Wishart Node of The Metabolomics Innovation Centre

Current News & Upcoming Events

Trolley tour in Niagara-on-the-Lake

QR code for the website of the 2023 Canadian Metabolomics ConferenceJanuary 31, 2023

The Canadian Metabolomics Conference (CanMetCon) is happening June 15-16 in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake. Hurry! Early-bird registration closes March 15. Scan the QR code or go to


January 30, 2023

Did you know that ~50% of Canadian dairy cattle have more than one disease between lactation periods? Can we catch this early on? See our scientific review in Dairy showing the potential of metabolomics for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mastitis: https://bit.ly/3W1LYPA

Dr. David S. Wishart

January 27, 2023

Dr. Wishart has just been awarded the J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research. It is the the most prestigious research award given out by the University of Alberta, and he joins a list of other distinguished scholars. Congratulations, Dr. Wishart!


Home page of ChemFOnt database, with domain extension added to screenshot. ChemFOnt.ca

January 26, 2023

Great news! The Nucleic Acids Research Database Issue is out and has our new database: the Chemical Functional Ontology or ChemFOnt. It’s loaded with lots of data for you to view online or integrate into your own databases or analytical software. Check out the paper and database: http://bit.ly/3HxxYb4, http://bit.ly/3wDvce0


January 23, 2023

Last week, we invited you to the seminar of one of our students: “Prediction of 1H and 13C NMR Chemical Shifts of Small Molecules Using Machine Learning”. Then she successfully defended her MSc thesis the next day. Congratulations to Zinat! Well done!

Additional keywords: metabolomics, software

Classroom with whiteboard and map. (Vecteezy.com)

January 18, 2023

Zinat, a grad student in our lab, is holding her grad student seminar titled “Prediction of 1H and 13C NMR Chemical Shifts of Small Molecules Using Machine Learning” tomorrow (Jan.19) at 1:00 pm MT. Come out and support her!

Join by Zoom.

Additional keywords: metabolomics, software

Wreath with red bows, berries, and pine cones. The wreath is hung on a black wrought iron door. Photo courtesy of photos-public-domain.com.

December 23, 2022

The Christmas season is upon us! Our lab will be taking a much-deserved break until early January, when we will be hard at work doing metabolomics science again. We wish everyone a joyous, healthy, and prosperous holiday season and into 2023!


ISO Certificate

December 2, 2022

Are you serious about science? So are we. That’s why we have a rigorous quality management system in place. We have certifications and we are applying for more. You can rely on us to deliver quality results for you. Check out our QMS (updated page) and our services:



Additional keywords: ISO Standards

November 17, 2022

Do you do research on natural products? The Natural Products Magnetic Resonance Database (NP-MRD) is NIH-funded and is a repository available for NMR data deposition. Check out the compounds listed and the various features that can help you in your research: http://bit.ly/3TMWPuk

Poppy field with single poppy in focus. Lest we forget.

November 11, 2022

Remembrance Day is when we commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice so we can enjoy the freedoms we have. This weekend, let’s remember them & enjoy those freedoms with loved ones. Why not take the kids to the Telus World of Science-Edmonton & visit Health Zone? Look out for Dr Wishart’s contribution!