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Director
Having drunk the waters of the Peace River soon after he first arrived in the Peace Country in 1976 with his BSc (Agr), Bruce was naturally predisposed to return to the Peace.  He left in 1978 to return to the family dairy farm in Chilliwack but his interest in reproduction and genetics took him to Macdonald College of McGill University, a MSc in Animal Genetics in 1981 and a winter of program... Read More
Manager - Innovation Services
I believe that "Innovation and business development require more than wishes to make things come true, it requires a combination of passion, planning and just doing it...to see success." At CRI, we are all about building a solid resource network and innovation process that makes our services 'more robust, efficient and effective'. We take full advantage of opportunities: for the most part, even... Read More
New Media Lead
New Media Lead is not your average title, and this is not your average job.  The Centre for Research & Innovation does not have average jobs; and that is exactly why it works in this Region.  The Centre is made up of a team of dedicated innovators and researchers who believe that this region is not only rich in resources, but rich in people.  Opportunity abounds, and so does responsibility to... Read More
Applied Scientist Manager
Carlos received his bachelor degree in Agriculture at the National Agrarian University – La Molina in Lima Peru in 1991, then joined the National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) working with horticultural crops. Later on, he traveled to Japan for his postgraduate studies at Kobe University in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology working on molecular aspects of self-incompatibility plants... Read More
Diagnostic Technician
Patricia Wolf Veiga is the Diagnostic Technician at the National Bee Diagnostic Centre, Beaverlodge, Alberta since June 2012. She grew up in Brazil in a farm environment where she acquired beekeeping experience working with Africanized Honey Bees in her family's farm. She completed her bachelor degree in biology at the Federal University of Parana in 2006. She moved to Victoria, British Columbia... Read More