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At TRU-ID I develop DNA testing for determining the species authenticity of food and natural health products.

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I work with smart people get their genomic inventions, such as new medicines or new diagnostic tests, into use to make people healthier.

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David, one of our DNA Day 2015 experts, focuses on building partnerships that bring together the necessary industry and academic experts to work on key challenges and opportunities.

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Carolyn works to improve beef production through a greater understanding of bovine genetics. (Carolyn is one of our DNA Day 2015 experts. Learn more about DNA Day.)

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Paul uses his programming skills to help sequence genes leading to knowledge & even therapy for diseases. (Paul will also be participating in DNA Day 2014)

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Sean works as a researcher, trying to find out how to breed new crops that don't require as many chemicals & pesticides to survive! (learn more about Sean as he participates in DNA Day 2014)

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Sylvie is a molecular geneticist currently doing research on flax - the best plant based source of omega-3 fatty acid!

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Dave makes wine with a great group of people & has fun doing it!

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Ever wonder where all those different varieties of fruits, vegetables and plants come from? Well, for Rachael LeBlanc, Senior LabTechnician at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, it’s her job to help improve Canadian crops by breeding new varieties.

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Scientists at the Toronto Zoo engage in critical research for species protection and conservation. We talk to Gabriela Mastromonaco to find out what being a Reproductive Physiologist at the Zoo is all about.

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