Program 202

AIRDATE:05/30/06

PROMO: The Human Metabolomics Project will change the way we do medicine says UofA researcher Dr. David Wishart

Australian gambling researcher Dr. Jan McMillen says Alberta can learn alot from Australia's experience

ACA's Trevor Councilevaluates biological integrity of Battle River

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TITLE: Dr. David Wishart, Professor, Computing and Biological Sciences, University of Alberta and Researcher, National Institute for Nanotechnology
SUBJECT: #202 Human Metabolomic Project
SYNOPSIS: You’ve heard of the Human Genome Project. Well, now there’s the Human Metabolomics Project. University of Alberta scientist Dr. David Wishart has taken on the task of identifying the hundreds of metabolites in our bodies.

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TITLE: Dr. Jan McMillen, Australian National University, Canberra
SUBJECT: #202 AGRI Conference: Solving Australia's Gambling Problems
SYNOPSIS: When it comes to the social and economic impacts of gambling, Alberta can learn a lot from Australia. Dr. Jan McMillen is using GIS mapping and mathematical algorithms to help identify solutions to her country’s gambling problems.

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TITLE: Trevor Council, Fisheries Program Coordinator, Alberta Conservation Association, Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #202 Index of Biological Integrity Project on the Battle River
SYNOPSIS: As a first step towards environmental restoration, Trevor Council of the Alberta Conservation Association is developing an Index of Biological Integrity for the Battle River in central Alberta.

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