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.