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Science and Industry Advisory Committee

The Science and Industry Advisory Committee (SIAC) is a permanent committee of Genome Canada’s Board of Directors. The Committee is tasked with providing advice and recommendations to the Board on:

  • Emerging scientific research opportunities and challenges and potential areas for investment in genomics and Genomics in Society, including GE3LS research in Canada;
  • International trends, developments and potential national and international collaborations;
  • Areas of strategic social and economic importance to Canada; and,
  • Application of the outcomes of genomics research including commercialization, knowledge transfer, policy development, and social and economic benefits.