CIFAR Roundtables on Cancer and the Dark Genome
In the past two decades, advances in genomic sequencing have led to significant leaps forward in our understanding of ho
Accelerating Progress in Fungal Diagnostics
Accelerating progress in diagnostics to mitigate the rising health threat posed by fungal infections
COVID-19 may forever alter our microbiomes
The virus (and our reactions to it) affects our health through the microbiome.
Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be communicable
A new research paper proposes that “non-communicable” diseases may be transmitted through the microbiome
When antibiotics fail
An expert panel on antimicrobial resistance chaired by B. Brett Finlay releases its report
The ABCs of B cells
Meet 2019 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Jean-Philippe Julien, who uses robots to design better vaccines.
The secret wars of plants and fungi
CIFAR fellow Hailing Jin has uncovered the details of a chilling plot to silence opposition and subvert resistance in th
Surgery without scars?
An amazing new instrument provides scar-free surgery and promises dramatic advances in wound healing and biodiagnostics
The Future of the Microbiome in Public Health
Rapid advances in research on the human microbiome are leading to new insights on the role of our body’s microorganism
The Future of Genetic Networks in Decoding Complex Disease
CIFAR convened a roundtable on a topic at the vanguard of genomics: how combinations of genetic variants yield phenotype
Towards a Molecular Map of the Cell: the Ultimate Limit to Drug Discovery
On April 15, 2019, CIFAR convened a roundtable to discuss the technological advances, both existing and required, to gen
Art of Science: Beauty in the gut of a fish
For about three days after zebrafish emerge from their eggs, they are completely transparent