Imaging and Quantitation of Biomolecules

2014/15 • $110,111 • PI,CO
Agricultural Genomics and Proteomics Unit (AGP Unit) in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science is a multi-user core facility supporting the research programs of over 100 users from The Livestock Gentec Group, The Swine Reproduction-Development Program, Alberta Innovates...

NSERC EmbryoGENE Strategic Network

2010/11-2013/14 • $3,452,850 • PI,CO
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Integrated studies on embryonic survival and prenatal development in swine

2010/11-2012/13 • $219,000 • PI,CO
Prenatal programming of variability in postnatal growth performance in swine as an economically important aspect of "phenotypic plasticity". Lifetime production potential in livestock species is ultimately controlled by the interaction between the highly selected genotype of an animal and its...

Microplate reader, a necessary tool for functional genomics and proteomics studies in animal, microbial and plant systems

2011/12 • $38,755 • PI,CO
High throughput functional genomics and proteomics studies are the major focus of the research conducted in a multi-user Agricultural Genomics and Proteomics Unit (AGP Unit) in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science. Various researchers from The Livestock Genomics Group,...

Ozone free box for microarray based functional genomics studies

2010/11 • $22,227 • PI,CO
High throughput functional genomics and proteomics studies are the major focus of the research conducted in a multi-user Agricultural Genomics and Proteomics Unit (AGP Unit) in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science. Various researchers from The Alberta Ingenuity Centre for...

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