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The Centre for Applied Genomics

Status: 
Past
Competition: 
2010 Competition for Science and Technology Innovation Centre Operations Support
Genome Centre(s):
Ontario Genomics
Project Leader(s):
Stephen Scherer (The Hospital for Sick Children)
Fiscal Year Project Launched: 
2010-2011
Project Description: 

Affiliated with the world-renowned SickKids Hospital in Toronto, The Centre for Applied Genomics conducts groundbreaking research in genomics including service and training support for academic, government, and private sector scientists worldwide. It provides a wide variety of services including biobanking (a facility that stores biological samples (usually human) for use in research), informatics, microarray analysis (analyzing many genes in a single experiment quickly and efficiently) and DNA sequencing.