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Women in Science – podcast with Dr. Mireille Marcotte

Watch out for the full moon because that is when mosquitoes are more likely to bite! While mosquitoes can definitely bug you, Dr. Mireille Marcotte explains how it is actually the Asian longhorned beetle that is the invasive pest Canadians need to watch out for. (June 2019)

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Drone's eye view: on the lookout for kudzu

Not all plants are created equal. Some, like kudzu – an invasive woody perennial vine – pose a real danger to the environment. We have to stay one step ahead. And that's where drones come in. (August 2020)

Under the microscope: upholding scientific integrity

Listen to our podcast with Dr. Primal Silva, Chief Science Operating Officer, as he explains how and why you can have confidence in the CFIA’s science. (July 2020)

Foot-and-Mouth Disease: a good offence is the best defence

Each year, government veterinarians from Canada and the United States participate in a Foot-and-Mouth Disease emergency preparation course. In 2020, private sector veterinarians from Canada had the opportunity to join for the first time. (July 2020)

Emerging science fostering regulatory policy development

Whole Genome Sequencing is an example of a new technology that can provide exquisitely detailed analyses of microbes on the basis of their entire genetic blueprint. (June 2020)

How Canada paved the road for COVID-19 testing in Ghana

When employees from Global Affairs Canada and CFIA joined forces with veterinary staff in Ghana in 2018, no one anticipated that they would be called to combine their efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic less than two years later. (June 2020)

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