Principal Investigator:Arbour, Laura Licenced Year(s):
The goals of this study are:
1. To determine the NWT-wide and regional specific prevalence of a genetic change, known as the P479L variant, associated with mild Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase-1 (CPT1) Deficiency.
2. To determine the prevalence of the P479L variant in infants who died unexpectedly (from infection or unknown causes) in NWT.
3. To determine whether the P479L variant is associated...
Principal Investigator:Seddon, Laura Licenced Year(s):
Women are introduced to the program at community Health Centres. Those women who give voluntary consent are first given a short survey to complete. Once at Stanton Yellowknife Hospital to deliver their babies, as part of routine hospital procedure, blood samples samples are taken during delivery....
Principal Investigator:Gerrits, Martin Licenced Year(s):
The researchers are interested in understanding how prolonged cold conditions and reduced food availability in winter affect char. Sea-run char must increase their fat levels so that they have enough energy stored for overwintering and reproduction. Research activities will also include collecting fish and invertebrate specimens to make comparisons about cold tolerance and diet of these specimen...
Principal Investigator:Buchanan, D.I. Licenced Year(s):
To investigate the incindence of a rare blood group (Diego Blood Group System). Surplus blood samples at the Inuvik and Yellowknife hospitals will be used. There will be no contact with patients or the general public....
Principal Investigator:Iversen, John O. Licenced Year(s):
Collecting mosquitoes and sampling the blod of small animals to study arborviruses, which are potential agents of human illnesses....