Genome Canada is a dynamic organization with many initiatives and events. Have a look at our most recent activities listed below.

2014-10-15

Government of Canada announces new research projects to bring genomics solutions to industry challenges

Minister Holder highlights Elanco Animal Health-Concordia University project to develop improved feed for Canadian chicken and pork farmers

2014-10-14

Stand Up To Cancer Canada Announces Up To $22.6 Million CAD Available for Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Teams

Inaugural “Call for Ideas” Opens New Research Grant Competition for Two Dream Teams to Conduct Groundbreaking Cancer Research Focused on Breast Cancer and Cancer Stem Cells

2014-09-25

Genome Canada-funded scientist Stephen Scherer named 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureate

2014-09-18

More than $119 million Cdn pledged so far in US and Canada in connection with September 5th Stand Up to Cancer fundraising special

2014-08-27

Genome Canada welcomes new Vice President, Advocacy and External Relations

2014-08-05

Genome Canada Releases Annual Report 2013-2014

2014-07-21

Genome Canada Researchers Among “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”

2014-07-09

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Welcomes Stand Up to Cancer Canada

Initiative aimed at ending cancer's reign as leading cause of death

2014-06-26

Genome Canada’s Chair Lorne Hepworth to join Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2014

2014-06-23

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Announces Funding for 2015 Privacy Research Symposium

2014-06-16

Genomics and Feeding the Future

2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition to Focus on Food Safety, Security and Sustainable Production

2014-06-08

Outcomes of a 2-year national rare disease gene discovery project

2014-06-05

Structural Genomics Consortium and CHDI Foundation announce open-access collaboration to discover new drug targets for Huntington’s disease

2014-05-29

Canada Creating Genomics Innovation Network

Request for applications issued, August 1 registration deadline

2014-05-28

The Genomics Center of the Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - A center of international caliber focused on excellence and efficiency

2014-05-25

SickKids researchers make great strides towards cracking the autism code

Scientists create a new “genetic formula” that helps to predict effects of genetic mutations in autism

2014-05-20

Genome Alberta Program Launch - Rapid Genomics Response to PEDv

The 2014 Program on Research and Innovation Leading to a Rapid Genomics Response to the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv)

2014-05-16

SickKids researchers identify possible new approach to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

2014-05-14

Canada: A country built for success in the bio-economy

Genome Canada President and CEO, Dr. Pierre Meulien

2014-05-01

Federal Government investment to encourage genetics cancer research

New “big data” software tools to support advanced cancer research

2014-04-29

Genome Canada celebrates DNA Day 2014

Canada’s growing bioeconomy rooted in historic 1953 discovery of DNA’s double helix

2014-04-16

Registration Now Open! Genomics: the Power and the Promise, November 24-26, 2014 (Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa, Canada)

2014-04-15

Call for proposals for the biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey

2014-04-11

Canada loses great advocate for science and innovation

2014-03-18

Major breakthrough in developing new cancer drugs: Capturing leukemic stem cells

2014-02-28

First of its kind web portal to bolster research and treatment for rare diseases

February 28, 2014 – Rare Disease Day

2014-02-12

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium members congratulate Dr. John Dick on breakthrough research in leukemia and stem cells

Major new findings published today in the journal Nature

2014-02-07

Canadian Club of Halton Peel dinner in Oakville on February 20 features guest speaker Dr. Pierre Meulien, PhD

2013-12-16

Genomics Leading Innovation in BC

$2 million allocated for seven new genomics-driven projects

2013-12-10

UCB Canada supports efforts to identify personalized treatment approach for drug-resistant epilepsy

Company partners with Genome Canada, Génome Québec, and multiple hospital research centres across the country

2013-12-04

COPD patients starting to breathe easier

(En anglais seulement)

2013-11-27

Special anniversary issue of Genome published in honour of landmark meeting

A collection of content from “Genomics: the Power and the Promise”

2013-11-13

Call for proposals from The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Proposed projects on genetic privacy encouraged

2013-11-04

CHU de Québec Collaborates with PerkinElmer on a study funded by Genome Canada, Génome Québec, CIHR and Genome Alberta using DNA sequencing alone or in a contingent model with first trimester serum markers as non-invasive option to determine risk of Down Syndrome

2013-10-31

Call for proposals for the biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey

2013-10-30

Genome Canada welcomes five new Board members

2013-10-28

The Structural Genomics Consortium Announces that Janssen has joined its Public-Private Drug Discovery Partnership

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